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Spells and Spell Casters

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This Issue's Features
Spontaneous Spell Casting, by Bryan Fazekas........................................................................7
Introduction to the AD&D Spell System, by Lenard Lakofka..........................................................10
The Perils of Psionic Blast, by Ian Slater........................................................................16
Greater Faeries, by Andrew Hamilton...............................................................................22
An Alternative Spell Memorization System, by Tim Moore............................................................29

Bonus Articles
Interview with Ernie Gygax, by Andrew Hamilton....................................................................32

Regular Columns
Map 1: Desert Ziggurat 1, by Fingolwyn.............................................................................2
Featured Artist....................................................................................................5
& Musings, by Bryan Fazekas........................................................................................6
Creature Feature I: Stat the Harpoonapus!.........................................................................34
Creature Feature II: Ecology of the Dragon Turtle, by Dan Rasaiah.................................................37
Creature Feature III: Ecology of the Oculus Despot, by Bryan Fazekas..............................................40
Creature Feature IV: Wesley's Monsters, by C. Wesley Clough.......................................................45
Friend or Foe: Greater Fae, by Andrew Hamilton....................................................................48
The Toybox I: New Weapons VI – Rome and Other Random Weapons., by Nicole Massey...................................51
The Toybox II: Stone Spirals, by Lenard Lakofka...................................................................53
Spell Caster's Paradise I: Expanding the Globes of Invulnerability, by Bryan Fazekas..............................55
Spellcaster's Paradise II: The Spells of Errgo the Immobile, by Alex Phillips.....................................58
Spellcaster's Paradise III: Cleric Spells, by Ian Slater..........................................................64
Tactical Magic: Vancian Magic and Scroll Spells, by Ian Slater....................................................69
BrewMaster: Much Ado About Homebrew,by Tim Connolly...............................................................75
Domiciles & Emporia I: Some Businesses in Gamington, by Mark Clover...............................................77
Domiciles & Emporia II: Three Shops, by Jeff Bowes................................................................80
One Page Dungeon: Juju Zombie Bandits, by Andrew Hamilton.........................................................84
Hex Crawls: Western Lakelands, by Andrew Hamilton.................................................................86
The Gaming Gourmet, by Doug Rector................................................................................91
For Further Reading, by Ron Redmond...............................................................................92
& Magazine on the Net.............................................................................................93
Tread Softly, by Nicole Massey....................................................................................94
Map 2: Desert Ziggurat 2, by Fingolwyn............................................................................95

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Map 1: Desert Ziggurat 1
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A map of a Desert Ziggurat.

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Featured Artist
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Featuring the art of Michael Raston.

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& Musings
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The editors talks about their new website.

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Spontaneous Spell Casting
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An article for using spontaneous spell casting in your game.

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Introduction to the AD&D Spell System
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Long time players of the game often forget how cryptic the spell system is to new comers. This article helps them

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The Perils of Psionic Blast
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(or how I learned to love Lovecraftian Mind-Hoodoo)

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Greater Faeries
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This article is the first part of a multi-part series that describes the Greater Fae and their culture, their home

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An Alternative Spell Memorization System
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An article describing an alternative spell memorization system.

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Interview with Ernie Gygax
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An interview with Ernie Gygax

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Creature Feature I: Stat the Harpoonapus!
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Three different sets of stats for the Harpoonapus.

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Creature Feature II: Ecology of the Dragon Turtle
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Not All Dragon Turtles Are Created Equal

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Creature Feature III: Ecology of the Oculus Despot
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Background and stats for the Oculus Despot.

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Creature Feature IV: Wesley's Monsters
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These monsters are selected from Wesley's monster thread in the Workshop forum on Dragonsfoot.

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Friend or Foe: Greater Fae
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Stats for Greater Fae NPCs.
Dustywind, The Outcast
Autumnfall, The Smirking Knight
Grudgeon, The Keeper of

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The Toybox I: New Weapons VI – Rome and Other Random Weapons
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Stats for Roman and other weapons.

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