The Hotness
Games|People|Company
B2: The Keep on the Borderlands
Star Trek: Alpha Quadrant
Tales From the Loop
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Wearing the Cape: The Roleplaying Game
Microscope
B4: The Lost City
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Prepared!: A Dozen Adventures for Fifth Edition
My Little Pony: Tails of Equestria, The Storytelling Game
The Silver Key
Mythic Game Master Emulator
The Sailor Moon Roleplaying Game and Resource Book
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 6
Heroes of the Darklands
Paranoia Interactive Screen
6 Ways to Die
Blue Sky
Apocrypha Now
Dungeons & Dragons Set 1: Basic Rules
B3: Palace of the Silver Princess (Green)
S1: Tomb of Horrors
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia
Legend of Spelljammer
Masks of Nyarlathotep (3rd & 4th edition)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
More Leaves from the Inn of the Last Home
Barbarians of Lemuria (Legendary Edition)
Fiasco
Gamma World Roleplaying Game
Dark Dungeons
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
Cold & Dark
Hoard of the Dragon Queen
Princes of the Apocalypse
Blades in the Dark
Mercury
UX02: Mind Games
BDK5-01: The Body
Pathfinder #117: Assault on Longshadow
The Grand Grimoire of Cthulhu Mythos Magic
SOLO: Solo RPG Campaigns for the Cepheus Engine
The Pip System Corebook
The Weird That Befell Drigbolton
The Hybrid
Player's Handbook (D&D 4e)
H1: Keep on the Shadowfell
Information
Primary Name
Dragon (Issue 64 - Aug 1982)
Alternate Names
Publication Date
1982-00-00
Issue Index
64
Periodical
Authors
Artists
Producers
Publishers
TSR
RPGs
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 64655
Description Edit | History

Vol. VII No. 2 of Dragon Magazine.

Cover Art by Tim Hildebrandt.

This issue featured PLANET BUSTERS - a game for 2-4 spacemen by Tom Wham and Jim Ward. The victory conditions for the game were accidently left out, and were printed on pg. 3 of the next issue, #65.

Articles Relationship: Articles
Pg. 1 of 2 » 2
Pg. 2
Dragon Rumbles
News

The collapse of SPI, TSR\'s acquisition of their titles, and a description of the issue by Kim Mohan (see more

Edit
Pg. 3
Out on a Limb
Reader/Fan Mail

Letters: \'Of little worth\', \'Incomplete\', \'Thanks to all\', \'Highest quality\'.

Edit
Pg. 6
From The Sorceror's Scroll: New weapons from another "great mind"
Article

A list of new \"official\" weapons for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

Edit
Pg. 10
Featured Creatures: Official AD&D monsters for your campaign
Article

All about the Planetars and Solars, divine servants of the deities of the Upper Outer Planes for Advanced Dungeons

Edit
Pg. 13
Greyhawk's World: News, Notes and Views of the Greyhawk Campaign
Article

Errata for nonhuman deities from Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Deities & Demigods, plus the xvart deity,

Edit
Pg. 15
Giants in the Earth
Article

Classic Heroes From Fiction & Literature: Tanith Lee\'s MYAL LEMYAL, American folklore\'s JOHN HENRY, &

Edit
Pg. 19
Sage Advice
Article

Q&A about opening doors; climbing walls; two-class characters; followers; spell use for Bards, Druids,

Edit
Pg. 24
The Assassins' Guild
Article

An organization to keep your assassin players in line and in business, and give support to your NPC assassins in

Edit
Pg. 30
You haven't lived until you've done The Assassins' Run
Article

A training ground for Assassins built by the former Thieves\' Guild of Waterdeep in the Forgotten Realms for

Edit
Pg. 37
Planet Busters
Game

A science-fiction boardgame Planet Busters for 2-4 players: \"It is the far distant future. The planets

Edit
Pg. 46
ROBOTS: Mechanical sidekicks for TRAVELLER players
Article

Creating robots, androids and computerized companions as NPCs in Traveller.

Edit
Pg. 54
The Next-to-Last Mistake
Fiction

A tale of love, revenge and chess at a renaissance fair.

Edit
Pg. 61
Why gamers get together
Article

70 ways conventions help the hobby and those who keep the hobby healthy.

Edit
Pg. 66
Championship Sumo Wrestling
Adventure

A short, simple mini-game simulating Japanese wrestling.

Edit
Pg. 68
Convention schedule
News

A list of the conventions held from Aug. to Oct. \'82.

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

From the editor-in-chief's description of the issue:

Return visits from a couple of old friends are the highlights of issue #64 of DRAGON Magazine. You've already seen the beautiful bronze cover painting by Tim Hildebrandt, whose artwork first graced our pages fifteen issues ago. In the middle of this issue is our first game from Tom Wham in a year and a month: PLANET BUSTERS, designed by Tom and Jim Ward, a way to conquer the solar system and have fun at the same time. May you never run out of fuel on the way to Jupiter...

Speaking of return visits, some of the words in From the Sorceror's Scroll may seem very familiar, because we printed an article on new weapons for AD&D play in issue #61. When Gary Gygax saw that, he hastened to provide all you Gentle Readers with an official list of weapons destined for inclusion in the upcoming AD&D expansion volume. Some of the names are the same as in the first article, but in many cases that's where the similarity ends. Gary's contributions to #64 also include a couple of new Featured Creatures, the solar and the planetar, and a description of Raxivort, the xvart that all other xvarts look up to, in this month's installment of Greyhawk's World.

It's about time we paid some attention to those masters of mayhem, the assassins; at least that's what the anonymous letter we got the other day told us. So, without further ado (which could be hazardous to someone's health), we present laws for an assassin's guild, drawn up by Elizabeth Cerritelli and Lynda Bisson, plus a nasty obstacle course designed by contributing editor Ed Greenwood called The Assassin's Run.

Can we give you two games in one issue? Sure we can, as long as the second one is only a page long. The next time you've got a few honorable minutes to spare, get out some dice and try out Brian Blume's Championship Sumo Wrestling.

Gaming conventions play an important role in our hobby, a role you might appreciate more after reading Ken Rolston's essay on the subject. And you might not appreciate the meaning of the title of "The Next-to-Last Mistake" until you get to the next to last page of that story - but it's worth waiting... - KM

Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
Vol. VII, No. 2
Publisher: 
Year: 1982
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
82 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 61
Num Ratings 232
Average Rating 7.35
Num Owned 345
Prev. Owned 48
For Trade 4
Want in Trade 5
Wishlist 15
Comments 40
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: 3
Average Rating: 7.00
Standard Deviation: 0.82
Num Views: 444
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 3
Users Owning: 45
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 1 [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.