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Dungeons & Dragons
"...the eternally geeky, pre-pubescent role-playing game. Talk of a Dungeons & Dragons film has been percolating around Hollywood for..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Panel Recap: Dungeons & Dragons in the Writer's Room
Is playing role-playing games the best training for writers? Maybe.
"...Tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons have been used since the Seventies as..."

March 17, 2018 Screens Post by Tucker Whatley

Dungeons and Draggin's
My Short Vacation in Sunny Brittania
"...communities and cultures are no way new. MUDS (Multi-user Dungeons) and MOOS (Multi-user Object-Oriented Systems) are text-based forerunners of..."

March 6, 1998 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Into The Adventure Zone With Griffin McElroy
Local podcaster tells how his brother, his brother, and he turned a game of Dungeons & Dragons into storytelling magic
"...brothers and their father playing the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons. But nothing about that one-sentence description does..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

The Dungeon Masters
From the filmmaker who make the Roky Erickson doc, You’re Gonna Miss Me, comes this astute and empathetic survey of Dungeons & Dragons gamers.
"...stories and share a meal, they're sociable. Put a Dungeons & Dragons rule book in the middle of the..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest 2015: “Satanic Panic: Evilspeak
Original Alamo programmer Kier-La Janisse, Satan, return
"...in the Eighties with a 20-sided die in their Dungeons & Dragons fist or an interest in heavy metal..."

Oct. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Geeks Get Paid
What's cool about gaming? Apparently, everything.
"...moderator of the forum (and occasional Chronicle contributor), co-authored Dungeons and Dreamers: The Rise of Computer Game Culture From..."

March 5, 2004 Screens Feature by Courtney Fitzgerald

Gear Up and Get Away
The escapist magic of the holidays' hottest games
"...Dungeons & Dragons: HeroesAtari, $49.99..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

The Year in Gaming
"...my living writing for trade magazines about games like Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering, but the hobby..."

Jan. 9, 1998 Screens Feature by Allen Varney

Good Games for Adventurous Imaginations
Away From the Computer Screen and Back to the Table
"...simple parlor games like Monopoly and Pictionary. Instead, think Dungeons & Dragons, Diplomacy, and Magic: The Gathering. Games like..."

Dec. 12, 1997 Screens Feature by Allen Varney

Sleepless in Cyberia
Go Ahead -- Be Somebody Else
"...horses and unicorns, who were already spooked by the dragons. Inside, the guests mingled space helmet to armored visor,..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Screens Feature

Glossary
"...AD&D Advanced Dungeons & Dragons..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Screens Feature

Gay Place
Austin pups celebrate the Year of the Dog
"...and Boiz of Austin bring back their special xtra-geeky Dungeons and Drag show Tuesday. GAYDAR..."

May 4, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Ready Player One
Video gaming and Eighties culture get the Spielberg treatment
"...these days, and so a super-geeky novel, jam-packed with Dungeons & Dragons and Pac-Man visual nods, might seem a..."

March 30, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Rolling the Dice
Behind the scenes of The Adventure Zone with Griffin McElroy
"...personality Clint McElroy, through their first game session of Dungeons & Dragons: Fifth Edition – had been recorded in..."

Oct. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Rosalind Faires

Tabletop Games for the Holidays
Whether you're a neophyte or a gaming guru, we've got you covered
"...possessors? C'mon, the real reason for playing games like Dungeons & Dragons is to kill ridiculous monsters and get..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Warcraft
No fun storming the castle in this lousy adaptation of the hit video game
"...role-playing game,” World of Warcraft. (In a nutshell, it’s Dungeons & Dragons gone global.) Warcraft the movie, awash in..."

June 10, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s
Kier-La Janisse and Paul Corupe's superb history Satanic Panic revives the Eighties in all its fearful hysteria Kier-La Janisse and Paul Corupe's superb history revives the Eighties in all its fearful hysteria
"...these days be thought of as proto-geek culture: MTV, Dungeons & Dragons, horror movies, heavy metal, punk rock. It..."

March 11, 2016 Arts Feature by Marc Savlov

The Rude Mechs' Now Now Oh Now
Version 3.0 of this look at role-playing games tests how deeply we engage in our quests for beauty and truth
"...in which stories are created in role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons (in which a game master rolls the..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

The Last Witch Hunter
The Last Witch Hunter? Promises, promises.
"...more action-oriented fare than it is anything else, part Dungeons and Dragons and part Underworld, minus the brazen sexuality..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Harmontown, Pop. 1337
Harmonverse highlights from Friday's live podcast taping
"...to serve as Dungeon Master for a game of Dungeons & Dragons. Both he and D&D are now staples..."

Oct. 26, 2014 Screens Post by Fernie Martinez

Metallica: Through the Never
The 32-year-old British quartet is shown in depth that only begins with the 3-D.
"...of the UK’s other fab four. The results – dungeons and Druids – eventually played no small role in..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

Nerd Wars
'Zero Charisma' and the social costs of geekdom
"...I found that it was so easy to find Dungeons & Dragons games here," Matthews says. "And there were..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

Set Visit: 'Zero Charisma' Geeks Out in South Austin
First pix from Austin-based indie 'Zero Charisma'
"...toasty (bright lights! cables! controlled chaos!) taste of the Dungeons & Dragons-esque comedy synopsized as thus:..."

April 19, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

This Week's Waste of Time
A browser game that reveals the power of a finger
"...navigate your one-eyed purple hero through several floors of dungeons. Death might put you back to square one, but..."

Jan. 27, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Diary of a Wimpy Kid
A wisecracking preteen keeps a diary about the torments of middle school in this true-to-life story.
"...to spend our lunch periods perusing J.R.R. Tolkien, playing Dungeons & Dragons, or just hiding out in the boys'..."

March 26, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rocket Science
On the surface, Rocket Science is yet another quirky high school movie, but its story of a stutterer who's enticed into joining the debate team is special in its own way.
"...more like Napoleon than that kid who constantly plays Dungeons & Dragons is like the one who carries a..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
This is a winning, sweet, and occasionally disturbing documentary about otherwise sensible adults who vie for the title of World's Best Donkey Kong Player.
"...everything from wardrobes and hairstyles to the players' hypercompetitive, post-Dungeons & Dragons dorkiness. Don't stop believing? Perish the thought...."

Aug. 17, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Point Austin: Austin Girl
Ann Richards was as contradictory as life in Texas
"...were by then so desperately overcrowded they amounted to dungeons. So, let's have more and bigger dungeons – with..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Column by Michael King

An American Haunting
A satanic-possession thriller set in 1817 stars Donald Sutherland and Sissy Spacek – to little avail.
"...Venetian double-take, Don't Look Now. American Haunting, helmed by Dungeons & Dragons' Solomon, also concerns a man seeking to..."

May 12, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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