Roleplaying turns 50th as the 11-hour long session of Blackmoor gave us D&D and then a whole hobby. Things change, though, and Epic Games has raised $1bn this week to build a Metaverse of games for us to plug into.
Have you thought about setting an RPG in an inhospitable such as a frozen world, dark planet or even in the ocean?
A brand new Star Trek movie appears as the D&D movie is delayed, Dune finally gets an RPG, and it looks like the epic Twilight Imperium board game will get one too. Watch out for angry marshmallows, though.
Expensive wrist-mounted Death Stars come with screen-used kyber crystal props if you can afford it. We find out which RPG publisher has a show in development, and it's not D&D, and then we run through freebies, sales and the fate of Black Clover.
Geek Native's amazing Patrons can now vote to put an RPG publisher or creator in the Spotlight.
Luke Crane is out at Kickstarter, Derek Kolstad talks about his vision for the D&D TV show, and the confirmation of Free RPG Day for 2021 are among this week's highlights.
This week we discuss what large gaming conventions are doing in 2021, surprisingly vast amount of money in computer game music, and a game company changing its name to dodge toxic idiots.
2000 AD's publisher is missing some crucial art, and they hope you might have it. This week we also cover the new D&D playtest, the steampunk Vulcania, Lasers & Feelings, and $13 billion.
The largest tabletop gaming convention in America is being sued. Kickstarter's Head of Community upset the community. Gary Gygax's DM has licensed his adventures and plenty of virtual tabletop news features in Geek Native's Audio EXP highlights show.
Wizards of the Coast have been promoted, and their sister company eOne has been tasked with creating a TV universe of D&D shows. New releases, recommendations and speculation on what another busy week of geek news might mean in this podcast.