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How Dungeons And Dragons Shaped Some Of Your Favorite Authors

Junot Diaz was a Dungeon Master when he was young, and he now says that RPGs were “a sort of storytelling apprenticeship.” He “learned a lot of important essentials about storytelling, about giving the reader enough room to play.” China Miéville says a childhood playing RPGs gave him a “mania for cataloguing the… » 6/19/15 3:40pm 6/19/15 3:40pm

Ingenious Dungeon Master Projects A Digital Map To Play Tabletop RPGs 

Part of the allure of tabletop gaming is its physicality - being surrounded by friends and playing with tangible, physical tools. But that doesn't mean you can't use technology to make your gaming sessions a little easier, like this awesome projected map set up by Redditor Silverlight. » 2/05/15 9:25am 2/05/15 9:25am

Dungeons and Dragons is getting in on that miniature aerial combat craze

FFG's X-Wing and Wizkid's own Star Trek: Attack Wing have seen a pretty major revitalisation of dogfighting miniature games in recent years, but now the esteemed tabletop franchise D&D is getting a piece of the action, replacing spaceships with, err... Dragons. I mean, what did you expect? » 10/30/14 9:19am 10/30/14 9:19am

10 Movie Flops That Totally Deserved It

Lone Ranger got treated to some rough justice at the box office this last weekend, and nobody shed a tear. But it's not the first flop that actually deserved its fate. Even though plenty of decent movies tank for dumb reasons, sometimes justice really is served. Here are 10 movies that bombed because they were awful. » 7/09/13 10:27am 7/09/13 10:27am

Craigslist ad seeks topless Dungeons & Dragons dungeon master, "serious applicants" only

Do you live in the Washington, DC area? Are you free on October 10? Are you a woman who enjoys going to random strangers' houses with the promise of mad bills, ochre jelly, and naturist good times? Then do we have the Craigslist ad for you. Here's an unvarnished blurb from the site that has everything: » 10/03/12 7:55am 10/03/12 7:55am

Rush Limbaugh's newsletter rips off the Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual

First there was that Bane imbroglio, and now this — radio host Rush Limbaugh is certainly intersecting with geek touchstones in downright baffling ways. On the cover of his most recent newsletter, artist Christopher Hiers is credited with the left illustration, which — Rush's severed head and hypno-Obama eyes… » 8/01/12 3:15pm 8/01/12 3:15pm