A Clements High School senior was arrested for being a terrorist threat after parents complained he'd created a computer game map of his school for use as a mod in an online game. One article says police found and seized "five swords" the boy had at his home, as well as a hammer.

It wasn't so long ago that a company called Guardians of Order got the RPG rights to George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire... and then promptly went the way of the Dodo bird. Now another RPG company has reached an agreement with Martin to publish a new version of the fantasy epic - industry fan favorite, Green Ronin Publishing.

April 19, 2007 (BELLEVUE, Wash.) – Paizo Publishing and Wizards of the Coast today announced the conclusion of Paizo's license to produce Dragon and Dungeon magazines effective September 2007. Publication of Dragon and Dungeon will cease with issues number 359 and 150, respectively. "Today the internet is where people go to get this kind of information," said Scott Rouse, Senior Brand Manager of Dungeons & Dragons®, Wizards of the Coast. "By moving to an online model we are using a delivery system that broadens our reach to fans around the world. Paizo has been a great partner to us over the last several years. We wish them well on their future endeavors."

This is a war that lets you strap yourself into a 20 foot tall lumbering mass of metal, gears, steam pipes and pistons built around a high pressure explosive engine core and then go and pound the living crap out of a Gnome who richly deserves it.

Which Con are you going to this year? GenCon? Origins? Dundracon? How about Ziggurat Con? The latter is brand new this year, and is being held at Camp Adder/Tallil Airbase on June 9. In Iraq.

Impressions Advertising & Marketing announced today the launch of Free RPG Day for gamers across the country. The in-store event will be celebrated Saturday, June 23rd.

A man named Robert Boyd is accused of stealing lingerie -- bras, panties, and stockings -- at knifepoint from a lingerie store in Belfast. Or maybe it wasn't a man, but an elf shaman named Beho, and maybe it wasn't a knife, but a magical sword, and maybe it wasn't a theft, but a Shadowrun.

In order to make the best use of the company's staff and resources, Gen Con, LLC announces that it is canceling its' show in Anaheim, Gen Con So Cal. The decision to do so was made after extensive deliberation, thought and time.

Ryan Dancey, the former VP at Wizards of the Coast and one of the major players in D&D 3rd Edition and the d20 OGL movement, has posted some rather dire predictions in his blog. But at the end is one small nugget of hope...

When polled for their top three favorite games, NGW Members gave hundreds... and at their events of course played thousands, at 7,483 events this year. We hereby present you with the top 100, for National Games Week 2006, as named by the Members themselves. Your favorites can be in on the list for 2007- join, for free, at

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