Ryan Thomason

First Impressions: D&D Dungeon Master’s Guide 5th Edition

First Impressions: D&D Dungeon Master’s Guide 5th Edition

Finally, the core books are complete for 5th Edition of Dungeons and Dragons! In a nutshell, the DM Guide essentially serves to give you inspiration and easy guidelines to follow that will spark the imagination to create adventures for your players to explore and enjoy. You get world-building tools, tips and tricks, optional game rules […]

 Ryan Thomason

WPR First Look Reviews: D&D 5th Edition Monster Manual

WPR First Look Reviews: D&D 5th Edition Monster Manual

Mmmm, what have your brought to me young adventurer? A fresh D&D Monster Manual? deep sniff Oh yes, I know of this book. Foolish one that you are. I can now feel the looming fear from your adventuring party, is that your collective legs twitching that is causing such a rumble? Fear not, as I […]

 Ryan Thomason

D&D Dungeon Command – Demands Your Attention

D&D Dungeon Command – Demands Your Attention

You know a game performs on the fun factor for an entire group of beginners when even though you spent that first hour and a half learning the mechanics, it’s all you want to play until the next board-gaming session.

 Ryan Thomason

Geek Dad Report: Achievement Unlocked! I Made My First Tabletop D&D Character

Geek Dad Report: Achievement Unlocked! I Made My First Tabletop D&D Character

After 30 years of sucking oxygen out of the air, I finally did it. I found a Tabletop D&D group and made my first character.

 Evan Burkey

PAX Prime – Neverwinter

A return to the ever popular setting of The Forgotten Realms, Neverwinter is a new free to play MMO from the developer behind Champions Online: Free For All and Star Trek Online, Cryptic Studios. I got a chance to check out The Foundry feature in Neverwinter, and it has made my hype for this game […]

 Ryan Thomason

One Dungeons and Dragons to Rule Them All

D&D 5th Edition will enter Open Beta? Is this true? *rolls d20* …Apparently so.

 Ryan Thomason

WPR Goes Back to the Tables with Legend of Drizzt

WPR Goes Back to the Tables with Legend of Drizzt

The hardest thing about getting review copies of amazing board games, is finding someone to play with you. Especially if your wife gives you a funny look when you ask her.

 Ryan Thomason

New D&D Limited Edition Dragons Collector Set

New D&D Limited Edition Dragons Collector Set

What, this is totally a cool adult thing to buy if you’re into D&D. Or, if you have a kid that likes Dragons, Expensive Dragons, That they can’t touch. Ever. Ok, Maybe just not until they’re in their 20’s.

 Evan Burkey

PAX’s Aquisitions Inc Live Adventure Now On The Internets, Hilarity Ensues

PAX’s Aquisitions Inc Live Adventure Now On The Internets, Hilarity Ensues

One of PAX’s most popular events is now on the internet, and finally us plebeians can experience the wonder of Acquisitions Inc: The Last Will and Testament of James Darkmagic I

 Ryan Thomason

WPR Talks to R.A. Salvatore, We Are Humbled

WatchPlayRead got a chance to talk to someone we consider THE modern fantasy writer of our time, R.A. Salvatore! We talk about the Neverwinter Series, D&D, Killing off Chewbaca for George Lucas, and more from the brilliant author.

 Ryan Thomason

The Adventures of Eric and Goosh: Which dice do I roll again?

Sorry for the much too long delay, have no fear, Eric and Goosh are still here! Stay tuned because a new short written comic will be available every TUESDAY AND THURSDAY from now until the end of time.

 Ryan Thomason

D&D Announcement: It’s Time you went to Neverwinter!

If you are planning on going to Gen Con 2011, in Indy, you’ll be in for a treat.

 

The Do’s and Don’ts of D&D

The Do’s and Don’ts of D&D

Recently have I changed from “video game playing geek” to the scary sub-levels of “Magic the Gathering playing geek” and some may even say, scarier still, “D&D playing geek”. In my few short months of playing, I’ve learned many things I wish I had known earlier. Now I shall impart my knowledge to you.

 Ryan Thomason

Old Fashion D&D is Getting Straight Up Tactical

Old Fashion D&D is Getting Straight Up Tactical

That is, if you’re lucky enough to be in an area that has a shop running this new Lair Assault in-store play program!

 Ryan Thomason

Comic Review, Dark Sun #4 & #5

Comic Review, Dark Sun #4 & #5

I’m a sucker for most things in the Fantasy genre, though I’ve always had an interest in playing Dungeons and Dragons, I’ve just never been able to fine like minded people to play a good old table top version rolling dice and all. I know for sure though, when I do play, it will be […]