Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: A Deckbuilding RPG Of Surprising Depth

The Pathfinder Adventure Card Game is like a cooperative RPG, with stacks of cards instead of a DM. Explore forgotten ruins and haunted towers, battle weird undead cultists and hordes of goblins, and collect magical treasure, building your character's abilities for the challenges ahead. » 8/05/14 2:22pm 8/05/14 2:22pm

In The Redemption Engine, We Visit an Anarcho-Capitalist Fantasy City

In his latest novel, The Redemption Engine, James Sutter's "misotheist" hero Salim Ghadafar visits a catacomb-riddled city to solve a mystery involving missing souls. He talked with us about the novel, and atheist characters in worlds full of gods. » 4/22/14 9:40am 4/22/14 9:40am

Explore Pathfinder's Distant Worlds with aliens and starships

If you love the fantasy adventure of the Pathfinder RPG but really wish you could take your characters into space, then rejoice. A new setting, Distant Worlds, gives you an entire solar system to explore in your next campaign. » 12/25/13 9:30am 12/25/13 9:30am

How Mythic Adventures Massively Raises the Stakes for Pathfinder

Lots of fantasy RPGs have toyed with the idea of "epic levels," where your characters become extremely powerful and face epically dangerous foes — but this concept has been hard to pull off. Until now. Mythic Adventures for the Pathfinder RPG lets your character take on unbelievably huge challenges. » 12/23/13 6:40am 12/23/13 6:40am

The coolest things we saw at Gen Con 2013

This year’s Gen Con gaming convention featured a murder mystery, a demonic siege, record attendance and a truckload of exciting new releases that had gamers buzzing. Here are some of the coolest things from Gen Con. » 8/23/13 3:00pm 8/23/13 3:00pm

Take a look at the killer RPG action coming in Gygax Magazine #2

Gygax Magazine launched earlier this year — named for one of the creators of Dungeons & Dragons, and featuring the involvement of Gary Gygax's sons. Now TSR's given us a sneak preview of their second issue, due next week, featuring a cover by Jeff Easley. » 8/09/13 2:34pm 8/09/13 2:34pm

The Best Digital Tools for Organizing Your RPG Campaign

Plenty of gamemasters still use graph paper and three-ring binders to organize their role-playing campaigns, but there’s an arsenal of tools available to the tech-savvy GM. I talked to a bunch of experienced GMs to find out how they use digital tools to create and track their RPG adventures. » 7/09/13 8:20am 7/09/13 8:20am

D&D Knights Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

The Merciful Cousins is an order of cavaliers for the Pathfinder role-playing game that functions as a sort of D&D Red Cross. Now, if you buy the PDF that details how to use them in your D&D campaign, you can help the actual Red Cross bring aid to Oklahoma tornado victims. » 5/29/13 12:04pm 5/29/13 12:04pm

Deluxe Reissues Take You Deep into Dungeons & Dragons History

Dungeons & Dragons has numerous editions and hundreds of sourcebooks and adventures — and most of them are out of print. But now, Wizards of the Coast has opened up a treasure trove of classic reprints and digital books. » 4/29/13 7:00am 4/29/13 7:00am

Midgard D&D campaign world brings mythology to life

Midgard is a fantasy world filled with wizard colleges, dragon lords, humanoid ravens, and masked gods. Yet it's bound to a map similar to Earth, and is filled with a mashup of mythological figures and folk legends. It can be used with a variety of RPG systems, but even if you're not a gamer, it's an amazing window to… » 10/18/12 7:35am 10/18/12 7:35am

The biggest box office disasters that Hollywood hyped at Comic Con

Every major studio hopes the films it showcases at Comic Con this year will be major hits. But if history's any indication, some of those movies will tank. Here are the biggest turkeys Comic Con has seen in years past. » 7/19/10 6:20am 7/19/10 6:20am

The Best Sub-Light Propulsion System This Side of Luyten 726-8B

Today, we use ion thrusters to correct satellite orbits and visit asteroids. In 100 years, we might be using them to propel massive generation ships that send colonists to a different part of the galaxy. » 11/11/09 8:30am 11/11/09 8:30am