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  • Blog Post: New Edition Of Dungeons & Dragons Available Free Of Charge

    Few games have been as influential to the wider world of both video games and tabletop games as Dungeons & Dragons. The original 1974 release heralded a new era of gaming that included personified characters, leveling and upgrades, and story-driven game progression. 40 years later, the team at Wizards... More
  • Blog Post: Legendary Dungeons & Dragons Artist David Trampier Has Died

    Today the sad news broke that the original Dungeons & Dragons artist David Trampier has passed away at the age of 59. The Southern Illinoisan posted a short obituary stating that Trampier died on March 24. Trampier created all the original artwork for the early versions of the iconic table-top role... More
  • Blog Post: New Dungeons & Dragons Ruleset Coming Summer 2014

    Wizards of the Coast has announced that its new ruleset for Dungeons & Dragons is complete. The news comes after two years of open playtesting that included more than 175,000 participants. Wizards of the Coast will be rolling out the new edition during the summer of 2014. D&D has had a long intertwined... More
  • Blog Post: Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Coming To Wii U

    Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara, the collection of two classic Dungeons & Dragons beat 'em ups remastered for the HD generation, is coming to Wii U. The game, which released on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in June, is coming to North American Wii Us on September 3, and European Wii... More
  • Blog Post: Neverwinter: Launch Date, End-Game, And First Expansion Revealed

    Perfect World and Cryptic Studios brought out all the guns today in an official announcement regarding the Dungeons & Dragons free MMORPG, Neverwinter . The game has been in open beta since April, but will officially launch on June 20, 2013. June 20 also marks the release date of Gauntlgrym, the... More
  • Blog Post: New Neverwinter Trailer Shows Off Iconic Enemies

    The video for the upcoming free-to-play MMO reveals the denizens of the smoldering volcano that hangs over the city. Hot on the heels of last week’s trailer , the team over at Cryptic and Perfect World delivers another look at the game in action, this time detailing the adventure area known as... More
  • Blog Post: Acquisitions Incorporated Reunites At PAX Prime

    Wil Wheaton, Jerry Holkins, Mike Krahulik, Scott Kurtz, and Chris Perkins mount the stage again for the most public game of Dungeons & Dragons ever. Bards provide accompaniment. Seriously. If your Tuesday is hurting for a little funny, you could do a lot worse than the improv stylings of Acquisitions... More
  • Blog Post: Heroes Of Neverwinter In Open Beta

    Atari has announced that its D&D: Heroes of Neverwinter game is now in open beta. The Facebook game is free to play, though there are plenty of opportunities for players to get looted. The game, which can be played here , takes some of the familiar places and character archetypes from Dungeons &... More
  • Blog Post: Memorial To Gary Gygax Underway

    If you've ever played a game with any RPG elements, you have Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax to thank for his part in coming up with role-playing rules as we know them today. Gygax passed away in 2008, but you can still pay your respects by making a pilgrimage to a memorial statue being... More
  • Blog Post: It's Nerds Versus Hipsters In "Zero Charisma"

    While the crossover isn't absolute, a lot of video game fans are also Dungeons & Dragons players. If you're one of them, you might enjoy this trailer for the upcoming D&D-themed indie comedy Zero Charisma . This is one of those "You've pretty much seen the whole movie once you've... More
  • Blog Post: Roll A D6

    Do you play D&D? Alternately, do you like to laugh at people who play D&D? You've got a new anthem. Perhaps you've heard Far East Movement's Like a G6 ? Whether you have or not, two entetprising video and music makers have created a parody video that is decidedly more targeted to... More
  • Blog Post: Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale Announced

    Atari and Bedlam Studios are teaming up for this four-player hack n' slash title coming to Xbox Live Arcade, PSN, and PC. The game comes out this spring, and features solo and co-op play. Your task is to try and defeat Rezlus and his Zhentarim as they attempt to take over the Dalelands and the Mines... More
  • Blog Post: The Worlds Of Dungeons & Dragons

    To trace the history of characters, role-playing, leveling, and character growth in gaming, one need look no further than the humble beginnings of Dungeons & Dragons. Likewise, long before Mass Effect and Elder Scrolls were shaping massive fictional settings, Dungeons & Dragons set the standard... More
  • Blog Post: Cryptic Studios Working On Atari's New Neverwinter Game

    Atari has announced that a new game based on the classic Dungeons & Dragons city of Neverwinter is in development by Cryptic Studios. The PC game's storyline is being based on an upcoming trilogy of books written by fantasy author R.A. Salvatore, the first of which, Gauntlgrym , is set for an... More
  • Blog Post: D&D Player's Handbook 3 Early Review

    It’s been nearly two years since the launch of the 4th edition of Dungeons & Dragons, and the game continues to grow. We’ve got the details on the biggest expansion to the game this year. Wizards of the Coast has done a stellar job steadily advancing and growing its latest edition of... More
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