This year is the 40th anniversary of Dungeons and Dragons. So, in celebration of that, and in light of the fact that D&D released a new edition this summer, I’ve been posting some stories I have of playing Dungeons and Dragons and other role-playing games.
Last month, Wizards of the Coast launched the new Player’s Handbook for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition. This hopefully means that there will be lots of new players joining the game, some of them experiencing role-playing for the first time. So I thought this would be a fun opportunity to talk about a salient point that every role-player deals with at least once in his or her life:
The dice want you dead.
The latest episode of “Because Comics” is live! In this episode, Jay and Mike recommend “Swamp Thing” and “Black Widow,” and then, in the spirit of convention season, Mike discusses “Archie & Friends” #156, where the gang dresses up in costume and heads down to Comic-Con, filled with glorious off-model cameos! Plus, we play “Who Am I,” and Mike gets a bit too cocky…