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Q&A: Who Owns Dragonlance?

One of the common misperceptions that people have regards the ownership of the Dragonlance Intellectual Property or IP. Most people assume that because the property was originally created by Laura and I or because Margaret Weis and I wrote the core novels, that we own the IP or the copyright to our books. Under normal […] Continue reading →

30 Years of Dragonlance

Thirty years ago, ‘Dragonlance’ was unknown outside the walls of TSR Inc. It was a difficult time for the company. There had been a downturn after the large wave of hirings which had brought me into the company and how many of the creators were faced with layoffs. There was a desperate sense that the […] Continue reading →

A Little Christmas Test

As a Christian and devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), you would be right in assuming that Christmas is a special time of celebration for my family and me. My father being a scholar, over the years, has annually presented us with a ‘Christmas Test’ to help us keep […] Continue reading →

Hickman Worlds Tour

Where in the World … or out of them … are the Hickmans? If you tried to keep up with our location in November, you might be a little hard pressed to find us Here’s a quick report on our whirlwind world tour to a city-state in the Far East, a fantasy realm located in […] Continue reading →

Unwept Cover Revealed

Unwept is the beginning of a spellbinding new trilogy by the bestselling co-creators of Dragonlance and Ravenloft — and we wanted to share the cover art with you as soon as we saw it! Gamin, Maine, is a remote seaside town where everyone seems to know Ellis Harkington better than she knows herself—but she doesn’t […] Continue reading →

Designing Games? Play, Play Again!

Even for the most practiced game designers, no initial set of rules is going to work the first time out of the box. Indeed, the most common experience in designing any kind of game is that the designer puts together the rules, layout and components of a game with his ‘best guess.’ It looks pretty […] Continue reading →