Nerd Stuff

  • 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...

  • #NotAllRolePlayers: A History of Rapey Dungeon Masters

    It's no secret that D&D and women historically haven't mixed well, but creepy Dungeon Masters don't help matters. Fictional unwanted sexual advances on a fictional character in a fictional universe are a real-life bummer.

  • An Interview with Richard Garfield, Creator of Magic: The Gathering

    If you’ve ever played Magic: The Gathering, odds are high that you were at some point obsessed with it. Or at least I was, along with millions of others, both as a dorky teen and recently again as a ridiculous adult. A few days ago I got the chance to...