D&D 'Loading Screens' for the DM who needs a break

Even the best laid Dungeon Master plans can go awry, leaving you to trawl through books and scribbled notes in a panic to find something for your players to do while they blankly stare at your DM Screen - so why not take a hint from video games and throw up a quick Loading Screen to distract them? » 10/23/14 6:07am 6 minutes ago

A new age of science-fantasy RPGs dawns with Numenera

In the far, far future of Earth, the Ninth World is built on the technological bones of countless fallen civilizations. There are mutants, aliens, and stranger things slipping between the dimensions, and the unfathomable tech of ages past looks an awful lot like magic. We talked to designer Monte Cook and editor … » 8/30/13 7:00am 8/30/13 7:00am

The very best storytelling games to light your imagination on fire

Take an evening joking around with friends, add a pinch of D&D and a dash of Who's Line Is It Anyway?, and you've got some idea of what a story game is. These collaborative storytelling games cover Shakespearean tragedies, the careers of metal bands, heists gone wrong and all that lies in between. » 8/16/13 2:30pm 8/16/13 2:30pm

Control the epic sweep of history in the fascinating new RPG Red Aegis

It's sort of like D&D meets Civilization: Each session advances the timeline of the world hundreds or thousands of years into the future. Red Aegis is an intriguing RPG about dynasties that span centuries and heroic adventures that can carry you from the stone age to the stars. We talked to the creators. » 8/01/13 9:53am 8/01/13 9:53am