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Ask Chris – what 5 superheroes would you play D&D with?

Which brings me to my first point: Much as it might surprise you, there is no way in hell I would play D&D with Batman.

every pre-fabbed dungeon ever – a blueprint for nearly every D&D game you read/wrote/played/ran.

2. You kill some monsters. They don’t have anything cool to steal, but the players go as far as disrobing the dead for the couple coppers the boots will re-sell for. A secret door leads to room 5, which doesn’t really matter since the players will definitely backtrack to make sure they get the xp and gp in room 3.

Roleplaying Science Fiction and Fantasy

Time Traveling Geek (video)

YouTube – SMBC Theater – Time Traveling Geek.

If the embed don’t work, just click the link.

Comics Roleplaying

Rise of the Geeks, Episode 3d6

Some filmmakers get their start making shaky home movies, others catch the bug in a high school drama class or maybe through an art institute where they put paint to canvas. Favreau has more of an eight-sided education.

“It was Dungeons & Dragons, but I wouldn’t have owned up so quickly a few years ago,” Favreau said sheepishly.

“It’s rough. It’s one of the few groups that even comic-book fans look down on. But it gave me a really strong background in imagination, storytelling, understanding how to create tone and a sense of balance. You’re creating this modular, mythic environment where people can play in it.”

Maybe there should be a new Hollywood respect for eight- and 10-sided dice and a talent for troll tales: Robin Williams, Mike Myers, Stephen Colbert and Vin Diesel have all professed their passion (past or present) for the role-playing game.

Jon Favreau is the action figure behind ‘Iron Man’ – Los Angeles Times, via [ Steve Jackson ]