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Volume 3, No. 5

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Special Features
  • Real Spies - The world of espionage according to secret agent Carl Larson
  • A Brief History of Role-Playing Games - Part 1 - pre-history and the early days
  • Necrology of the Vampire - Mysteries of the vampire
Gamemaster's Workshop
  • Illuminating the Enemy - Quick rules for beefing up your NPCs
  • NPCs Get a Life - Making life meaningful for your NPCs
  • Developing New Races - The art of creating non-player characters
  • Hook, Line and Sinker - Adventures on the Fly
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Generic non-player characters ready for action
  • Close Encounters of the Random Kind - Random encounter tables suitable for any system
Regular Departments
  • Cries from the Attic - Editorial of a Madman
  • Mail Bag
  • Knight Gallery - An Artist Showcase: Cline A. Siegenthaler
  • SHADIS Interrogations - The publishers of Murphy's World under the lamp
  • Up My Sleeve - The world of card games
  • Closer Look - Reviews: Games, Books, etc.
  • Feature Review - This issue: FUDGE
  • Board Walk - The world of boardgames
  • New Perspectives - The world of miniatures
  • Post Marque - A mini-magazine on PBM games
  • Zine Scene - A closer look at the small press world
  • Other Rags - A compilation of gaming related publications
  • SHADIS Con-Nection - A listing of gaming conventions
  • Market Platz - Classified, announcements, conventions, etc.
  • Bits n' Pieces - News and Rumors
Comics
  • Joe Genero - Once more Joe suffers at the hands of your favorite RPGs
  • Knights of the Dinner Table - The boys are at it again
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Cries from the Attic
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Editorial of a madman

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Mail Bag
Reader/Fan Mail

Our readers talk back

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Real Spies
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The world of espionage according to secret agent Carl Larson

Illustrated by James Kovalic

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A Brief History of Role-Playing Games
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Part 1: pre-history and the early days

Illustrated by Lew Hartman

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Necrology of the Vampire
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Mysteries of the vampire.

Illustrated by Stacey Drum

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Illuminating the Enemy
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Quick rules for beefing up your NPCs

Illustrated by Lorelle Ahlstrom

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NPCs Get a Life
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Making life meaningful for your NPCs

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Developing New Races
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The art of creating non-player characters

Illustrated by Lorelle Ahlstrom

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Knight Gallery
Art
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An artist\'s showcase: Cline A. Siegenthaler

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SHADIS Interrogations
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The publishers of Murphy's World under the lamp

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Hook, Line and Sinker
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Adventures on the fly!

Edited by Jolly R. Blackburn

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
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Generic non-player characters ready for action

Artwork by Gilead

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Close Encounters of the Random Kind
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Random encounter tables suitable for any system

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Up My Sleeve
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The world of card games

A collection of mini-articles about and reviews of collectible card games

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Star Trek: the Next Generation
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A Collector\'s Checklist for Decipher Games\' Collectible Card Game

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Issue: Shadis (Issue 17 - Jan 1995)
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Shadis #17
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Year: 1995
Saddle Stapled (modules/pamphlets)
112 pages
Size: 8.25 x 10.25 inches
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