Friday, November 30, 2012

Matrix Test

An article last month on highlights a proposed test to determine if we are, in fact, living in a Matrix-style universe.  Read more here!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Radio Rivendell

I haven't had the chance to check it out too closely but there is a website called Radio Rivendell that purportedly boasts an Internet radio station that plays only fantasy music.  Read more here!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

The Hobbit New Zealand Premiere

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey premiered in New Zealand last night and they rolled out the red carpet for the many cast members and crew in attendance.  There was music and excellent weather in Wellington and it appeared everyone was in high spirits.  Peter Jackson and his, now-grown-up, daughter Katie were there along with so many others.  I grabbed some screen caps from the live feed (which seems to be looping as a rebroadcast, so check some of it out for yourselves, though it is a few hours long!) for reportage purposes. Enjoy!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Chris's Compendium of Free Role Playing Games

If you don't know this page, and you happen to be an RPGer, then head on over to Chris's Compendium of Free Role Playing Games and check out all the cool freebies on offer.  Read more here!

Monday, November 26, 2012

Artisan Dice Special for Cyber Monday

The good folk at Artisan Dice have come across a bonus stock of fine wood selections from which to carve some of their rare polyhedral dice sets.  If you'd like to know more and take advantage of the deals this will afford them to make, take a look at their website and follow along as they make these special offers for Cyber Monday only!  See more here!

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Omni Magazine Lives!

Recently an online friend pointed me toward an article on heralding that the old Omni Magazine is being archived online and is nearly complete, and also steered readers toward an online index so folks can be more discerning about what they check out.  See more here, here, and here!

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Protospiel - Game Design and Development Convention

There is a new convention coming up next March that will attempt to serve game designers who have reached a stage in development where they could use some playtesting.  It is called Protospiel and you can read more here!

Friday, November 23, 2012

The Tomorrow People

If you are a fan of the 1970s show The Tomorrow People, or even if the short-lived revamp from the 1990s, you might be pleased to know that a new version of it is in development.  Read more here!

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Fan-Compiled Hobbit Trailer

There's a new fan-compiled Hobbit trailer that rocks.  It takes most of what has been released and cobbles it all together into a 7+ minute super-trailer.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

A New TSR and Gygax Magazine

There's a new venture being shepherded by Jayson Elliot that brings on board many of the Old Guard from the original TSR and others. They will begin with an effort appropriately named Gygax Magazine and expand into other offerings as they pick up steam. Sign up to be kept in the loop here!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Air New Zealand Safety Video, Behind the Scenes

Recently, a Tolkien-flavored Air New Zealand safety video made the rounds on the Internet and now a behind the scenes video is available.  Enjoy!

Monday, November 19, 2012

Museum of Dungeons and Dragons

There is an effort under way to create a Museum of Dungeons and Dragons.  Find out more and/or donate here and enjoy this YouTube video on the subject!

Sunday, November 18, 2012

2012 RPG Golden Geeks

The Golden Geek award winners ceremony is taking place at the Board Game Geek convention this weekend. More information here!