About Author: Jonathan G. Nelson

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Jonathan G. Nelson is the editor-in-chief and owner of NERD TREK. He is also owner/publisher at AAW Games / AdventureAWeek.com, a tabletop gaming company based in Snoqualmie, WA. Connect with Jonathan via Facebook.

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  • SNOQUALMIE, WA – Thursday, March 23rd 2017 – AAW Games today announced Monster of the Month, a new addition to their tabletop gaming site Adventureaweek.com. Monster of the Month brings to life a new monster from ancient folklore every single month for both Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Created using actual folklore gathered by Justin Andrew Mason then expertly illustrated by AAW Games’ lead artist Mates Laurentiu (Romania), the monsters are then crafted by Stephen Rowe (Pathfinder RPG) and Chris Harris (5th Edition). Leonid Ponomarev is also converting both versions over for use in the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop. AAW Games is offering MotM in PDF, print 8 x 10 cardstock, and Fantasy Grounds so GMs […]

    Monster of the Month

    SNOQUALMIE, WA – Thursday, March 23rd 2017 – AAW Games today announced Monster of the Month, a new addition to their tabletop gaming site Adventureaweek.com. Monster of the Month brings to life a new monster from ancient folklore every single month for both Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Created using actual folklore gathered by Justin Andrew Mason then expertly illustrated by AAW Games’ lead artist Mates Laurentiu (Romania), the monsters are then crafted by Stephen Rowe (Pathfinder RPG) and Chris Harris (5th Edition). Leonid Ponomarev is also converting both versions over for use in the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop. AAW Games is offering MotM in PDF, print 8 x 10 cardstock, and Fantasy Grounds so GMs […]

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  • Kobold Press has just launched their Midgard Campaign Setting Kickstarter for both Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. The rewards are vast and the project has already funded even though it just launched this morning. Like the strong, dark dwarven beer of the Ironcrags, the Midgard Kickstarter project has been a long time fermenting—and it’s now live! The dark roads await us, and the deep magic calls. Check it out here. This Kickstarter will bring a whole new world to 5th Edition, and expand the options for Pathfinder RPG players. We’re creating a new Midgard Campaign Setting book, with new maps, new chapters and an expanded timeline that moves events in the world a few years along. The […]

    Midgard Campaign Setting Kickstarter now live

    Kobold Press has just launched their Midgard Campaign Setting Kickstarter for both Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. The rewards are vast and the project has already funded even though it just launched this morning. Like the strong, dark dwarven beer of the Ironcrags, the Midgard Kickstarter project has been a long time fermenting—and it’s now live! The dark roads await us, and the deep magic calls. Check it out here. This Kickstarter will bring a whole new world to 5th Edition, and expand the options for Pathfinder RPG players. We’re creating a new Midgard Campaign Setting book, with new maps, new chapters and an expanded timeline that moves events in the world a few years along. The […]

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  • There are many iconic adventures and stories in the 43-year history of Dungeons & Dragons that current fans may not have ever experienced. If you just got into D&D in the past few years, you likely haven’t braved the Tomb of Horrors or climbed White Plume Mountain or fought Against the Giants. Even longtime fans haven’t been able to fully explore the Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan or the Sunless Citadel with stats and monsters updated for the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons. Now you can jump into some of the most popular D&D modules ever created with Tales from the Yawning Portal. Releasing wide on April 4th, this 248-page book contains seven full adventures including timeless classics and more […]

    Delve into D&D History with Tales from the Yawning Portal

    There are many iconic adventures and stories in the 43-year history of Dungeons & Dragons that current fans may not have ever experienced. If you just got into D&D in the past few years, you likely haven’t braved the Tomb of Horrors or climbed White Plume Mountain or fought Against the Giants. Even longtime fans haven’t been able to fully explore the Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan or the Sunless Citadel with stats and monsters updated for the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons. Now you can jump into some of the most popular D&D modules ever created with Tales from the Yawning Portal. Releasing wide on April 4th, this 248-page book contains seven full adventures including timeless classics and more […]

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  • Wizards of the Coast today announced the release of the newest supplement to Dungeons & Dragons, Volo’s Guide to Monsters. In Volo’s Guide to Monsters, adventurers explore the breadth of D&D’s monsters in an immersive 224-page volume filled with beautiful illustrations and in-depth lore designed for the fifth edition. Volo’s Guide to Monsters provides something exciting for both players and Dungeon Masters and is now available online and at hobby stores and mass-market retailers across the country. Also, Volo’s Guide to Monsters will be released in a limited edition format exclusively available at core hobby stores that features an alternative-art cover beautifully illustrated by Hydro74. Volo‘s Guide to Monsters Storyline The esteemed loremaster Volothamp Geddarm is back and he’s written a […]

    Volo’s Guide to Monsters

    Wizards of the Coast today announced the release of the newest supplement to Dungeons & Dragons, Volo’s Guide to Monsters. In Volo’s Guide to Monsters, adventurers explore the breadth of D&D’s monsters in an immersive 224-page volume filled with beautiful illustrations and in-depth lore designed for the fifth edition. Volo’s Guide to Monsters provides something exciting for both players and Dungeon Masters and is now available online and at hobby stores and mass-market retailers across the country. Also, Volo’s Guide to Monsters will be released in a limited edition format exclusively available at core hobby stores that features an alternative-art cover beautifully illustrated by Hydro74. Volo‘s Guide to Monsters Storyline The esteemed loremaster Volothamp Geddarm is back and he’s written a […]

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  • It’s been 42 years in the making! Today, we’re excited to announce Dungeon & Dragons as a 2016 inductee to the National Toy Hall of Fame at the Strong Museum for Play in Rochester, NY. Since it was first published in 1974, Dungeons & Dragons has inspired millions of gamers to create stories and adventures and it has brought people from all backgrounds together to share those experiences. Director of D&D at Wizards of the Coast, Nathan Stewart, was in Rochester to accept the award and witness history, as D&D was officially inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame. It is not just a proud moment for Wizards of the Coast, but also for parent company, Hasbro. John Frascotti, […]

    D&D inducted into Toy Hall of Fame

    It’s been 42 years in the making! Today, we’re excited to announce Dungeon & Dragons as a 2016 inductee to the National Toy Hall of Fame at the Strong Museum for Play in Rochester, NY. Since it was first published in 1974, Dungeons & Dragons has inspired millions of gamers to create stories and adventures and it has brought people from all backgrounds together to share those experiences. Director of D&D at Wizards of the Coast, Nathan Stewart, was in Rochester to accept the award and witness history, as D&D was officially inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame. It is not just a proud moment for Wizards of the Coast, but also for parent company, Hasbro. John Frascotti, […]

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  • OPEN LEGEND is Taking the RPG World by Storm New open genre, open source, streamlined game system to tell epic tales & companion campaign setting by legendary storytellers whose including Ed Greenwood & Matthew Mercer is fully funded on Kickstarter in 2 1/2 hours, currently 550% funded! Today, Seventh Sphere Publishing, LLC announced that Open Legend, their new open genre tabletop roleplaying game (or RPG) with companion campaign setting of Amaurea’s Dawn (which transports players from the grimy gear and cog city of Schlectenberg to a savage jungle world via a magical portal between the worlds), was fully funded on Kickstarter in 2 1/2 hours, currently over 550% funded with 24 days still to go! Open Legend has been featured in many major media outlets. Check out the links below for game play, […]

    Open Legend Kickstarter

    OPEN LEGEND is Taking the RPG World by Storm New open genre, open source, streamlined game system to tell epic tales & companion campaign setting by legendary storytellers whose including Ed Greenwood & Matthew Mercer is fully funded on Kickstarter in 2 1/2 hours, currently 550% funded! Today, Seventh Sphere Publishing, LLC announced that Open Legend, their new open genre tabletop roleplaying game (or RPG) with companion campaign setting of Amaurea’s Dawn (which transports players from the grimy gear and cog city of Schlectenberg to a savage jungle world via a magical portal between the worlds), was fully funded on Kickstarter in 2 1/2 hours, currently over 550% funded with 24 days still to go! Open Legend has been featured in many major media outlets. Check out the links below for game play, […]

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  • Earin True Wireless Earbuds Now Available in Black & Aluminum New M-1 True Wireless Earbuds Introduced at a Better Price Malmö, SWEDEN – September 22, 2016 – Earin’s revolutionary True Wireless Earbuds are now available with a new black charging capsule and better price ($199) just in time for the holiday shopping season. As handsets begin to move away from fully supporting corded headphones and earbuds, the Earin M1 True Wireless Earbuds combine high-end style with industry-leading audio quality to provide users with the best possible wireless listening experience. The brand new black charging capsule color is availableOctober 17, 2016 and joins the popular aluminum product that released following one of the world’s most successful Kickstarter campaigns. In addition to the […]

    Earin True Wireless Earbuds Now Available

    Earin True Wireless Earbuds Now Available in Black & Aluminum New M-1 True Wireless Earbuds Introduced at a Better Price Malmö, SWEDEN – September 22, 2016 – Earin’s revolutionary True Wireless Earbuds are now available with a new black charging capsule and better price ($199) just in time for the holiday shopping season. As handsets begin to move away from fully supporting corded headphones and earbuds, the Earin M1 True Wireless Earbuds combine high-end style with industry-leading audio quality to provide users with the best possible wireless listening experience. The brand new black charging capsule color is availableOctober 17, 2016 and joins the popular aluminum product that released following one of the world’s most successful Kickstarter campaigns. In addition to the […]

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  • The official Tales from the Tabletop comic book was just released by Adventureaweek.com and is now available as a FREE PDF download and print comic on DriveThruRPG. Print copies also available at Gen Con 2016 – AAW Games booth #2842 AAW Games has also partnered with Offworld Designs who also handle T-shirt designs for Gen Con LLC, they’ve produced one of their most popular comics as a shirt you can purchase online or at Gen Con! This webcomic has become quite popular and is available freely here on Adventureaweek.com where you can delve into and read the hilarious archives. From the Tales from the Tabletop comic book introduction: Welcome to the first official Tales from the Tabletop™ comic book! Tales from […]

    Tales from the Tabletop: Year One comic book

    The official Tales from the Tabletop comic book was just released by Adventureaweek.com and is now available as a FREE PDF download and print comic on DriveThruRPG. Print copies also available at Gen Con 2016 – AAW Games booth #2842 AAW Games has also partnered with Offworld Designs who also handle T-shirt designs for Gen Con LLC, they’ve produced one of their most popular comics as a shirt you can purchase online or at Gen Con! This webcomic has become quite popular and is available freely here on Adventureaweek.com where you can delve into and read the hilarious archives. From the Tales from the Tabletop comic book introduction: Welcome to the first official Tales from the Tabletop™ comic book! Tales from […]

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  • Actors and Comedians from @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, The Mindy Project, Blindspot Play D&D at Meltdown Comics this Summer   Wizards of the Coast announced Storm King’s Thunder, the new storyline for Dungeons & Dragons coming Fall 2016. Giants are rampaging the land, the sea, and the skies and the peoples of the Forgotten Realms need a team of heroes to help them. D&D fans will get a preview of Storm King’s Thunder this summer with Force Grey: Giant Hunters, an eight-episode weekly show starring an unlikely group of comedians and actors, co-produced by Nerdist and Geek & Sundry. The cast for Force Grey: Giant Hunters was unveiled at D&D Live from Meltdown Comics yesterday. Utkarsh Ambudkar (The Mindy Project, Pitch […]

    Dungeons & Dragons: Storm King’s Thunder

    Actors and Comedians from @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, The Mindy Project, Blindspot Play D&D at Meltdown Comics this Summer   Wizards of the Coast announced Storm King’s Thunder, the new storyline for Dungeons & Dragons coming Fall 2016. Giants are rampaging the land, the sea, and the skies and the peoples of the Forgotten Realms need a team of heroes to help them. D&D fans will get a preview of Storm King’s Thunder this summer with Force Grey: Giant Hunters, an eight-episode weekly show starring an unlikely group of comedians and actors, co-produced by Nerdist and Geek & Sundry. The cast for Force Grey: Giant Hunters was unveiled at D&D Live from Meltdown Comics yesterday. Utkarsh Ambudkar (The Mindy Project, Pitch […]

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  • Free-to-Play MMORPG Brings Six Years’ Worth of Content, Updated Engine Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced plans to bring Star Trek Online, the free-to-play MMORPG based on the Star Trek franchise, to PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in Fall 2016. At the console launch, Star Trek Online will offer over six years’ worth of content, including over 130 featured episodes that build upon classic Star Trek stories and series as they play alongside a cast of Star Trek actors including Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine), Michael Dorn (Worf), Tim Russ (Tuvok) and more.   Star Trek Online for consoles will bring two expansions and 11 seasons’ worth of updates for players looking […]

    STAR TREK ONLINE COMING TO PLAYSTATION®4, XBOX ONE

    Free-to-Play MMORPG Brings Six Years’ Worth of Content, Updated Engine Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced plans to bring Star Trek Online, the free-to-play MMORPG based on the Star Trek franchise, to PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in Fall 2016. At the console launch, Star Trek Online will offer over six years’ worth of content, including over 130 featured episodes that build upon classic Star Trek stories and series as they play alongside a cast of Star Trek actors including Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine), Michael Dorn (Worf), Tim Russ (Tuvok) and more.   Star Trek Online for consoles will bring two expansions and 11 seasons’ worth of updates for players looking […]

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  • Tune-in on June 1st to Watch Comedians Unleash the Fall Lineup of D&D Products There are always funny and interesting people hanging out at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles and the NerdMelt Showroom has been a host to hundreds of comedians over the years. Now we’re going to set up a table back there with Matthew Mercer at the helm to play Dungeons & Dragons and see what happens. On June 1, we’ll stream D&D Live from Meltdown featuring comedians playing through a brand new story with characters they’ve created with the D&D story team.D&D Live from Meltdown will be hosted by Alison Haislip on Wednesday, June 1 at 4pm PDT and broadcasted live on the D&D Twitch channel. The adventuring […]

    D&D Live from Meltdown starts June 1st!

    Tune-in on June 1st to Watch Comedians Unleash the Fall Lineup of D&D Products There are always funny and interesting people hanging out at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles and the NerdMelt Showroom has been a host to hundreds of comedians over the years. Now we’re going to set up a table back there with Matthew Mercer at the helm to play Dungeons & Dragons and see what happens. On June 1, we’ll stream D&D Live from Meltdown featuring comedians playing through a brand new story with characters they’ve created with the D&D story team.D&D Live from Meltdown will be hosted by Alison Haislip on Wednesday, June 1 at 4pm PDT and broadcasted live on the D&D Twitch channel. The adventuring […]

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  • Who are you and why are you famous? Colin: Well I once had a wizard who used disguise self to sneak over to the women’s side of the local hot springs. That PC is still remembered as a legend at Clearwater High. As for myself, I’ve had a hand in The Veranthea Codex, wrote the AaW modules Death & Taxes and For Rent, Lease or Conquest, and am the writing half of The Handbook of Heroes. Laurel: I’m not nearly as funny as Colin, so I’m happy to handle the art part of Handbook and leave the jokes to him.  I’ve done illustrations for White Wolf, Adventure a Week, and some small RPG publications, as well as a graphic novel […]

    NERDS OF INTEREST: THE CREATORS OF THE HANDBOOK OF HEROES

    Who are you and why are you famous? Colin: Well I once had a wizard who used disguise self to sneak over to the women’s side of the local hot springs. That PC is still remembered as a legend at Clearwater High. As for myself, I’ve had a hand in The Veranthea Codex, wrote the AaW modules Death & Taxes and For Rent, Lease or Conquest, and am the writing half of The Handbook of Heroes. Laurel: I’m not nearly as funny as Colin, so I’m happy to handle the art part of Handbook and leave the jokes to him.  I’ve done illustrations for White Wolf, Adventure a Week, and some small RPG publications, as well as a graphic novel […]

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  • Home renovations have never been so exciting. For more than a decade, the iconic, semi-cooperative board game Betrayal at House on the Hill has been terrifying explorers who dare cross its threshold. Will you be trapped in the Pentagram Chamber, transfixed by the haunting melody of a lone fiddler or unearthing a portal to Hell as the old home crumbles around you? Now this beloved board game classic gets even more treacherous as some of gaming and entertainment’s greatest minds join forces in creating its first ever expansion, Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk, releasing this fall. Designed by Betrayal’s original lead developer Mike Selinker and his team at Lone Shark Games, in partnership with Wizards of the Coast, the […]

    Betrayal at House on the Hill Expansion Announced

    Home renovations have never been so exciting. For more than a decade, the iconic, semi-cooperative board game Betrayal at House on the Hill has been terrifying explorers who dare cross its threshold. Will you be trapped in the Pentagram Chamber, transfixed by the haunting melody of a lone fiddler or unearthing a portal to Hell as the old home crumbles around you? Now this beloved board game classic gets even more treacherous as some of gaming and entertainment’s greatest minds join forces in creating its first ever expansion, Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk, releasing this fall. Designed by Betrayal’s original lead developer Mike Selinker and his team at Lone Shark Games, in partnership with Wizards of the Coast, the […]

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  • Legendary Games has a new Kickstarter aimed at introducing kids into roleplaying games, specifically D&D 5th Edition and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Read the interview with game developer and author Paris Crenshaw below: How did you get into game-mastering and writing RPGs for children? ​I’ve been playing RPGs for over 30 years. I did some writing for West End Games and a couple of fanzines back in the mid-nineties, but it wasn’t until about 10 years ago that I really got serious about writing. (As an aside, I’m not ashamed to say that I really didn’t start to become productive in the field until I got my anxiety and depression under control, so don’t let anyone talk you out of getting help.) Anyway, […]

    Legendary Games has a new Kickstarter, RPG adventures for kids!

    Legendary Games has a new Kickstarter aimed at introducing kids into roleplaying games, specifically D&D 5th Edition and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Read the interview with game developer and author Paris Crenshaw below: How did you get into game-mastering and writing RPGs for children? ​I’ve been playing RPGs for over 30 years. I did some writing for West End Games and a couple of fanzines back in the mid-nineties, but it wasn’t until about 10 years ago that I really got serious about writing. (As an aside, I’m not ashamed to say that I really didn’t start to become productive in the field until I got my anxiety and depression under control, so don’t let anyone talk you out of getting help.) Anyway, […]

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  • Wizards of the Coast today announced the newest Dungeons & Dragons adventure, Curse of Strahd™, is now widely available at retail stores around the country! Designed for fifth edition of the D&D tabletop roleplaying game, Curse of Strahd is a new gothic horror-themed adventure set in the cursed land of Barovia, including the iconic Castle Ravenloft. The new release was written in collaboration with Tracy and Laura Hickman, the authors of the original Ravenloft adventure. In addition to Curse of Strahd, there are many other opportunities for D&D fantasy experience Ravenloft, including: D&D Adventurers League Enjoy additional adventures in Ravenloft by participating in the D&D Adventurers League organized play program at local hobby stores around the country. Tarokka Deck This 54-card deck by Gale Force […]

    Curse of Strahd

    Wizards of the Coast today announced the newest Dungeons & Dragons adventure, Curse of Strahd™, is now widely available at retail stores around the country! Designed for fifth edition of the D&D tabletop roleplaying game, Curse of Strahd is a new gothic horror-themed adventure set in the cursed land of Barovia, including the iconic Castle Ravenloft. The new release was written in collaboration with Tracy and Laura Hickman, the authors of the original Ravenloft adventure. In addition to Curse of Strahd, there are many other opportunities for D&D fantasy experience Ravenloft, including: D&D Adventurers League Enjoy additional adventures in Ravenloft by participating in the D&D Adventurers League organized play program at local hobby stores around the country. Tarokka Deck This 54-card deck by Gale Force […]

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  • HERO LAB DEBUTS D&D 5th EDITION SRD   The wait is over! The #1 character management tool for RPGs now supports D&D® 5th Edition. Whether you’re a DM or player, it’s time to take your game to the next level!   SAN JOSE, CA (January 29, 2016): Lone Wolf Development, creator of the ENnie award-winning, tabletop gaming accessories Hero Lab® and Realm Works®, announced the release of D&D 5th Edition SRD support for their character management software – Hero Lab.   “Hero Lab is already the go-to character management tool for many RPGs, and the D&D 5th Edition SRD will be no different,” said President Rob Bowes. “Gamers can quickly create characters and even add their own material. Even better, […]

    HERO LAB DEBUTS D&D 5th EDITION SRD

    HERO LAB DEBUTS D&D 5th EDITION SRD   The wait is over! The #1 character management tool for RPGs now supports D&D® 5th Edition. Whether you’re a DM or player, it’s time to take your game to the next level!   SAN JOSE, CA (January 29, 2016): Lone Wolf Development, creator of the ENnie award-winning, tabletop gaming accessories Hero Lab® and Realm Works®, announced the release of D&D 5th Edition SRD support for their character management software – Hero Lab.   “Hero Lab is already the go-to character management tool for many RPGs, and the D&D 5th Edition SRD will be no different,” said President Rob Bowes. “Gamers can quickly create characters and even add their own material. Even better, […]

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  •   Well folks, it finally happened! The long awaited OGL for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition has been announced by Wizards of the Coast.   You can view the SRD and OGL on their official website here:  http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/systems-reference-document-srd   Or jump directly to the SRD/OGL here: http://media.wizards.com/2016/downloads/SRD-OGL_V1.1.pdf

    Wizards announces D&D 5th Edition OGL!

      Well folks, it finally happened! The long awaited OGL for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition has been announced by Wizards of the Coast.   You can view the SRD and OGL on their official website here:  http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/systems-reference-document-srd   Or jump directly to the SRD/OGL here: http://media.wizards.com/2016/downloads/SRD-OGL_V1.1.pdf

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  • Dungeons & Dragons is all about creativity. For more than 40 years, the folks who spent the bulk of their time creating amazing adventures, those noble Dungeon Masters, did not have a convenient outlet to share them with the gamers who weren’t sitting at their table. You either had to raise money to publish a physical book or zine on your own, or convince a publisher you had the chops. Now, the Dungeon Masters Guild puts the power to share that creativity firmly in the hands of the DM.   The Dungeon Masters Guild is a collaboration between Dungeons & Dragons and our friends at DriveThruRPG, and it is designed to support and reward you – whether you’re an experienced […]

    WotC announces Dungeon Masters Guild, a big step forward for the RPG giant

    Dungeons & Dragons is all about creativity. For more than 40 years, the folks who spent the bulk of their time creating amazing adventures, those noble Dungeon Masters, did not have a convenient outlet to share them with the gamers who weren’t sitting at their table. You either had to raise money to publish a physical book or zine on your own, or convince a publisher you had the chops. Now, the Dungeon Masters Guild puts the power to share that creativity firmly in the hands of the DM.   The Dungeon Masters Guild is a collaboration between Dungeons & Dragons and our friends at DriveThruRPG, and it is designed to support and reward you – whether you’re an experienced […]

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  • The Faerie Ring expands the fey options for both players and GMs using either Pathfinder Roleplaying Game or 5th Edition rules. It creates new opportunities for meddling where you probably shouldn’t and introduces new fey monsters. Among other things you will discover playable fey races and other character options such as fey big bads, patrons (or both!), along with spectacular fey cities, planes, and various other locales. This project aims to highlight the fey: to construct their mythos with the strong personalities of powerful fey lords, to build their mystery with extraplanar fey locales and adventures, and to shape their influence with fey character options. We’re updating and remastering the two existing PDF releases (“Prelude” and “Red Jack”) and incorporating […]

    Faerie Ring Kickstarter

    The Faerie Ring expands the fey options for both players and GMs using either Pathfinder Roleplaying Game or 5th Edition rules. It creates new opportunities for meddling where you probably shouldn’t and introduces new fey monsters. Among other things you will discover playable fey races and other character options such as fey big bads, patrons (or both!), along with spectacular fey cities, planes, and various other locales. This project aims to highlight the fey: to construct their mythos with the strong personalities of powerful fey lords, to build their mystery with extraplanar fey locales and adventures, and to shape their influence with fey character options. We’re updating and remastering the two existing PDF releases (“Prelude” and “Red Jack”) and incorporating […]

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  • Dive Deeper into Dungeons & Dragons Lore with an Original Questline Written by New York Times Best-Selling Author R.A. Salvatore Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios launched Neverwinter: Underdark – the eighth expansion of the action MMORPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons’ Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast – on PC, with Xbox One to follow in early 2016. Join forces with Drizzt Do’Urden and his companions summoned to battle demonic forces erupting from the Underdark, including an all-new 10-player encounter against the Prince of Demons, Demogorgon. When a spell turns against the Archmage of Menzoberranzan, powerful demons spill into the Underdark, beginning a series of events that coincide with the Rage of Demons storyline […]

    Neverwinter: Underdark

    Dive Deeper into Dungeons & Dragons Lore with an Original Questline Written by New York Times Best-Selling Author R.A. Salvatore Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios launched Neverwinter: Underdark – the eighth expansion of the action MMORPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons’ Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast – on PC, with Xbox One to follow in early 2016. Join forces with Drizzt Do’Urden and his companions summoned to battle demonic forces erupting from the Underdark, including an all-new 10-player encounter against the Prince of Demons, Demogorgon. When a spell turns against the Archmage of Menzoberranzan, powerful demons spill into the Underdark, beginning a series of events that coincide with the Rage of Demons storyline […]

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  • Whether you are a GM or a player, Playbook offers tools for creating and managing characters and adventures for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Trapdoor Technologies, the creator of Playbook has crammed the app full of useful and easy to use features including the ability to create game night parties, annotate adventure text, view and share maps, pass secret messages, track HP for both players and monsters and much, much more. Trapdoor Technologies is extremely excited to announce a partnership with AAW Games which between now and 2016 will bring the entire AdventureAWeek.com Pathfinder Roleplaying Game compatible catalog to iPad on the Playbook app for easy integration into your games. You may remember Playbook from previous incarnations such as Codename: Morningstar […]

    Playbook iPad app unlocks new content for Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

    Whether you are a GM or a player, Playbook offers tools for creating and managing characters and adventures for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Trapdoor Technologies, the creator of Playbook has crammed the app full of useful and easy to use features including the ability to create game night parties, annotate adventure text, view and share maps, pass secret messages, track HP for both players and monsters and much, much more. Trapdoor Technologies is extremely excited to announce a partnership with AAW Games which between now and 2016 will bring the entire AdventureAWeek.com Pathfinder Roleplaying Game compatible catalog to iPad on the Playbook app for easy integration into your games. You may remember Playbook from previous incarnations such as Codename: Morningstar […]

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  • Wizards of the Coast today released the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide – everything players need to adventure in the Forgotten Realms on the exciting Sword Coast, home to the cities of Baldur’s Gate, Waterdeep, and Neverwinter! The Sword Coast Adventure’s Guide is available at retail stores for $39.95 beginning today. Designed for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Sword Coast Adventurers Guide provides D&D fans with a wealth of detail on the places, cultures, and deities of northwestern Faerun. It is also a great way to catch up on recent events in the Forgotten Realms, to get background on the Rage of Demons storyline, and to learn the lore behind video games like Neverwinter and […]

    Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide

    Wizards of the Coast today released the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide – everything players need to adventure in the Forgotten Realms on the exciting Sword Coast, home to the cities of Baldur’s Gate, Waterdeep, and Neverwinter! The Sword Coast Adventure’s Guide is available at retail stores for $39.95 beginning today. Designed for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Sword Coast Adventurers Guide provides D&D fans with a wealth of detail on the places, cultures, and deities of northwestern Faerun. It is also a great way to catch up on recent events in the Forgotten Realms, to get background on the Rage of Demons storyline, and to learn the lore behind video games like Neverwinter and […]

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  • EXPLORE YOUR ROOTS WITH PATHFINDER’S NEW INNER SEA RACES HARDCOVER From Golarion’s Unique Human Ethnicities to Common Foes Like Orcs, Goblins, and Strix, Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races Provides Rules, History, and Cultural Details to Make the Denizens of the Pathfinder World Come Alive REDMOND, WA (October 7, 2015): Paizo Inc., publisher of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, announces today the release of the Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races hardcover, a companion to the Inner Sea World Guide for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. The peoples of the Pathfinder Campaign Setting have raised empires, mastered the greatest secrets of magic, and explored their world and beyond.Inner Sea Races delves into their histories, cultures, and powers, with […]

    EXPLORE YOUR ROOTS WITH PATHFINDER’S NEW INNER SEA RACES HARDCOVER

    EXPLORE YOUR ROOTS WITH PATHFINDER’S NEW INNER SEA RACES HARDCOVER From Golarion’s Unique Human Ethnicities to Common Foes Like Orcs, Goblins, and Strix, Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races Provides Rules, History, and Cultural Details to Make the Denizens of the Pathfinder World Come Alive REDMOND, WA (October 7, 2015): Paizo Inc., publisher of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, announces today the release of the Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races hardcover, a companion to the Inner Sea World Guide for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. The peoples of the Pathfinder Campaign Setting have raised empires, mastered the greatest secrets of magic, and explored their world and beyond.Inner Sea Races delves into their histories, cultures, and powers, with […]

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  • SWORD COAST LEGENDS NEW LAUNCH DATES Independent developers, n-Space and Digital Extremes, announced today that Sword Coast Legends™, a party-based RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast has a new release date. Sword Coast Legends is now scheduled to launch for PC, Mac, & Linux on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions now scheduled for release in Q1 2016. Following a successful Head Start access program for Sword Coast Legends, over 15 thousand players have logged thousands of hours of playtime, clearing dungeons and taking advantage of the title’s powerful Dungeon Master campaign creation features to create a wealth of customized adventures. Based on player feedback, n-Space plans to focus […]

    Sword Coast Legends launch date

    SWORD COAST LEGENDS NEW LAUNCH DATES Independent developers, n-Space and Digital Extremes, announced today that Sword Coast Legends™, a party-based RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast has a new release date. Sword Coast Legends is now scheduled to launch for PC, Mac, & Linux on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions now scheduled for release in Q1 2016. Following a successful Head Start access program for Sword Coast Legends, over 15 thousand players have logged thousands of hours of playtime, clearing dungeons and taking advantage of the title’s powerful Dungeon Master campaign creation features to create a wealth of customized adventures. Based on player feedback, n-Space plans to focus […]

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  • Stop the madness and dare to descend into the Underdark! Out of the Abyss, a new Dungeons & Dragons adventure for the tabletop roleplaying game from the Rage of Demons storyline, is widely available at retail stores beginning today. Providing the adventure and support rules needed by Dungeon Masters for the Rage of Demons storyline, Out of the Abyss is for use with the Player’s Handbook, Monster Manual, and Dungeon Master’s Guide. Also available today is the first book in the new ‘Homecoming’ series by New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore. Archmage has everything Drizzt’s fans crave: action, adventure, characters that resonate with equal measures of warrior spirit and deep compassion, and no shortage of wicked dark elves!   […]

    Out of the Abyss

    Stop the madness and dare to descend into the Underdark! Out of the Abyss, a new Dungeons & Dragons adventure for the tabletop roleplaying game from the Rage of Demons storyline, is widely available at retail stores beginning today. Providing the adventure and support rules needed by Dungeon Masters for the Rage of Demons storyline, Out of the Abyss is for use with the Player’s Handbook, Monster Manual, and Dungeon Master’s Guide. Also available today is the first book in the new ‘Homecoming’ series by New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore. Archmage has everything Drizzt’s fans crave: action, adventure, characters that resonate with equal measures of warrior spirit and deep compassion, and no shortage of wicked dark elves!   […]

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  • With her location compromised by Viztao Technologies’ whitehats, LANrefn1 pulled out her hyperjack just in time not to get fried by the viruses drowning the panels of hardware all around her apartment. Meanwhile the on-site deathbot she’d managed to hack had just been fried by sec-ops hot on the tail of Warp and Cripple Beast—fortunately there was enough time to override a nearby freight elevator and her operator buddies made it to a floor of the Highmark Tower with windows. Bending space, Warp teleports Cripple Beast and the unconscious, bloodied angel dangling over the ex-murderballer’s shoulder into relatively safety on an empty rooftop a few blocks away. Grabbing her go bag and dipping out the fire exit, Tilla the hacker […]

    Hypercorps 2099, a cyberpunk setting for Pathfinder and 5th edition

    With her location compromised by Viztao Technologies’ whitehats, LANrefn1 pulled out her hyperjack just in time not to get fried by the viruses drowning the panels of hardware all around her apartment. Meanwhile the on-site deathbot she’d managed to hack had just been fried by sec-ops hot on the tail of Warp and Cripple Beast—fortunately there was enough time to override a nearby freight elevator and her operator buddies made it to a floor of the Highmark Tower with windows. Bending space, Warp teleports Cripple Beast and the unconscious, bloodied angel dangling over the ex-murderballer’s shoulder into relatively safety on an empty rooftop a few blocks away. Grabbing her go bag and dipping out the fire exit, Tilla the hacker […]

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  • Total Party Kill Games’ Wardens of the Wild Kickstarter is ending soon! This massive sourcebook is a Pathfinder and Fifth Edition Fantasy compatible project that seeks to capture the existing rules for elves in gameplay and update them with a wealth of new options. Some of those options are new subraces, archetypes, spells, feats, magic items and even mythic abilities. The project has a host of great designers across many different publishing companies and will be an indispensable asset for those players and GMs who love to include elves in their games and wish there was more content. The kickstarter ends Saturday night (7/25), so be sure to take a look at this great project. You can back it in […]

    Wardens of the Wild Kickstarter

    Total Party Kill Games’ Wardens of the Wild Kickstarter is ending soon! This massive sourcebook is a Pathfinder and Fifth Edition Fantasy compatible project that seeks to capture the existing rules for elves in gameplay and update them with a wealth of new options. Some of those options are new subraces, archetypes, spells, feats, magic items and even mythic abilities. The project has a host of great designers across many different publishing companies and will be an indispensable asset for those players and GMs who love to include elves in their games and wish there was more content. The kickstarter ends Saturday night (7/25), so be sure to take a look at this great project. You can back it in […]

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