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Publisher: Wizards of the Coast<p>MYTH DRANNOR, city of glory. We shall not see its like again<p>PERHAPS YOU’VE HEARD ITS SHINING STORY.. of a time when …

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Dungeons and Donald: if Trump were a dungeon master

The @DungeonsDonald parody Twitter account combines shooping, RPGs and politics to make D&D great again.<p>Nobody reads the Monster Manual more than me. …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

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Make This DIY Camping Grill Using Just a Log

This makeshift camping grill is called a Swedish Torch, and will burn at an even temperature long enough to cook your meal.<p>Cooking while camping typically requires a burner and grill, but if you've forgotten your gas grill or just don't want to pack it, you have an alternative to cooking over the …

The Best Travel Apps You Can Use Offline

Whether you need directions, a lift, or just a little entertainment, these apps do the job without having to rely on elusive cellphone signals.<p>Even the best app collection is useless in the face of bad cell phone coverage—or, for world travelers, the extortionate price of data roaming. (There's …

$69 Flights to Caribbean Paradise? You Bet!

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Genervacation: why the ‘bank of mum and dad’ now offers travel

The “bank of mum and dad”, that increasingly common source of financial support for young adults struggling with student loans and booming house prices, is going into the travel business.<p>Tourism experts are predicting a surge this year in the number of parents planning to take their cash-strapped …

Parenting

Lack of This Type of Sleep Linked To Emotional Distress - PsyBlog

Disturbed sleep and the vicious circle that links it to chronic depression and anxiety.<p>A lack of REM sleep may raise the risk of chronic depression …

6 Unforgettable Adventure Vacations to Take In 2016

Travel to these American hot spots for the thrill of a lifetime<p>The value of your vacation isn’t found on your phone’s camera roll. It’s in your brain—the memories lodged so deeply that they’re still vivid years later.<p>There’s a trick to forming them: Rev up your heart rate in a new …

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Watch a Mixologist Whip Up 100 Years of Drinks in Two Minutes

Long before Carrie Bradshaw sipped Cosmopolitans and James Bond swilled vodka martinis, cocktail enthusiasts savored a range of classic libations: …

Kids' picture books celebrate black history

In honor of Black History Month, Eliot Schrefer recommends four picture books for young readers that celebrate the lives of black people across the globe.<p><b>Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass</b><p>Written by Dean Robbins, illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko<p>Orchard Books / …

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Review: William Shatner’s Leonard is a eulogy for his Star Trek co-star

Sometimes, it takes reading a book about Leonard Nimoy to realize just how little you know about Leonard Nimoy. Such as: Did you know that, while hustling as a bit-part actor in mid-1950s Hollywood, Leonard Nimoy took a job as a cab driver? And did you know that in his capacity as a cabbie, he once …

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February

From rediscovered greats by Octavia Butler to the sixth novel from a prodigious talent, there’s a lot to get excited about this month<p>What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The …

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The Guardians of the Galaxy are Revealed for Marvel Universe Miniature Game

I’m really looking forward to getting my hands on each starting team for the upcoming <b>Knight Models</b> game <b>Marvel Universe Miniature Game</b>. With the</b> …

Here's Where And When To Fly When You're Poor But Need A Vacation

The world is one big copy of “Eat Pray Love,” and you're Julia Roberts, baby!<p>So what if you just got off a month-and-a-half stretch where you …

Learn five important knots to use while camping

CAMPING<p>Workshop<p>Learn five important knots and how and when to use them while camping.<p><b>When, where:</b> 6:30 to 8:30 p.m Wednesday at the REI store in Arcadia, 214 N. Santa Anita Ave.<p><b>Admission, info:</b> $20 members, $40 nonmembers. (626) 447-1062<p>WINTER SPORTS<p>Workshop<p>Learn all about avalanches and what to do …

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The 25 best games of 2015: top five – hulking monsters and epic quests

Blood, sand and chaos – our five favourite video games of the year<p>The 25 best games of 2015: 25-21 The 25 best games of 2015: 20-16 The 25 best games of 2015: 15-11 The 25 best games of 2015: 10-6<p>Here they are: the five best games of 2015. After a week of discussion, controversy and disbelief, we …

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Why one of D&D's biggest video game devs thinks that tabletop game has lost its way

Dungeons and Dragons is dear to Feargus Urquhart's heart.<p>But ask the man behind so many adaptations of D&D video games to ignore his emotions and he'll tell you that the '70s fantasy tabletop role-playing game may have lost its way.<p>In part, that's why Obsidian Entertainment recently cut a deal with …

The best tabletop RPGs of 2014, finalists from Board Game Geek

The folks at BoardGameGeek.com aren't just fans of board games. They're also rabid tabletop role-playing fans. As part of their annual Golden Geek Awards, the community has voted on their picks for the best RPGs of 2014. Fans of video games, and those who make them, should take a look at the exotic …

Indie Megabooth heads to PAX East 2015 with over 75 tabletop and video games

The Indie Megabooth is taking over PAX East for the fourth year in a row next month, with the 2015 incarnation of the complex set to feature games from more than 75 independent developers, the Megabooth's organizers announced today.<p>Once again, the booth will consist of three distinct areas: the …

Skyworld and SteamVR could change the way we play tabletop war games

The Skyworld demo shown at Valve's GDC meetings for the HTC Vive begins with a table rising up out of the ground. It flips over, revealing a beautifully animated city, allowing you to walk around the structure while leaning in to peer at any of the many details. Imagine the most ornate example of …

Dad Builds Ultimate Tabletop Wargaming Room

Crazed tabletop gamer Helge, who runs the blog Wargaming Workshop, has built the ultimate wargaming room. The spacious, carpeted, and well-lit room is big enough to house a 4′ x 8′ terrain board and up to six players.<p>The room also features a dedicated painting station and dedicated terrain making …

Pillars of Eternity creators plan to expand with tabletop RPG, card game

<i>Pillars of Eternity</i> launched March 26 to a very strong critical reception and its maker, Obsidian Entertainment, is not standing pat. A physical card game and a tabletop roleplaying game are both in the works, Obsidian's CEO told PC Gamer.<p>Feargus Urquhart said the card game will come first, and …

The New Generation of Sex-Centric Tabletop RPGs

Role-playing games are finally allowing player characters to fall in love and have sex, with decidedly mixed results.<p><i>Note: Some of the images below depict violence and sex in ways that might disturb some readers.</i><p>In the 70s, when tabletop games like Dungeons & Dragons were first winning the hearts …

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TableTop Day: Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton urge you to ‘play more games’ | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Settle into a comfy chair and break out your lucky dice — it’s time for the third annual International TableTop Day, brought to you by Geek & Sundry, and noted board game enthusiasts Felicia Day and Wil Wheaton.<p>Not only will tabletop players around the globe celebrate their love of board games, but …

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Consumers Turning To Tabletop Options In Backlash Against Video Games

By Daniel Kelly<p>PHILADELPHIA, April 12 (Reuters) - When Justin Becker moved into a new home in south Philadelphia, he set the TV and video games in the unfinished basement, leaving his three children free to go down and watch when they wanted. The board games stayed upstairs in the living room.<p>It …

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