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A Fusion of Imagination.   Dungeons & Dragons is such an influential cultural phenomenon that it helped inspire the creators of Magic: The Gathering into launching their own influential cultural phenomenon; one that would eclipse (and save the IP of) its predecessor TSR Inc. But the relationship between D&D and M:TG players hasn’t always been the best. SO maybe you’re like me, torn between two worlds. What can you do? You love D&D 5e but […]

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For many middle-aged players of Dungeons & Dragons, we remember vividly having to defend our hobby to parents, teachers, ministers, and detractors alike. Many of the younger players still ask what it was like growing up in a time when D&D was dangerous. RetroReporting takes a look back at D&D; the hobby, the hysteria, and the history of a cultural phenomenon.

Around the Web: Retro Reporting on DnD


  Probably best known for his voicework in video games and cartoons, Matt Mercer is also a well-known DM in the voice acting community in and around Los Angeles. Geek & Sundry’s Twitch stream featuring Mercer and eight of his friends playing D&D, known as “Critical Role,” is a fast-growing and fun romp through the world of 5th Edition. HERE, Matt shares his thoughts on “The Rule of Cool” – that is the implicit rule […]

Around the Web: Matt Mercer’s “Rule of Cool”



Love GMing? We want to hear about it! The Herald’s Guild of Dungeon Masters is starting to churn its engines again, and we’re looking for volunteers to help us stoke the fires. As we rush toward Winter Fantasy and 2016, we want to start producing regular content for our members. Some of that content, like our seminars, will come from us; however, we’re just a tiny portion of the many knowledgeable and experienced DMs that […]

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