- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 253 days ago
Gary Gygax’s Game Collection Up for Auction
Gail Gygax, Gary’s widow, and The Collector’s Trove are auctioning off Gary Gygax’s personal game collection . Bids for the first batch of 204 items close Wednesday afternoon (ET). The selection includes games he authored, games...
- Posted 917 days ago
Freeport: Winds of Change – Session 2
As promised, I’m writing again to give you guys an update on my ongoing Pathfinder Freeport game. The first session was a big departure from your usual Pathfinder game in that we didn’t really use Pathfinder...
- Posted 918 days ago
Freeport: Winds of Change – Session 1
First things first, here’s a link to the audio . As I mentioned in my Prelude post , that we had our first session of Winds of Change recently and I think it went pretty well....
- Posted 919 days ago
Dark Dungeons, The Movie
An animated video version of the well-known, religiously-motivated comic story ( Chick tract ) about the evils of playing Dungeons & Dragons. A taste for the new generation of some of what we had to deal...
- Posted 922 days ago
Book Review: How We Came to Live Here
Image by: Stryfe589 I had the pleasure of talking to Brennan Taylor when I went to GenCon this summer. One of the results of that conversation was a copy of How We Came to Live Here...
- Posted 923 days ago
Game Bandit—Like to Give Edition
For every 10 people who like Out of the Box on Facebook by December 15th, the company will donate one game to Toys for Tots . Mongoose Traveller ebooks are on sale at DriveThruRPG. So are...
- Posted 923 days ago
Purple Parlay (Late Edition)—Miniature Painting
Do you paint your miniatures? I’m guessing the answer is yes if you’re a miniature player, but what about those war/board gamers with minis in their games? What about you RPG players who use minis in...
- Posted 924 days ago
Why Do Some Board Games Have ISBNs?
A few but growing number of game publishers use international standard book numbers (ISBNs) on their non-book game products. The vast majority of retailers will only accept products with standardized product codes; accounting and inventory are...
- Posted 925 days ago
Gamification and ARGs
Jane McGonigal Gamification is one term used to describe a movement to bring game mechanics to ordinary activities, such as banking and health care. Other terms include funware and pervasive gaming . Jesse Schell gave a...
- Posted 926 days ago
It may be time to say goodbye
Let’s be honest. Most blogs shine when they have a real focus. Most RPG blogs are just that: RPG blogs. Perhaps they post interesting-and-random-but-related tidbits every now and then. Ink Nouveau is a great pen...
- Posted 928 days ago