Dungeons and Dragons is a constantly-evolving game. The 5th Edition is a huge return to form after the more video game-inspired 4th Edition, and that means a return to a lot of what has traditionally made Dungeons and Dragons work. With that change has come a huge update in the base classes for the game and, in some cases, how those classes work. If you've never played 5th Edition - or if you've never played a … [Read more...] about What D&D Class Should You Play in 5e?
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?
Learn more about the major Dragonlance characters...Dragonlance is one of the most beloved settings of Dungeons and Dragons. While it might have faded away as new versions of the game were launched, there's still a strong fan base for the setting.One of the reasons that Dragonlance remains so beloved is the characters - a group that hits not only all the high spots of the fantasy world, but that helped to … [Read more...] about Memorable Dragonlance Characters
Dungeons and Dragons is the number one name in tabletop role-playing. Sure, there have been contenders over the years but no game has ever really been able to dethrone the king. One of the big reasons for this is that Dungeons and Dragons have always found ways to cater to multiple audiences. The sheer number of campaign settings and modules makes it possible to find new adventures that will make almost any player … [Read more...] about Best D&D Adventures & Modules for 5e
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 names that have absolutely changed the face of the roleplaying world. If you're a fan of geek culture in general, you probably know one or two. If you're a member of the general public, though, there's perhaps only one name that you'd possibly know - Gary Gygax.Gygax was many things during his life. Twice married, the father of six children was a founder of the roleplaying world and an elder … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Gary Gygax
Dungeons and Dragons is the original table top role playing game. While many other games have come and gone, Dungeons and Dragons has maintained its spot at the top of the list. In its early days, though, it wasn't quite the institution that it is now.Early Dungeons and Dragons was very much a game in which things were figured out as they go. As such, a number of great campaign settings came and went - and were … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Blackmoor
At some point during its development, Dungeons and Dragons just got weird. It took a gamble on embracing every aspect of its cosmology and pushing out settings that seem incredibly odd to today's players.Fortunately, some of these settings ended up being spectacular. While they weren't anything like the D&D players know and love today, they provided for fantastic worlds that still have strong fan … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Spelljammer
One cannot have Dungeons and Dragons without Greyhawk. Sure, there have been other settings in the history of the game. There have even been settings that have arguably been more successful. At the heart of the game, though, is Greyhawk - still sitting around, still waiting for adventurers to come through and add to the legacy of the setting. Greyhawk has, in many ways, become more than a setting - it's a core part … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Greyhawk
When most people think about Dungeons and Dragons, their minds turn towards epic fantasy. Elves, dwarves, dragons - it's part and parcel of the role playing game package. However, those who are most familiar with D&D know that there's far more to the game than just that. In the 1980s and 1990s, a number of alternative settings flourished. Some of these settings took Dungeons and Dragons in strange, often unique … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Dark Sun
Dungeons and Dragons is a game that has changed dramatically over the years. If you are a Fifth Edition player who went back to one of Gygax's play tests, it'd be fairly hard for you to keep up. What few players understand, though, is that every change in the way the game has played has been hard fought.When change comes to Dungeons and Dragons, it's usually speaking. Look at the change from Second Edition to … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons of Greyhawk Initiative
Ready for TEN of the Best D&D Modules of All Time? We recently took a quick look at some of the worst D&D modules ever produced. The feedback was divisive to say the least. Some called us idiots while others said we were simply trolling. Maybe people absolutely loved the Dungeons & Dragons adventures we named as the worst? And others are still dealing with nightmares generated by playing the games? … [Read more...] about The Best D&D Modules and Adventures