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Acquisitions Inc. is coming to Neverwinter's newest event

Neverwinter’s newest event is uh… a tad strange. Portobello’s Campaign is a series of missions inspired by Acquisition Inc.’s live Dungeons & Dragons sessions at PAX Prime 2015. If you’ve never heard of A...   read

 
 
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Dungeons & Dragons

Curse of Strahd seems like good goth-y D&D fun so far

Shame on me. I made a mental note to write about Curse of Strahd the day it came out last week, but GDC's chaos complicated my plans. I read about half of the new adventure book for Dungeons & Dragons while on Steven's futon betwee...   read

 
 
Critical Role
  Watch Video Marisha Ray is surrounded by some of her closest friends, but there are tears welling in her eyes. A recent revelation has filled her with doubt and guilt in equal measure, leading her to believe that her previous actions may...   read
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Dungeons & Dragons

Someone made a Fallout-themed character sheet for D&D

I'm not quite convinced that Dungeons & Dragons can easily be converted to fit Fallout's classless (game-wise, not social stature-wise) RPG style, but that didn't stop a person on the internet from dreaming up this 'lil baby: Whil...   read

 
 



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Dungeons & Dragons

Four retro class specializations come back to D&D in this month's Unearthed Arcana

This month's Unearthed Arcana brings Dungeons & Dragons four retro class specializations that I hope my players use: the Colleges of Swords and Satire for Bards, and Cavalier and Scout for Fighter. Bards from the College of Sw...   read

 
 
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Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeon Masters Guild lets you self-publish your D&D material

Wizards of the Coast has just implemented the new Dungeon Master's Guild website, where you can self-publish adventures, character classes, monsters, and whatever else you can dream up. When placing your content on the website, you can eith...   read

 
 
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Sword Coast Legends

You can try Sword Coast Legends for free this weekend

Sword Coast Legends didn't quite make it to the stars it was reaching for, but I'm still confident it'll get there eventually. Now that there's been a couple of content packs, adding in "playable drow elves, new skill trees, additional...   read

 
 
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Dungeons & Dragons

New experimental rules bring Underdark specializations to D&D

I've fallen a bit off of covering all things Dungeons & Dragons due to a dearth of time, but I'm jumping back in with this month's Unearthed Arcana. This one is all about bringing your character to the subterranean Underdark. There's tw...   read

 
 
Sword Coast Legends
The elevator pitch for Sword Coast Legends was concocted in a cauldron specifically to make the Zack Furnisses of the world greedily salivate. "That 5th edition D&D that you love Dungon Mastering for your players?" n...   read
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Sword Coast Legends

Sword Coast Legends is taking a short rest, releasing October 20

Oh, Sword Coast Legends. Your Dungeon Master mode impressed me more than I thought it would, and the time I spent with you over the weekend was but a taste of your possible wonders. While I still have some concerns, I want the world to...   read

 
 
Magic: The Gathering
I'm telling you right now, if you clicked on this article for an expert opinion on all things Magic: The Gathering, you're in the wrong place. I know fuck-all about Magic! My only experience with Puzzle Quest is the five...   read
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Dungeons & Dragons

D&D's Ranger class is undergoing maintenance

This month's Unearthed Arcana (new, possibly volatile rules) brings some changes to the Ranger class in Dungeons & Dragons.  When the Fifth Edition hit shelves, many players agreed that the Ranger class and specifically the Be...   read

 
 
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Dungeons & Dragons

D&D Forgotten Realms CRPGs are now available on GOG.com

Aside from a bit of Baldur's Gate and Neverwinter Nights, I never had the chance to play most of the Dungeon & Dragons game that came out for the PC. GOG.com and Wizards of the Coast are giving people the option to revisi...   read

 
 
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Sword Coast Legends
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Protect your brain from Sword Coast Legends' Mind Flayers

The Dungeons & Dragons sort-of tabletop simulator Sword Coast Legends is just over a month away now. With this upcoming release speeding ever-forward, developers n-Space and Digital Extremes have begun to exhibit some of...   read

 
 
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Sword Coast Legends

Sword Coast Legends facing slight delay

Sword Coast Legends, n-Space's upcoming Dungeons & Dragons co-op RPG, is coming out just a tad later than expected. Though the PS4 and Xbox One versions have always had an ethereal grasp on a nebulous "late 2015" release, the PC, Mac, a...   read

 
 
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Dungeons & Dragons

D&D Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide releasing in November

Since Dungeons & Dragons has been an inspiration for approximately 20,842 video games, I'm going to start covering all forthcoming 5E releases. I know there's at least a few of you in the audience who either take on the role of adv...   read

 
 
Magic Duels: Origins
My addiction to Magic began with the first Duels of the Planeswalkers game for the 360 back in 2009. Although it had its shortcomings (mana tapping, anyone?), the DoTP series created an accessible way for new (or rusty) playe...   read
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Sword Coast Legends
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Here's a full dungeon crawl in Sword Coast Legends

Ever since I had a chance to play Sword Coast Legends at E3, I've wanted to watch a dungeon run from the perspectives of both Adventurer and Dungeon Master at my own leisure. I guess I failed a perception check and this one stealt...   read

 
 
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Sword Coast Legends

Sword Coast Legends' Dungeon Master surpassed my expectations

I was supposed to Dungeon Master a session of Dungeons & Dragons tonight, but that post-E3 fatigue comes in hard. So why not tell you about my hands-on session with n-Space's Sword Coast Legends, a new asymmetrical co-op RPG b...   read

 
 
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Magic Tactics shut down

Magic: The Gathering Tactics will shut down next year

Have you been playing the free-to-play strategy game Magic: The Gathering - Tactics? If so, you don't have long to continue, as Sony Online Entertainment and Wizards of the Coast have decided to "sunset" the game on March 28, 2014. That's t...   read

 
 
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Baldur's Gate: Reloaded
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Baldur's Gate recreated as Neverwinter Nights 2 mod

A crazy mod team has spent seven years recreating Baldur's Gate in the Neverwinter Nights 2 engine. Not parts of it -- the whole thing. They didn't just start, either; it's done and it took seven years. Yup, it's crazy. It's also really aw...   read

 
 
Baldur's Gate EE review
  Watch Video Baldur's Gate will forever be regarded as one of the classic PC RPGs. A lot of people never experienced it back in 1998, and it's not exactly the best-looking game anymore. To complicate things, it can be a pain to get the ol...   read
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First trailer for Magic 2013 has new mode, teases another

So, I've actually just been getting into Magic: The Gathering in the past few days. I picked up Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 over the weekend in the giant Microsoft sale in the Xbox Live Marketplace for just $5. Destructoid's Caitlin Co...   read

 
 


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Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 announced for iPad, more

Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers has been quite the money maker for Wizards of the Coast, and I don't see that stopping any time soon. Especially not now that the series is coming to iPad -- in addition to PlayStation Netwo...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video That saucy vixen Tara Long spent some time hanging out with Magic: The Gathering brand manager Paul Levy at PAX today to take a look at the latest updates to the digital version of the biggest collectible card game in the wo...   read

 
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