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In this issue:

Conventions are this month's topic. We're still coming down from ConJure, and thought we'd share some of our views on the subject. For those less interested in conventions, we also have two articles of GM tips. Plus all the usual stuff - letters, forum, links and the big fifth installment of the History of Role-Playing. Enjoy. Ed.

Contents:

Regulars:

  • Editorial - We've been busy - Steve Darlington
  • Local News - All conned out
  • Once Upon a Time - Such humble beginnings... - Jody MacGregor
  • The Forum - You talkin' to me?

Articles:

  • Convention Conversion - There's a whole big world out there... - Steve Darlington
  • Confessions of a Convention Virgin - What I did on my weekend - Brett Mathews
  • In The Beginning: Realistic Suggestions for Starting an Adventure - Starting with style - David Astley
  • Why Too Much Creativity Can Be A Bad Thing - Don't get too carried away - Stephen Brown
  • The History of Role-Playing, Part V: "The Power and the Glory" - The colossus takes form

Endnotes:

  • Readers' Letters - You said what?
  • Gaming Links - Encyclopaedia Nettica

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