Dungeons & Dragons

  • Is Going Mobile the Future of Board Games?

    Board games are big business in 2015, but could greater incorporation of digital gameplay elements make them even better? Yes, obviously.

  • The New Generation of Sex-Centric Tabletop RPGs

    Role-playing games are finally allowing player characters to fall in love and have sex, with decidedly mixed results.

  • 2014 Was a Great Year to Be a Geek

    A look back at the year's best comics, board games, webseries, and gadgets.

  • Dungeons & Dragons Has Caught Up with Third-Wave Feminism

    The newest version of the game encourages players to think critically about gender as a historical construct at the same time that they're deciding whether to be "Quarion the elvaan druid" or "Havilar the dragonborn sorcerer."

  • Dungeons & Dragons Is Officially Cool Again

    This week marks the release of the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons, a role-playing game that traditionally existed to create a safe space for neckbeards to pretend they're fighting orcs. But as hipsters continue their move toward adult childhood...

  • Are You a Nerd?

    What is a nerd? Are nerds the new cool? That’s what people have been asking since video games started making more money than movies. The reality of nerds is much different than how the media portrays it, as evidenced by American Nerd: The Story of...