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Polyhedron (Issue 1 - May 1981)
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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"

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Reader/Fan Mail

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

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Dispel Confusion
Article

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

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Interview with E. Gary Gygax
Interview

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

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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

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Notes For the Dungeon Master
Article

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

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The FIGHT IN THE SKIES Game
Review

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

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An Open Letter to Frank Mentzer
Article

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

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GEN CON South Report
News

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

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GAMMA WORLD Science Fantasy
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Review

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

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ROCKSNOZ in the land of Nidd
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A fantasy campaign cartoon.

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

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