Unboxing The New ‘Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set’

The new Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set won’t be officially available to purchase until July 15, but  but you don’t have to wait to take a look inside the box: I’ve got an advance review. Let’s pop that seal and see what’s inside!

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Starter Set Unboxing from Matt Staggs on Vimeo.
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Fiendish Soviet Puzzle Game Tetris Turn 30 This Week

Tetris_5Soviet Academy of Sciences computer programmer Alexey Pajitnov created Tetris using an Electronika 60 terminal computer on June 6, 1984. Pajitnov’s game proved to be a hit in Moscow – so much so that Pajitnov’s boss banned it from their work space – and soon it was spreading across Eastern Europe. The game reached American gamers a few years later when Spectrum Holobyte released an unofficial port for the IBM PC. The cost was $34.95, or about $70 in today’s money.

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Free Basic Edition of Dungeons & Dragons To Be Released In July

image1Dungeons & Dragons publisher Wizards of the Coast is adding one more item to their just-announced release schedule: A free PDF-only “basic” edition of the game that will be available for download directly from the website to coincide with the release of the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set.

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Star Wars: Attack Squadrons Grounded… For Now?

imageStar Wars: Attack Squadrons alpha testers: Your Sortie is over.

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YouTube’s Got ‘Next’ On Twitch – The Internet’s New-School Old-School Game Arcade

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Watching other people play video games might sound like an extremely “niche” kind of entertainment, but the only thing that’s new about that is doing it online. Talented gamers have been drawing audiences since the very first mom and pop video game arcades, and arcades were always social places.

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Get Religion with Pathfinder’s ‘Inner Sea Gods’

innerseaI’ve not gotten to do much gaming lately, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have the role-playing itch, though. Man, I miss it, and whenever I see an awesome role-playing supplement book that itch becomes unbearable. That’s a real problem when it comes to Paizo’s Pathfinder line, because as far as I’ve seen so far just about every book that Paizo releases is freakin’ awesome, and the Pathfinder Campaign Setting series is doubly so.

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Cage Match 2014 Minecraft Replay Final Round: Leia vs Leia

Two Minecraft noobs face off as Leia vs. Leia – who will triumph in the grand finale and will there be glass floors and shovels involved?

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Cloud City Intrigue in ‘Star Wars: Edge of the Empire: The Jewel of Yavin’

star_wars_edge_rpg_the_jewel_of_yavin-425611388448093dThe Jewel of Yavin is the second adventure for Fantasy Flight Games’ Star Wars tabletop role-playing game, Star Wars: Edge of the Empire, and in many ways a total about-face from the first adventure Beyond the Rim.

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