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RPGnet

One of the Oldest Online RPG Communities Banned Pro-Trump Speech

What a small community of role-playing games fans can teach us about the traps of 'political neutrality.'
Matthew Gault
11.1.18
RPG

‘Call of Cthulhu’ Shows We Need to Move Past H.P. Lovecraft Once and for All

Aside from his history of racism, Lovecraft’s ideas are so saturated they’re no longer interesting fodder for horror games.
Matthew Gault
11.1.18
duck and cover

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Jokes About Nuclear War in ‘Fallout 76’

‘Fallout 76’ trivializes and mocks nuclear war, and honestly, that’s what I need right now.
Matthew Gault
10.10.18
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
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