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Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Polyhedron: Issue #12
Issue #12 of Polyhedron (June 1983) features a very striking cover by Larry Elmore that depicts a pegasus-riding warrior about to engage a r...
Monday, November 27, 2023
The Logos of TSR's Gamma World
Over the weekend, I was cleaning the bookshelf nearest to my computer desk and saw the boxed sets of the first and second editions of Gamm...
In Defense of Evil Characters
Having last week come to the defense of the murderhobo , I thought I'd go one step further this week by doing something similar for outr...
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Polyhedron: Issue #11
Issue #11 of Polyhedron (April 1983) is another whose cover I remember well, because, unlike all of its predecessors, it features a historic...
Monday, November 20, 2023
The Ten Commandments of D&D
Issue #81 (September/October 1977) of Campaign magazine is notable for its lengthy overview/review of Dungeons & Dragons , written by Le...
Tom Wham is underappreciated in my opinion. Here's his "Gamesmanship" comic from issue #81 (September/October 1977) of Campaig...
In Defense of the Murderhobo
Like any hobby, roleplaying games are replete with their own unique vocabulary and jargon. Spend any time with someone deeply invested in ro...
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
A Mystery Solved?
Being a Star Trek fan, I was aware of the fact that, sometime during the early stages of the production of 1979's Star Trek: The Motion...
Polyhedron: Issue #10
For reasons many and various, I've always had a soft spot for Gamma World , which was long one of my favorite roleplaying games , though...
Monday, November 13, 2023
No Longer a Challenge
Here's another interesting passage from the September 1980 issue of Fantastic Films , where its author, Neesa Sweet, talks to Jeff Urquh...
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