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Different Worlds (Issue 6 - Dec 1979)
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1979-00-00
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Contents

Articles
Gangster: An Overview by Leonard H. Kanterman, M.D.
Super Rules for Superhero: 44 by Brian Wagner
Finding Level in RuneQuest by Ray Turney
How to Make Monsters Interesting by Lee Gold
Vardy Combat System: Part 1 by John T. Sapienza Jr.
Different Worlds Presents: The World of Crane by George V. Schubel
Insanity Table by Lewis Pulsipher
RQ/Gateway Cult: The Cult of Gestetner by Greg Costikyan

Regular Features
Editorial
Sub/Back Issue Info
Recruiting Board
Recent Arrivals from Judges Guild
Quick Plugs
Game Cons
Different Views
Letter From Gigi

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Editorial
Editorial

Introduction to this issue of Different Worlds.

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Gangster!: An Overview
Review

A review of the Gangster! RPG.

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Super Rules for Superhero: 44
Article

Variations and clarifications for the Superhero 2044 RPG, including the Koln Institute, the Hunters Club, Uniquex,

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Recent Arrivals from Judges Guild
News
Review

Short reviews of eight RPG supplements from Judges Guild, including Under the Storm Giant's Castle, Survival of

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Pg. 10
Finding Level in RuneQuest
Article

Describes a method to convert a character from RQ to a class-and level-based system and a character from such a

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How to Make Monsters Interesting
Article

Describes ways to make standardized and well-known (to the players) monsters interesting to play.

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Vardy Combat System: Part 1
Article

A D&D variant. Describes “a variant of the Dungeons & Dragons combat system, parts of which have

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Quick Plugs
Review

Short reviews of 26 RPG source packs and magazines, including Commando, Questkania 2, Heart of Oak (volume 1 of

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The World of Crane
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Game

Describes Tribes of Crane, “a play-by-mail game set in the world of Crane”. Also describes “a

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Insanity Table
Article

Describes a detailed table of results for a character who is inflicted with insanity, “designed for Dungeons

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The Cult of Gestetner
Article

Describes the RuneQuest Gateway cult of Gestetner, “the God of Dark Duplication“, including Initiate

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Different Views
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Letters to the Editor.

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A Letter from Gigi
Editorial

A review of gossip and happenings within the RPG community, in letter form.

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