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In this issue:

Yep, we're back once again with another great issue. But in a new home! PTG, PTB has changed addresses, so make sure you update your browsers. Check the editorial for the full details. This issue, meanwhile, our theme is "Computers and Role-Playing": a marriage made in heaven, or in hell? After you've read what our writers think, why not tell us what you think in our new Forum? Plus check the Local News for details about a brand new Brisbane convention. Ed.

Contents:

Regulars:

  • Editorial - New beginnings -Steve Darlington
  • RPG News - A finger on the pulse
  • Local News - ConJure is coming!
  • Once Upon a Time - A baptism of fire - Murray
  • The Forum - Spleens vented, bile raised

Articles:

  • A Discourse on Computer Role-Playing - A thorough analysis - Murray K
  • Dream Machines - Human versus machine -Steve Darlington
  • Happy as a Player in MUD - The thin line between fantasy and reality -Brett Matthews
  • The History of Role-Playing, Part III: "A Golden Age Emerges" - Traveller. Runequest. Bunnies. And more

Endnotes:

  • Readers' Letters - Flattery will get you everywhere
  • Gaming Links - Links to more links

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