Hold on to your butts and roll for initiative, because this might be the greatest game we’ve ever played. Together with our sister site, Geek & Sundry, we invited the one and only Vin Diesel to come play Dungeons & Dragons with us… and not only did he accept, he may have become our new best friend. It’s no secret that our offices are filled with diehard D&D players — Dan Casey, Jessica Chobot, and Malik Forte have each shared why they love the 5th edition, and of course, Geek & Sundry has their beloved D&D series, Critical Role. So when Dan suggested we invite Vin Diesel to our studio for a rousing game of D&Diesel to promote his upcoming supernatural thriller, The Last Witch Hunter, we thought that would be the coolest thing ever. And then he said yes, and it 100% was. For those in the dark, The Last Witch Hunter stars Vin Diesel as Kaulder, an immortal witch hunter who must team up with a modern day witch (Game of Thrones’ Rose Leslie) to stop an ancient
It is strangely validating and exciting when you see someone like this, who is best known for his roles as an action hero, and certainly not the type generally associated with my favorite hobby, play and enjoy the game so much.