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Cover art: This month's cover is a Tom Wham original, created especially for our April Fool issue. The scene depicts critters from the various Foolish articles in these pages - gargoyles (with and without wings), a flying slime, a man and his frog, and of course some snits and a confused bolotomus in the foreground. (from the contents page)

This was the annual April Fool's issue, featuring almost a dozen articles proving there is room for levity in gaming.
The only serious feature was In the Black Hours, Part 2 by David Cook, an adventure that was used as a sponsored tournament at GEN CON South 1984 Game Fair and at CONTACT 1984 convention.

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Ads from readers looking for players, DMs, gaming clubs, games, etc.

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Notes From HQ
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The annual April Fool\'s issue, Tournament News, and corrections.

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An Official Policy Statement: A Guest Editorial
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(Humor) RE: Questions on the sex lives of monsters.

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Ultimists: The Nadir of New Classes
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(Humor) A new character class for those who want to have it all!

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Why Gargoyles Don't Have Wings (But Should): An Alternate Viewpoint
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(Humor) A new viewpoint on this controversial topic.

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The Lighter Side of Encounters
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(Humor) Has your campaign grown too predictable? These encounters will put some life back into it!

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Punnishments to Fit the Crime
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(Humor) A couple of stories with groan-inducing endings.

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New Magic Items
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(Humor) An appendix to this month\'s \"Lighter Side\" (by the DM from whose campaign the encounters were

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In the Black Hours, Part 2: An AD&D module for 5-8 PCs, Levels 6-9
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The leader of the thieves\' guild has acquired a powerful relic. Can you stop him before the entire city falls to

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Dungeonsongs
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(Humor) Music to adventure by.

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Excerpts From the Book of Mischievous Magic
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(Humor) If you thought some of the items in \"The Book of Marvelous Magic\" were bad puns, wait until

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Dispel Confusion
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(Humor) Answers to questions that nobody asked about D&D, AD&D & TOP SECRET.

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"Zee Chef"
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(Humor) A delicious new NPC for your campaign.

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The Male of the Species
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(Humor) The elusive \"Emezon,\" or male amazon, is described at last.

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