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1990-05-00
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Cover art: Artist Larry Elmore portrays Darra Winn, the proprietor of Ravens Bluff's Ice House, and employees.

This issue featured Torrand's Tribulations - An AD&D adventure for 6 level 0 hirelings.
A ballot for the Origins Awards 1989 was on the inside of the front mailing cover, and a ballot for the GAMERS' CHOICE Awards of 1990 was on both sides of the back mailing cover.

There were numerous errors on the contents page: 'The New Rogues Gallery' was not listed, 'The Living City' was listed on page 27 instead of 28, 'A Magical Contest' was listed on page 31 instead of 27, and 'Fantasy Photos' was listed on page 30 instead of 31.

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Conventions
News

A list of conventions held from Jun. to Aug. \'90.

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Classifieds
Article

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

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Notes From HQ: A Call to Typewriters and Word Processors
Editorial

See your work in print! The Network Coordinator discusses writing for the Newszine and reminisces about the decor

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Letters
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Newszines and Network Tournaments.

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The Bard's Corner: Max, the Dragon
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(humor) It pays to be pure of heart when dealing with Max, the wily dragon.

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Torrand's Tribulations: An AD&D adventure for 6 level 0 characters
Adventure

Six merchants and craftsmen, hirelings to a band of adventurers, find themselves on a dangerous quest to aid a

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American Steel: The Dreadbot Comes to Life in the GAMMA WORLD Game
Article

The colossal dreadbot is ready to thunder into your GAMMA WORLD game campaigns.

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The New Rogues Gallery: Phoenix Roses
Article
Fiction

A short story of Fairfern the Necromancer, and Garth the Homonculous(now human), plus their stats for Advanced

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The Living Galaxy: No Two Urban Jungles Should Be Alike
Article

Urban jungles differ from planet to planet, and many are filled with danger and adventure.

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The Skorpio: This New Monster is Tough in the Clinch
Article

A lethal desert scavenger crawls into your Advanced Dungeons & Dragons campaign.

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Character Adjustment: Unflatten Your Cardboard Characters
Article

Breathing life into flat characters is easy if you follow the advice of this game author and editor; a quick look

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The ABCs of Acronyms: FIling Out the Initials in Superhero and Spy Games
Article

What\'s in a name? Or, rather, what does a name stand for? With a little effort Game Masters can put a meaning

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A Magical Contest
Game

May the Best Enchanted Items Win: a contest to design magic items for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: deadline

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The Living City: The Ice House
Setting

The business climate is cool at the Ice House, but the establishment should send pleasant chills up your player

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Fantasy Photos
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Winter Fantasy attendees weren\'t left out in the cold at the first gaming convention sponsored by the

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