Mike Mearls Archives

Mike Mearls – Head Of Dungeons And Dragons R&D Does Reddit AMA
By Christopher Helton Mike Mearls, the head of Research & Development for Dungeons & Dragons at Wizards of the Coast did an Ask Me Anything at reddit the other day Most of the questions asked were those things that you would expect from fans being given open access, but there were some good questions that were[...]
Bleeding Gen Con Day Three – Is Gaming 'Graying'?
There I got to talk about D&D and the cool stuff at Gen Con with Jon Bolding of The Escapist and Mike Mearls, one of the lead designers for the fifth edition, and a couple of other roleplaying reporters on the web It is always great to be able to talk about things that you[...]
Watching The Dungeons & Dragons Unboxing Video
In the video were Dungeons & Dragons senior manager for the Dungeons & Dragons research and design team Mike Mearls, Greg Bilsland, a producer for Dungeons & Dragons at Wizards of the Coast, and Trevor Kidd ("seen" only as an occasional set of hands in the video), Community Manager for Dungeons & Dragons. You can watch the video yourself here: [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9pBZTyQ-iA[/youtube] The video[...]
Talking Dungeons & Dragons With Wizards Of The Coast's Mike Mearls
Mike Mearls is the senior manager for the Dungeons & Dragons research and design team He has worked on the Ravenloft board game along with a number of supplements for the D&D RPG In this position he is one of the architects for the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition I got a chance to[...]
More D & D News From Twitter And The Net
Once again, Mike Mearls's Twitter feed is proving to be an important part of the gaming writer's morning routine At least we get an explanation for this tweet from the other day: To clear up the Starter Set – it's aimed at DMs, so no PC creation in the box But players will be able to make[...]
D&D Fifth Edition: Now With Organized Play
Earlier today, Wizards of the Coast's head of R&D for D&D Mike Mearls took to Twitter: Here's the big news about organized play and D&D fifth – http://t.co/OOEKJHYm2e — Mike Mearls (@mikemearls) May 21, 2014   Organized Play, for those not familiar, is programmed adventures that are used in stores or gaming conventions[...]
More Developments On The D&D Front From Twitter
If you read that piece you'll remember that I posted a tweet from Mike Mearls, the head of Wizards' R&D team for D&D: Lots of questions about character creation and the starter set – you will definitely be able to make characters when it comes out. — Mike Mearls (@mikemearls) May 19, 2014 Now, somewhat confusingly Mearls is[...]
The Summer Blockbuster Of Tabletop RPGs: D&D Is Back
Anyone hear any interesting D&D news this morning? — Mike Mearls (@mikemearls) May 19, 2014   There's a lot that's new to cover. First off, there will be a Starter Box, probably similar in approach to the D&D 4th Edition Red Box that was released in homage to the old Basic D&D boxed sets from the 70s and 80s[...]