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The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Starting A Cleric In D&D

Clerics are the embodiment of their deity’s blessings. They wield magic and travel the land in the name of their god, looking pretty cool while they …

You will soon be able to take the Eurostar direct to Amsterdam

The route will be open by the end of the year<p>The Eurostar news we've been waiting for ever since what feels like the start of time is finally here - we will soon be able to travel direct to Amsterdam by train.<p>If you love the city as much as we do, imagine how amazing it will be when you can reach …

One-Page Dungeons Are Proof Good Things Come In Small Packages

Dungeon Masters: Would you like to know something that may change the way you think about creating adventures, and will also help eliminate a great …

Galaxy S8 owners can upload 100,000 songs to Google Play Music

Samsung has historically been guilty of loading up its smartphones with apps that duplicate features already found in Android. The company's software game has definitely improved over the years, though, and Samsung appears to be focusing more on what it does best and leaving the software to others. …

How To Make Awesome Japanese Curry From Bricks

Hi, I’m Chris Kohler, Kotaku’s new Features Editor. I’d like to introduce myself to you by talking about how much I love the Super Nintendo, or …

What I’ve Learned From Tinkering With the Raspberry Pi for Five Years

Today is Pi Day and what better way to celebrate everyone’s favorite mathematical constant than by taking a look back at everyone’s favorite $35 …

Adam Savage Builds a Replica of Chewbacca’s Iconic Bandolier From Scratch

For his latest project in Tested‘s <i>One Day Builds</i> series, Adam Savage built an incredible <i>Star Wars</i> replica of Chewbacca‘s iconic bandolier from …

Have Spare Time? Try To Discover A Planet

Astronomers are offering the general public a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: the chance to discover a new planet in our solar system.<p>Many astronomers now think there may be a massive, undiscovered planet lurking in the far reaches of our solar system. Right now, however, the existence of this …

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

Planning just got WAY easier.<p>It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and …

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Astronomers are relying on amateurs with telescopes to unlock the secrets of the cosmos

The hustle and bustle of daily life is a stark contrast to the tranquility of the night sky.<p>The stars are the same, year after year. So much so that many of the very names we use for the stars and constellations are thousands of years old. Ancient Greek and Arabic astronomers had almost exactly the …

All the holiday shipping deadlines you need to know

Christmas is one week away. Whether you are sending gifts direct from Amazon or another online retailer or shipping boxes of presents yourself, you've got some important deadlines fast approaching. See below for the cutoff dates for guaranteed Christmas delivery, from USPS, UPS and Fedex to Amazon, …

Make Your D&D Characters Easier To Manage With These Online Resources

The internet is a central part of modern life. We shop there, we talk there and we watch cat videos there. Many <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> players play there, …

Many out-of-print D&D classics resurrected for print on demand

Dungeons & Dragons is now enshrined in the National Toy Hall of Fame and is well into its 5th Edition, but if recent releases like <i>Volo’s Guide to</i> …

An Investigator’s Guide to the Games in the Arkham Horror Files

H.P. Lovecraft’s pop cultural influence is strongly linked to the Cthulhu Mythos, a collection of stories building a world of horror at the …

3DS Streetpass Plaza Limit Increasing From 10 To 100 With Premium Update

Available after today’s Nintendo Direct, a premium update to the Nintendo 3DS’ Streetpass Plaza will speed up functionality and increase the number …

15 Reasons Why You Should Go to Iceland On Your Next Vacation

Consider this your must-see list.<p>There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those …

Making Gundam Models Is Hard Even For Gundam Models

You know what, for an amphibious mobile suit with iron pinchers, MSM-07 isn’t <i>too</i> shabby at model making.<p>Twitter user TKvirtualworld created this …

D&D on your tablet and in your browser, complete with dice and a Dungeon Master

Bring your party together and play, wherever they are<p>Roll20, one of the most popular virtual tabletop solutions, will now offer officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons content from Wizards of the Coast. The browser-based software includes both video and voice chat, and even integrates with Google …

The Best Castles to See in Germany

How to make your trip to Germany the stuff of legends.<p>What is a vacation to Germany without a peek at its famous castles? Capturing important moments …

A Sumo Dude Playing A Japanese Arcade Game

They don’t call sumo wrestler Tanikawayama “Drum Killa” for nothing.<p>Actually, that’s what sumo wrestler Masakatsu Ishiura calls him in this clip he …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Build Your Own External SSD For Cheaper, Faster Storage

External hard drives are ubiquitous, cheap, and great for backing up your files. But if you’ve ever tried to use one actively to edit, search, or …

Japan This: The Ultimate Online English-Language Guide to Authentic, Historical Tokyo

Japan This is a historical photoblog by longterm Tokyo resident Marky Star devoted to the quirky history of Tokyo and the surrounding region. If …

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

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Why Dungeons Dragons quickly became my PC game to beat

You probably haven't noticed yet, but there's a PC gaming revolution taking place right under your nose – and no, it's not virtual reality. Oddly …

Pokémon vs Gundam

Reader Khris likes <i>Pokémon</i>. He also likes <i>Gundam</i>. Here are three model kits that combine both of those things to <i>excellent</i> effect.<p>If you’re a serious</i> …

Here’s how to use the Edge screen on Galaxy S7 Edge

For the past few years, since the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung has built special versions of its flagship phones with an ‘Edge’ screen. Initially, with the Galaxy Note Edge, the single, large curved secondary display was mostly there to show off what Samsung could build rather than being particularly …

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It's Been A Mythical Month, Celebi

Time’s almost up for the second Mythical Pokémon in this year’s monthly celebration of two decades of pocket monsters. As collector fever begins to …