Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pathfinder follows D&D towards WoW

D&D 4 is WoW? More an MMO than a table­top rpg? That’s over now. Pathfinder will be MMO. It will move up to D&D with its not very suc­cess­ful attempt D&D Online. Lisa Stevens, CEO of Paizo, has let the … Con­tinue read­ing

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The oldschool random priest and deity table

The Ger­man Orig­i­nal at „Der Gob­lin­bau“ Who is that priest over there, lament­ing about the gods, the forces and things to come? Just one of those guys that can be found in every street and every cor­ner of the cities. … Con­tinue read­ing

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New teutonic blogger: Tarin

Hey out there! I am new to this blog, so it seems appro­pri­ate to type a few words about me. I am a stu­dent of ger­man stud­ies and the­ol­ogy and — more impor­tant in this con­text — I am a role­player … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Light Fades From D&D 4 Online Tools

WotC’s strat­egy con­cern­ing D&D 4 was sub­ject to many dis­cus­sions, few of them with a pos­i­tive regard. The relaunch of the Char­ac­ter Builder and the Mon­ster Builder using Microsoft Sil­verlight have also been sub­ject to much crit­i­cism. Now it may … Con­tinue read­ing

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Critical Hit on Your Stomach

Today I found an arti­cle on the Ger­man rpg news blog “Rollenspiel-Almanach” about some really cool gad­get: choco­late dice. Ariel Segall hat achieved what every snack lov­ing rpg nerd dreams of. She make real rpg dice from choco­late. From d4 … Con­tinue read­ing

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PiCast — SPIEL 2011 — Matt Machell

Printer-friendly ver­sion Here comes the third of a series of four inter­views I did on my visist to the SPIEL 2011 in Essen. All of these shows will be in Eng­lish (since the Ger­mans man­aged to evade my micro­phones). I … Con­tinue read­ing

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