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This week, a Batman RPG is announced; histories of Greyhawk, Magic the Gathering and TSR litigation; a dungeon-design competition; and our two cents about the ALIEN RPG. What We’ve Been Playing This weekend we played “Hope’s Last Day”, the back-of-the-book adventure from Free League’s award-winning ALIEN RPG. The acclaim makes perfect sense: the system is…

Read More 15–21 September 2020: Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na

Art from Monte Cook Games' Numenera, now adapted to 5e in Beneath the Monolith

This week, Wizards responds to recent accusations of racism with a disclaimer cribbed from Looney Tunes and a public apology to a former employee. Meanwhile, Critical Role investigates accusations that it hired and never paid a sensitivity consultant. That’s the bitter corporate pill, but we also have some interesting new releases: an academic analysis of…

Read More 6–12 July 2020: Wizards & Race; Kickstarter during the Pandemic