Routinely Itemised is an RPG news summary, and this week there’s the latest from D&D, Cyberpunk Red, 13th Age, Call of Cthulhu, Critical Role and even of Chainmail, the game that became D&D.
The DMs Guild has more than a PDF scan copy of Chainmail available. The print-on-demand softcover is also available. The bundle, with both, is also marked down.
The first evening of tabletop roleplaying, as we would recognise it today, was run by Dave Arneson in 1971. The campaign setting was Blackmoor, and the game system was a modified version of Chainmail. Gary Gygax and Jeff Perren created Chainmail, both members of the Lake Geneva Tactical Studies Association, after being inspired (in part) […]
There’s the Neverwinter MMO just opening, there’s DnD Next in the works, Pathfinder going from strength to strength, the Old School Renaissance and blockbuster movies being made on the back of comic book franchises. The Hobbit and Middle Earth are in the cinemas. Will the movie makers turn some of their attention to Dungeons and […]