The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Star Trek: Alpha Quadrant
Monster Manual (AD&D 1e)
Microscope
Paranoia Interactive Screen
B2: The Keep on the Borderlands
Heroes & Other Worlds
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
More Leaves from the Inn of the Last Home
Veins of the Earth
Death on the Reik
Power Behind the Throne
Isengard and Northern Gondor
Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia
DLQ2: Flint's Axe
Player's Survival Kit
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Core Set
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary
Magi Carta
Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 5e)
Agros Mortius
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Paranoia: Red Clearance Edition
Apocrypha Now
Warhammer City
Shadows over Bögenhafen
Angmar: Land of the Witch King
Dread
T1-4: The Temple of Elemental Evil
Call of Cthulhu (5th Edition)
X1: The Isle of Dread
ΑΓΩΝ
D1: Descent into the Depths of the Earth
Changeling: The Lost
Dice
The Enemy Within
The Marvel Universe Roleplaying Game
B1: In Search of the Unknown
Ars Magica (3rd edition)
B10: Night's Dark Terror
C1: The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan
DD1: Barrow of the Forgotten King
The Great Pendragon Campaign
Elminster's Ecologies
The Judge Dredd Roleplaying Game
Sweet Agatha
DD3: Fortress of the Yuan-Ti
The Adventurer's Toolkit
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game GameMastery Guide
Information
Primary Name
Polyhedron (Issue 1 - May 1981)
Alternate Names
Publication Date
1981-05-00
Issue Index
1
Periodical
Authors
Artists
Producers
Publishers
TSR
RPGs
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 60246
Description Edit | History
Vol. 1, No. 1
Cover Artist: Darlene

The first quarterly issue of "RPGA News" as it was first titled, labeled Summer, 1981.
There was a hidden contest in this issue, with a word at the top of each page:
"FIRST TO NAME THIS NEWSLETTER WILL WIN FREE PRIZE SEND ENTRIES TO RPGA HEADQUARTERS"

Articles Relationship: Articles
Pg. 1
Pg. 2
Letters
Reader/Fan Mail

Letters to the editor (for the first issue, they printed a letter to Dragon magazine)

Edit
Pg. 3
Dispel Confusion
Article

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Q&A by The Game Wizards.

Edit
Pg. 4
Interview with E. Gary Gygax
Interview

Part 1 of this interview, and the beginning of a new series.

Edit
Pg. 8
The Fastest Guns That Never Lived
Article

A BOOT HILL article describing the greatest gunfighters from TV and movies. This is a revision of reprints of the

Edit
Pg. 10
Notes For the Dungeon Master
Article

Tricks and traps to bedevil your players in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

Edit
Pg. 11
The FIGHT IN THE SKIES Game
Review

Review of Fight in the Skies, a WWI aerial combat simulation game.

Edit
Pg. 12
An Open Letter to Frank Mentzer
Article

A brief history and notes for the future of the TOP SECRET game.

Edit
Pg. 13
GEN CON South Report
News

Highlights of the 5th annual GEN CON convention, held on Feb. 6-8, 1981 in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.

Edit
Pg. 14
GAMMA WORLD Science Fantasy
Article
Review

Review of the GAMMA WORLD game and a few ideas to start a campaign.

Edit
Pg. 16
ROCKSNOZ in the land of Nidd
Comic

A fantasy campaign cartoon.

Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
More Information Edit | History

This was just called TSR RPGA magazine for the first four issues; it was not officially titled Polyhedron until issue #5.

Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
Magazine
Publisher: 
Year: 1981
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
16 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Linked Items Relationship: RPGs
Sort: Mechanic:
Pg. 1
Rank 79
Num Ratings 393
Average Rating 7.21
Num Owned 530
Prev. Owned 58
For Trade 3
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 7
Comments 85
Rank 95
Num Ratings 288
Average Rating 7.09
Num Owned 383
Prev. Owned 46
For Trade 4
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 3
Comments 58
Rank 509
Num Ratings 33
Average Rating 6.14
Num Owned 61
Prev. Owned 11
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 4
Comments 8
Rank 269
Num Ratings 76
Average Rating 6.55
Num Owned 114
Prev. Owned 28
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 4
Comments 14
Rank 454
Num Ratings 80
Average Rating 6.16
Num Owned 123
Prev. Owned 36
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 2
Comments 25
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Issue Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 626
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 12
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.