From Wired's "Obsessed" series comes this profile of Robert Wardhaugh, a D&Der and Dungeon Master who's been running a continuous campaign for 40 years.
Morrowind 20 Year Anniversary is a gorgeous fanmade retrospective of one of the most strikingly odd computer role-playing games of all time. It's available to download as a PDF, and the website's as good a gateway as any to the various efforts to update the game's beautiful but aging graphics and hinky ol' UX. It… READ THE REST
Die is a Hugo-nominated horror/fantasy comic series written by Kieron Gillen with stunning painted artwork by Stephanie Hans that originally launched in 2018. The basic premise is that a group of teenagers discovered and played a strange new tabletop roleplaying game — and ended up getting trapped inside of the game as their avatars. Eventually,… READ THE REST
For roleplaying gamers there are fewer "holy grail" games than M.A.R. Barker's 1974 now-rare Tékumel: Empire of the Petal Throne. Barker's complex, linguistically-inspired fantasy world was often compared to J.R.R. Tolkien's (Barker was also a linguist). Barker is often included in the same reverent breath as D&D creators Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson as one… READ THE REST
Belgian waffles are a blank template for unforgettable weekend breakfasts. From savory creations with avocado, bacon, and goat cheese to the traditional sweet kinds with berries, powdered sugar, and syrup, waffles are unstoppable. However, nothing brings down a waffle-inspired dream morning like the antiquated, dirty waffle iron that cooks unevenly or worse, unexpectedly burns and dries… READ THE REST
Summer is here, which means we're spending less time under blankets and more time under stars. And, while we're no longer chasing the sun quite as fast, sometimes random household chores do need an extra flash of light here and there. This One80 LED Headlamp will help you get the darker things done so you can get back… READ THE REST
From your music streaming subscriptions and bank accounts to your work laptop, passwords unlock the most vital things in our lives. Unfortunately, that's a mess to track unless you're exceptionally organized or have some intricate communication system for your passwords and logins. If you aren't, you might deal with many forgotten unique passwords, annoying security questions, and botched password… READ THE REST