Illustrator Noah Stacey (Zen-Master on DeviantArt) created this fantastic burger alignment chart after nearly writing off his inspiration:
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Boing Boing contributor Ethan Gilsdorf -- author of Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest For Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, And Other Dwellers Of Imaginary Realms -- posted this geekily nostalgic Super 8 film he shot in 1981, at age 15, of his buddies playing Dungeons & Dragons. "Look for the classic Mountain Dew can at 1:53," Ethan writes.
(via r/ObscureMedia, thanks UPSO!)
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How imaginary worlds can help save the real world, by Jason Louv
What should you expect from the D&D Fifth Edition Monster Manual? Matt M. Casey says depth, texture, and story. "It may be Wizards’ best Monster Manual ever."
Dark Dungeons is a crowd-funded movie based on a Jack Chick religious tract of the same name. Cory posted about the Kickstarter earlier, and now it's finished. Here's the first 8-minutes. You can buy the full movie for $5. (Thanks, CN!) Read the rest
"Not only have I watched the instructional VHS that came with the DragonStrike board game at least once a month since I was ten," says Don Jolly, "I've pulled this tape out at parties. I've inflicting this tape on friends. God help me, I’ve shown this thing to girls. Then, I met the video's creator."
Can table top fantasy games like Dungeons & Dragons, despite their repeated skewering throughout pop culture, can actually help make a person more confident and successful?