Vol. XII No. 8 of Dragon Magazine.
Cover Art: While their cleric of Thor stands guard, a group of dwarves hauls out (or hides away) their massive chest of treasure. "These guys," said cover artist Keith Parkinson, indicating the dwarves holding the chest, "are basically 'greed dwarves.'" Entitled "The Big Stash," this painting will soon be available as a print. Keith recently won the coveted 1987 Dark Fantasy award at the World Fantasy Convention in Nashville, for his painting "What do You Mean, We're Lost?" (from the contents page)
This issue featured
Demi-humans: Pointed ears aren't the only things that make them different. - 5 articles from the nonhuman perspective.
It also listed the "Gamers' Guide," which was an index of all the advertising in the issue.
Close to Home
A discussion of how some people who actually fought in wars might veiw wargames.
Business & books, Mini-spies, So who won?, and Name that cover.
The World Gamers Guide
A listing of, by, and for overseas gamers, including American military personnel.
Opinions and observations from our readers.
Arcane Lore: Magic of the Dwarven Priests
Magic that serves the people: new/altered dwarven clerical spells for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Detect
Children of the Spider Goddess: The darkest elves' point of view
The society & personality of the drow for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.
Give Demi-humans an Even Break! More dice are nice when rolling ability scores
A new method of generating demi-human ability scores, based on the system from the \'\'Unearthed Arcana.\'\'
Don't Sell Them Short! Halfling Guardians: Defenders of the small folk
A rare subclass of fighter with special abilities and clerical spell-use for halflings only, for Advanced Dungeons
Entering the Drider's Web: What happens after a drow fails Lolth's test
A look at the hideous cross between a drow and a spider in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. (monster
The Role of Computers: Naval warfare and tower adventures
Reviews of \'\'Tower of Myraglen\'\' from PBI Software, \'\'Pinball Wizard\'\' from Accolade, \'\'GBA Championship
A Sorcerer's Supplement: New sorcery spells for RUNEQUEST game wizards
12 new spells for
RUNEQUEST 3rd. Ed.: Bridge, Comprehend, Cool, Create Lycanthrope, Expand, Fade, Implant, Magic
Q&A about the Dungeons & Dragons Basic and Expert Sets.
The Dragon's Bestiary: Colder than ice
Four denizens of the Ice para-elemental plane for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Shiverbugs, Iceling, Snowfury,
The Game Wizards: A volume of Oerthly delights
The creator of the upcoming \'\'GREYHAWK Adventures\'\' book asks readers what they would like to see put in
The Old Ways Are Best
Two heads are better than one, but not by much!
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