Rolling Nostalgic

All things old school roleplaying and tabletop. With some new stuff thrown in when we get the time.

UPDATE! D&D ART & ARCANA: Now With More Photos!

Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History, a new coffee table book that includes tons of great images over the first 45 years of the game's publishing...

Rolling Nostalgic: Top 10 DRAGON Covers Of The 1980s

Dragon was the premiere magazine of the 1980s for game players. In addition to the RPG based articles and ads for new products it was...

D&D Beyond The Core: The Tabaxi

As a newcomer to Dungeons & Dragons, I was struck by the rich lore that lies behind this game from Wizards of the Coast....

Rolling Nostalgic: PATHFINDER 2E First Impressions

After nearly ten years of popular and successful products, the time has come for a new edition of Pathfinder, which will allow Paizo Inc....

Rolling Nostalgic: HACKMASTER, The Game of Games

There are two things in this world I believe above all others: Hardcore, old school, tabletop RPGs are awesome. Mustard was made for the...

Rolling Nostalgic: Dawn Of DUNGEONS & DRAGONS

At first Mary Jo Gygax had no reason to believe her young husband Gary was anything but a hard-working family man, who committed much...

Rolling Nostalgic: Megadungeons & The Mythic Underworld

Can Gary Come Out To Play? A couple of college-age men knocked on the front door of a modest two-story home in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin....
tomb of horrors original cover

Rolling Nostalgic: TOMB OF HORRORS

Gygax Rules His Domain By the mid 70’s Gary Gygax was flying high (and not just from his love of recreational drugs). His game Dungeons...

New D&D Documentary EYE OF THE BEHOLDER Has Some Bad Optics

Aesthetics are critical in influencing others to adopt your ideas and opinions. But these visual and social cues have to be consistent and relatable.  Normalcy...

UPDATE: The Forests Of Leng From TRUE DETECTIVE Revealed!

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article about The Forests Of Leng, a fake Dungeons & Dragons manual shown in episode two...

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