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“The Truth about Dungeons & Dragons”

**Update**W.D Prescott  just posted that he just shared the video, and that DKlarations actually compiled it. I blame the Internet for communications, and we still think W.D. is awesome for sharing it.** The video lays out one of the best (and most entertaining) explanations of the game. For years, I’ve tried to explain to people that […]

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“Dysentery”

“I’ve got something to send you,” said Jeremy, my old producer from Wired.com, while we were chatting on Facebook. He asked for my address, but I forgot that he’d done that. We generally reminisce about the good, old days. We don’t spend much time buying each other gifts. When the package showed up today, I […]

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Entry #7: Their Adventure Continues to This Day

Two weeks ago, I announced that we would give away 5 copies of Dungeons & Dreamers (coming in March 2014) for the best stories about playing Dungeons & Dragons, or MMORPGS, or role-playing games, or computer games in general. The rules aren’t really important. Telling us a good story about playing games with friends is the key […]

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Entry #6: The Halo Effect

Earlier this week, I announced that we would give away 5 copies of Dungeons & Dreamers (coming in March 2014) for the best stories about playing Dungeons & Dragons, or MMORPGS, or role-playing games, or computer games in general. The rules aren’t really important. Telling us a good story about playing games with friends is the key […]

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Entry #5: The Last Game

Earlier this week, I announced that we would give away 5 copies of Dungeons & Dreamers (coming in March 2014) for the best stories about playing Dungeons & Dragons, or MMORPGS, or role-playing games, or computer games in general. The rules aren’t really important. Telling us a good story about playing games with friends is the key […]

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The Paradox of Choice: A story about games and storytelling

“Video games, however, can ask that we experience not only empathy but agency too. You don’t just feel with characters, you feel through them. You bind yourself to them and become temporarily responsible for their life onscreen. Whatever happens, you’re in it together.” — Tevis Thompson, Half-Lives: The Walking Dead: 400 Days, Sorcery!, and Depression […]

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