David the Arrow Bard (@blumineck on Tik Tok) demonstrates how various Dungeons & Dragons classes overdo it with bows. A perfectly amusing deconstruction of the game's stock characters.
The new RPG Coyote & Crow raised over a million dollars on Kickstarter, and it's easy to understand why: the game was created by Native American designers, and depicts a futuristic version of an uncolonized American. Postcolonial future sci-fi gaming? Sign me up! Here's the premise: More than 700 years ago, a bright purple streak… READ THE REST
The DOTSRPG Project, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, started with a few friends looking to improve accessibility in tabletop gaming. From their Patreon: While DOTS started with a focus on accessibility for those who are fully blind, we have since branched out to start addressing many different topics. Once we became known for the work we… READ THE REST
My friend Walt McGough is a fantastic playwright, whose 2018 show Non-Player Character plumbed the depths of geekdom with a compassionate riff on gamer culture. He's also a fantastic Dungeon Master, and an even better teacher. When we were both playwrights-in-residence together, he developed a workshop to teach the other playwrights how to use Dungeons… 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