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D&D Rules Developer’s 9 Insider Hacks For Players and DMs

Dungeons & Dragons’ lead rules designer Jeremy Crawford has a tough job. To keep the game in top form, he’s got to make sure its exhaustive ruleset walks that fine line between combat and role-play, thoroughness and accessibility, firmness and flexibility. Along the way, he’s come up with some good tips on getting in…Read more… […]

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One Of Gen Con’s Biggest Hits Was A Board Game About Photosynthesis

Before last weekend’s Indianapolis tabletop gaming convention Gen Con, I was skimming lists of the weekend’s most anticipated games and seeing the same-old, same-old: a feudal japan card game, a fantasy role-playing campaign—but a ubiquitous outlier kept catching my eye: Photosynthesis, a game about growing trees.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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One Of Gen Con’s Biggest Hits Was A Board Game About Photosynthesis

Before last weekend’s Indianapolis tabletop gaming convention Gen Con, I was skimming lists of the weekend’s most anticipated games and seeing the same-old, same-old: a feudal japan card game, a fantasy role-playing campaign—but a ubiquitous outlier kept catching my eye: Photosynthesis, a game about growing trees.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Finally, A Horror Board Game Where You Are The Monster Killing The Obnoxious Teens

Upcoming horror board game Monster Slaughter taps into the best thing about watching campy horror movies: the order in which teens die. Where it one-ups popcorn and The Blair Witch Project is that, in Monster Slaughter, the player is the beast killing off the obnoxious teens.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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