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Dragon Reflections #24
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TSR Periodicals published The Dragon Issue 24 in April 1979. It is 48 pages long, with a cover price of $2.00. In a packed issue, we revisit psionics (again), Monty Haul returns, and we finally hear from the readers!
Podcast #60 TimeWatch and Swords of the Serpentine with Kevin Kulp
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This week, Morrus and Peter are joined by Kevin Kulp to talk about his games TimeWatch and Swords of the Serpentine. In the news, Pathfinder 2nd Edition released at Gen Con, Shadowrun 6th Edition already has a 10 page errata, the winners of the Diana Jones Award and the ENnies, Green Ronin picks up a big license, a celebrity-driven Dungeons & Dragons book teased, The Adventure Zone getting an RPG, and a lot more! Plus a brand new sketch and Our Favorite Game in All the World!
RPG Crowdfunding News – Out of the Box, HYPERBOREA, Kisarta, and more
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This list was written before I went to Gen Con (deadlines and all) so any quickstarters or the like that end between August 16th and the 22nd may be missed. Still, there’s a strong lineup between Out of the Box and HYPERBOREA and a number of quick hits looking at RPG-related Kickstarters for products like cards, dice, and more.
Wil Wheaton Sues Geek & Sundry Over Titansgrave
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Titansgrave: The Ashes of Valkana was a web series produced by Geek & Sundry and Wil Wheaton; it later became a Fantasy AGE campaign setting from Green Ronin. Wheaton is suing Geek & Sundry over his share of the profits from that web series, and has filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Map of Avernus & Other Images
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On WotC's 'Spoilers & Swag' Twitch stream, the map of Avernus was previewed along with some other images.
Gen Con 2019 Reports 12% Growth; Maintains #1 Spot
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Earlier this year we found that Origins Game Fair had maintained its spot as the world's 4th largest tabletop gaming convention (UK Games Expo stuck at #3); now it's time for Gen Con to weigh in as 2019's attendance figures are revealed!
Choose Your Hand: A Review of Cultzilla's Deck of Illusions & Deck of Many Things
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Rocking beautiful art and solid quality, Cultzilla’s duo of magical decks are worthwhile investments if you’re hungry for a little more atmosphere at the table, have a party willing to risk a little chaos and don’t mind dropping some extra cash on your game.
Krull Is A Character From Descent Into Avernus Created By Joe Manganiello
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True Blood's Joe Manganiello has shared a quick glimpse of a character he created for the upcoming Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus.
EN5ider #284 & #285 - ZEITGEIST: Schism (Appendix) & Intriguing Organizations: MacGruddin's Engineer
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EN5ider has posted 2 fantastic articles in the past week—the statistics-filled ZEITGEIST #7 - Schism: Appendix and MacGruddin's Engineers, the 5th issue in the Intriguing Organizations series!
Epic Monsters: Arachne (5E)
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Once again we turn to Ancient Greece as Epic Monsters delves into one of the world’s most infamous arachnids: the boastful weaver-turned-spider Arachne!
I Wrote a Book: Falling Stars
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This is a series of posts about taking the plunge into self-publishing on multiple platforms with different media, including books and comics, but it can equally apply to tabletop role-playing games. I published three books in 2010 (The Evolution of Fantasy Role-Playing Games), 2011 (The Well of Stars), and 2012 (Awfully Familiar) and produced a mobile comic (Legends) in 2008. In this article, I relaunch my second fantasy novel in the Furmiliar series, Slightly Furmiliar. I...
Ed Greenwood: How The Realms Began
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Begin at the beginning, saith the maxim. So here we go… Yes, I’m the guy who created The Forgotten Realms. Back in the spring of 1965. You read that right: 1965, about a decade before D&D, which came along in 1974, and wasn’t seen by most of the world (all the places that weren’t colleges in or near Wisconsin) until 1975.
Simply6 Light RPG Now On Amazon
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My new RPG, Simply6, is now available on Amazon! Just 40 pages, digest-sized, and includes two starter adventures!
WotC's Kate Welch Hints at Celebrity-Written 2020 Adventure Book
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Well, now, this is interesting; this seems to suggest a collection of smaller, new adventures, and the people involved are exciting: True Blood's Deborah Ann Woll and Critical Role's Marisha Ray.
Congratulations to 2019's ENnies Winners!
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The 2019 ENnies took place last night at Gen Con in Indianapolis. Here are this year's winners!
The Lost City - Goodman Games Next Classic TSR Adventure Revisited
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From their GenCon Livestream on Facebook, Goodman Games has announced the next of their Original Adventures Reincarnated will be 1982's The Lost City by Tom Moldvay. This follows the big hardcovers of Into the Borderlands, The Isle of Dread, and Expedition to the Barrier Peaks. The Lost City takes place within a massive pyramid in a city buried in the desert, and was originally a 32-page module. Goodman Games takes these old modules and presents the original plus a 5th Edition update and...
News Digest: D&D Movie "News", Pathfinder 2nd Edition Released, Industry Stats from ICv2 and ORR Gro
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Hello everyone, Darryl here with this week’s gaming news! Pathfinder 2nd Edition is out and there’s a lot to talk about, some more Dungeons & Dragons movie “news”, Roll20’s user stats, ICv2’s industry rankings, Diana Jones Award winner announced, and more!
Worlds of Design: The Many Shades of RPG Play
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I’m a categorizer and always have been. Categorization leads to illumination, but the danger in categorizing is that every play style might seem to fit only the extremes of each category. In this article, I try to categorize the various RPG styles of play in a logical manner.
ICv2's RPG Rankings for Spring 2019: D&D Top, Starfinder Up
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ICv2 has released its tabletop RPG rankings for Spring 2019. D&D maintains its top spot, and Starfinder surges to #2, followed by Star Wars and Vampire: The Masquerade.
It's Finally Here! The Pathfinder 2E Review
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Hello my lovelies and welcome back to the PAIZO NEWS UPDATE! We got a very special update as you might imagine, so without further ado: IT’S HERE! IT’S HERE! IT’S FINALLY HERE! PATHFINDER SECOND EDITION IS HERE! The second edition of the classic tabletop roleplaying game Pathfinder is live and in the wild TODAY! We were fortunate enough to be sent a review copy so we could really sink our teeth in and let you know as soon as it dropped the ins, outs, ups, downs, good, and bad of the new edition. Let’s get started!


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