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You gotta have faith…

When I started creating my first character for Dungeons & Dragons I quickly settled on a dwarven fighter. For some reason dwarves were my favourite, images of warhammers, armour and quaffing copious amounts of ale just seemed right up my … Continue reading

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My First Dungeon Mastering Mistake, Or, The Unexpected Virtue of Backgrounds

I am new to tabletop roleplaying games. Despite a lifelong love of games of all kinds, I only just picked up playing D&D with the release of 5e. Dungeons and Dragons always interested me, and I was looking for an … Continue reading

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D&D Basic Released by Wizards of the Coast

Unless you have been living under the gaming equivalent of a rock on Mars you would be aware that a new edition of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game is on the cusp of being released. Part of their development of this edition of the game has been the announcement that they will be releasing a basic version of the game for free as a downloadable PDF. Well, today they made good on their promise. Continue reading

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Dice of Doom Podcast 045: Rules that enhance Roleplaying Games and Crafting “Who ‘dun it?” Mysteries

In this episode we discuss systems that have used rules mechanics to enhance the setting of a roleplaying game, D&DNext, Palladium and crafting “Who ‘dun it?” mysteries. Continue reading

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Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Announced (DnD5e)

Today, with very little surprise, Wizards of the Coast announced that they were working on the 5th edition of the venerable game Dungeons & Dragons. Rumours of the announcement have been swirling through the Internet for a while now, particularly after it was revealed that veteran D&D game designer Monte Cook had rejoined the R&D Team. Continue reading

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