In this issue:
Mr I.N. Absentia Joshua Cole provides a suitably nasty villain to torment, manipulate and generally cause bother for your OGL Steampunk party. Will you succumb to his machinations or struggle against his indomitable will?
- Were-Insects - A New Look At Lycanthropy
Not every were-creature needs to be covered in fur and bark a lot. We bring you such diverse beasties as the were-spider and the were-dung beetle. Can you bear to even look?
- Babylon 5 2nd Edition Conversion Guide, part 1
Mongoose staff writer Bryan Steele begins a look at the differences between first and second edition Babylon 5. In this first part he is looking at the B5 races and what changes have been made.
- RuneQuest Variant Weapon Tables
Mongoose head honcho, Matthew Sprange, designer of the versatile new RuneQuest game provides a set of weapons tables allowing you to redirect your games towards either high fantasy or lethal extreme!
- Codename: Armoured Fury, part 1
Richard Ford begins a thrilling short story about the Mobile Infantry in this Starship Troopers fiction piece. Join Thrower’s Tigers on their mission to Xenon IV.
- Choosing Skills Based On Character Background
Not all characters in a fantasy game have always trained to be ‘adventurers.’ In fact, most grew up performing other tasks or learned some things from their parents’ careers before they embarked on an ‘adventure.’ So says Joe Wetzel and he’s come up with some ways to make your characters a bit more rounded.
A truly epic adventure to herald the arrival of the brilliant new RuneQuest RPG sees the players thrust into the world of, well, druids actually. Set out on a setting-independent rural investigation and try and uncover why ancient rites are being flaunted by a farming community.