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Wizards of the Coast Break Silence on OGL 2.0, Roll Back Royalties and More

The saga of the new OGL for Dungeons & Dragons continues this morning as Wizards of the Coast break their silence to release an update on the new OGL.

January 13, 2023 | 11:54 EST

Paizo's Open RPG announced with Iconic Character Seelah leading the charge

Paizo Announces OGL Replacement Open RPG Creative License

Fallout continues from the leaked Dungeons and Dragons OGL 1.1, as Paizo is announcing its own Open RPG License and got other companies on board

January 12, 2023 | 09:26 EST

The cover of the first issue of Arcadia magazine

MCDM Announces The End of Arcadia Magazine

MCDM have announced that their D&D 5e magazine, Arcadia, will cease publication this July in response to the restrictive OGL 1.1.

January 12, 2023 | 03:27 EST

Promotional image from the Fantasy AGE RPG system by Green Ronin

Tabletop Developers Prepare for OGL-less Future

Several independent tabletop developers have begun developing their own open license TTRPGs and open content creator communities in response to OGL 1.1.

January 11, 2023 | 03:25 EST

A set photo from the D&D Honor Among Thieves film.

Paramount Announces Live Action D&D TV Series

Paramount Pictures have announced an eight episode D&D TV series will be coming exclusively to their Paramount+ streaming service.

January 11, 2023 | 02:25 EST

Artwork of a Beholder from D&D 5e's Monster Manual

Indie TTRPG Creators Sign OGL 1.1 Open Letter

Several indie TTRPG creators have signed an OGL 1.1 open letter, voicing their concerns about the document's contentious material.

January 9, 2023 | 02:57 EST

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New Phyrexia: All Will Be One Leak Shows A Lot of The Set

The newest Phyrexia: All Will Be One leak shows off multiple cards, new lands, as well as new face cards for the set's Commander decks.

January 6, 2023 | 03:47 EST

The key artwork for The Curse of Strahd, a D&D 5th Edition Adventure

D&D's New OGL Will Reshape the Landscape of Third Party Creators

The new OGL 1.1 for Dungeons & Dragons has been seen and it's raising a lot of questions about the future of community engagement and content production.

January 5, 2023 | 11:44 EST

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Paizo Announces Changes to Pathfinder Errata

Paizo Publishing have announced they'll be making changes to Pathfinder errata. They'll be moving from book reprints to releasing changes every six months.

January 5, 2023 | 03:51 EST

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Chaosium Says No To AI Art In Upcoming Releases

Chaosium have officially stated that they will not allow AI art in any future tabletop releases, citing many ethical and legal issues regarding their use.

January 4, 2023 | 02:48 EST

The promo image for Conquest Project 8

Para Bellum Games Announces Conquest Project 8

Para Bellum Games announces Conquest Project 8, a living event where players can vote on which army faction will be added to the fantasy war game.

January 3, 2023 | 04:24 EST

Screenshot of miniatures and terrain from the new Warhammer 40k Boarding Actions game mode

Games Workshop Explains Warhammer 40k Boarding Actions

Games Workshop explains how army lists will work in Warhammer 40k Boarding Actions, the new game mode introduced in Arks of Omen.

January 3, 2023 | 02:44 EST

A screenshot of the miniature Vashtorr from the Warhammer 40k teaser trailer

Games Workshop Announces Warhammer 40k Teaser

Games Workshop has announced a Warhammer 40k teaser for 2023, previewing upcoming models and products for the tabletop miniatures game.

December 30, 2022 | 03:33 EST

A close up the Horus Ascended model from the Warhammer Horus Heresy teaser trailer

Horus Heresy Teaser Reveals Horus Ascended Miniature

Games Workshop have announced a Horus Heresy teaser for 2023. The new models shown include an ascended version of the titular primarch, Horus.

December 29, 2022 | 02:03 EST

A screenshot of Stormcast Eternals from a 2023 Warhammer Age of Sigmar teaser trailer

New Age of Sigmar Teaser Announced by Games Workshop

Games Workshop have announced an Age of Sigmar teaser, giving fans a sneak peek into the future of the fantasy miniatures game in 2023.

December 28, 2022 | 02:28 EST

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Classic Warhammer 40k Space Marines Briefly Return

Games Workshop have announced several classic Warhammer 40k Space Marines, solos and sets, will be available to order for a limited time.

December 27, 2022 | 03:01 EST

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Games Workshop Announces Arks of Omen Mission Pack

Games Workshop have announced the Arks of Omen mission pack for Warhammer 40k, marking the next season of content for the tabletop miniatures game.

December 22, 2022 | 05:46 EST

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One D&D OGL and SRD Announced - With Strings Attached

Wizards of the Coast have confirmed that a One D&D OGL and SRD are coming. But there will be updates to the policy that creatives should keep an eye on.

December 21, 2022 | 04:17 EST

Artwork of Elesh Norn from Phyrexia: All Will Be One

Phyrexia: All Will Be One Prerelease Will Shift Format Legality

Wizards of the Coast has made some changes with Phyrexia: All Will Be One prerelease making it so you can play your new cards in all events right away

December 20, 2022 | 05:07 EST

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Asmodee Is Paying People To Change Their Name To Karen

Asmodee Publishing and Format Games have announced that they wish to rehabilitate the name Karen. How? They will pay their customers to change their names.

December 19, 2022 | 04:00 EST

The promotional logo for Amazon Studios' Warhammer 40k tv and film announcement

Amazon To Produce New Warhammer 40k TV and Films Starring Henry Cavill

Amazon Studios have secured the global rights to Warhammer 40k. The studio plans to produce new Warhammer 40k tv and films with Henry Cavill as the star.

December 16, 2022 | 01:56 EST

Official artwork of Phyrexia: All Will Be One

Phyrexia: All Will Be One Leak Shows Completed Planeswalkers

A Phyrexia: All Will Be One leak has revealed that several Planeswalker cards have been compleated, or corrupted by the villains of the set.

December 15, 2022 | 04:44 EST

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Pathfinder Infinite Coming to Roll20

Paizo Publishing and Roll20 have entered into a partnership to bring the content of Pathfinder Infinite to the virtual tabletop platform.

December 15, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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New Game-Playing AI Beats Expert Stratego Players

A new game-playing AI has been created that can beat expert human players at the deeply strategic board game, Stratego, marking a development breakthrough.

December 14, 2022 | 04:00 EST

Artwork of Legendary Pokemon from the Pokemon TCG Scarlet and Violet series

Pokemon TCG Scarlet and Violet Expansion Removes Yellow Borders

The new Pokemon TCG Scarlet and Violet sets will be making changes, including ditching the iconic yellow borders of the Pokemon TCG

December 9, 2022 | 03:15 EST

Promo graphic.  Mostly white text on a dark blue background resembling stormy skies.  Text: D&D Beyond and the Disability Community of Wizards Present Galesong: Dragons’ Convergence. 6 headshots of performers are labelled Makenzie De Armas, Aliza Pearl, Angel Giuffria, Jennifer Kretchmer, Rogan Shannon, & Quincy of Quincy’s Tavern. Under the photos, text reads: With special guests Aabria Iyengar, Sam de Leve & More!  Coming soon on D&D Beyond

Wizards of the Coast Announce Galesong: Dragons' Convergence, A Disability Focused 5e Actual Plan

Wizards of the Coast have announced the Galesong: Dragons' Convergence Actual Play, promoting actors and players with disabilities.

December 8, 2022 | 03:54 EST

Artwork from Sol: Last Days of a Star featuring solar energy being harvested

Sol: Last Days of a Star Getting A Reprint

Elephant Laboratories have announced a campaign to reprint Sol: Last Days of a Star. It will include the original game and a new custom insert.

December 7, 2022 | 03:29 EST

Artwork of a party facing a dragon in the world of Dragonlance

D&D Beyond Gives Away Free Dragonlance Compendium

As part of the holiday season, Wizards of the Coast has given away a free Dragonlance compendium on D&D Beyond. It contains 11 new monster statblocks.

December 6, 2022 | 02:48 EST

An image of an Aarakocra from the D&D Honor Among Thieves trailer

New D&D Honor Among Thieves Trailer Shows Practical Dragons And New Characters

Wizards of the Coast and Paramount Pictures have released a new D&D Honor Among Thieves trailer, showing off some practical effects.

December 5, 2022 | 03:32 EST

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Gloomhaven RPG Announced At PAX Unplugged

During PAX Unplugged, Cephalofair Games have announced a Gloomhaven RPG, adapting their wildly successful board game to a more communal experience.

December 2, 2022 | 03:05 EST

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Latest One D&D Playtest Replaces Race For Species

Wizards of the Coast released their latest One D&D playtest. In it, they have completely revised the term of Player Race to Player Species.

December 1, 2022 | 03:19 EST

Box artwork of the game Terraforming Mars

Terraforming Mars Film Adaptation In The Works

A Terraforming Mars film adaptation has been optioned by production company Cobalt Knights, hoping to bring the management experience to the big screen.

November 30, 2022 | 02:50 EST

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Arcade Classic Joe and Mac Gets D&D 5e Adventure

An official Joe and Mac D&D 5e adventure has been released for free, based on the Data East arcade brawler of the same name.

November 29, 2022 | 02:50 EST

Cover artwork from D&D Hoard of the Dragon Queen

D&D Lego Ideas Contest Down To Five Finalists

After over 600 different submissions, a D&D Lego Ideas contest is down to its final five entries. The winner will be made into an official Lego Ideas set.

November 28, 2022 | 03:16 EST

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2022's Big Black Friday Tabletop Deals

With the holidays around the corner, multiple outlets have begun their sales for tabletop accessories. Here are Black Friday tabletop deals to seek out.

November 23, 2022 | 05:58 EST

Artwork of dragons and adventurers from D&D Fizban's Treasury of Dragons

Wizards Clarifies One D&D Third Party Support

Wizards of the Coast have released an official statement clarifying concerns and dispelling rumors regarding One D&D third party support.

November 22, 2022 | 02:31 EST

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Critical Role Critmas Sale Brings Discounts

Critical Role, the fantasy entertainment studio behind the beloved Actual Play series, have announced big savings with their Critical Role Critmas Sale.

November 21, 2022 | 07:10 EST

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Wizards C&Ds Card Conjurer Causing Closure

Wizards of the Coast issues a cease and desist order to the custom card creator, Card Conjurer. Their website has been officially shut down in response.

November 18, 2022 | 03:10 EST

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The Walking Dead TTRPG Shambles To Tables Fall 2023

AMC Network, Free League Publishing, and Genuine Entertainment have partnered up to announce an official The Walking Dead TTRPG.

November 17, 2022 | 02:33 EST

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Recent Report Alleges Pandasaurus Workplace Toxicity

A recent news report has made serious allegations about Pandasaurus workplace toxicity, which includes employee crunch, mismanagement, and pay disputes.

November 16, 2022 | 03:09 EST

Artwork of tanks and generals from the Imperial Guard in Warhammer 40k

Games Workshop Previews Imperial Guard Codex

Games Workshop previews changes coming soon in the newest Warhammer 40k Imperial Guard codex. This includes revised data cards and new deployment rules.

November 15, 2022 | 03:15 EST

Part of the album artwork for the Welcome to Wildemount album from Critical Role's Scanlan Shorthalt Music

New Album Beckons To Critical Role Fans "Welcome To Wildemount"

Scanlan Shorthalt Music has released a brand new album, Welcome to Wildemount, containing tracks from the Dungeons & Dragons show Critical Role.

November 15, 2022 | 12:00 EST

Artwork showing open and empty treasure chests from Magic The Gathering

Hasbro Stock Down, Report Cites Overproduced Magic

A financial analysis by Bank of America has downgraded Hasbro's stock due to overproduced Magic cards. Their stock has dipped as a result.

November 14, 2022 | 04:28 EST

Promotional image of the Ork Goff Rocker from Warhammer 40k

Ork Goff Rocker Brings Moozik To Warhammer 40k

Games Workshop has revealed new details for their upcoming Warhammer 40k annual holiday promo miniature: The Ork Goff Rocker.

November 12, 2022 | 05:00 EST

Artwork of exotic player races from Spelljammer: Adventures In Space

Wizards Updates D&D Inclusion Review Policy

Wizards of the Coast have officially updated their inclusion review policy in response to problematic content found in the release of Spelljammer.

November 10, 2022 | 03:25 EST

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Star Wars: Shatterpoint Brings 80s Cartoon Thrills

Asmodee Publishing and Atomic Mass Games have announced Star Wars: Shatterpoint, a skirmish miniatures game based on the galaxy far far away.

November 9, 2022 | 02:23 EST

Lego Zelda Project Idea screenshot showing Breath of the Wild.

Lego Zelda Projects Banned On Lego Ideas

Lego Zelda projects can no longer be submitted on Lego Ideas due to an unspecified license conflict, leaving creators in the dark world.

November 9, 2022 | 10:04 EST

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Upper Deck Announces The Boys Trading Cards

Upper Deck have announced that they will be producing official The Boys trading cards, based on the dark superhero satire comic and Amazon Prime series.

November 8, 2022 | 03:15 EST

Promotional artwork of Cyberpunk Edgerunners and Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk Edgerunners Mission Kit Announced

R Talsorian Games have announced the Cyberpunk Edgerunners Mission Kit, a starter box for the Cyberpunk RED TTRPG with everything you need to play.

November 7, 2022 | 02:38 EST

A paladin leaping towards a red dragon in D&D: Honor Among Thieves

D&D: Honor Among Thieves Fails Dex Save, Delayed By Several Weeks

Hasbro and Paramount Pictures have officially announced that the D&D: Honor Among Thieves feature film has been delayed several weeks.

November 4, 2022 | 03:23 EDT

Official logo artwork for Star Wars: The Deckbuilding Game

Star Wars: The Deckbuilding Game Details Revealed

Asmodee and Fantasy Flight Games have revealed new details about Star Wars: The Deckbuilding Game, including core gameplay mechanics.

November 3, 2022 | 12:00 EDT