We talk about what the genre is, about expectations players will have and how to carefully build a wickerpunk world of dark forest, ancient circles of stone, creeping mists and dark green mountains and hills and fens.
Weekly RPG news for busy people. A bullet tour through the most popular character sheets and RPGs of the year, silver dice and toy eating Christmas trees.
Ben Doran’s idea is to help DMs put the magic back into magic chests or even those chests you get at the end of a battle. Rather than risk forgetting to put some exotic loot in your notes for the Moglan magic item cards let the players get a more visual experience and something to […]
It’s been a busy week for Hasbro. Their results are out and it has been a good year. Both Magic: the Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons are hero products helping to drive revenue up to levels that please investors. The company’s share value rose more than 10% yesterday. They’ve also announced two new D&D campaign […]
Does your D&D Wizard have the 1st level Conjuration ritual “Tenser’s Floating Disk” but struggles to find a use for it? The challenge with the disk is that it stops moving if you are within 20 feet of it. Once your wizard is further away then it’ll try to follow you, floating 3 feet above […]
There’s no shortage of gems and jewels in D&D but are they as fanciful as dragons? Are the economics behind the shinies grounded in any sort of sense? Questions like this don’t pop up too often in games but can be a real distraction when they do. Thankfully gem and gemology channel JTV on YouTube […]
James Breakwell, aka @XplodingUnicorn, has over 1 million followers on Twitter and is the author of the hugely popular Only Dead on the Inside: A Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse. He has four daughters under the age of seven and this weekend he played D&D with them. I played Dungeons and Dragons with […]
Darklight Interactive are after just £551 to Kickstart “A Night in Seyvoth Manor” for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. [Back this Campaign] In 2013 A Night in Seyvoth Manor was free and available for Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition. It’s a challenge adventure, suitable for something like a Halloween one off, that uses throwaway and […]
Just last year D&D was in 4th place on IcV2’s chart. ICv2’s chart for the top 5 roleplaying games for the spring of 2015 is now out. Given the launch of D&D 5e it might be no surprise to see the iconic title back at the top. Wizards of the Coast will be pleased. Dungeons […]
We’ve featured Matt Needham (aka Spiritgreen) and his designs before on Geek Native. Check out these cute dinos facing a critical hit or after party tidy up. [I need this] Matt’s latest design “Like a Phoenix” is currently on Shirt.Woot’s home page and gathering plenty of attention. It won’t stay there for long. I can […]