In the early 1990s Dragon magazine published AD&D stats for various cartoon characters. Bugs Bunny is a 15th-level illusionist with a chaotic good alignment. Popeye is Lawful Neutral and he is either a 9th-level fighter or an 18-level fighter. Rocky and Bullwinkle are an inseparable pair of fighters, with Rocky providing the brains and Bullwinkle providing the brawn.
I'm a writer, so you'd think that Dungeonmastering comes easy to me. But it's a lot of freakin' work! It's novel-esque world-building that swiftly spirals out of your control, where all those little details you spent so much time creating never even get explored because your players are distracted by some silly side quest. Or… READ THE REST
The Dark Dice podcast-based RPG is about to get a new elven sorcerer for its second season. Deadline reports: Jeff Goldblum is entering a new world. The Jurassic Park star is to lend his voice to Dungeons & Dragons podcast Dark Dice. Goldblum will play elven sorcerer Balmur on the upcoming season of the audio series.… READ THE REST
On the Appendix N Book Club podcast, writer and Boing Boing contributor, Peter Bebergal, talks about his introduction to roleplaying games, friendly local game stores, Gary Gygax's love of mythology, fantasy lit, comics, and many forms of storytelling, real-life grimoires and literature as RPG design inspiration, and much more. The main subject of the show… READ THE REST
We all live for those moments when we can upgrade our tech. The anticipation from unboxing a new phone, laptop, or tablet gives us an endorphin hit like no other. Of course, most of us don't have the financial resources to trade up all of our tech at the same time. Thankfully, you can reoutfit yourself… READ THE REST
For a majority of online users, video is king. The quality and impact of a strong visual can make all the difference. But once you couple that fantastic video clip with inferior audio, everything falls apart. A Hollywood-caliber film with horrible audio becomes almost unwatchable. Even on a video conferencing call, users can get away with… READ THE REST
For the past two years, app developers have slowly been warming to the advantages of SwiftUI. Much like its other offerings, Apple sought to make this app development arena a be-all, end-all solution for creating across the wide range of Apple products. While every new approach has its growing pains, SwiftUI has spent the 20… READ THE REST