Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons Character Sheets

Here are a set of nice character sheets for fifth edition Dungeons and Dragons. 

3D Models Of Dungeons and Dragons Figures

3D modeler Miguel Zavala spent more than a year creating 300 digital models of Dungeons and Dragons heroes and monsters and put them on Shapeways free for the downloading. If you have a 3d Printer, you want to check these out before a cease-and-desist letter is in the mail from Wizards.

Dungeons and Dragons Paper Model Buildings

Many moons ago, TSR / Wizards of the Coast released a series of paper buildings for use in D&D games. They're now available free for the downloading. Any medieval / fantasy wargamer will find these useful. I think they've really stood the test of time.

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How “Dungeons” Changed The World

I suspect that many of my readers -- like me -- "wasted" their teenage years playing Dungeons and Dragons. But it turns out that it wasn't a waste. The D&Ders of the late 1970s and 1980s now are driving much of mainstream culture.  In the Boston Globe, Peter Berbegal has written an op-ed about this. A sample:

Dungeons and Dragons was a not a way out of the mainstream, as some parents feared and other kids suspected, but a way back into the realm of story-telling. This was what my friends and I were doing: creating narratives to make sense of feeling socially marginal. We were writing stories, grand in scope, with heroes, villains, and the entire zoology of mythical creatures.

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Super Eight Footage Of A 1980s D&D Session

For the sake of pure nostalga, here's a (silent) Super 8 film of a Dungeons and Dragons session from the 1980s. It looks a lot like the sessions I remember.