Playmates Flaunts Its Turtle Power (Again!)

I am a Ninja Turtle hipster. I discovered the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness RPG in 1985, which was my gateway to Eastman and Laird’s original Mirage Studios comic. In the decades to follow the TMNT franchise went through a number of distinct mutations, but few have proved as satisfying as its current Nickelodeon Studios iteration and the wonderful new line of related action figures and accessories from Playmates. Continue reading

What Is the Future of D&D and Tabletop Gaming?

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What is the future of the role-playing game? What value does a game like Dungeons & Dragons have in the digital age? How can D&D and other RPGs compete with electronic gaming, or should they try to compete at all? And can D&D still change lives, the way D&D changed my life?
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