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Dungeons & Dragons Welcomes Dungeon Dudes and Ghostfire Gaming to D&D Beyond

Posted on November 30, 2023 by

Wizards of the Coast announced a partnership with publisher Ghostfire Gaming to bring two exciting new products to its digital toolset on D&D Beyond. Grim Hollow: Lairs of Etharis showcases twenty horror-fantasy adventures with more than 75 new monsters while Dungeons of Drakkenheim presents a full campaign set in a ruined city for players to […]

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CCP Games Unleashes Chaos in New Eden with EVE Online: Havoc

Posted on November 15, 2023 by

CCP Games launched EVE Online: Havoc, the latest expansion for spacefaring MMO EVE Online. Havoc adds new content and improvements that help players turn the tides of war or fan the flames of chaos on the frontlines. For the first time in the game’s 20-year history, players can now enlist with the game’s notorious pirate […]

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Nobles: The Golden Mandate, a new Mistborn Adventure Game sourcebook!

Posted on September 19, 2023 by

Of Gilded Words and Poisonous Tongues!

In the Lord Ruler’s Final Empire, blood is destiny. A skaa birth condemns you to a hard life of labor and service. A Terris birth marks you forever as an outsider, an uncomfortable reminder of a bygone era. To be born noble is to live at the peak of political and social power, blessed with the potential for Allomancy — but it also means a life of vicious politicking, ruthless competition, and the perpetual risk of betrayal and ruin. As a noble Hero, you face the same question as all who defy this grim order: do you have the courage to shrug off blood and destiny, to stand against the brutality of this world, and fight for a better future… for everyone?

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Underground Adventures Await in Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk

Posted on August 23, 2023 by

Investigating banditry leads the characters to discover a horrifying plot threatening the existence of Phandalin in the return of this beloved D&D adventure setting

A growing settlement for trade and prospecting, Phandalin is a sleepy village in the northern region of the Sword Coast. Unbeknownst to anyone, something horrible lurks in the darkness below, and it threatens all of Phandalin. If left unchecked, this threat could consume all of Faerun. It’s up to the characters to save the day!

Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk returns players to the location of the first Starter Set for the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons, but the stakes now are much higher and more challenging. This new adventure takes parties from level 1 to 12. It includes a fresh take on the town of Phandalin, new secrets for players to discover, and unexpected story twists that lead the characters deep into the Underdark and beyond.

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Osprey Games launches The Doomed: Apocalyptic Horror Hunting!

Posted on August 3, 2023 by

Hunger, Hatred, Domination, Oblivion, and Ruin. The world is dying, poised on the brink of falling to one of these great dooms. Factions pursue their own interests, as likely to be the heralds of the world’s destruction as they are its saviours. Horrors – monstrous abominations that defy logic, science, and nature – roam the land. Bands of hunters follow bold leaders, seeking out and destroying Horrors, gaining fame as word of their deeds spreads amongst the desperate survivors. Rival bands compete for prestige, clash over ideology, and pose as much of a threat to each other as the Horrors they hunt.

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Renegade Game Studios Partners With By Night Studios to Expand Distribution

Posted on June 23, 2023 by

Renegade Game Studios is excited to announce that they are entering into a co-publishing arrangement with By Night Studios to support all future World of Darkness 5th Edition Live Action Roleplay (LARP) book releases from this partner. By Night Studios will continue to head creative on their books while Renegade works to expand their distribution […]

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Paizo Announces Pathfinder Second Edition Remaster Project

Posted on April 26, 2023 by

Pathfinder RPG publisher Paizo Inc. is pleased to announce the Pathfinder Second Edition Remaster Project, four new hardcover rulebooks that offer a fresh entry point to the popular Pathfinder Second Edition roleplaying game. The first two books, Pathfinder Player Core and Pathfinder GM Core, release this November, with Pathfinder Monster Core (March) and Pathfinder Player […]

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Delve Deep and Defeat (More than Ender) Dragons in Minecraft with the Official Dungeons & Dragons DLC

Posted on March 28, 2023 by

Dungeons & Dragons is the World’s Greatest Roleplaying Game and it just keeps getting better every year. Millions of people around the world have enjoyed playing D&D around a table in the last 50 years or, more recently, over video calls, and millions more are poised to jump into the fun. Playing out fantasy stories is a phenomenon all ages can enjoy. Whether fans are playing with figurines or through video games, it’s all about unlocking the power of imagination! During today’s D&D Direct video presentation, Wizards of the Coast is excited to announce new partnerships that expand the breadth of the D&D brand from digital games to physical collectibles from top toy manufacturers Hasbro and WizKids. The first of these new partnerships is with Minecraft and the launch of a new Minecraft D&D DLC, available on the Minecraft Marketplace Spring 2023!

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Paizo’s Starfinder Makes a Dynamite Comics Debut!

Posted on March 22, 2023 by

Following the announcement and upcoming release of Dynamite’s next hotly anticipated Pathfinder series, the first in several years, the publisher is announcing another huge collaboration with roleplaying industry leader Paizo. Starfinder, the tabletop innovator’s other smash hit game and mythos, is coming to comic books for the first time in Starfinder: Angels of the Drift!

For the first ever Starfinder comic series coming to stores, Dynamite and Paizo hand picked the best creative voice to take the helm. James L. Sutter served on staff at Paizo for over a decade, including as Creative Director for Starfinder, playing a critical role in developing the world and systems, translating the beloved Pathfinder formula to a science-fantasy landscape. Sutter writes Angels of the Drift alongside artist Edu Menna (Army of Darkness).

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Tian Xia Coming to Pathfinder!

Posted on March 2, 2023 by

Paizo, publisher of the Pathfinder and Starfinder Roleplaying games, has announced starting this fall, Pathfinder will be turning the globe a bit as it heads to a region that players have been waiting for—the setting of the next few Pathfinder projects coming down the road: Tian Xia! Starting at the end of this year and continuing into 2024, Pathfinder will dive into this region like never before to bring adventures, stories, and character options inspired by this land!

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Dungeons & Dragons: Keys from the Golden Vault is available now!

Posted on February 21, 2023 by

An anthology of 13 heist-themed adventures for the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Some jobs require more than simply wielding a sword or slinging a spell. Whether it’s procuring a well-guarded item or obtaining crucial information from an imprisoned contact, these tasks require careful planning and flawless execution. The secretive organization called the Golden Vault specializes […]

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Pathfinder Comics Make Epic Anticipated Return!

Posted on February 16, 2023 by

Dynamite Entertainment is proud to debut the long anticipated next Pathfinder comic book series! Tabletop connoisseur and fan-favorite writer Fred Van Lente is revving up an all-new party and campaign for Wake the Dead kicking off this May!

It’s a new creative team, a new party of Iconics, new lands of Golarion to explore, and unforgettable moments galore in the brand new adventure. Paizo and Dynamite are teaming up once more to offer not only a thrilling tale but also extra features that players can bring right to their next game nights! It’s been nearly five years since the last major Pathfinder saga in comics, the critically acclaimed Spiral of Bones from writer Crystal Frasier. Since then, the world of Pathfinder in-game and in real world popularity has exploded even more. With recent record smashing sales of guide books and more, it’s the perfect time for fans of the game to explore this other avenue of carefully crafted content!

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Channel Your Inner Rogue with 13 Heist Adventures in Keys from the Golden Vault

Posted on February 3, 2023 by

D&D players can live out their fantasies of running a caper like one they might have seen on the silver screen in movies such as Mission: Impossible; Ocean’s 11; or even The Great Muppet Caper. The thirteen adventures in Keys from the Golden Vault range from levels 1 to 11. They can be played as one-offs dropped into ongoing campaigns, or run as a campaign of heists perpetrated by the same crew.

“Each adventure includes two full-page maps: one that players can use to plan their heist, and another the Dungeon Master uses to run the adventure,” said Chris Perkins, Story Architect of the D&D Team and co-lead of Keys from the Golden Vault. “The players’ map, however, is often unreliable or incomplete.”

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Return to the Realms of Pugmire with Eddy Webb

Posted on January 27, 2023 by

Onyx Path Publishing and Pugsteady have just launched a Kickstarter for a new edition of the Realms of Pugmire RPG.

Realms of Pugmire is a fantasy game about evolved pets and other animals with a strong connection to humanity, with dogs as the central characters. These characters live in the ruins of our world, using tools, language, and ingenuity to build a new civilization in their image, with the kingdom of Pugmire acting as a center of dog civilization.

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Paizo Announces System-Neutral Open RPG License ORC

Posted on January 13, 2023 by

In response to rumors that an upcoming revision of the Open Gaming License (OGL) by Wizards of the Coast would “de-authorize” this keystone of the modern tabletop roleplaying industry, Paizo has begun work on a new open, perpetual, and irrevocable Open RPG Creative License (ORC). Since 2000, the OGL has improved the community, incubated creativity, […]

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The Mythos Comes to Jane Austen’s England!

Posted on November 8, 2022 by

Regency England: a time of social niceties, grand balls, romantic intrigues, and disappointments—as described in the novels of Jane Austen. Through the lens of the Cthulhu Mythos, horrors weave themselves into the hearts of everyday Georgians—from the richest to the poorest.

Regency Cthulhu: Dark Designs in Jane Austen’s England is a historical sourcebook for Call of Cthulhu.

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Masks of the Mythos, a new Scion supplement from Onyx Path is available now!

Posted on October 27, 2022 by

Those that touch the Mythos are forever altered. The World explodes into full view for them, leaving some shattered, others power-mad, and still others knowing only secrecy protects humanity.

Mythos Scions fair little better, empowered by these alien beings that alter their very essence, the ability to break Fate and leave the walls of reality weaker in their wake. These human embodiments of the Mythos are not good or evil; such easily definable morality is for lesser beings.

What does one do when their power comes with a cost?

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Wizards of the Coast Goes Back To School For Teachers and Kids

Posted on September 20, 2022 by

As kids and teens return to the classroom, some for the first time since the pandemic hit in 2020, parents and educators are concerned about how the children will interact with each other and their teachers. A new initiative from Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, hopes to provide a platform using the […]

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Paizo Announces Stolen Fate Adventure Path and More!

Posted on August 30, 2022 by

Paizo Inc., publisher of the Pathfinder and Starfinder Roleplaying games, announced the Pathfinder Stolen Fate Adventure Path: The Choosing (1 of 3), Pathfinder Lost Omens Grand Bazaar Special Edition, Pathfinder Flip-Mat: Boardwalk, and Starfinder Drift Hackers Adventure Path: Into the Dataverse (3 of 3) will come to game stores, book sellers, and the Paizo Store […]

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Wizards of the Coast Reveals Exciting Lineup for Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering

Posted on August 18, 2022 by

Wizards of the Coast announced a lineup of innovative releases for later this year and beyond during their direct-to-fan virtual event, Wizards Presents. These initiatives enhance Hasbro’s $2.1 billion games portfolio for players of all ages, which include iconic fantasy brands Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons.

Hosts Jimmy Wong, Ginny Di, and Sydnee Goodman showed off exciting fantasy storytelling products for use at the table, in the game store, and digitally online, cementing Wizards’ leadership in the fantasy gaming category and building on the company’s continued success within Hasbro’s family of brands. Watch the entire video presentation of Wizards Presents on YouTube on our Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering channels and on our Twitch channels (twitch.tv/magic and twitch.tv/dnd) for details and commentary from the creative product designers.

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