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Jack O’Lantern Tears

Halloween. And all day I spent with the dead. I brought them into my mind one by one, in the order of their passing, from the earliest childhood days forward. I marched them past single file in my mind’s eye and tried hard to honor them by seeing them clearly. Some I saw with more clarity than others, and my …

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Guest Review: Curses! It’s a Party Game

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop I must admit, until I started reviewing board games for Multiverse, I generally steered away from party games.  It is not that I am a particularly boring guy, It is just that I have two kids and a wife and lead a very simple life.  We are fairly quiet as families go, and rip roaring parties …

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 …