Read our picks for the top D&D books of all time...Dungeons and Dragons is more than just a game. It's spawned numerous adaptations in multiple forms of media. If there's one area where it's done particularly well, though, it's in the world of literature.There are dozens, if not hundreds, of D&D books out there that range from the almost-unreadable to the nearly-sublime. These books help to flesh out … [Read more...] about Best D&D Books of All Time?
The pantheon of great figures in fantasy is often filled with obscure members. Sure, there are authors like Tolkein and creators like Gygax in there, but most of the names are only known to those who are deeply engaged with the works themselves. It's the works, though, that tend to be remembered by most. Even if they can't remember the author's name, they definitely remember the impact that their writing had on the … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Margaret Weis
There are a few characters that take such deep root in the public consciousness that they become part of the background fictional landscape. These characters are so important than those who have never read or saw their adventurers feel familiar with them as a concept. One of these characters is Robert E. Howard's Conan, a character who has become the byword for barbarian hero throughout the English-speaking … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Conan the Barbarian
The world of fantasy can easily be divided into high and low. Low fantasy has often been the stuff of popular entertainment - swords and sorcery, realistic worlds and problems therein. High fantasy, though, has always been something special. High fantasy is something higher, something a bit nobler in form.While the stakes aren't always higher than those in low fantasy, they are often much grander. There aren't … [Read more...] about High Fantasy: The Wheel of Time
Read our quick Ready Player One SynopsisThere's a certain intersection between video games and nostalgia. Many popular games build on the past to work towards a future - maybe not one that's brighter, but possibly one that's better. No novel has ever captured that intersection as well as Ernest Cline's 2011 novel READY PLAYER ONE.From the blurb: In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time … [Read more...] about Ready Player One Summary