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Dragon (Issue 16 - Jul 1978)
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Vol. III No. 2 of Dragon Magazine, then called "The Dragon."

Cover Art by Dean Morrissey.

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Dragon Rumbles
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Lighten up! What happened to humor and fun in gaming?

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Letters to the Editor
Reader/Fan Mail

A Rebuttal to \"The Cthulhu Mythos Revisited\" by Gerald Guinn.

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Near Eastern Mythos
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The Gods and Godesses of Sumeria, Babylonia, and Canaan for Dungeons & Dragons.

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The Ultimate NPC: Ninja - the DM's Hit Man
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A powerful foe for your players in Dungeons & Dragons.

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The Adventures of Monty Haul #3
Fiction

The Thursday Night D&D Game For Monty and the Boys; another humorous tale based on the staff of TSR.

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From the Sorcerer's Scroll
Article

Role-Playing: Realism vs. Game Logic; Spell Points in Dungeons & Dragons, Vanity Press and Rip-offs.

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Why Magic Users & Clerics Cannot Use Swords
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Game Balance and an explanation of why the rules are there in Dungeons & Dragons.

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Metamorphosis Alpha Modifications
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Mutated animals as PCs in Metamorphosis Alpha.

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GenCon Update & Preview
News

Of the many events scheduled as a part of GenCon this year, some are worthy of special mention and attention.

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The Green Magician Part 2
Fiction

The second half of the fifth tale of the Compleat Enchanter, Harold Shea.

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Wormy
Comic

The continuing adventures of everyone\'s favorite dragon & friends.

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Finieous Fingers, Fred & Charly
Comic

in: Grond Invents the Hamburger or...Chicken Little Strikes Again.

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Game Balance
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\"Game Balance\" vs. \"Game Equilibrium\", or tips for Monty Haul DMs of Dungeons &

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There are a couple of errors on the contents page of this issue; it lists the issue as "June '78 #6" instead of "July '78 #16", and under reviews it lists the Fantasy Forge article on page 18-19 instead of the Design Variant "Why Magic Users & Clerics Cannot Use Swords".

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