Alarums & Excursions
Ignorable Theme: What sort of characters does a group or campaign need? Short-term? Long-term?
Submission requirements, table of contents, theme for future issues, other publications of interest, and a
September Natter (California fires/personal update); Early Warning: No September A&E in 2018; Comments on
Convention Plans; Comments on A&E #503 (include analysis of 2017 DEXCON and 2017 GENCON table ratios of
Fill not listed in the table of contents: Language syntax of time travelers.
Comments on Ignorable Theme (What sort of characters does a group or campaign need? Short-term? Long-term?);
Filler articles not listed in Table of Contents: Plot Ideas from Reading TV Listings (Cradle Swapping); Barn owls
Days in the Life: My right foot (Personal Update); His Devious and Disgusting Practices; Night's Black Agents Part
Reading Dragon Magazine in hindsight; Other gaming related trivia
Untitled Session Report of RPG game session via Discord.
Introduction; News (Personal update); Comments on Ignorable Theme (What sort of characters does a group or
Tripping up (Editorial); Comments on Ignorable Theme: Cast of Characters (What sort of characters does a group or
Mix Natter And Anti-Natter (HawaiiCon 2017: Convention Report; Farmwork (Personal Update)); Regardance (short
Novels and movies based on games; Comments on A&E #503.
Summer of 2017(Personal Update); Autumn of 2017(Personal Update); Goldie's First Road Trip (Pet dog comes along on
PATW’s History of Wargames (a historiography of wargames mentioned in Jon Peterson’s Playing at the