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D&D Carnival Round-Up

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For 35 years, the game of D&D has defined role playing. In that time, millions of people around the world have played it and many of them have fallen in love with the game. Few games have developed such a devoted following and I’m proud that the July carnival has gathered some of the most more...

Carnival's End

Thank you everyone who has taken part in this month’s carnival on D&D, either as a blogger or by leaving a comment. Your involvement is very much appreciated and the round up of all the articles will be out tomorrow. August’s Carnival is being hosted by Chgowiz’s Old Guy RPG Blog and is on the more...

D&D is Doomed (But Not Just Yet)

The fourth part of the D&D Carnival – This time focusing on it the game’s future. “On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero” The simple truth is that D&D, the product and the brand, will one day disappear. Long before that, it will be unrecognisable to anyone who is more...

"You want to do what?"

Part of the D&D Bloggers Carnival. 5 Rules for Smart D&D Players It is the moment I love. That moment when the GM stares at you, first in disbelieve and then in realisation of what it means. The moment your cunning plan comes together and the GM suddenly finds all his plans falling apart. I more...

It Is Not the D&D I Know and Love

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  Edition Wars IV: A New Hope For the carnival, I wanted to avoid mindless, repetative Edition Wars over which version of D&D was best so I set a challenge. Play a version of D&D you have never played before and write about that. Anything from original D&D to 4th Edition and including all the more...

Carnival Roundup

Mad Brew Labs have a round-up of their June Carnival on Steampunk & Klokwerks. There are a whole bunch of great articles with a ideas that work for both Steampunk and non-steampunk games. Great work everyone.

Everything I Know, I've Learnt from D&D

Part of the Bloggers Carnival on D&D It is no exaggeration to say that D&D taught me many of the skills I use everyday. Back in the early eighties, I was spotty, awkward teenager and had already discovered Tunnels & Trolls and Traveller. Attempts to play these games with my brothers had failed miserably and more...

D&D

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  UPDATE: The D&D Carnival Round-Up contains details of all the articles and blogs taking part in this carnival. The topic for this month’s carnival is D&D. The game that launched it all has had its fair share of ups and downs over the last 35 years. From early success to bankruptcy to attacks from more...

The Bloggers Carnival – This Month, Next Month, Every Month

Every month the RPG Bloggers Network runs a carnival, a collection of articles on a shared theme. At the start of the month, a new web site in the network hosts the event, sets the theme and starts the ball rolling. Bloggers across the network then follow suite, posting their own take on the topic more...

5 Adventure Hooks for Times of War

Wars are great fun, at least when playing, but large scale wars can be hard on the GM. So here are five wartime plot hooks that need little preparation other than the use of a random encounter table and a monster generator. “Help Me Obi-Wan” The party are traveling in remote lands, on the borders more...