The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Heart of Ice
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
B/X Essentials: Core Rules
The Astrogators Chartbook
The Dungeon Alphabet: Expanded Third Printing
Ryuutama: Natural Fantasy Role Play
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
SOLO: Solo RPG Campaigns for the Cepheus Engine
A Star Beyond the Stars
Unearthed Arcana
ALIENS Adventure Game
Ancient Odysseys: Treasure Awaits!
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
The One Ring Roleplaying Game
Curse of Strahd
Apes Victorious
Tales from the Loop
The Sword, The Crown, and The Unspeakable Power
Genesys Core Rulebook
Threadbare Stitchpunk RPG
The Tomb of Mercy
Dark War Roleplaying Core Game
Book 01: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain
B10: Night's Dark Terror
The Great Pendragon Campaign
DragonQuest Third Edition
Down Among the Dead Men
Chronicles of Arax: Solo Adventure Game
Menzoberranzan: City of Intrigue
Fate Core System
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Cthulhu Abides
No Thank You, Evil!
Talislanta: The Savage Land (5e)
Toxic Alleys
Tomb of Annihilation
The Eleven Lights
Spire
Kids on Bikes
Thundercats: the Role-Playing Game
Ironsworn
Arsenic & Lies
Grimoire
Into the Wintery Gale: Into the Wintery Gale Random Event Deck
Elysium Flare
Let These Mermaids Touch Your Dick Maybe
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Information
Primary Name
Alarums & Excursions (Issue 502 - Aug 2017)
Alternate Names
Publication Date
2017-08-00
Issue Index
502
Periodical
Authors
Artists
Producers
Publishers
RPGs
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 232192
Description Edit | History

Alarums & Excursions
Issue 502
August 2017
Ignorable Theme: How do you create a "tough but not too tough" opponent. If the opponent turns out to be too weak or too tough, how do you change it during the game without bothering the players?

Articles Relationship: Articles
Pg. 1 of 2 » 2
Pg. 3
A Few Paragraphs from the Editor
Editorial

Submission requirements, table of contents, theme for future issues, other publications of interest, and a

Edit
Pg. 7
Tantivy
Zine

July Natter (Personal update); Comments on Ignorable Theme (How do you create a "tough but not too

Edit
Pg. 13
Sinister Things #248
Zine

Miscellany (Personal Update, Little Fears session report); Comments on Ignorable Theme (How do you create a

Edit
Pg. 19
Yoicks
Zine

Untitled Session Report of RPG game session via Discord.

Edit
Pg. 21
This Isn't The Zine You're Looking For #311
Zine

Convention Plans; Comments on A&E #501; Thoughts on Ignorable Theme Comments (How players and PCs react to an

Edit
Pg. 36
Comments
Zine

Comments on Ignorable Theme (Matching Strengths); Comments on A&E #501.

Edit
Pg. 37
QUA AE7KL #28
Zine

Game Chef 2017 - My Charmed Life at Stalingrad, 1942 (designer notes); Comments on scenario design contest entry

Edit
Pg. 39
Mundus Vult Decepi
Zine

Days in the Life: The Aging Relative, The Conclusion (Personal Update); His Devious and Disgusting Practices:

Edit
Pg. 53
Mark Mumbles
Zine

Lockpicking in RPGs; Comments.

Edit
Pg. 55
Egg Learns to Walk #226
Zine

Kickstarting Now (announcement); News (Personal Update); Not a Review (Numenera); Big Rulebooks; DEXCON 20

Edit
Pg. 59
Return of the California Kid
Zine

The Doclopedia #1,345 — The Numbers: 200

Edit
Pg. 60
Rowan Tree and Red Thread #203
Zine

Idle Days on the Lee (Personal Update); Comments on A&E #501; Magic Monkey Mischief (character

Edit
Pg. 63
Enter a Messenger #7
Zine

Me (Personal Update); Review (Playing at the World by Jon Peterson); Comments on A&E #500-501.

Edit
Pg. 65
The Chrononautical Bulletin #2
Zine

Introduction; News (Personal Update); Comments on Ignorable Theme (How do you create a "tough but not too

Edit
Pg. 73
PumSpeak #74
Zine

Recently I have mostly been …(Urban Nightmare: State of Chaos session report); Comments on A&E

Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: (Self-Published)
Year: 2017
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: 502
126 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Standard Edition
Publisher: (Self-Published)
Year: 2017
Soft Cover
Product Code: 502
128 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Linked Items Relationship: RPGs
Sort: Mechanic:
Pg. 1 of 2 » 2
Rank 79
Num Ratings 412
Average Rating 7.17
Num Owned 559
Prev. Owned 65
For Trade 4
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 7
Comments 86
Rank 0
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Num Owned 5
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Rank 3
Num Ratings 105
Average Rating 8.64
Num Owned 201
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 6
Wishlist 33
Comments 14
Rank 123
Num Ratings 588
Average Rating 6.84
Num Owned 666
Prev. Owned 45
For Trade 7
Want in Trade 4
Wishlist 7
Comments 88
Rank 85
Num Ratings 125
Average Rating 7.20
Num Owned 159
Prev. Owned 21
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 3
Wishlist 7
Comments 23
Rank 224
Num Ratings 23
Average Rating 6.70
Num Owned 34
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 2
Comments 1
Rank 246
Num Ratings 56
Average Rating 6.56
Num Owned 73
Prev. Owned 13
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 4
Comments 8
Rank 88
Num Ratings 68
Average Rating 7.34
Num Owned 126
Prev. Owned 3
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 11
Comments 13
Rank 0
Num Ratings 4
Average Rating 6.62
Num Owned 27
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 6
Comments 2
Rank 0
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Num Owned 0
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 0
Comments 0
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Issue Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 117
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 2
Users Wanting: 1
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.