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An RPG rundown; recommendations and reviews of the best role-playing games on the market.

Neal Litherland3 hours ago
How to Build Thor in 'The Pathfinder' RPG
The self-proclaimed protector of Earth, Thor has become one of Marvel's most popular heroes since the Avengers came together on the big screen. For those who want to bring some of the Asgardian prince...
Neal Litherland2 days ago
How to Build Ghost Rider in the 'Pathfinder' RPG
Everyone knows the story of Johnny Blaze. A daredevil motorcycle rider, he sold his soul to the devil in order to buy his dad a little more time on Earth. The devil kept his end, and then came to dema...
Neal Litherland4 days ago
5 Tips For Playing Better Clerics
The gods are a distant, yet potent force in fantasy RPGs. While they rarely interact in meaningful ways with the populace at large, there are certain servants they deem worthy. Men and women whose pra...
Neal Litherland6 days ago
5 Tips For Playing Better Bards
Bards. They're performers and spies, battle drummers, healers, storytellers, and commanders. The class's powers are so varied and flexible that bards are one of the most fluid base classes. Whether a ...
Neal Litherland8 days ago
5 Tips for Playing Better Paladins
The paladin is one of the iconic figures of fantasy RPGs. Stalwart and noble, these knights in shining armor are conduits to the divine, and sources of hope and goodness in a world often plagued with ...
Neal Litherland9 days ago
5 Tips for Playing Better Barbarians
Barbarian. As soon as we hear the word, an image comes to our minds. A tall, muscular figure with a primal might about him. A figure of nearly animalistic strength, the barbarian is unbound by moderni...
Neal Litherland13 days ago
50 Shades of Rage
The word barbarian brings to mind certain images. Snowbound brutes with fur cloaks and broad swords, their long hair whipping in the wind as they howl savage battle cries, undeterred by the exhaustion...
Andrew Nich14 days ago
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden—I Have Something to Say!
The first trailer of the game Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden liked the players very much. This is a post-apocalyptic world, but not the one we imagined. Game events take place in a world without peopl...
Adam Wallace19 days ago
'Game of Thrones': 'Dragon Age' in Westeros
Hello, and welcome back to Second Chances where the Iron Throne is reserved for the maligned and forgotten. Unlike just about every geek on the planet, I had not gotten around to watching Game of Thro...
Neal Litherland2 months ago
5 Tips for Playing Better Noble Characters
Fantasy stories are replete with tales of noble adventurers. From princes like Charming and Valiant, to knights in shining (or dented and hard-used) armor, to sorcerer queens and pirate lords, it seem...
Al Stover2 months ago
Surviving Siege of Shadowdale
In an effort to save money while playing video games, I have been downloading free, fan made modules for Neverwinter Nights Enchanted Edition from the Neverwinter Vault. The website is a great resourc...
Neal Litherland3 months ago
5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Next LARP
LARPs come in all different sizes and genres. Whether you're a sword-swinging half-orc in a fantasy setting, a rugged survivor in the post-apocalypse, or a bloodsucking creature of the night making yo...
WatchMojo 3 months ago
Top 10 Most Anticipated Kingdom Hearts III Worlds
Time for us to explore some whole new worlds! Welcome to WatchMojo, and today, we're counting down our picks for the "Top 10 Most Anticipated Kingdom Hearts III Worlds!" For this list, we're taking a ...
Edward Anderson4 months ago
Character Growth
Last year, I was invited to join a Dungeon and Dragons campaign that my friend DMed. It seemed like fun and a way to stretch my imagination, perhaps even learn a new skill (or genre in this case). Aft...
Yaw Amanquah4 months ago
In Defense of 'Pokémon' Genwunners
As described by Know Your Meme, "Genwunner is a pejorative term used within the Pokémon fandom to describe those who only appreciate the first-generation of video games for GameBoy, namely Red, Green,...
Neal Litherland4 months ago
5 Tips For Playing Better Gnomes
Gnomes tend to be thought of as a mixture of irritating tricksters and half-mad inventors, with a hefty dash of poor impulse control just for spice. However, there is a lot going on with gnomes just b...
Edward Anderson5 months ago
Writer Create Thy Self
"You have such great characterization." That's a compliment I get a lot for my novels and short stories. Part of that is because going into a story, I know who the characters are, and their complete b...
Alex Panagides5 months ago
Blacklich: A New Tool for Dungeon Masters
With the rapid rise of D&D, many are finding themselves in the role of Dungeon Master (or DM). As they are discovering, being a DM is a challenge. While the players only have to concentrate on their o...