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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 33 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 3)

For our final Essen 2014 preview episode we give out thoughts on nine more upcoming releases, one went missing somehow.
We cover Hyperborea, Panthalos, Clinic, Waggle Dance, Castle Crush!, Melee, Colt Express, Neptun and Hoyuk. We look at the information available prerelease and rate them each as either a Treasure or a Trap.

THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 33 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL (part 3) 

 
 
 

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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 31 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 1)

Essen fever has swept into the Game Pit and excitement levels are peaking.
Ronan and Sean use the Treasure Hunt format to look ahead at some of the games coming out in the Essen Spiel that have caught their interest for one reason or another.
The boys decide based on the information they have, if the games will be treasure or trap.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 31 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL
 
 
 

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[2 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D Monster Manual: Available Today!

Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the release of the second of three core rulebooks for the highly-anticipated Tyranny of Dragons storyline – the Monster Manual. Optimized for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Monster Manual unearths creatures that characters might encounter over the course of their adventures.

The Monster Manual is among one of the many product offerings that will be rolling-out this year. For more information and to learn about the latest product offerings go to DungeonsandDragons.com.

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 30 – Picking Over the Bones

Four more games slip into the depths of the pit and are picked over at length by Ronan and Sean. The games talked over are Libertalia, Greed, Gloom and Praetor.
Also in this episode we have a sneak peek at King Down which is currently on Kickstarter – King Down Kickstarter Link.
**We have experienced more technical issues and apologise for any reduction in sound quality. We are working hard to rectify the problems**
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 30 – PICKING OVER THE BONES

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[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Catan – Collector’s Edition – Ancient Egypt Releasing November 2014

The sun of Catan rises over the hot desert sands of Ancient Egypt. Klaus Teuber has re-worked his masterpiece The Settlers of Catan™ for this unique collector’s edition. Settle along the banks of the Nile during the time of the Pharaohs. With the help of your oxcart, you build small villages and great temples styled after some of the most interesting buildings of Egyptian antiquity.

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[30 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
PAX Prime – D&D Announces New Digital Offerings for 2015

Today, Wizards of the Coast provided a glimpse of what Dungeons & Dragons will offer in 2015, with new digital offerings set in the Forgotten Realms from partners including Backflip Studios, Beamdog and Cryptic Studios with Perfect World Entertainment.
Throughout 2014, D&D has ignited excitement in the game industry with a celebration of the brand’s 40th anniversary, the launch of new rules for the tabletop RPG, and the exciting and engaging Tyranny of Dragons storyline.
Digital plans for next year were revealed at PAX Prime today during the “2015 Videogames in the …

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[30 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D – Acquisitions Inc. – Tune In!

Tune-in to the highly anticipated (and hysterical) Dungeons & Dragons live game, Acquisitions Inc. tonight (Saturday, August 30)!
Livestreaming on the D&D site – http://dnd.wizards.com/playevents/conventions/paxprime – the mayhem begins at 8pm PST, and features Jerry Holkins, Mike Krahulik, Scott Kurtz and Morgan Webb as they wade once more into almost certain doom, courtesy of Dungeon Master extraordinaire, Chris Perkins.
Fans attending PAX Prime can watch the mayhem live at Benaroya Hall (seating is first come, first served).

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[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D Player’s Handbook: Available Today!

 

 
Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the release of the first of three core rulebooks for the highly-anticipated Tyranny of Dragons storyline. Optimized for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Player’s Handbook contains everything players need to create heroic characters with rich backgrounds and compelling capabilities, ready for adventure.

 
Also released today, Hoard of the Dragon Queen is the first of two adventures in the Tyranny of Dragons story arc. This adventure provides everything a Dungeon Master needs to create an exciting and memorable …

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[14 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D Kicks Off Tyranny of Dragons

The biggest and most exciting year for Dungeons & Dragons hits a pivotal moment today as the Tyranny of Dragons storyline kicks-off. This rich new narrative challenges players around the world to rise up against hoards of evil dragons, including Tiamat, the most fearsome dragon in D&D’s history! With a full suite of entertainment offerings already starting to roll-out, and many more exciting launches slated for later this year, Tyranny of Dragons offers action-packed play experiences for digital and tabletop RPG players alike.

The new Tyranny of Dragons module for the …

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[19 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
D&D Starter Set Available Today AND Wizards Of The Coast Interview Where YOU Can Get Involved

It’s been a long time since we have done this but this seems like a GREAT time to offer another 2D6.org Interview where YOU can ask your questions!
As you may know (if not see the 2 press releases below) the Great-Grandfather of all RPG’s is about to release its 5th edition on to the public. It’s no secret that I am an old school RPG’er (how old school? I have the original Red Box.. not that one… the ORIGINAL from the late 70’s). So it should come as no surprise …