The globally famous tabletop roleplaying game Dungeons and Dragons is moving to the big screen once again. The first time fans got a taste of the game being given the Hollywood treatment was in 2000 and, unfortunately, it left a lot to be desired and racked up a measly 10% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Hopefully this second time’s the charm, and it’s looking like the Dungeons and Dragons movie executives are hoping for that as well, as they’ve equipped this highly anticipated film with a star-studded cast.
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Welcome to part two of our article on the five fictional games we wish were real. These last three have all the chaos needed for a wild time you can have with friends or family, but mostly for friends, as one of these games does have a stripping option in the works. Without further ado, let’s get into it.
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We’ve all had moments when watching a movie, a show, or reading a book where we wished something about it were real—be it two characters in love, an experience, a place, or in this case, a game. Either way, we all know what it feels like to want fiction to be a reality. In this article, we elaborate more on the five games that exist in fiction that we seriously wish were real.
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Continuing on with our series on Magic: the Gathering lore, we’re going to get into some specifics of Planeswalker lore. In this article, we will focus solely on the life of Planeswalker Freyalise—one of the Planeswalkers involved in the Great Mending.
Freyalise was a half-elven Planeswalker centered in green mana and born in Terisiare, Dominaria. She was known for wearing an eye patch, having short brown hair, and for her preference of floating just a little above the ground rather than standing on it.
Continue reading Magic: The Gathering Lore, Part 2 – Freyalise’s Sacrifice
Board game sales have been steadily rising these past years. It’s even been reported that it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down anytime soon. Thanks to the ever-powerful tool of word of mouth, both established and indie game makers are able to stake their place in the market to cater to the insatiable appetite of gamers all over the world.
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You may be eyeing that shiny new tabletop RPG rulebook in your local Metro Manila hobby shop, and maybe you’re hesitating on buying it or joining a game with your friends because you don’t think you’re that good of a player. If that’s the case, or if you just want a refresher on how to be a better tabletop RPG player, then you’ve come to the right place.
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One of the greatest and most interesting aspects of Magic: The Gathering is the lore. The game’s creator, Richard Garfield, built such a complex world that any gamer, from seasoned player to beginner, can get lost in its details forever. While many play for the amazing gameplay, knowing the lore can only help with the overall MtG experience.
Whether you’re just starting to learn how the game works or in need of a refresher, this series of articles about MtG Lore is going to be perfect for knowing the basics. That said, what better way to kick off these articles than to start with the players of Magic: The Gathering themselves? Essentially, players of the game become part of the lore as Planeswalkers themselves.
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If you’re one of those people who thought, surely, the pandemic couldn’t, wouldn’t, shouldn’t last this long, then fear not. You aren’t alone. Metro Manila is still in quarantine, along with many other provinces, and the end is nowhere in sight. There’s only so much one can do stuck at home for over a year with in-person social interactions limited to errand runs and work.
Now, a board game will definitely not make the pandemic go away, but it’s a good way to provide a little distraction for you and your family. After all, a little friendly competition never hurts anybody, and it’s also a great way to get some laughs in and start some interesting conversations. Just in case the old go-to board games aren’t cutting it anymore, here is a list of five more board games you can play—all of which are available online at your local board game shop.
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