Jon Peterson is the author of Playing at the World, widely seen as the definitive history of Dungeons & Dragons, as well as coauthor of the visual history Dungeons & Dragons: Art and Arcana and the D&D cookbook Heroes’...
The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter.Earlier this week, Disney+ released a swashbuckling new trailer for the forthcoming Marvel series Loki. Like...
There are only two rules on Parler, the “free-speech” social network: First, nothing criminal. Second, no spam. Other than that, you can post what you want, the site advertises, “without fear of being ‘deplatformed’ for your views.”For that reason,...
No one in HBO Max’s new science fiction drama Raised by Wolves is who they used to be. Humans have flung themselves from a decaying, technologically advanced society to a deserted planet where they grow tubers and scrabble at...
Genshin Impact is better than it has any right to be. Written off as a free-to-play anime reskinning of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the fantasy role-playing game doesn’t make the best first impression. It’s got the cloying "gacha"...
A lifelong bookworm and a fantasy geek, Sarah Chaffee had for years admired Dungeons & Dragons from afar. “In the culture I grew up in,” she says, “it was very much like, ‘D&D is devil worship.’” In college, after...
“Dae was kind of challenging too," Rollins said of Stella’s third datable option, "because she started off not as a fairy. We originally weren’t even going to have her be a datable option, and then we were like, why...
Performance aside, the game, as a whole, is just OK. While some people do quite like it, Night City gets same-y. Combat is whatever. But that wasn’t the point. The point was the great dissonance between built-up expectations and...
In 2008, James “Clayster” Eubanks, then 16, decided he had what it took to be the number one Call of Duty player in the world. Growing up in Virginia, Eubanks owned all the latest consoles and specced-out gaming PCs;...
People who say they stand up to bullying and harassment in videogames are also more likely to support the Black Lives Matter movement.That’s according to a joint survey conducted by WIRED and Michigan State University media and information professor...
20,829FansLike
3,179FollowersFollow
14,400SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Recent Posts