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White Dwarf (Issue 40 - Apr 1983)
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Publication Date
1983-00-00
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"The Role-playing Games Monthly"

FEATURES

"Zen and the Art of Adventure Gaming"
RuneQuest in Samurai Japan - Dave Morris

"The Dungeon-Master General"
Rules for Pitched Battle in AD&D - Alan E Paull

"The Eagle Hunt"
An AD&D excursion into the assassin's stronghold for Levels 1-3 - Marcus L Rowland

"Assignment:Survey!"
A new scoutship for Traveller - Andy Slack

DEPARTMENTS

Critical Mass
A look at the latest Covenant books and others, edited by David Langford

Open Box
A look at some new games by independent reviewers:
-"Soloquest 2: Scorpion Hall" reviewed by Oliver Dickinson
-AD&D modules "C1, C2, S2 & I1" reviewed by Jim Bambra
-"Illuminati" reviewed by Phil Masters
-"Generic FRP module "Starstone" reviewed by Daniel Collerton

Letters
Readers' views, questions and comments

Runerites
Regular department for Runequest edited by Oliver Dickinson Trading as a skill in Runequest by Simon Woodward

Fiend Factory edited by Albie Fiore
"Inhuman Gods Part II" - Deities of the Demi-Men
Part II: The Gods of Firenewts, Flinds, Flymen, Frog Folk by Phil Masters

Microview edited by Mike Costello
A comprehensive RuneQuest character generation program by Nelson Cunningham

Treasure Chest (D&D ideas) edited by Jamie Thomson
A selection of magic items
- "Arrow of the Inner Planes" by Mark Byng
- "Druid's Flask" by Roger E Moore
- "Cloth of the Wind Horse" by Roger E Moore
-"Shaft of the Spider" by Jeremy Dunn
-"Wand of Locking" by Anthony Howcroft
-"Wizards Wand" by Paul Cole

News
What's happening in science fiction and fantasy gaming

Small Ads
Clubs, Help! and Classifieds

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Editorial

Ian wonders why Fantasy is more popular than SF in games, yet it seems the other way around for films and

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Zen and the art of Adventure Gaming
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Setting

A basis for fantasy roleplaying in feudal Japan, using RuneQuest rules, by Dave Morris.

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Dungeon Master General
Article

Pitched battles in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Edition) - a system of rules for large scale combat, by Alan E

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Critical Mass
Review

The regular review of SF and Fantasy books by Dave Langford.
\"Covenant Revisited\"
-White Gold Wielder

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Open Box
Review

A regular review of the latest SF and Fantasy games and rule books by independent authorities.
-Soloquest 2:

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Letters
Reader/Fan Mail

Ian Livingstone edits and comments on readers\' letters.

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The Eagle Hunt
Adventure

An Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Edition) scenario for 1st - 3rd Level characters of all Classes, by Marcus L

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RuneRites
Article

a regular department for RuneQuest, edited by Oliver Dickinson.
\"Trading\" by Simon Woodward - a new

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Assignment: Survey
Adventure
Article

The Explorer Class Scoutship, a heavier model than the standard Scoutship, with deck plans and adventure ideas,

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Fiend Factory
Article

Albie Fiore edits readers\' monster suggestions for the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Edition) game.

Inhuman

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Microview
Article

The regular department for computer game-assistance programs, edited by Mike Costello.
\"RuneQuest

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Treasure Chest
Article

Readers\' ideas for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Edition). This issue:
\"Magic Items\"
-Arrow of

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News
News

Gaming news and industry gossip.
\"The Star\"- Midgard\'s brightest daily.

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Classifieds, Help Wanted! and Club Notices.

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