Daniel Washington

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Dungeons & Dragons: The revival of a 'geeky' pastime

<b>The world of tabletop gaming was once the preserve of nervous teenage boys holed up in dark basements and bedrooms. But as shows like Stranger Things tap into the rose-tinted nostalgia of afternoons spent playing Dungeons & Dragons, could it be that the geeks have inherited more than Middle …

Board Games

This Girls Middle School D&D Club Is a Font of Inspiration

<i>We love showcasing fantastic community stories from gamers all over the world! From the mother and daugther who bake boardgame-inspired cakes to the</i> …

Board Games

Quick-Pickled Charred Vegetables

I’m finicky about my pickles, and declare this technique nothing short of amazing. The only trick is to avoid vegetables that soften quickly, like …

Cooking

BioWare Wants to Solve the Problem of Multiplayer Storytelling in ‘Anthem’

Every player in BioWare’s upcoming online role-playing game “Anthem” will be the hero of their own story, general manager Casey Hudson assured fans …

RPGs

How To Create Your First Dungeons & Dragons Character

It's a good time to get into Dungeons & Dragons, the role-playing game featured in <i>Stranger Things</i> and the podcast The Adventure Zone. The game has …

Board Games

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

Baking

This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Cooking

Play The Critical Companion Roles With D&D Character Sheets Inspired By ‘Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire’

In case you missed it, the <b>Critical Role cast has partnered with Obsidian Entertainment</b> to voice several characters of <b>Pillars of Eternity II: …

Board Games

19 Posts You'll Laugh At If You're Proud Of Your Nerdiness

"Viggo Mortensen's appeal as Aragorn is 90% the way he opens doors."

Star Trek

A binge-watching guide to Stargate: SG-1's Samantha Carter

It’s been more than 20 years since <i>Stargate: SG-1</i> debuted on our television screens, and more than 10 years since it left. We have a lot of reasons to …

TV

These Critical Role-Inspired Dice Are Truly Majestic

<i>Critical Role is Geek & Sundry’s live Dungeons & Dragons show, featuring Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer and his troupe of fellow voice actors. Catch</i> …

Board Games

How To Make A Game: Four Great Online Resources for Aspiring Designers

<i>Love board games? So do we! Join host Becca Scott here on Geek & Sundry for Game the Game, where she breaks out the best games in tabletop and plays</i> …

The Stovetop Quiche I Made Entirely by Accident Might Just Be My New Favorite Dinner

A frittata is my reliable clean-out-the-fridge, skip-the-trip-to-the-grocery-store dinner. But my frittata plans were foiled the other night when I …

Bourbon Old Fashioned Glazed Pecans

Combine the bourbon and the dried cherries in a small bowl and set aside to soak for 30 minutes. In another small bowl, combine the brown sugar, …

18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …

Dungeons & Dragons isn't a weird game for nerds. It's a creative outlet for people like me.

There are a few reasons that I think there's been a surge of interest in Dungeons & Dragons in the last few years. The cultural icons of my generations — and I'm now in my 40s — have all become nostalgic. For example, if you look at "Stranger Things," you'll see all the movie posters that my …

Board Games

I Made Those 2-Ingredient Weight Watchers Bagels and They Were Surprisingly Decent

“Diet” recipes are unnecessary, but this one is actually pretty good<p>Dear reader, I’ve stumbled into a Pinterest-hole of two-ingredient bagels and I …

The Mouthwatering Dinner You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients (And Kids Love It, Too)

A Dutch baby is basically a pancake and a popover combined—and it will quickly become an easy dinner go-to.<p>I always thought Dutch baby pancakes had …

Breakfast

A Cousin of the Martini, the Alaska, Strikes Gold

Sometimes you want a martini. And sometimes you want something like a martini, but are not sure exactly what.<p>That second, uncertain feeling appears to be benefiting an old cocktail. The Alaska is a gin drink, like the martini, but instead of dry vermouth, it calls for yellow Chartreuse, the …

Greenwich Village

Bourbon Glaze Recipe

"This glaze is great on grilled chicken or salmon."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup bourbon whiskey<p>1/2 cup brown sugar<p>1 cup ketchup<p>2 teaspoons Worcestershire …

Enjoy Four Elated, Confused, Hesitant, Playful Minutes of Jeff Goldblum Just Making Random Noises

Take a moment to think of a Jeff Goldblum role you absolutely hate. Having a hard time coming up with one? That’s because bad Goldblum performances …

Jeff Goldblum

The Rock’s Very Honest CRISPR Tweet Sends Science Community into Frenzy

Before he was The Rock, Dwayne Johnson was a science major.<p>The hotly anticipated video game-turned-romcom, <i>Rampage</i>, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson …

The Best Cheeses For Grilled Cheese, According To People Who Truly Know

This'll inspire you to take your relationship with grilled cheese to the next level.<p>Warning: American cheese has no place in this story.<p>While it’s hard to deny the melty perfection of a diner-style grilled cheese sandwich made with slices of American cheese or even Kraft singles, most experts …

Cooking

How To Make A Game: Playtesting Advice From Game Designers

So you’ve designed a game. You had a great idea, come up with some rules, and you even made a prototype. Now you’re ready to launch a Kickstarter and …

11 Games You Didn't Know About (But Should)

We cover a <i>lot</i> of games here on IGN, but amid all the noise it can be difficult for some of the most quietly creative games to be heard.<p>Here are 11 …

The Radical Freedom of Dungeons & Dragons

The FBI certainly knew who he was. Between 1980 and 1995, agents compiled a dossier on the gaming company TSR Inc. and Gygax, its founder. In 1980, a …

Dungeons and Dragons, Not Chess and Go: Why AI Needs Roleplay

Everyone had died—not that you’d know it, from how they were laughing about their poor choices and bad rolls of the dice. As a social anthropologist, …

Artificial Intelligence

Wyrd Launches Creature Feature Painting Contest

In the miniatures world, there’s a lot of human and humanoid models. You know, two arms, two legs, a head, normally with some form of armor. *yawn* …

Painting

Easy Chicken Fajita Marinade Recipe

"This is a simple fajita marinade that has been bounced around in my family for at least 15 years. It's simple, tasty, easily altered for a twist on …

‘Zodiac’: David Fincher’s Historical Accuracy Is More Specific Than You Can Imagine — Watch

Cinema is full of movies based on true stories, but none are as specific in detail as "Zodiac."<p>The true crime story is one of the most enduring …