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The Crusader (Volume 5, Issue 15 - Jan 2009)
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Feature Articles
Alea Iacta Est: Experience Points When is Too Little Too Much. A close look at experience points with some tricks of the trade.

Hammer & Anvil: Cast a Deadly Spell: Creating new spells, its more than just lead on paper.

NEW: Dragon Grumbles: Crusader welcomes Tim Kask to the Journal! Tim takes us back to TSR in the latter 1970s.

NEW: Adventure: John W. Wright brings us A Darker Shade of Ale! A new quick adventure for your C&C game!

Aihrdian Chronicles, Being the 13th Narrative: Meltowg leaves the Ineng Tree behind and journeys west where he first encounters the Hlobane and the Neurog Let.

Mark’s Mechanics: Mark Sandy joins the Crusader this month with a new column and takes a look at the mechanics of the RPG games!

Product Highlights: Welcome to the Conquered. A Look at the Haunted Highlands by the author who created it: Casey Christofferson!

Fat Dragon Games: James M. Ward takes a look at the EZ tiles created by Tom Tullis and crew!

Monsters of Aihrde: Introducing the Neurog Let, the Bone Crusher of Hlobane Fame!

Ready to Serve: Joe Damiani returns with more cool NPCs!!

Also In This Issue
Angry Gamer: James Ward confronts the angry Trolls!
Convention Blog: Richard McBain takes us to Sooner Con of last year and the weird adventures he, Mark and Casey Christofferson had!
Game Review: The Red Dragon Inn
Troll Freebies: Peter Bradley gives us a cool tower map! He did the design, now its time for you to do the Leg Work!

Who’s Who
Publisher: Stephen Chenault
Managing Editor: James M. Ward
Editor/Designer: Elizabeth Stewart
Artists: Peter Bradley, Jason Walton, Tom Wham and others
Contributors: Stephen Chenault, Davis Chenault, James M. Ward,Tim Kask, Casey Cannfield, Mike Stewart, John Wright, Joe Damiani & others.
Cartoons: Jason Walton, Tom Wham

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Notes From the Managing Editor
Editorial

Role-Playing is Dead (Not)

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Alea Iacta Est "The Die is Cast"
Editorial

Experience Points: When is to Little, too Much?
Determining a proper amount of experience to award.

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Dragon Grumbles
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An article talking about the good old days.

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Fat Dragon: E-Z Terrain
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The use of paper terrain in your games.

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Game Review
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A review the game The Red Dragon Inn.

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Adventure
Adventure

A Darker Shade of Ale
An Adventure for Castles & Crusades

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Mark's Mechanics
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An article on designing game mechanics.

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The Aihrdian Chronicles
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Being the 13th narrative of the Lay of the Lothian Princes.
A tale of the Elfin Warlord, Meltowg-Aet-Ohd, Prince

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Troll Freebies
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A map of tower with 6 levels and basement level.

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Ready to Serve NPC's
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New NPCs
Erlick Lobrak, 12th level Human Rogue
Olivia Frances D\'Ken, 13th level Halfling Druid

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Hammer & Anvil
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Cast A Deadly Spell
An article that discusses the creation of spells.

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Welcome to the Conquered East
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An article that discusses where the author gets his ideas from.

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The Angry Gamer
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Attack of the Managing Editor
A rant about who\'s going to write The Angry Gamer now that the magazine is

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Convention Blog
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A visit to Sooner Con.

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Monsters of Aihrde
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New Monster for Castles & Crusades
Hlobane Orc: Neurog Let, Bone Crushers

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