Dragon+ digital magazine roaring up the app store charts

The Dungeons & Dragons digital app Dragon+ (details here) has been performing very well, beating out major publications like People Magazine and Maxim in its first week. As noted by The Escapist, Dragon+ rose to #1 in the Apple App Store Newsstand’s Entertainment category,…

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400+ older D&D spells converted to 5th Edition by homebrewer

Reddit user Faolyn has absolutely gone to town on bringing older Dungeons & Dragons spells into the new 5E, releasing a downloadable document that you can bring along to your own games. The document, which you can read and download…

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Random Encounters (Friday, May 8 2015)

Welcome to Random Encounters, the weekly round-up of interesting bits and pieces from across the worlds of gaming that didn’t really fit anywhere else. Roll a D7 (they exist!) and begin: 1 – A History…

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D&D 5E’s new storyline sends players into the Underdark alongside Drizzt

If you mention the words Dungeons & Dragons often enough you will inevitably and accidentally summon Drizzt Do’Urden, the dark elf ranger from R.A. Salvatore’s books who inspired legions of brooding Faerunian anti-heroes, endless in-jokes…

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D&D 5E gets minotaurs and a new sorcerous origin in free Unearthed Arcana PDF

Wizards continue to roll out the Unearthed Arcana goodies for D&D 5E, following up on the Eberron conversions with free ‘Waterborne’ rules today for minotaur player characters. Also included in the PDF is a new…

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Dragon Magazine re-launched as digital-only ‘Dragon+’ by Wizards of the Coast

It’s been a few years since the last issue, so many new tabletop roleplayers may not know this — but Wizards of the Coast used to print not one but two official D&D magazines: Dungeon…

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Sword Coast Legends reveals DM-controlled ‘Dungeon Crawl Mode’

The upcoming D&D video game Sword Coast Legends has released another video, this time looking at how one player can run a dungeon for other players in what’s called ‘Dungeon Crawl Mode’. Check it out…

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Bring shotguns and body armour to D&D 5E with these officially unofficial rules

While there aren’t any Official Published D2o Modern rules for Dungeons & Dragons 5E yet, Wizards Daniel Helmick has posted up his own homebrew (or should that be officebrew?) version on the D&D website that…

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Fantasy Grounds virtual table software now includes full D&D 5E rules

If you like to play your RPGs online (as many now do!) you probably know that there’s already a lot of virtual tabletop software out there — but D&D 5E players in particular now have…

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Princes of the Apocalypse adventure now available for D&D 5E

The next installment in Dungeons & Dragons 5E‘s adventure books is here, with Princes of the Apocalypse launching this week and kicking off the Elemental Evil storyline. Ahead of the launch, Wizards have already released…

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D&D 5E creators explain how to modify classes

Wizards of the Coast have continued their trend of being delightfully open about the design process behind Dungeons & Dragons 5E, with a new article by Rodney Thompson explaining ways that players can use those…

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D&D 5E represents ‘a new spirit of collaboration’: We speak to Mike Mearls

We talk the DMs guild, D&D movies, and more.

Syrinscape creator: ‘we need having audio at your table to be the normal thing to do’

Ben Loomes wants everyone to bring sound to their tabletop.

Magic: The Gathering – Learn what your advantages are, and how to maximise them

We show you how to break MTG down into a game of statistics.

Blood Bowl, Epic, Necromunda and more coming back: GW relaunches Specialist Games

Plus: changes to Lord of the Rings.

Meet the man who hates Age of Sigmar so much that he set his Warhammer army on fire

$600 worth of melted plastic later, John regrets nothing.

Dungeons & Dragon’s launch trailer for Rage of Demons brings drow and demons to life

Quite the horror-movie-trailer vibe, too.