January 2005 Issue

Does size really matter?

by Frances Moritz

There's a lot that can be said in favor of both large and small gaming conventions. They each hold a different appeal for gamers. Is one size better than the other? Maybe, maybe not... each gamer has their own opinion on that. Let's take a comparison look at game conventions by size, using GenCon Indy and Rock-Con as specific examples.

GamePal for the Mac Gal

by Debbie Ginsberg

What's this? Games on a Mac? Games everyone else is playing? Lots of people will tell you that's not possible. They're wrong. I'm not going to tell you that a Mac can play as many games as a PC, but there's still plenty to keep even an avid gamer occupied on this neat little platform.

GenCon SoCal

by Jennifer Knighton

GenCon Southern California is a much smaller convention than its Midwest counterpart. In its second year of existence, this con has created a somewhat different ambiance to its predecessor. Although you will find similar activities at both conventions, such as the True Dungeon, vendors, and of course gaming, you will also see some differences.

Review: My Dwarves Fly

by Frances Moritz

My Dwarves Fly is a "humorous fantasy game" just released by Pegasus Press, a German game company, with artwork by John Kovalic. It was released simultaneously in English and German.

Through a character's eyes

by Jennifer Knighton

An on-going set of short stories, written by the Lady Gamers, from the point of view of their characters.
A Lovecraftian horror story written from the perspective of a man trapped in White Wolf's World of Darkness, who has seen more than any man would ever want to see. The view of a mortal character that has existed in LARP and online for many years now.

What? An index?

by Lori Ann Curley

Want to increase sales of your products? Want to garner better reviews of your products? Want to increase customer satisfaction of your products? Include a usable index.
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