Offensive game causes stir on DriveThruRPG PDF store

By Chris Meadows
August 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of my earliest long articles, written for Jeff Kirvin’s “Writing On Your Palm” before I ever came to TeleRead, was a piece called “Whither the PDA D&D?” in which I looked at the emergence of role-playing game books in digital form, largely as PDFs. I wondered if we might ever see [...]

Wizards of the Coast starts selling D&D PDFs again

By libertyc
January 23, 2013 // 2 Comments

Remember how, back in 2009, Wizards of the Coast pulled all its PDF products from on-line gaming store Paizo and announced it was ceasing PDF sales altogether? Apparently it only took about four years for the company to change its mind again. Wired’s GeekDad reports that WotC has launched a new [...]

Nobilis 3rd Edition: Converting an RPG to EPUB

By libertyc
July 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

One of my earliest blog posts about e-books, back in 2002 when I was writing for Jeff Kirvin’s “Writing on Your Palm,” was called “Whither the PDA D&D?”. I pointed out that, whereas fiction e-books had made the transition to portable e-format, role-playing games had yet to do so. [...]

DriveThruRPG offers $724 in e-books for $25 to help Doctors Without Borders in Pakistan

By libertyc
October 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

In January, we covered a fundraising drive that DriveThruRPG put on to assist Doctors Without Borders’s relief efforts in Haiti, selling a $1480 bundle of RPG e-books for the budget-friendly price of $20. It ended up earning over $160,000—not exactly pocket change—and showed that gamers are [...]

Quick Notes: Mossberg on Irex, free RPG e-book, academic publishers, Kindle for Android, Google, saving newspapers

By libertyc
March 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Tech review maven Walter Mossberg has posted a review of the Irex DR800SG e-book reader. This reader costs $140 more than the Kindle e-reader and is compatible with the Barnes & Noble store among others. Mossberg was not terribly impressed, pointing out a number of areas where its design and [...]

Final days of DriveThruRPG’s digital giveaway donation drive

By libertyc
January 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

Only a couple of days remain to donate $20 to help Doctors Without Borders’s efforts in earthquake-torn Haiti if you want to receive the $1480 bundle of digital RPG content from DriveThruRPG that we covered here and here. The tally on the site currently stands at $162,200 donated by gamers to [...]

DriveThruRPG’s Doctors Without Borders donation drive: Only possible with e-media

By libertyc
January 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

I’m at Springfield, MO gaming con VisionCon helping staff the booth for the other Springfield con, SpringfieldGAME. This seems like an appropriate time and place to reflect further upon the DriveThruRPG Doctors Without Borders charity drive that I covered a few days ago. According to the site, [...]

Donate $20 to Haiti, get $1481 worth of gaming e-books

By libertyc
January 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Updated to reflect change to how the package download works, and additional information. Found via twitter/blog post from Alexander Williams, the role-playing game digital content vendor DriveThruRPG has put together an amazing package of donated digital RPG (PDF) content for people who donate $20 [...]

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