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Frank Frazetta passes away at 82

Frank Frazetta, pioneering fantasy painter, cartoonist and illustrator, has passed away at the age of 82. He was famous for creating the iconic looks of Conan the Barbarian, Tarzan, John Carter of Mars, and other heroic archetypes. His artwork has graced the covers of rock albums and books, movie posters, magazines and so much more.

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Ecology of the Dracolisk

Ecology of the Dracolisk Taken from the tome Book of the Great Reptiles as written by Martel Dundan Sage of Markainus. One of the most dangerous of reptiles that may be encountered, the dracolisk is a potent foe against any living being. The following is a gathering of knowledge both from personal experience as well

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Shadowy Paths #2 Horror of Spider Point

Welcome back for another installment of Shadowy Paths. This time we will be looking at a comparatively darker module then the first. Remember all modules I review are available free from Dragonsfoot. Now let’s dive in to Horror of Spider Point… Time for the fun to begin.

Poison

Our feature this week is about poison in AD&D. Sparked by this post on Dragonsfoot, we went back to Dragon magazine #81 for a read of Chris Landsea’s article, “Taking the sting out of poison: Another view on how to use toxic cocktails.” Unsurprisingly, Vince & Nick split with Jayson on readings of the article

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Ecology of the Meazel

The creature’s webbed feet slid silently across the cold stone floor. Its attention focused solely on the golden statuette. As it reached for the glittering item, it failed to notice the nearly invisible string attached to the base. With one pull, the heavy net fell from above and engulfed the vile thing. Hissing and shrieking,

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Re-binding your books

We’re not collectors, we’re players – but that means our TSR books end up with wear and tear, and can even lose their binding. If you’re pulling out dusty tomes that saw a lot of action in your teenage years, there’s a fair chance that they’re not in mint condition. While there are plenty of

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Article – The Dungeonmaster Has Died

One of the seminal influences in fantasy in the twentieth century has left us for Valhalla. Gygax was a giant, a man whose enthusiasm and sense of adult play took a weird cerebral offshoot of board and strategy games and turned it into an accessible, endlessly stimulating, life-changing mythology for the Star Wars/Lancer Conan/”Frodo Lives!” generation of the 1970s and 80s.