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Dragon (Issue 197 - Sep 1993)
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1993-09-00
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Contents

Features

  • The Ecology of the Giant Scorpion (Ruth Cooke) - Think invisibility will save you? Think again.
  • Think Big - in Miniature! (James M. Ward) - If a miniature could come to life, Ral Partha would be the company to make it.
  • Two Years of ORIGINS Awards (The editors) Is your game one of the best? Two years' worth of awards will let you know.
  • Perils & Postage (Mark R. Kehl) How to play an AD&D campaign when each player lives in a different city.
  • By Mail or by Modem? (Craig Schaefer) An AD&D game works just as well by BBS as by USPS (and maybe better).
  • The Dragon's Bestiary (Ed Greenwood) - It's not a petting zoo: four new monsters from the FORGOTTEN REALMS setting.
  • The Known World Grimoire (Bruce A. Heard) - The world of Mystara is changing, but how? Turn to page 41 to find out.
  • Join the Electronic Warriors! (James M. Ward) - What's in the works for computer gamers from the team of SSI and TSR.
  • The MARVEL-Phile (Steven E. Schend) - It's a dirty world in the streets - but your hero's there to clean it up.
  • Beyond the Dark Horizon (Gregory Detwiler) - New spells, new magical items, and new trouble for the DARK SUN world.
  • The Dragon Project: The Tide of Albrenegan (Ken Cliffe) - In the ARS MAGICA world, this dragon's dreams are worse than its bite.

Fiction

Ashes to Ashes (Lisa Smedman) - Lazra lived for her garden, but she might die for it as well: a DARK SUN story.

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  • Letters
  • Dragonmirth
  • Editorial
  • Twilight Empire
  • Sage Advice
  • Gamers Guide
  • Convention Calendar
  • TSR Previews
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\'\'\'User Summary\'\'\': Alternatives to (and twists on) the \'you meet in a tavern\' plot. Art by Lynnrae

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The Ecology of the Giant Scorpion
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\'\'\'From the TOC\'\'\': Think \'\'invisibility\'\' will save you? Think again. Art by Tony DiTerlizzi.

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Think Big - in Miniature!
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\'\'\'From the article\'\'\': Ral Partha and TSR, Inc.: the tag team of the century

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Two Years of ORIGINS Awards
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\'\'User summary\'\'\': A list of the ORIGINS awards winners for 1991 and 1992.

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Sage Advice
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\'\'\'User Summary\'\'\': Answers to readers\' questions about the rules of various TSR games.

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Perils & Postage
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\'\'\'From the article\'\'\': PBM Gaming #1: How to run your favorite role-playing game by mail.

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By Mail or by Modem?
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\'\'\'From the article\'\'\': PBM Gaming #2: The joys of the BBS.

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The Dragon's Bestiary
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\'\'\'From the article\'\'\': Four new monsters from the FORGOTTEN REALMS setting.

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The Known World Grimoire
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\'\'\'From the article\'\'\': Earth-shaking news about the MYSTARA campaign setting.

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Convention Calendar
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\'\'\'User summary\'\'\': A list of upcoming conventions.

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The Role of Books
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\'\'\'User summary\'\'\': Reviews and discussions of the following novels:

  • \'\'The Element of Fire\'\'

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Eye of the Monitor
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\'\'\'User summary\'\'\': Reviews of computer games Wolfenstein 3-D & Commander Keen.

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Join the Electronic Warriors!
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\'\'\'From the article\'\'\': Fantasy at its finest - on your computer from SSI.

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