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Sneak look at the Firefly FFO and trailer

This trailer crashed the developer’s server and got them in trouble with their ISP. That’s the sign of a popular first teaser. The trailer is called “If I were a Captain” You need Unity Web (free) to access the site but you can pop over to keepflying.com and contribute to the “nice to have” traffic […]

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D&D 5e: Bard class

We’ve had a peek at the Sorcerer Class and the table of contents which Wizards of the Coast offered up to the Escapist as an exclusive. Reddit spotted that the team at d20 Monkey had another. This time it’s the bard! The first paragraph reads; Humming as she traces her fingers over an ancient monument […]

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Rob Zombie’s Assassin’s Creed Unity cartoon

Warning: Bloody and guts. This is the story of the French Revolution. Directed by Rob Zombie, the blood and guts level even higher with The Walking Dead’s Tony Moore doing the animation assisted by Angryblue and John Rauch for the colour. Why is is Mr Zombie directing short animations about the French Revolution? It’s all […]

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D&D 5e: Table of Contents and Sorcerer class

Wizards of the Coast have favoured the RPG team at the Escapist with an exclusive look at D&D 5e. They’re showing off the table of contents from the 5th edition of Dungeons & Dragons as well as two pages of the Sorcerer Class. The full list of races are; Dwarf Elf Halfling Human Dragonborn Gnome […]

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A look inside: Symbaroum

Symbaroum is a Swedish tabletop RPG from J√§rnringen. The game’s graphic designer took to Reddit to share images from the full colour hardback. I don’t blame them. It looks gorgeous! Symbaroum cover The RPG is some 240 pages long. Introduction The book begins by introducing people to the hobby, the types of dice and about […]

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A League of Legends cinematic: A New Dawn

While I’m no fan of PvP I’ll admit that League of Legends is so popular it has me curious. It seems to produce great cosplay as easily as could be. It’s also fair to credit League of Legends with a great combat cinematic. There’s drama in this action scene. What’s going on? Who’s going to […]

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Prelude to a War: A Review of The Sixth Doctor Sourcebook

There’s every possibility you’re one of the people who considers Colin Baker’s tenure as the nadir of classic Doctor Who. It might be hard to pin the problem down to one thing, but the foul temper, hideous outfit and general dislikability of the Sixth Doctor’s personality didn’t help. After just two short seasons, Colin Baker […]

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5 ENnie award winners already announced as voting opens

5 ENnie award winners already announced as voting opens Team EN World opened the voting booth for the 2014 ENnie Awards this week. Voting started with 5 winners being announced for the 2014 Judges’ Spotlight award. So, who won? Hobomancer Companion from Hex Games Deep Magic from Kobold Press Rocket Age RPG from Cubicle 7 […]

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19,168 RPGs and accessories on sale for Christmas in July

It’s a bit of a weird tradition but Christmas in July is a DriveThruRPG tradition in which you can score up to 25% off titles. This year there’s nearly 20,000 titles in the range. The best deals that I’ve spotted? There are hundreds of dollars off Peregrine’s stock illustrations but here’s some RPG-centric titles. Whitewash […]

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38 tips on how to play a character with a different gender to your own

Have you seen a roleplaying game go horribly wrong when someone tried to play a character of a different sex to their own? Was it a guy trying to play a woman? While some roleplayers prefer to play characters with a different gender to their own it is not always an easy thing to get […]

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