Tag Archives: Wizards of the Coast

Castles & Crusades Unboxing

Based on recommendations from more than one friend and reviews I had been reading on the Internet, (or “tubes” as we say in Alaska) I ordered three Castles & Crusades books from  Troll Lord Games . The Players Handbook, Monsters & Treasure and Castle Keepers Guide. I have heard nothing but good things about this game and I wanted to make sure…

Castles & Crusades Unboxing

Based on recommendations from more than one friend and reviews I had been reading on the Internet, (or “tubes” as we say in Alaska) I ordered three Castles & Crusades books from  Troll Lord Games . The Players Handbook, Monsters & Treasure and Castle Keepers Guide. I have heard nothing but good things about this game and I wanted to make sure I had a copy sitting on …

Castle Ravenloft

The Castle Ravenloft Board Game is a game from Wizards of the Coast that uses the Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition rules in a board game format instead of a role-playing game. The rules have been slimmed down tremendously from the original form, and allow 1-5 players. That’s right, you can play solo. Castle Ravenloft is the first in a line of board…

Guillotine

Tweet Generally my Dungeons & Dragons game starts at 1:30pm on Saturdays. Sometimes not everyone can make it. Sometimes enough people can’t make it that we opt out of D&D all together for some other game to play. Last weekend was one of those days for me. The game we chose to play was a pick by my Fiancé’s. It was …

The Unknown Regions

The Unknown Regions is the final sourcebook for Wizards of the Coast ’s Star Wars : Saga Edition Role-Playing Game . The book serves as a placeholder for all the books left unpublished, and promises to carry players to the unexplored corners of the Star Wars galaxy. It does this by venturing into the Unknown Regions to explore what fans know – the Chiss…

Dark Sun Campaign – PDF of the first adventure here for you to download

As promised and delivered early – Part one of my Dark Sun Campaign is available for download. This is intended for informational purposes only. I have made every effort to make it a coherent document from which a game can be completely run. All possible disclaimers apply to this adventure, including bodily harm. Not included are any tactical battle maps, mostly because I use a vinyl battle …

PAX Celebrity Dungeons & Dragons

Tweet While I was at PAX Prime this year I went and saw the Pax Celebrity Dungeons & Dragons game. I was maybe sitting 5 rows back.  The game featured Wizards of the Coast R&D’s Chris Perkins as DM, along with players Jerry Holkins, Scott Kurtz, Mike Krahulik, and Wil Wheaton. If you have been following the D&D podcasts for Acquisitions Incorporated then this is the …

Cleric Token Set Review

Last March, the table-top gaming world was pleased to learn that Wizards of the Coast and Gale Force Nine were teaming up to release a new line of accessories for the Dungeons and Dragons game. I’ve used Gale Force Nine products in the past, particularly during my miniature painting and kit-bashing phase. I’ve always found the quality of their tools be great and I was eager when …

PAX Prime 2010 – Day 1

Tweet Hannah and I woke up early and eager on Friday so we could attend the PAX keynote address and meet up with our good friend Lyle . The Keynote was taking place at Benaroya Hall and featured Warren Spector as the keynote speaker. His speech was filled with his insight on games and the gaming culture. He stressed that we should welcome new gamers into our community and…

The World of Athas

The task of creating a campaign for players is the ultimate challenge for many GMs. World building must be weaved with a plot that will excite and challenge your players. Fortunately for those who want to run 4th Edition D&D, Wizards of the Coast has provided a number of campaign settings that make running a campaign easier. Dark Sun is the newest campaign …

Free Stuff Friday: Sword and Sorcery Saga

It’s Friday and it’s time to give you some more free stuff! This week’s Free Stuff is : Sword and Sorcery Saga Swords and Sorcery Saga is a free website containing information, links, and downloads for a Swords and Sorcery conversion of Wizards of the Coast’s Star Wars Roleplaying Game Saga Edition. On the Sword and Sorcery Saga …

Free Stuff Friday – Monster Slayers

It’s Friday and it’s time to give you some more free stuff! This week’s Free Stuff is : Monster Slayers: The Heroes of Hesiod Do you have kids? Do you want to roll play with them? As a parent do you feel you can get your children on the right RPG footing and all you need are the tools? Well my dear friends, look no further. …

Legend of Drizzt Book II release date

Wizards of the Coast release the second Drizzt collection book at May 3. If you didn’t know Drizzt and his adventures, some info: “Drizzt Do’Urden has found a solitary life in the frigid steppes of Icewind Dale, but it isn’t until he meets the dwarf Bruenor and his adopted human daughter Catti-brie that he starts to find a… Read More »

IDW Announces D&D Comics

Wizards of the Coast (Hasbro, inc) and IDW publishing will launch a Dungeons & Dragons comic series soon. I’ve found this az wizards.com.: “PAWTUCKET, R.I. (April 16, 2010) –IDW Publishing, under license from Hasbro, Inc. and Wizards of the Coast, will launch several all-new comic book series based on the many worlds of the hugely popular roleplaying game,… Read More »

Scavenger’s Guide to Droids

Scavenger’s Guide to Droids is the definitive droid sourcebook for Star Wars : Saga Edition , introducing a new chassis-based system for creating droids, a new streamlined “protocol” format that lets players run droids as equipment rather than NPCs, new droid manufacturing traits and personality quirks and a 96 page codex containing dozens of droids. The Droid Codex, with its myriad combat, technical and …

Essentials for D&D 4th Edition?

So what would a true RpgZ.org fan say, if he ran into a person that was interested in Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition, but was put off by the number of books available? Which ones are needed to play? If you browse the available books there is a ton of material from Wizards of the Coast, and it… Read More »