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!
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