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The Abyss (Issue 25 - Jul 1983)
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1983-07-00
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Table of Contents

  • Conjurings [Editorial] by David Nalle
  • Illusion & Reality [Softening the role of mechanics at key story points] by David Nalle
  • In the Speculum [Magazine and RPG reviews]
  • Mission of Intemperance: Part 2 [Short Story] by Lew Bryson
  • The Worlds of Thomas Burnett Swann [Looks at the fantasy books written by Thomas Burnett Swann] by John R. Davis
  • Graphomancers [A new class: Calligraphers] by Joseph Teller
  • Echoes From the Abyss [Letters to the Editor] by Various
  • Berserkergang: The Death of Gaming [State of roleplaying...] by Jon Schuller
  • Braving the Middle Passage [Boardgame review] by Eric Olson
  • Convention Report [Eastcon and Origins report] by Eric Olson and Dave Nalle
  • The Wicked-Weeds [Short story] by Ardath Mayhar

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Conjurings
Editorial

Contents, masthead, editorial, UtherCon 2 announcement

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Illusion & Reality
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There is a fine line which divides illusion and reality. Understanding this fine line is important in fantasy

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In the Speculum
Review

Magazines (Moonscape, Night Voyages), games & aids

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Mission of Intemperance
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Part 2

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Worlds of Swann
Article

The worlds of Thomas Burnett Swann - examining the works of the SF/Fantasy author

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Graphomancy
Article

Graphomancers or calligraphers are a class of mage akin to Runists, but with some interesting possibilities.

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Echoes from the Abyss
Reader/Fan Mail

Omar Pancoast III writes; Eric W. Olson responds; letters from Mike Smith, Kate Pfeifer

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Berserkergang
Article

The death of gaming - attributable to TSR's Dungeons & Dragons

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Braving the Middle Passage
Review

A review of "Middle Passage - The Game of Trade in the Atlantic, 1680-1830".

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Convention Report
News

EastCon; Origins

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The Wicked Weeds
Fiction
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Product Reports
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Ragnarok products

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