WotC signs deal to bring D&D board games to iPhone, iPad

Seattle-based Wizards of the Coast, owners of the Dungeons & Dragons games and media franchise, has signed a deal with Carlsbad, California software developer Playdek, to produce iOS versions of WotC’s tabletop games, including its D&D line of board games.…Continue reading

Original creators regain rights to classic role-playing game

I remember the Villains & Vigilantes supers role-playing game from the 1980s — it was the poorer cousin of Champions, kind of what Tunnels & Trolls was to Dungeons & Dragons.…Continue reading

Genuine gamers — just two weeks left for the Emperor’s New Clothes Kickstarter!

The Emperors New Clothes. Can you see it?

Note: this blog post is only for genuine, real, committed gamers. If you are not a true gamer, please go here.…Continue reading

World of Warcraft players comment on Pope Frank

World of Warcraft players discuss the new Pope on Facebook.

This screencap from Facebook, in which  players comment on the “election”* of the new Pope, is important because it illustrates two very important points.…Continue reading

Ubisoft harpoons wacky anti-meat group’s video game whaling complaint

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

There is only one logical explanation for the behavior exhibited by the deranged animal rights organization PETA.…Continue reading

Games Workshop wants to copyright ‘space marine’; I want to copyright ‘dumbass Brits’

For the Emperor! And his legal department!

Via BoingBoing: Games Workshop, the venerated UK firm that has been producing beautiful (if broken) tabletop miniatures games and role-playing games since Harold Wilson was prime minister, is getting into trouble with its legions of gamer fans.…Continue reading

Firefly Universe Online MMORPG might possibly be thinking of maybe coming back from the dead, someday, maybe

...but if your hand touches metal, I swear by my pretty floral bonnet I will end you.

If you were as upset as I was when those 笨天生的一堆肉。 at Fox Broadcasting Company cancelled  after only 14 episodes were shot, well, then, you were pretty gorram upset.…Continue reading

These are not toys. They’re brain cell killers!

Ah, Target, you're so funny.

Via r/boardgames: on BoardGameGeek, a hilarious story by user OxfordRow about a disgruntled customer at Target.…Continue reading

Update: World of Warcraft-playing politico wins election against jackass who tried to shame her

Colleen Lachowicz -- GG, Colleen!

An update to my previous post, about the World of Warcraft player running for state senator in Maine, who was outed as a gamer by her Republican opponent:…Continue reading

November is NaGa DeMon — that’s National Game Design Month

You might need some of these.

If you’ve ever vowed you could create a better game, here’s your chance to step up and prove you’re not full of it.…Continue reading