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How to Build a High-End Gaming Table for as Little as $150

I can’t imagine any devoted tabletop or role-playing gamer who hasn’t, at one point or another, sketched out his or her ideal gaming table, one that’s the perfect size and height, with proper places for dice, rule books, and beverages. One that is truly versatile and can handle all types of games, …

Is the Moathouse the Perfect Low-Level Dungeon?

Very few adventures can be played in any edition of D&D and still be awesome. The Moathouse, from <i>T1 The Village of Hommlet</i>, is one of those …

Board Games

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

NASA Has Trialled an Engine That Would Take Us to Mars in 10 Weeks

And may have inadvertently created a warp drive in the process.<p>NASA scientists have reported that they've successfully tested an engine called the …

Closest single star like our sun may have habitable planet

An international team of astronomers has discovered that Tau Ceti, one of the closest and most Sun-like stars, may host five planets -- with one in …

Why You Should Wrap Your Survival Knife with 550 Para Cord

If so, please join the numerous people who receive <b>exclusive bug out bag and survival tips</b>, and <b>get a FREE COPY of my eBook, 10 Survival Items from</b> …

Survivalism

One Page Dungeon WIP

I totally didn't realise that we were most of the way through the One-Page Dungeon contest, so I've started scribbling some ideas down. An ancient …

[Sunday Map] Kevin Campbell’s Classic Dungeon Level 1

Another Kevin Campbell piece for this Sunday. My love of Kevin’s work includes his free approach to angles, building maps that are more rounded or …

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Polygon plays D&D, with special guest star Crag T'Nelson

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Fantasy Grounds</i> is a software platform that lets you play tabletop role-playing games with your friends through Steam. They recently added officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition content, which contains all of the information found in the …

Nasa says EmDrive does work and it may have also created a Star Trek warp drive

Nasa has tested an electromagnetic propulsion drive in a vacuum and sent beams faster than the speed of light.<p>Nasa has been testing a highly …

Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

NASA is reportedly working on technology that could take us to the moon faster than a cross-country flight.<p>Potentially good news for those who want to zip around our solar system, and beyond, at speeds approaching that of light -- and maybe even faster.<p>NASA, according to NASASpaceFlight.com, is …

Space Travel

VASIMR Magnetic Plasma Rocket Could Send Humans To Mars In Just 39 Days

As reported by HuffPost Science: A new type of rocket that could send humans to Mars in less than six weeks instead of six months or longer may be …

How Alien Planets Can Change Each Other's Habitability Over Eons

A new study sheds light on how exoplanets in tightly-packed solar systems interact with each other gravitationally by affecting one another's …

Universe

Intelligent aliens are (probably) huge, says researcher

It is doubtful humans are alone in the universe, at least when it comes to intelligent beings, and one researcher claims the intelligent aliens that …

meet the players who will be rolling initiative in our tabletop rpg show

We’re shooting the Tabletop RPG show all this week. Yesterday was our first day of production, and we had so much fun, eleven hours of nonstop work …

Board Games

The making of the biggest Skyrim mod ever

<i>This article was originally published in</i> <i>PC Gamer issue 276. For more quality articles about all things PC gaming, you can subscribe now in the UK and</i> …

Ancient lake on Mars could be a prime target in search for life

When the next rover begins to ramble across the arid surface of Mars in search of signs of ancient life, where should it look?<p>A team of Brown …

Geophysics

ynn.io is for sale!

A domain name like ynn.io has all the characteristics of a great domain. See the listing<p>Short<p>A one word domain is extremely rare and great investment …

Pillars of Eternity: Combat, Conversation and More - IGN Plays - IGN Video

Justin Davis and James Duggan explore the tutorial area of Pillars of Eternity.

Gaming

Ted Cruz: 'I'm running for president'

<b>Lynchburg, Virginia (CNN) —</b> Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand from Texas, became the first Republican to announce his campaign for the presidency, and he spent Monday morning telling a crowd at the largest Christian university in the world to imagine what the country will be like when he …

Republicans

Help NASA solve space’s mysteries with this asteroid app

There are millions of asteroids in the Solar System and relatively few astronomers to track them. They’d hate to miss that one dangerous rogue headed on a collision course with Earth.<p>So NASA has made it easier for the amateur stargazer to record and compare their discoveries and put extra eyes on …

Astronomy

Jupiter's Ganymede has underground ocean: One more 'soggy' moon

Astronomers have found the most conclusive evidence yet that a large watery ocean lies beneath the surface of Jupiter's moon Ganymede.<p>With the discovery, Ganymede joins Enceladus and Europa as another moon in the solar system with a confirmed subterranean ocean.<p>"The solar system is now looking like …

Astronomy

Neverwinter will be making its triumphant voyage onto Xbox One on March 31st | On MSFT

For those that did not know, Neverwinter is a popular Dungeons and Dragons free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game for the …

Gaming

Confessions of a newbie Dungeons and Dragons player

The following was submitted and authored by Tanya Logan. Some of you may know her best for the Ugly Christmas beholder sweater which was viral this …

Board Games

An RPG With No Wizards Or Spaceships? Sign Me Up

I'm very much into the premise of Kingdom Come Deliverance, which is a medieval RPG that's all about history. No monsters, no magic, no witches, no …

What's Up at WotC?

Joe Kushner of the blog Appendix N isn't happy with the support WotC has given 5e:<br>Wizards of the Coast just released something called "Unearthed …

What could kill Obamacare

Republicans have tried to kill Obamacare more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court couldactually do it with a single ruling.<p>Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Obamacare enrollees can keep their subsidies.<p>A ruling against the Obama administration could send Obamacare into a death …

Health Care

Wizards of the Coast - AD&D 2nd Ed.

Products found in this section...<p>Sort by:<p>Eternally does the Lord of Nessus scheme, and his designs are for all eternity; In the pit of Hell do the …

Board Games

Company Seeks Skilled, Motivated Dungeon Master

The online roleplaying game community Roll20 just posted a job opening that is basically a nerd's dream come true.<p>Unemployed nerds, rejoice! The online roleplaying game community Roll20 just posted a job opening for a game master (also known as a dungeon master) with a "comprehensive understanding …