Tales of Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation Gameplay

Tales of Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation Gameplay

Oct 17, 2017

Late 2017 promises quite a number of video games based on board and card games. One for the most anticipated of these (and most related to our site) is Tales of Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation. This is a video implementation of the latest member of the Dungeons & Dragons Adventure Board Game Series: Tomb of Annihilation. As such, I have much of my free...

One Deck Dungeon: A First Look

One Deck Dungeon: A First Look

May 19, 2016

  Were you even in the mood for a dungeon crawl board game but not in the mood for the long setup time? One Deck Dungeon may be the answer. In this game, setup is simple: Choose your character (rogue, mage, warrior, or archer) Choose your dungeon (one of four) Shuffle the game’s single deck which contains the obstacles you will face. Wait, what about...

Pineleaf Previews Gnomageddon

Pineleaf Previews Gnomageddon

Feb 13, 2016

Now that Drac has shown us how to create a gnome, I will take a look at a gnome in play. In this video, I take a look at the gnome racial tree, forget to buy some spell components, and test a gnome wizard against the Collaborator.   So, does anyone else think a vorpal mace sounds strange? Pineleaf Needles...

Order of the Stick Reaches 1000 Strips

Order of the Stick Reaches 1000 Strips

Aug 28, 2015

  The Order of the Stick started a little under twelve years ago, soon after the release of the Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 Edition. The comic started mainly as a parody of D&D but has since gained a really epic story line. The last few strips were building to the 100th episode and this strip did not disappoint. If you have never followed The Order of...

A Look at The Legend of Drizzt Board Game

A Look at The Legend of Drizzt Board Game

Mar 21, 2015

In this game, you follow the story of Drizzt and his companions. This series is inspired by a series of books written by R.A. Salvatore. While I have heard of Drizzt, I have never read any of the books (something that I will have to rectify in the near future). As this game is based on a set of stories, the adventures here are more thematic than those in other...

A Look at The Wrath of Ashardalon Board Game

A Look at The Wrath of Ashardalon Board Game

Mar 15, 2015

Today, we will take a look at the second game in the Dungeons & Dragons Board Game series: Wrath of Ashardalon. Contents 41 Dungeon tiles 1 starting tile (double sized) 22 standard dungeon tiles 18 special tiles 6 Dire Chamber tiles 6 Horrid Chamber tiles 3 Alternate start tiles 2 Exit tiles Vault tile 200 cards 30 Monster cards (3 each of 10 different...

A Look at Castle Ravenloft Board Game

A Look at Castle Ravenloft Board Game

Mar 9, 2015

Today, we will take a look at the first of the Dungeons & Dragons board games: Castle Ravenloft. Contents 41 Dungeon tiles 1 starting tile (double sized) 20 normal dungeon tiles 20 named dungeon tiles 200 cards 30 Monster cards (3 each of 10 different monsters) 50 Power cards (10 for each character, generally by class) 45 Treasure cards 10 scenario treasure...

Dungeons & Dragons Adventures System – Initial Impressions

Dungeons & Dragons Adventures System – Initial Impressions

Mar 2, 2015

With all the discussion related to the upcoming Temple of Elemental Evil Board Game, I finally decided to purchase the earlier games in the D&D Adventure System. I have played a few adventures and am ready to share my initial impressions. In this article, I will present my opinions about the system in general. In the upcoming weeks, I will post additional...

Two D&D Related Reviews

Two D&D Related Reviews

Feb 22, 2015

The Dice Tower has released reviews for two upcoming games inspired by Dungeons & Dragons. In these reviews, they take a look at the components of each game and tell us something about how it is played. Whether or not you are interested in Tom’s opinions on these games, you may at least be interested in having a look at the components. The first of...