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Art of the Genre - News: Classic D&D Module Back Cover Art Trivia Part Three

Posted Friday 19 Dec 2014 3:13 PM

And on this wonderful Friday, we'll finish up this series with the final 10! I've included a couple 'non-module' pieces as well to fill out the full 30, but they were still in the same design format. A format, BTW, that I loved! How can you go wrong with color front and back, and another b/w illustr - more

Dungeon's Master: Friday Favourite: Holiday Shopping Skill Challenge

Posted Friday 19 Dec 2014 2:00 PM

On Friday we comb through our extensive archives to find an older article that we feel deserves another look. From December 11, 2009, Dungeons Master once again presents:Holiday Shopping Skill Challenge. Tis the season for giving and receiving gifts. Regardless of your personal or religious reasons - more

Art of the Genre - News: Classic D&D Module Back Cover Art Trivia Part Two

Posted Thursday 18 Dec 2014 3:59 PM

Well my fine readers, if you enjoyed yesterday's post, here are another 10 back covers for you to both remember and try to p>#3 rande.jpg?1606" /strong>As ever, the answers are below, but remember, if you are a gamer and love what we do here at >, please help with our classic module /strong>, The F - more

Sarah Darkmagic: On Liberation and Empowerment

Posted Thursday 18 Dec 2014 12:48 PM

Found this recently through a reblog on the tumblr te>sexual liberation comes not just from having sexbut from the decision to have your sexual experiences on your own termswhich can mean deciding to have sex with whomever and however many times you wantor deciding to have no sexthe empowerment com - more

Power Score: Hoard of the Dragon Queen - Talis the White

Posted Thursday 18 Dec 2014 4:08 AM

We finished up Episode 7 tonight. The players, mostly kids around the age of 13, were exceptionally hyper-active this evening. I assume it is because of Christmas.Usually they are fine, but I had to tell them to be quiet quite a few times. Not a big deal, though. It was another good night of D&D - more

Art of the Genre - News: Classic D&D Module Back Cover Art Trivia Part One

Posted Wednesday 17 Dec 2014 6:51 PM

Well, after having so much fun looking over my 'Top 10' classic module covers the other day, I started flipping modules over and looking at the back cover. Now, it is interesting to note that prior to around 1983, created color back cover artwork for all modules, then in what can be assumed was a c - more

RPG MUSINGS: The Case For Mystara in 5e D&D

Posted Wednesday 17 Dec 2014 6:09 PM

I was a guest on the Round Table podcast last night and we speculated about future published settings for D&D 5e. There are various and sundry reasons for and against every setting we discussed, but I don’t want to go into those today. What I want to do today is make a quick case in [̷ - more

The Tome Show: Keith Baker (Gamer to Gamer)

Posted Wednesday 17 Dec 2014 8:30 AM

James Introcasosits down withKeith Baker, creator of theEberroncampaign setting,Gloomcard game, novelist, and game designer to talk about the games he's playing, his career, and his ... - more

Daily Encounter: Inspiring Characters

Posted Wednesday 17 Dec 2014 5:47 AM

I have recently been having a conversation with one of the players at our store’s Hoard of the Dragon Queen game. It is a familiar conversation that I have had multiple times over the course of my years playing RPGs, I’ve been the person experiencing the frustration and the hearing the f - more

Power Score: Dungeons & Dragons The Animated Series - Part Two

Posted Wednesday 17 Dec 2014 3:45 AM

Welcome to Part 2 of my comprehensive look at every episode of the classic Dungeons & Dragons cartoon. Along the way, we'll pull out concepts from the show for you to steal for your campaign, with the help of the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon />Click here for Part One. Episode 7 - Prison Witho - more

Ultanya: Dark Yule Tree

Posted Tuesday 16 Dec 2014 7:13 PM

and the in previous posts I wanted to design a holiday horror of my own. While sitting in my living room admiring our decorated Christmas tree my mind started to wonder what would happen if it animated. I have always liked the idea of the Treant in the Dungeons & Dragons game. It first appeare - more

Jade Gaming News: The World of Rin

Posted Tuesday 16 Dec 2014 7:03 PM

I have been working on the world of Rin for almost 10 years at this point, and the shape of the world itself has gone through many changes. This is the most recent version of the world, that I created using GIMP and this amazing tutorial:Rin is a cold place. The main continent was thrown far to the - more

Sarah Darkmagic: Stop Pitting Women Against Each Other

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014 6:27 PM

Discussing female representation in gaming art, especially tabletop role-playing games is complicated by a number of factors. One of the first issues is that it's often presented as a zero-sum discussion, leading people to react as if it's a conflict situation over limited resources rather than a co - more

Jade Gaming News: The Iron Lich Asphyxious

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014 4:02 PM

My favourite warcaster for Cryx when I was in high school was Asphyxious. Now, it wasn't because he was an amazing Warcaster, who totally changed how my army worked for better. No, it was more that he looked really cool and scary. The embodiment of Cryx was supposed to be.This is of course the old s - more

Art of the Genre - News: Top 10 Classic TSR Module Covers from 1981-1987

Posted Monday 15 Dec 2014 3:40 PM

Today Im going to compose a list of my personal favorite /strong> module covers from circa 1981-1987. Hopefully you all will remember these fondly as well.#10. B3: Palace of the Silver Princess Erol #9. U3: The Final Enemy Dave de #8. B4: The Lost City Jim >#7. X1: The Isle of Dread Jeff img / - more