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Dorks and Dragons

Monday, May 26, 2008 | 10:39 PM | by
This is a pretty cool tattoo, if I do say so myself. But I may be biased.

So I hear the Dungeon and Dragons 4th Edition is releasing next week. I've never played a single dice roll's worth of DnD, but it's always intrigued me.

Growing up I guess I was just never hanging around in the groups that contained people interested in DnD, but I remember at one point I bought some of the books just for the hell of it. I remember not having the slightest clue what any of those ridiculous stats were, but I still thought all the descriptions were pretty neat.

A few times I tried to get into the whole DnD roleplaying thing the best I could with both Neverwinter Nights 1 and 2 (not talking about single player stuff), but it never really stuck, and I know it wouldn't have been like real DnD anyway.

Hopefully someday they'll successfully translate the DnD experience to something that can be played online. In the meantime, the closest I get is my miniature wargaming, with Warmachine, which I absolutely love.

Still, reading bits here and there about the new DnD rules and how they're evolving the franchise sounds pretty cool. Maybe someday...

More DnD

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 | 02:35 PM | by
I wasn't exactly talking about Dungeons and Dragons Online, which I have played and is just an MMO set in the DnD universe rather than an actual DnD game run by a GM and tailored to the players involved.

Still, people have been telling me that DnD 4th edition will feature some sort of online version of play. I''ll have to look into that.