When Caesar stood upon the banks of the Rubicon looking south to Rome he hesitated. Before him stood the vast, complex mechanism of the past, glowing with a host of intricately woven stratagems. With him, he had but one legion, weary from 8 years of brutal war with the Gauls. But when called to surrender himself to the Senate and certain exile he did not hesitate. He called his legionaries to cross into Italy, to cross the Rubicon. And as he did so he said only this: Alea iacta est! The Die is Cast!
The Journal offers articles that range from the common and simple "How To" articles, to advice, adventures, free dungeon maps, new monsters, fiction, game review, humor, art and more.
Alea Iacta Est: A New Look at an Old Class. The barbarian class is being revisited in the forthcoming 4th Printing of the PH. Take a look at what is going on behind the scenes.
Product Highlights: Towers of Adventure by James M. Ward and Halls of Adventure by Casey Cannfield. And yet another sneak peak at the CKG!
After the Whistle! Keith Hackwood takes a look at events after the battle is settled and offers many options tired CKs will appreciate.
Baked Askalan! Guest writer Christina Stiles brings us another great adventure, this time for characters of adventure level 4-6. Two new monsters included!
Aihrdian Chronicles, Being the 17th Narrative: Meltowg’s companion meets a beast of the horned god and befriends it.
New Monsters or Treasures
Monsters of Aihrde: The Snow Steed!
Also In This Issue
Dragon Grumbles: Each issue Tim Kask takes us on a behind the scenes look at the old world of TSR and the game’s beginnings.
Angry Gamer: An angry rant for the gamer in all of us.
Convention Blog: Gencon is just around the corner.
Game Review: Agricola!
Troll Freebies: Maps for your adventuring needs.
Publisher: Stephen Chenault
Managing Editor: James M. Ward
Editor/Designer: Elizabeth Stewart
Artists: Peter Bradley, Jason Walton, Tom Wham and others
Contributors: Stephen Chenault, Davis Chenault, James M. Ward,Tim Kask, Casey Cannfield, Mike Stewart, John Wright, Joe Damiani and others.
Cartoons: Jason Walton, Tom Wham