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Are you stumped for what you want your next D&D 4e character to be? Wish you could somehow adapt one of your favorite characters to a medieval, high fantasy setting? Look no further, in this series I’ll be taking Frank L. Baum’s beloved characters and turning them into D&D badasses. Don’t forget to check out the previous two entries Dorothy and The Scarecrow.

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When faced with the myriad of possibilities for making a character for a D&D game I very rarely choose to play a ‘divine’ character. Even in previous editions clerics and paladins never really did it for me. There’s something about that straight-up Judeo-Christian, lay-on-hands-smite-the-wicked shtick that seems a little overdone.

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Press Release It’s no secret that Dark Horse loves comics, but perhaps lesser known is the fact that Dark Horse loves baseball, too! In celebration of the summer season and America’s greatest pastime, Dark Horse Comics and Challenge Online Games have teamed up to create the greatest sports franchise ever. In a move that will have agents talking for weeks, Baseball Boss will now feature Dark Horse players, including Concrete, Hellboy, Abe Sapien (B.P.R.D.), X, Rumor and Kraken (The Umbrella Academy), the Mask, Conan, King Kull, Cal McDonald (Criminal Macabre), SpyBoy, Ghost, the Goon, Grendel Prime, the Occultist, Go Boy

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For those that haven’t seen it, here’s the video game trailer for the upcoming Iron Man 2 video game.

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Are you stumped for what you want your next D&D 4e character to be? Wish you could somehow adapt one of your favorite characters to a medieval, high fantasy setting? Look no further, in this series I’ll be taking Frank L. Baum’s beloved characters and turning them into D&D badasses. You may also want to check out the first installment of the Oz series, in which I translate Dorothy and Toto into D&D types.

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At the San Diego Comic Con, it was announced that the House of Ideas is sending three of its heroes to the LittleBigPlanet universe and turning them into Sackboys costumes. Marvel showed off three concept renders of Sackboys that may be coming to the PlayStation 3 exclusive, but did not offer dates for the costumes, nor confirm that this would be the extent of the Marvel characters that would be licensed for LittleBigPlanet use. What other Marvel character would you want to play in the game? via Kotaku

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A friend of mine trying to qualify for nationals at the Magic: The Gathering event in Kansas City overheard one of the developers slip up and reveal the name of the next set after “Zendikar,” The second set in the Live/Long/Prosper block will be named “World Breaker.” This is a surprisingly big bit of news since it’s one of the few clues we have about “Live” so far. You heard it here first, kids. Major Spoilers! Now spoiling trading card games as well!

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Here’s another Rapid-Fire Roundup of News coming out of the San Diego Comic Convention.  This morning we take a look at the many announcements Marvel made at the show on Thursday, which may seem slim compared to the announcements supposedly coming from Joe Quesada later today. There is a semi-big announcement for those interested in Marvel Mega-Events.

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No, that’s not a typo, Legacy Interactive has announced it will producer Ghost Whisperer: Shadowlands based on the CBS television series. Players will take on the role of Melinda Gordon, a young woman living in Grandview, who has inherited the gift of being able to see and communicate with the dead.  These earthbound spirits have unfinished business in our world preventing them from “crossing over” into the light. While trying to live as normal a life as possible with her paramedic husband, Jim, and as an owner of the antiques shop, Same As it Never Was, Melinda helps ghosts find

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Microsoft has announced Master Chief and the rest of the crew from the Halo video game franchise are getting the anime treatment in a new movie. “Halo Legends,” which will officially debut at a panel presentation today at Comic-Con International in San Diego, is being produced by Microsoft’s 343 Industries and features creative direction from anime pioneer Shinji Aramaki, director of the critically acclaimed “Appleseed” and “Appleseed EX Machina” anime features, and Mamoru Oshii, director of the landmark “Ghost in the Shell” movies, with additional production from Joseph Chou of J-Spec Pictures. The compilation will include a series of short

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Press Release Visceral GamesTM, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), and Image Comics today announced the release of an all-new comic based on Dead SpaceTM Extraction, one of the fall’s most anticipated games for the Wii. The Dead Space Extraction comic reunites renowned illustrator Ben Templesmith and writer Antony Johnston with the game’s cold and terrifying fiction. This one-time special issue comic follows the successful partnership for last year’s Dead Space comic mini-series.

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Magic 2010, or M10 premiered last weekend. I had the chance to go to a couple release events and finally got a chance to play this highly anticipated and somewhat controversial new set.

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Press Release Gazillion Entertainment, a leading developer, publisher and operator of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games for wide audiences, announced today that former President of Blizzard North David Brevik has joined as Studio Director for Gargantuan. David will lead development efforts of the highly anticipated Marvel Universe MMO for PC and consoles, in addition to heading up the Gargantuan development studio which is located at Gazillion’s headquarters in San Mateo, California.

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Press Release SAN FRANCISCO – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced details about the upcoming game Iron Man 2, including the fact that renowned comic book author Matt Fraction will be creating the game’s all-new story, which will include familiar elements from both the movie and comic book universes. Iron Man 2, the video game, will allow players to truly feel the power of Iron Man with new destructible environments, epic enemies, and innovative hand-to-hand combat moves, as well as other features from the film and comic book. The game will make its debut at San

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