Dungeons & Dragons has introduced new gender identities and sexual orientations into the Version 5 edition’s core ruleset. That’s great news for a game that is entirely about collaborative storytelling. While there had been nothing to prevent people from playing more than traditional male/female gender identities or any sexual orientation they wanted, it didn’t necessarily more »
The 33 1/3 series of books is a legendary series among music snobs. The books tend to be lengthy explications of one particular album, such as or . And it’s just been announced that in May 2015, this august company will be joined by… Super Mario Bros.?
We aren’t just about video games here at GamerTell. My nerdy travels find me playing board games, ccgs and really anything that seems interesting. The DC Comics Deckbuilding Game (yes, the name is bland) is getting a lot of love in my gaming group right now. A brand new expansion, Heroes Unite, released in February more »
A few days ago Marvel posted a teaser image for Spider-Man with the words “Every single one,” and a silhouette with a bunch of characters. Now they’ve revealed those were all Spider-Men, and they will all appear in the November comic event Spider-Verse. According to writer Dan Slott, every different version of Spidey that has more »
Paizo, makers what is fast becoming (if it isn’t already) the most popular tabletop role playing game, Pathfinder, continues to release books at a steady pace. Their latest, Player Companion: Champions of Balance, adds something to Pathfinder, the spiritual descendent of Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) that’s long been needed: a reason to be something besides a “Good” character.
When Michael Thomasson, of Good Deal Games Homebrew Heaven in Western New York, rode his bicycle to the local Dairy Queen in 1978 with his big brother, it wasn’t a cup of Mr. Misty slushy he spent his quarters on. “instead I saw a huge hulking box in the middle of the restaurant,” Thomasson explained. more »
Recently, it was revealed that Fox bought the film rights for the collectable card game,Magic: The Gathering. This news has been met by confusion by various people, including myself. But after some thought about it, I ended up realizing something. The most difficult thing would be to try to create an original story, especially due to more »
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is a strange kind of game. We don’t know what to expect from it, exactly. It’s apparently doing pretty well in Japan, but it’s also like Square Enix is trying to pressure gamers into loving FFXIII and accepting LIghtning as gaming’s latest savior. Naturally, there’s quite a bit of discussion more »
Oh. Yeah. The holidays are finally upon us and there will plenty of new games and two new consoles. But in order to truly geek out as a gamer sometimes players would want to recieve some nifty toys, books, clothing and other trinkets to show their love of gaming. To offer some guidance in finding more »
It just isn’t fair. Europe is getting all the good things lately, like collector’s editions, better PlayStation Plus games, and such. Now, it’s getting the coolest Collector’s Edition too. A collector’s edition hasn’t even been announced yet for North America. It just isn’t fair. It’s blatant favoritism, I tell you. It isn’t even like we more »
Aksys is getting good at these limited editions. They’ve been stepping up the quality of what you get when you pay a little more, and it shows. Especially with the just announced BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Limited Edition. The PS3 game isn’t out until 2014, but the newly announced collector’s edition makes me want it now. more »
Last month, we reviewed Might and Delight’s Shelter here at GamerTell, and Noah really loved it. He thought it was a great game, especially for $10, and encouraged everyone to buy it. Yet, given how it’s not really mainstream and has an unsual premise, some of you may not have jumped at the opportunity. For more »