Fighters. Mages. Priests. Rogues. These are the primary four character classes in Dungeons & Dragons, and they have served the role-playing game well for over 30 years. But there are many others in addition to these — some awesome, some weird, and some just ridiculous. Here are 24 real D&D specialty classes that…
¿Por qué nadie hace otra película basada en Dragones y Mazmorras? La respuesta no tiene que ver con el hecho de que Dungeons & Dragons (2000) fuera un absoluto desastre, sino con una disputa legal. Ese conflicto se ha resuelto y el proyecto ya tiene director. No solo eso. Para bien o para mal, será la primera película…
Is your warrior wounded? Is your druid damaged? Does your barbarian have a boo-boo? Then you’ll need to see a nearby cleric to healed—but be prepared to do some paperwork.
When we previewed some art from Bestiary 5 a few weeks ago, it merely looked like a cool book of monsters. Now that we’ve got our hands on it, we’re convinced that even the most jaded, been-there-done-that gamer is going to need a copy. This is a killer creature collection.
I can never, ever get enough monsters for my RPGs. Never. I will fill entire bookshelves, binders, and hard drives with nothing but monsters. I suspect I’m not alone, so check out this gallery of creatures from the upcoming Pathfinder Bestiary 5.
AltspaceVR is a small virtual reality company that wants you to communicate with friends and family as a virtual avatar, kind of like a 3D version of Skype. But around this time last year, the company decided to take that idea a step further—it wanted to bring Dungeons & Dragons to virtual reality.
Two major RPG sourcebooks, Wizards of the Coast’s D&D Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide and Paizo’s Inner Sea Races for Pathfinder, both came out in the last few weeks! Here’s why you should skip them both, no matter what RPG system you’re using.
Do you want 300 more monsters for your 5E D&D campaign? That’s a rhetorical question, of course you do. We’ve got a cosmic space dragon and an empire of ghouls from the upcoming Tome of Beasts to show you, because monsters are awesome.
To truly and properly enjoy a role-playing game, you need a group to play with. Finding a group—especially the right group—can be a major hurdle to participating in this really excellent hobby. This guide will help you find fellow gamers no matter your location or age.
Every gamer has their gamer origin story. Here’s mine.
It feels like Wizards of the Coast has been relying a little too much on their demon lords as the Big Bads in their adventures and campaigns the last few years. Demon fatigue—it’s a thing! But if you’re going to stick with the demon theme, then what the hell—use all of the demons. And that’s exactly what WotC is doing…
Fifteen years ago, there was a Dungeons and Dragons movie. And it sucked. Well now, Warner Bros. has cleared up the rights issues and announced they’re moving forward with a new movie not just based on the RPG, but on its immensely popular Forgotten Realms setting.
Junot Diaz was a Dungeon Master when he was young, and he now says that RPGs were “a sort of storytelling apprenticeship.” He “learned a lot of important essentials about storytelling, about giving the reader enough room to play.” China Miéville says a childhood playing RPGs gave him a “mania for cataloguing the…
If you’re a fan of fantasy games, chances are you’ve seen Tony DiTerlizzi’s work. He’s painted Magic cards, helped define the visual feel of the D&D Planescape setting, and co-created The Spiderwick Chronicles. Tony gave us a guided tour of his artistic process and a preview of his upcoming art book, Realms!
Occult Adventures looks like the perfect guidebook to take your Pathfinder adventures in a much weirder direction. It includes new classes, spells, guides on occult rituals and psychic powers... let’s be honest, we probably had some of you at “occult.” For the rest, enjoy this preview!
Want to spruce up your tabletop games? Sure, there are official D&D miniatures you could buy. But if you've got access to a 3D printer, you could make your own menagerie of beasts and bad guys to fling at your D&D group (As a DM, not just chucking plastic toys around), all thanks to the hard work of Miguel Zavala.
A new D&D adventure comes out on April 7th, pitting players against the forces of elemental evil in "Princes of the Apocalypse." Gale Force Nine gave us an exclusive look at the process of creating the miniatures being released to accompany the adventure, from concept art to completed mini.
Some of the biggest companies in tabletop gaming are holding contests right now, including a monster design challenge, D&D trivia, and one for scifi mini settings. Here's how you can win fabulous prizes from Monte Cook Games, Wizards of the Coast, and Kobold Press.
Would you like to design deathtrap dungeons, run epic adventures, and portray nefarious NPC villains as your actual job? Then this might be the greatest job listing of all time.
This summer's Dungeons & Dragons relaunch includes a set of adventures focused on the rise of the dragon goddess Tiamat, designed by Wolfgang Baur and Steve Winter of Kobold Press. In this interview, they told us about adventure design and the joys of writing for a game system while it's still in development.