This week our Time Waster took time away from video games to enjoy a Magic: The Gathering game with family and friends over the holidays.
Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the release of the third and final core rulebook for the highly praised fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game – the Dungeon Master’s Guide.
Wizards of the Coast today announced the retail launch of the D&D Starter Set, the first official product for the highly-anticipated fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game. The new Starter Set contains everything players need to begin their adventure and is the first of many product offerings that will be rolling-out this year. It is intended to help fans become acquainted with the new rules before the Tyranny of Dragons storyline begins on August 14th. For a closer look at the Starter Set you can watch a full unboxing video showing all the components. For more … Continue reading Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set Available Today
Today, Wizards of the Coast kicked off a pivotal year for Dungeons & Dragons, unveiling new serialized entertainment offerings that will bring the upcoming Tyranny of Dragons storyline to life as well as announcing the D&D Player’s Handbook, Monster Manual and Dungeon Master’s Guide for the highly-anticipated new rules set for the D&D tabletop roleplaying game. Together, these new offerings will command the attention of digital and tabletop RPG players alike, setting the foundation for the future of the brand and powering incredible, action-packed play experiences for fans. First out of the gate for Tyranny of Dragons digital offerings will … Continue reading New Line Of D&D Products Unveiled
Commander is one of the most popular multiplayer Magic: The Gathering formats and enthusiasts have been anxiously awaiting new cards and decks. Magic: The Gathering – Commander releases today, and brings five brand new decks filled with cards designed and created just for the format. Each of these new Commander offerings includes a 100-card preconstructed deck and three oversized, foil legendary commander cards (that also appear in the deck). The decks are filled with cards from throughout the history of Magic and feature 15 brand new Magic cards in every deck. The five new Commander decks each contain two new … Continue reading Magic The Gathering Commander Cards Released
Atari, Wizards of the Coast, and Overhaul Games are pleased to announce work has begun on the Enhanced Edition of Baldur’s Gate and Baldur’s Gate II. Since its initial release in 1998, Baldur’s Gate has entertained millions of fans around the globe, and has received countless awards. This classic saga of mystery, intrigue, and adventure has set the standard for Dungeons & Dragons computer roleplaying games ever since. Re-forged by Overhaul Games Overhaul Games has assembled a talented team of artists, programmers and designers to enhance this timeless classic. To remain true to the spirit of the game, the team … Continue reading Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate II, Being Remade
I’ll make this clear up front: I’m not a great advocate of ‘collectible card games.’ I’ve played Magic: The Gathering and some of the other ones. But the sheer volume of knowledge required to even handle the basics seemed like too much squeezing for the juice. All the accounting required to keep everything straight killed the fun of it for me, and there would always be questions that arose during play, such as cards with seemingly opposable powers and situations that arose that required the intervention of a referee to determine what the correct course of action was. But now … Continue reading It’s a Kind of Magic