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Vol. XI No. 12 of Dragon Magazine.

Cover Art: Jim Holloway's sixth cover was one he particularly enjoyed doing. Samurai clash, wu jen hurl spells, and the earth trembles beneath the ferocity of the battle, bringing the essence of warfare in Kara-Tur to life. Looking down over the chaos, a general solemnly weighs the outcome, as his fate - and that of his fortress - hang in the balance. (from the contents page)

This issue featured ORIENTAL ADVENTURING: The realms of Kara-Tur and Oriental Adventures - Five articles, plus a 3-D castle you can build!
It also listed the "Gamers' Guide," which was an index of all the advertising in the issue and "TSR Previews," a list of upcoming products from TSR.

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Something New
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Features that have been added to Dragon Magazine, and a request for more feedback.

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Getting started:I, Getting started:II, and More columns?

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The Overseas Military Gamers Guide
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Names for the World Gamers Guide, plus new lists of addresses for military gamers.

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Forum
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Opinions and observations from our readers.

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The Game Wizards - Who Dies: Round II
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Replies to letters about AD&D 2nd edition, and plans for the new edition.

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"Whaddya Mean, Jack the Samurai?": Japanese names for Oriental Adventures campaigns
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A roster of Japanese names for Oriental characters.

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Sage Advice
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Q&A about Oriental Adventures for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

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The Deadliest Perfume: The properties of lotus blossoms and dust in Oriental Adventures
Article

The lotus blossom: a special sort of treasure.

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The Life and Death of a Castle: The story of a Japanese hirayamajiro
Fiction

A Japanese castle\'s tale, based on real-world history.

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The Geisya: An Oriental Adventures class with subtle skills
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Performer, poet, musician, magician -- a special NPC class for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

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The Genin: A single-class ninja for Oriental Adventures campaigns
Article

A single-class ninja PC class and master executioner in one package for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

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Sun Dragon Castle
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A fold-up project that\'s not for amateurs: an Oriental castle for any fantasy campaign!

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Love and Ale
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A special DRAGONLANCE tale about... uh, well, love and ale.

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The MARVEL-Phile: The return of Ms. Marvel
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The new Ms. Marvel and the Augments of the Power Broker for the MARVEL SUPER HEROES game.

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The Role of Books: Samurai, anachronists, Merovingen, and Wild Cards
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Reviews of: \'\'The Folk of the Air\'\' by Peter S. Beagle, \'\'The Maze of Peril\'\' by John Eric Holmes, \'\'The

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