Guest Article: Encounter Building in OSRIC Part 3

Guest Writer: Dave Johnson Encounter Building in OSRIC v1.4 OSRIC and 1e FRPG doesn’t need encounter-building guidelines, other than the very basic idea that the 1st level of a dungeon should have mostly 1st level monsters in it! – Anonymous In part three “Encounter Building in OSRIC” well will conclude the article with the procedure we use for building encounters. …

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Guest Article: Comeliness, it’s just misunderstood

Guest Writer: Dave Johnson Back in November 1982 in Dragon Magazine #67, Gary Gygax talked about a new attribute to reflect how beautiful a person can look. Outward appearance can be important. In my own games, I have had the need to know just how “good looking” a person was. This may or may not be that essential to most …

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Guest Article: Dice Hack Debunked

Guest Writer: Tim Myers It couldn’t really be that easy, could it? Bake Regular Dice Into Trick Dice   It needed to be debunked eventually, it just doesn’t do what it claims. This link will lead you to a website, obviously. This website claims that you can create a pair of “trick” dice, if you are unscrupulous enough to cheat. …

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Guest Review: World War Tank Girl

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Alan Martin- writer Brett Parson-artist Tank Girl, everyone’s favorite Post Apocalyptic Australian gal thrust into the middle of World War II.  Much like any Tank Girl offering it makes no apologies for little to no back story and simply thrusts you straight into action.  Action which has our favorite lady running naked across a battlefield clipping …

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Guest Review: Doctor Who, Invasion of the Mindmorphs

Guest Writer: James Boney   Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor Year Two carries on with issue 15. This issue, Invasion of the Mindmorphs, is a continuation of the story began in issue 14, sees The Twelfth Doctor introducing a comic series artist and writer to the wonders of the universe. Van and Sonny been creating a comic book based on …

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Imagine Magazine, Issue 3: Looking Back

Way back in the early 1980’s, TSR was big, yet under fire from religious and parent groups. The company chose to expand to a division in the United Kingdom. It was from the offices of TSR-UK that Imagine Magazine spawned. Lasting only 30 issues, plus one special, Imagine started as half original, UK-only content and half-Dragon Magazine content. When the plug …

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Joe Manganiello From Magic Mike to Magic Missile

Actor Joe Manganiello may have gotten his big movie break by playing bully Flash Thompson in Sam Raimi’s  Spider-Man, but the truth is, he’s one of us geeks. Joe’s been tweeting for awhile about how he’s in talks with Wizards of the Coast and people in Hollywood to get a good Dungeons & Dragons movie made. The script that’s being …