RPG

D&D

Dungeons & Dragons Finally Has Official Digital Tools

Made with Twitch in mind.
Matthew Gault
8.21.17
rude chaps

Is This Game That Started Development 20 Years Ago the 'Greatest RPG of Them All'?

After two decades of delay, 'Grimoire: Heralds of the Winged Exemplar' is available for play.
Leif Johnson
8.9.17
Gender in Gaming

This Popular New RPG on Steam Allows Players to Choose “They/Them” Pronouns

It’s one of the only video games that allows for explicit flexibility in gender expression.
Caroline Haskins
7.26.17
blue screen

Fight Popups and Read Emails in This Windows 95-Themed RPG

'Kingsway' is an RPG where multitasking is your greatest foe.
Leif Johnson
7.20.17
No Dice

Why The FBI Investigated ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Players in the 1990s

An FBI memo written during the Unabomber investigation describes roleplayers as 'armed and dangerous,' 'extremely intelligent individuals' and 'overweight and not neat in appearance.'
JPat Brown
6.21.17
computer history

The First Text Adventure Game Ever Is Finally Open Source

‘Colossal Cave Adventure’ is due for an update.
Jordan Pearson
5.29.17
cyberpunk

The Designer of 'Deus Ex' Explains How It Was Born Out of ' Dungeons & Dragons'

GDC hosts full 'Deus Ex' postmortem from last month on YouTube.
Leif Johnson
4.22.17
Gaming

Motherboard's Gift Guide for Toys You Can Only Get Inside 'World of Warcraft'

From laser tag and beer chugging to slicing up Hordies, World of Warcraft's got you covered.
Leif Johnson
12.24.16
Gaming

This 'Fallout: New Vegas' Mod Looks Like an Entirely New Game

Upcoming total conversion mod will have realistic weather effects, vehicular combat, and more.
Leif Johnson
11.20.16
Gaming

'Tyranny' Is an RPG Where the Moral Choices Are Different Shades of Evil

Sometimes, evil wins. Then it has to rule.
Matthew Gault
11.13.16
Gaming

Blizzard Is Recreating 'Diablo 1' in 'Diablo 3,' and It's Pissing Players Off

Dec. 31 marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Diablo RPG series, and fans think Blizzard's celebration is halfhearted at best.
Leif Johnson
11.6.16
Gaming

'Deus Ex: Mankind Divided' Neglects Humans in Its Bid for Transhumanism

At the Human by Design conference, tech utopianism contrasts with old-fashioned racism.
Nick Capozzoli
8.21.16