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"The Role-Playing Games Monthly"

From the contents page:

FEATURES

"The Name of the Game" - Marcus L. Rowland
An Introduction to Role-Playing for complete beginners

"Bolts from the Blue" - Daniel Collerton
Deity-linked clerical spells for AD&D

"To Live Forever" - Andy Slack
Immortality in Traveller

"The Castle of Lost Souls" Dave Morris
Part 1 of a solo fantasy game serial

"The Serpent's Venom" - Liz Fletcher
A low-level AD&D scenario

DEPARTMENTS

"Open Box"
A look at some new games by independent reviewers

"Critical Mass" edited by David Langford
Science fiction and fantasy book review

"Thrud the Barbarian" by Carl Critchlow
Beginning of the Three Tasks of Thrud

Fiend Factory edited by Albie Fiore
A selection of low-level monsters for D&D/AD&D

"Microview" edited by Russell Clarke
A Starfleet Battles program plus game reviews

"Letters"
Readers' views, questions and comments

"RuneRites" edited by Dave Morris
Magic rings in RuneQuest

"The Travellers" by Mark Harrison
The Osprey takes a jump to Regina

Treasure Chest
Some magic items for D&D/AD&D

News
What's happening in science fiction and fantasy gaming plus Gobbledigook

TableTop Heroes
The first in our new figure review department

Small Ads
Clubs, Help! and Classifieds

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Editorial and Contents
Editorial

Ian Livingstone introduces a new series aimed at the absolute beginner.

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The Name of the Game
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A beginner\'s guide to Role-Playing Games, by Marcus L Rowland.
Part 1 of a series explaining what role-playing

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Out of the Blue
Article

New clerical spells and Deity lists for different pantheons in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Edition), by

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Open Box
Review

The latest games and rulebooks reviewed by independent authorities.
-Talisman, by Alan E Paull
-Battlecars, by Ian

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Critical Mass
Review

Dave Langford\'s book review column.
\"Machines and Magic\"
-Foundation\'s Edge, by Issac Asimov
-Dragon

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Thrud the Barbarian
Comic

The Three Tasks of Thrud
Chapter 1: Black Treachery
-Thrud begins an epic quest.

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Fiend Factory
Article

The regular Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Edition) department for readers\' monsters, edited by Albie

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Microview
Article
Review

The alternate-monthly column, reviewing new computer games and providing game-aid programs, edited by Russell

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To Live Forever
Adventure
Article

Immortality in Traveller, by Andy Slack.

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The Castle of Lost Souls
Adventure

Part One: The Champion
A four-part solo gamebook set in a Fantasy world by Dave Morris and Yve Newnham.

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The Serpent's Venom
Adventure
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An Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Edition) Scenario for Beginning Characters of 1st-3rd Levels, by Liz

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Letters
Reader/Fan Mail

Reades\' mail edited by Ian Livingstone.

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RuneRites
Article

The regular column for RuneQuest, now edited by Dave Morris.
\"Rings\", by Dave Morris.
-Rings of

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The Travellers
Comic

Chapter One: Gas Giant
-The crew arrive at Regina

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Treasure Chest
Article

The regular Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (1st Edition) department for readers\' ideas, edited by Jamie

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