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15 Unique Board Games and RPGs for Families That Aren’t Monopoly or Trivial Pursuit

Families are experiencing some of the hardest changes with social distancing. Kids are home from school and parents have had to transition to a new way of learning for the first time. There’s also the issue of keeping kids entertained while they’re stuck inside for hours. We’ve made a list of family-friendly games,…Read more… Continue […]

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This Text Adventure Game Feels Like a Lucid Dream

Artificial intelligence isn’t just for dystopian algorithms; it also makes for creative entertainment, like when this AI wrote beginning sentences for a bunch of nonexistent novels. Now, an AI stands ready to guide you through an old school text adventure game, a game that doesn’t exist until you start trying to play…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Dungeons & Dragons vs. Rick and Morty RPG Is Stupid, Irreverent Fun…Especially for DMs

Rick and Morty has returned with season four, and with it has come a bunch of corporate tie-ins. One of the latest is a Dungeons & Dragons game based on a comic book crossover series about Rick’s adventures as a power-hungry Dungeon Master. It may not be the best D&D game out there, but for […]

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Dungeons & Dragons vs. Rick and Morty RPG Is Stupid, Irreverent Fun…Especially for DMs

Rick and Morty has returned with season four, and with it has come a bunch of corporate tie-ins. One of the latest is a Dungeons & Dragons game based on a comic book crossover series about Rick’s adventures as a power-hungry Dungeon Master. It may not be the best D&D game out there, but for […]

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How to Kick Someone Out of Your D&D Group

A tabletop gaming group is a weird social commitment halfway between “project” and “just hanging out.” Some groups treat things casually and players come and go all the time; some treat their regular games as a strict standing appointment, and the makeup of the group as a permanent roster. This makes it especially…Read more… Continue […]

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OK, But Do Dragons Ever Run Out of Fire?

Game of Thrones has clearly lost its own thread, and I can’t help but feel held captive by the eight years I’ve already sunk into this series as I begrudgingly plod through its mercifully short final season. And yet, something wonderful happened in the midst of last week’s episode—“The Bells”—that I’ve been unable to…Read more… […]

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To Run a Better D&D Game, Turn on This Netflix Feature

Running a game of Dungeons & Dragons, or any tabletop role-playing game, involves telling your players what they see. Players rely on you to give a sense of tone and ambience, but also to point out anything interesting or relevant to their quest. But they also need you to leave them room to ask and […]

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Role-Playing Games for People Who Don’t Like Dungeons & Dragons

If you ever tried to get into tabletop role-playing games—the kind where you sit around with character sheets, describing your actions and rolling dice—it was probably through Dungeons & Dragons. And if you’re sick of medieval fantasy, or you don’t care about fighting monsters, or you hate looking up stats on…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Idle Champions Of The Forgotten Realms Is A Great Game To Not Play When Your Power’s Been Knocked Out By A Hurricane

Hurricane Irma’s violent and selective deforestation of the woods surrounding my Atlanta-area home has left me without power for over 36 hours. One of the few saving graces has been knowing that once I got back to the new Dungeons & Dragons idle clicker, I’d have billions of gold waiting. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Hasbro Convention Tickets Are Now On Sale And They Are Not Cheap

Last year the company responsible for D&D, Magic: The Gathering, My Little Pony and Transformers announced Hascon, a three-day fan celebration of the stuff it makes. Tickets for the Providence, Rhode Island show are now on sale, with adult three-day passes ranging from $165 to $600. Wow. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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