September 2005 Issue

Ch-Ch-Changes: A comparative review of Mage: the Awakening

by Nancy Schultz

With the release of Mage: the Awakening, White Wolf has finished the core three game lines for the New World of Darkness. And its the one furthest removed from its previous incarnation, for a bit more good than bad.

Gen Con 2005 Report

by Lori Ann Curley

While waiting for the end of her husband's game, Lori gives her reflections on Gen Con 2005

The Naming of Characters

by Frances Moritz

When you select a name for a child, a pet, or a character you have some reason in your mind for that choice. For a child or pet, you may build expectations with the name you select. But when you name a character, the effects of the name are your choice.

The Parting Game

by Nancy Schultz

With 2005 being Nancy's last Gen Con for a while, she bids farewell (to Gen Con, not gaming) with this adaptation of an Irish drinking song.

Review: Harry's Grand Slam Baseball Game

by Frances Moritz

A rewiew of Harry's Grand Slam Baseball Game from Out of the Box Publishing.

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.

An unintentional priestess to a most unusual goddess, this piece is taken from the character background of a D&D character I played a few years back. She was very... lucky in an unlucky sort of way.

To Volunteer or Not?

by Marinda Darnell

Never volunteered for a convention or a game company before? Here are some reasons to consider trying it.
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