Category Archives: News & Announcements

Extra, extra, read all about it! This category is chock full of the latest news and announcements all about Obsidian Portal.

1
Jan

Tech in RPGs: GenCon 2013

This is a placeholder for the eventual details for the Tech in RPG panel, and for the Improving Your Game With a Wiki and More! panel.

5
Nov

Behind the Scenes Bugfixes

We’ve been a little slow with new features and updates lately, so I thought I’d give a quick update on some of the things we’ve been doing. There are always bugs to work on, and I just fixed two that have plagued us for a while.

10
Oct

Obsidian Portal to Sponsor Winter Fantasy Convention

More Than Just D&D

Formerly known as DDXP, this year’s convention in Ft. Wayne Indiana will take on an exciting new shape known as Winter Fantasy. While the name and concept of Winter Fantasy isn’t exactly new, the show is going back to its roots and focusing on more things than just Dungeons & Dragons.

The expansions to the show this year include are exciting and we’ll be sure to let you know as all the details develop. So far they include:

25
Jul

Custom CSS for Your Campaign

Tonight we deployed a new feature for Ascendant campaigns, the ability to add custom CSS rules that are applied campaign-wide. In addition, we did an overhaul of much of the HTML on the site to make theming much easier. We’ve added divs, standardized some naming, and generally cleaned things up.

However! This means that if you’ve extensively styled and themed your campaign already, you may have some issues and pages may not look exactly right. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we wanted to make sure that anyone embarking on creating a theme for their campaign would start off on the right foot. Some of the old markup was not as clean as it should have been and we decided now was the best time to fix it.

22
Jul

Gencon Panel: How Technology Is Changing RPG’s

Come Join Us!

Coming to gencon? Stop by our “How Technology Is Changing RPG’s” panel for some insight, discussion, Q&A, and announcing our first ever Excellence In Innovation Award winner! Here’s all the info:

ID: SEM1230409 Duration: 60 Minutes
Time: Saturday, August 18 at 2:00pm
Location: Crowne Plaza : Victoria Stn C/D

20
Jul

Vote for Us in the 2012 ENnies!

Honored and Excited!

It’s almost gencon time again everyone! With gencon right around the corner that also means so are the ENnie awards, one of our industry’s most coveted crowning achievements. We’re ecstatic to announce that this year we’ve been nominated not only for “Best Website” but also for “Best Podcast”!

We’re calling out to you, our fans to vote for us! Without all of you, none of this would be possible! We always make it a point to tell people that it’s our users who make the site so awesome, so let’s show them exactly what we’re talking about!

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Obsidian Portal is the award winning Online Campaign Management System for tabletop role-playing games. It’s free to use, it can be accessed from any web browser and it's built from the ground up for gamers by gamers.

We host a huge community of tabletop RPG players who are all looking to get the most out of their tabletop gaming experience. You play your campaign and we help you manage it. It’s that simple.
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Silver ENnie for Best Website, Best Podcast 2012-2013
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