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Typos of Doom Illustrated 04/01/2005
Another year has gone by, and that means that skilled game designers have had plenty of opportunities to introduce some unintentional hilarity in their files. Get ready for a gut full of giggles, chortles, and guffaws.
D&D For Dummies 04/01/2005
Overwhelmed? Just want to play? Learn the ins and outs of D&D and start playing right away with Dungeons & Dragons For Dummies. Book produced in partnership with Wizards of the Coast and written by D&D game designers!
April Fools Classics 04/01/2005
Over the past several years we have brought you some classic April Fools articles. Check out a few of our favorites, such as the Countdown to 4th Edition or Typos of Doom 2004.
Blog for Dummies
Gelatinous Cube 04/01/2005 7:26 pm
Mmmm... the Online Media people here were delicious.

Mark 04/01/2005 7:20 pm
We hope you enjoyed our April Fools day content. We are going to leave this page up all weekend so that everyone .......g....e....

Andy 04/01/2005 7:00 pm
Between my desk being cleaned off and finding Kevin paralyzed and partially corroded, I think it's safe to assume the Gelatinous Cube has been through the south building. Be on the lookout for my collection of myconid minis floating down the hall.

Reggie 04/01/2005 6:51 pm
There's a flight of stairs going down into some chamber with a bunch of with pillars… what's this on the ground… bones? More bones? It's always bones down here, my lantern's almost out, and something stinks.

There's some writing on the wall. Maybe its directions to the exit, or at least to the restrooms… "Certain death this way!" Um, that's not good. What's written on the other wall. "Even worse this way!"

All right, that's it, those extra vacation days are not worth this. I'm waiting right here against one of these columns (this middle one on the left looks comfy). Someone from Online Media can just come find me here...

Mark 04/01/2005 6:30 pm
I just saw Elminster by the water cooler and he told me he saw the Gelatinous Cube near Volo's desk. It's times like these that I wish I could remember his extension.

Reggie 04/01/2005 3:20 pm
OK, those three hooligans really did not want to be interviewed. Are they still behind me? It's hard to run after stepping on those nails, or Lego pieces, or whatever it was they scattered inside the door. Frickin' mental cases. So I interrupted their little dice game -- a simple "no comment" would have sufficed.

I think I lost them. Man, this lantern is really getting dim…

Greg 04/01/2005 2:59 pm
I don't mean to alarm anyone but our Gelatinous Cube escaped from the basement here at Wizards. If you see it, do not approach it.

Mark 04/01/2005 1:57 pm
I know it's not D&D related but I just checked out the new Magic premium website, and boy is it cool.

Reggie 04/01/2005 1:05 pm
The bottom of the well… It's dark, and people back up in the inn keeping dropping things down at me, but I'm determined to give a full accounting -- I feel it my duty as a blogger.

Thankfully, I brought my old Coleman lantern. I haven't gone camping in ages, but it still works well enough. A little faint, maybe… There's some graffiti on the wall, some shields. Not much to see here, but a hallway goes south…

Reggie 04/01/2005 11:30 am
It took the better part of the morning to find the Yawning Portal, but here I am. After speaking with Durnan, the inn's proprietor, I've learned admission to the dungeon costs one gold piece. He assures me this is as cheap as it comes, but with gold trading around $427/oz, I can’t help but feel slightly fleeced.

In any case, the money's been paid, and here I go down the well. You know, this rope looks a little frayed…

Kevin 04/01/2005 11:10 am
Hi Bart, just saw this memo, thought our players would be interested in it: "Introducing the new "Blanders Set", the Ultimate Commoners D&D Minis Expansion Set. Containing farmers (with +1 rake), townsmen with lantern, tavern wench, and the ever popular stable boy."

Bart 04/01/2005 11:05 am
Kevin, they're asking for secrets. Is there anything from the Brand Team we can post here?

Mark 04/01/2005 10:51 am
Happy Birthday to "Thomar of Uointer" of our message boards. You made it to the front of the D&D site.

Reggie 04/01/2005 10:30 am
As part of this blog, I've been asked to provide event coverage -- from inside D&D's very dungeons themselves. This was not exactly in my original job description, but I'm game. I'm told health insurance will cover any mishaps.

So, what better dungeon to start with than Undermountain? To the Forgotten Realms, I go.

Mark 04/01/2005 10:18 am
The great folks over at dummies.com have linked to us over on their site. Here is a link right back at ya :)

Rob 04/01/2005 10:16 am
My fifth day at Wizards. Halaster Blackcloak has finally stopped growling at me when I pass the receptionist's desk. The bite marks are healing nicely.

Bart 04/01/2005 10:15 am
Did I say secrets? I meant minutia. But a big welcome to Robert Mull, joining Online Media.

Mark 04/01/2005 9:42 am
Hey Bart, if you still have a job after talking to Tim could you let me know what secrets you want me to post to the blog.

Tim, Bart's Boss 04/01/2005 9:21 am
Bart, I need to see you in my office. NOW.

Bart 04/01/2005 9:20 am
The good thing about working in cubicles is the high walls. Stay low, and you can slink in well after you're actually supposed to be here.

Mark 03/31/2005 7:19 pm
Welcome to our super secret "Blog For Dummies"... Check back here all day tomorrow (after we get to the office) to see what super secret things we have in store for you.

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