Dungeons & Dragons


Dungeons & Dragons Essentials Kit Coming Soon

With all the focus lately on gaming, new players are joining the fold all the time. Many are looking to get into such popular games as Dungeons & Dragons. But where should they begin? With all the different books and supplements out there, it can be intimidating for a new player. Thankfully, Wizards of the Coast is coming out with D&D Essentialls, a new entry-level starter pack to get players gaming as quickly as possible.


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Ultimate Kingdoms RPG Supplement Up On Kickstarter

It's good to be king. But, in RPGs, you don't usually end up being the actual monarch in control of a country. ... But why the heck not? Ultimate Kingdoms not only helps you build kingdoms in your games, but it puts you in control of them. It's a supplement for both 5th Edition and Pathfinder, and it's up on Kickstarter now.


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Midweek Snippets

We've made it to Wednesday. Congratulations, everyone. Just another couple days and we can get back to the weekend. I'm looking forward to it. I'm still feeling better from earlier in the week. Need to get my sleep schedule back on track, though. Perhaps some energy from a couple of bite-sized gaming stories will help.

Today on the platter we have: Troll Warband Paper Figures Available From Skirmisher Publishing, Arabian Knights Dice Coming From Kraken Dice, The Decks of Adventurer's Allurement 5E Class Magic Items Up On Kickstarter, LOOT: Magic Item Deck For 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter, and Reusable 5e Character Booklets Up On Kickstarter.


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Black Cats Gaming Posts The Spy Game RPG Quick Start Rules

Gamers can sometimes be uninterested in learning a whole new rules set, and can be set in their ways. But what if you want to play in a different setting? Thankfully, many rules can be adapted, especially RPG rules. As such, if you want to play an ultra-modern espionage and action RPG, you can still do that while using the 5th Edition rules many of you already know. That's because Black Cats Gaming is releasing The Spy Game. The full game is coming to Kickstarter soon, but you can snag a copy of the Quick Start rules now.


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Rocket Age RPG Setting Book for 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

Rocket Age takes you back to the sci-fi era as envisioned in classic sci-fi tales. Where every planet was habitable and filled with strange civilizations and adventure, travelling between planets took a day or two at most, and rayguns were standard-issue. They've adapted the game to work with 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons and have put the book up on Kickstarter.


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Brutal Games Fantasy RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Having stand-alone adventures ready to just plug into a game can be invaluable for a GM. If you got busy during the week and didn't have a chance to plan, just pull one of these out and you're ready go to. That's what Brutal Games is. It's a new fantasy adventure for various editions of Dungeons & Dragons where the players have been captured by the locals and must now survival the deadly Brutal Games. Will they make it out? The module is up on Kickstarter now.


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SideQuests: Queen Of The Evernight RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

The Vampire Queen has slept for hundreds of years. Now, she's awake. And you think your significant other's grumpy in the morning? They've got nothing on the Vampire Queen. She started with turning a town into her thralls. And now she's going to take over the world. You thought them hogging the shower for an hour was bad. Queen of the Evernight, anew adventure for Dungeons & Dragons, part of the SideQuests series, is up on Kickstarter now.


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Arkadia Setting Book for 5th Edition Available Now

Ancient Greece. It's one of the most lore-filled civilizations in the Western world, with tales and legends and myths that we still regularly tell today. If you'd like to enter that realm and fight monsters and sail the Mediterranean, you're in luck. The Arkadia setting book for Dungeons & Dragons is now available.


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Ghosts of Saltmarsh Now Available On Roll20

Ours is a global world. You could be just about anywhere reading this news. It also means that you could be just about anywhere and playing Dungeons & Dragons with your friends, just about no matter where they are. That's thanks to Roll20. And they've expanded their line again with the classic Ghosts of Saltmarsh adventure line, available now.


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Ultramodern5 REDUX RPG Sourcebook Up On Kickstarter

If you know gamers like I know gamers, they can sometimes be uninterested in learning a whole new rules system to play a game. Some would rather just stick to what they know. This can be difficult when it comes to wanting to branch out into different genres from one that a game system was originally made for. That's where Ultramodern5 comes in. It gives you rules for expandind Dungeons & Dragons games with themes like Weird West, Deeep Space, Cyberpunk, and (possibly my favorite) Giant Robots. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Arabian Fights RPG Setting Book Up On Kickstarter

Arabian fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiights, like Arabian ... uh... days?

Arabian Fights is a new setting book for your Dungeons & Dragons and Pathfinder games. As one would expect, it's a vast desert, but it's far from uninhabited, with several different cultures, various magic items, and two different villains for you to defeat. The book is up on Kickstarter now.


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Wizards of the Coast Announces Dungeons & Dragons vs. Rick and Morty

Dungeons & Dragons has had many extra worlds and modules made for it, but this might be one of the most out-there. *waits for the comments to fill up with ones that are way crazier* It's Dungeons & Dragons vs. Rick and Morty (yes, the ampersand on one side and not the other is causing my eye to twitch).


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WizKids Announces D&D Icons of the Realms: Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus

Well, you've seen the announcement about the new book. WizKids is coming in next with figures specifically for it. They've announced a new Icons of the Realms miniatures set, and it's all about Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus. There's even a pimped-out Infernal Machine you can get.


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Wizards of the Coast Announces Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus

Aw hell... literally. Wizards of the Coast is taking your D&D game straight to hell in Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus. This new adventure takes players all the way from Level 1 up to Level 13 (seems appropriate for a trip through hell). You can even get your own Infernal War Machines and cruise hell's landscape in style.


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Dekker's Duels: Mage Dueling Rules For 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

"I didn't ask how big the room was. I said that I cast fireball."

I mean, that's cool and all, but letting loose a spell can be just as dull as swinging a sword. What about all sorts of cool mage dues we've seen in shows and movies? How would you go about bringing that to the tabletop? That's what Dekker's Duels does. So, if you want your 5th Edition games to be spiced up a little, you should check out their Kickstarter campaign.


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Sea King's Malice RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

The Sea King has a hunger, and it can only be satiated by land-dweller flesh! Argh!

If you're sick of being dry, you can take a trip under the sea (under the sea) to deal with this terrible threat in Sea King's Malice, a new RPG adventure from Frog God Games that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Mystery at Ravenrock RPG Adventure Up On Indiegogo

All that's going down around castle Ravenrock is coming to a head. Will the town be saved? Will evil prevail? That's up to you to decide in Mystery at Ravenrock, the next chapter in the Menace at Ravenreach adventure path from Frog God Games. The adventure is up on Indiegogo now.


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The Beast of Thornbriar Hills RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Sheep. They're not exactly nature's smartest creatures. They're decent prey items for any predator that might be out there. And out there a predator is. The flocks in Thornbriar Hills have been thinning lately, and it's up to an adventuring party to figure out what's doing the damage and to stop it. That's what's happening in The Beast of Thornbriar Hills, a new RPG adventure that's up on Kickstarter now.


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The Maze Fantasy RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

The Maze is not a place you want to place any characters that you've become really attached to. It's a vicious place, filled with nefarious traps and horrific monsters. The campaign says that your characters will likely not make it out. But that's the fun of it, right? The Maze is a fantasy adventure that you can drop into your RPGs. It's also up on Kickstarter now.


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Empire of the Ghouls 5th Edition Campaign Up On Kickstarter

The undead. You'd think they'd be happy with just being "alive" forever. But that's rarely the case. They are constantly looking to harass and mess with the living. They're not alive and they're not good. They're... evil dead, if you will. Of course, that means that an adventuring group needs to go deal with them. And that's just what you have in the Empire of the Ghouls campaign for Dungeons & Dragons that's up on Kickstarter now.


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The Folio: Quarterly #5 Up On Kickstarter

It's two, two, two adventures in one! That's what's happening with The Folio: Quarterly #5. Not content to just have a single adventure, the creators decided to go with two. One's a more traditional realm, while the other is a steampunk-esque "mage-punk" setting. You can check them out now over on Kickstarter.


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