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The Abyss (Issue 23 - Mar 1983)
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1983-03-00
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The first issue of the new, expanded format. Marks the transition of the periodical from an amateur fanzine to a semi-professional magazine.

Tom Wham appears under the pseudonym Mort Munchkin and David A. Hargrave provides Arduin information.

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Conjurings
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Table of Contents, masthead, editorial (cont'd p. 27)

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In the Speculum
Review

Books, Magazines (The Explorer; Weirdbook 17), and Games & Aids

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In Arduin
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Hargrave on Arduin and its impact in his life

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The Kshatrya Code
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The martial code of ancient India

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New Fields
Article

Comments and a review of Field of Honor - includes conversion notes for AD&D, Ysgarth, and RuneQuest

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Lands of Wind & Fire
Article

An alternative setting to Medieval Europe--the terrestrial middle-east

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Mission of Intemperance
Fiction
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The Myth of the Saving Throw
Article

A critical look at the saving throw mechanic common to many roleplaying games

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Armored Combat
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Realism in armored combat, based partially upon SCA participation

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You Asked For It
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Published under the pseudonym Mort Munchkin - a comedy entry with various magic items

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Myth Archetypes
Article

The Fisher King, the Huntsman, the Triune Goddess, the Reborn God, the Horned God/Goddess, the All-Seeing, the

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An announcement for DragonLords, Middle Passage, and To Challenge Tomorrow; also a pre-publication announcement

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Publisher: Ragnarok Enterprises
Year: 1983
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
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