Here Are Reddit’s Whiniest, Most Low-Key Toxic Subreddits
Reddit is full of shitty people. Here's where most of them hang out.
I Wore a Fedora for a Week to See if It Would Ruin My Life
It did. Almost instantly.
How Dungeons & Dragons Went Mainstream
We spoke to experts and game developers about the shifting culture of the revered, and increasingly non-geeky, fantasy tabletop RPG.
I Spent 29 Hours Watching Marvel Movies in a Pennsylvania Megaplex
I sat through more than a day's worth of big-screen explosions and super-fandom at the Ultimate Marvel Marathon in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Company Seeks Skilled, Motivated Dungeon Master
The online roleplaying game community Roll20 just posted a job opening that is basically a nerd's dream come true.
2014 Was a Great Year to Be a Geek
A look back at the year's best comics, board games, webseries, and gadgets.
A Brief History of Nickelodeon's 'Slime'
A look back at the falling green goop that was a mainstay on Nickleodeon in the 90s and helped define the childhood of a generation.
These People Spend Thousands of Dollars on Vintage Halloween Decorations
I spent some time talking with hardcore Halloween collectors, and they opened my eyes to the wonderful, creepy world of vintage decorations.
Board Game Creators Are Making Assloads of Money on Kickstarter
In 2013, games overtook film as the largest Kickstarter category by money pledged. But is crowdfunding some Risk clone good for the gaming community?
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...
#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.