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The Gem and The Staff: A Different Kind of Adventure

Guest Writer : Brian DiTullio One-on-One Competition enthusiasts, grab your hat and buy your programs, this is not a drill!!! To say “The Gem and the Staff” is a different kind of adventure would be accurate since it only requires one Dungeon Master and one player, rather than the usual group dynamic. The module contains two scenarios that are to …

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Image Comics’ Redneck: Where BBQ and Vampires Meet

Guest Writer: Stonie Williams   Creator/Writer – Donny Cates Creator/Artist – Lisandro Estherren Colorist – Dee Cunniffe Letter – Joe Sabino -This article was made possible by the gift of a review copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. “You don’t get happy endings… when you live forever.” The Bowman family run a BBQ joint and cattle ranch. It’s a smart …

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Tiny Frontiers: A Minimalist Science Fiction Tabletop Roleplaying Game

Guest Writer: Jason “Flynn” Kemp “Tiny Frontiers: A Minimalist Science Fiction Tabletop Roleplaying Game” is a science-fiction game based on the Tiny Dungeon Ruleset. Written by Alan Bahr and published by Gallant Knight Games, Tiny Frontiers is 136 pages long, and it packs a lot into those pages. The rules themselves are explained in 28 pages (twenty for all players …

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Dynamite’s Sheena Queen of the Jungle #3

Guest Writer: Stonie Williams -This article was made possible by a gift of a review copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. Writers: Marguerite Bennett & Christina Trujillo Art:  Moritat and Dimi Macheras Color: Moritat and Casey Silver Letters:  Thomas Napolitano Caught in the grips of terrible Death Blossoms! Sheena must save the  young man Chano from the man-eating weeds before …

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Setting Off With Adventurer Magazine Issue 1

Guest Writer: Matthew Stephen Sunrich -This article was made possible with a gift of a review copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. Gaming reached an interesting plateau in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the Satanic Panic, role-playing games were more popular and more controversial than ever. Many players, facing opposition from parents, educators, church groups, acquaintances, and even complete …

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The Twain Titans? Image Comics’ The Five Fists of Science

Guest Writer: Heidi Berthiaume -This article is made possible with a gift of a preview copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. Writer: Matt Fraction Artist: Steve Sanders “Ladies and gentlemen: the fantastical story that follows is, I assure you, absolutely true.” – Mark Twain, first page. Though, with a name like The Five Fists of Science, the reader does have …

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Twinkle Twinkle White Star, a Sci-fi RPG

Guest Writer: Jason “Flynn” Kemp “White Star: White Box Science Fiction Roleplaying” is the core RPG rulebook for science fiction gaming based on Swords & Wizardry Whitebox. Written by James M. Spahn and published by Barrel Rider Games, White Star is 128 pages of pure Old School sci-fi awesome. The book itself is divided into twelve chapters, the contents of …

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Module C2: The Ghost Tower of Inverness

Guest Writer: Nick Monitto During my main gaming period of the 1980’s, I spent most of my time on the Player side. My friend Tim was the long-time Dungeon Master for our group, taking us through his homebrew world for many years. I enjoyed it a lot, but there were times when I wanted to do something a little different, …