Even decades after their original release, the Gold Box games are seen by many as iconic Dungeons & Dragons digital experiences, and they practically defined computer RPGs.
You can download Secrets of the Dead Lands for free. The name comes from an officially announced, but I don’t think ever realised, Dark Suns adventure dating back to 1999. TSR days.
Red Dawn positions itself as the spiritual successor to Dark Sun. So, that’s dark D&D.
Routinely Itemised is an RPG news summary column, and this week we look at TSR Games (3) threatening OSR communities, new RPGs hitting digital and physical shelves, RPG reviews and discoveries.
In this week’s RPG news round-up, we have pre-orders on a giant dragon “mini”, the Fallout 2d20 RPG, a Scion RPG TV series and Free League Publishing converting Symbaroum to D&D’s 5e.
At D&D Celebration 2020 yesterday, during the closing panel, the Dungeons & Dragons boss Ray Winninger told us that the company is working on three old settings coming back to the franchise.
A weekly round-up of RPG news including discoveries, fan-projects and Kickstarters.
Dark Sun was an official campaign setting for the 2nd edition of AD&D and the 4th edition of D&D. It’s set in the post-apocalyptic world of Athas, which is a desert wasteland brought to ruin by magic.
I’ve heard a lot about Dark Sun. For years I’d been told that it was great and yet no one ever wanted to play it. I had missed the boat. By the time I was playing D&D (having started on other RPGs) Dark Sun was old news. How old? Dark Sun came out for D&D […]
You may have noticed that Paizo’s Pathfinder line went toe to toe with Wizards of the Coast in the ENnies. Paizo’s Bestiary 2 beat WotC’s Monster Vault in the Best Monster/Adversary group, Pathfinder: Inner Sea World Guide beat WotC’s Dark Sun Campaign Setting in Best Setting and in fan’s choice for best publisher; Paizo Publishing […]