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#172 "Nerds in a Guild'ed Cage"

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#172 "Nerds in a Guild'ed Cage"
Category: Novels & Comics
Publish Year: 2011
Pages: 80
Dimensions: 6.5x10.25x.2"
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148700356
Mfg. part #: KEN172
Type: Comic

Description

About The Cover

David Reddick is an award-winning cartoonist whose projects include Legend of Bill, The Trek Life, Gene's Journal, and the Garfield comic strip. He and cover wrangler Mark Plemmons are both fans of gamer web series The Guild, thus spawning this cover parody with the Knights of the Dinner Table (along with Patty as Cyd/Codex and Sheila as Tinkerballa) as the Guild's “Knights of Good”.

The Strips

High Stakes Joker Part III
   •Has Johnny lost his mojo?
The Rub of It
   •Dice luck's being redistributed - and everybody wants in.
Epic Fail
   •It all hinges on one more roll.
Hello Darkness - My Old Friend
   •Who dares unwrap the tinfoil cocoon?
The Lost Strips
   •A Change of Venue {story by David Trotti, Assistant Director of the Chuck television show}
      •Can Pizza-A-Go-Go handle a night of role-playing?
   •A Quiet Evening
      •Bob and Shiela unwind in front of the tv - and Bob gets a shocking phone call.
   •The Patient
      •One of the Knights is in the hospital - but the game must go on.
One-Two Punches

Feature Articles

Weird Pete's Demerit System by Joseph Tolman
Close Encounters of the Random Kind: I Just Crit Myself by Brian Sammons
Ungrateful Munchkins: A Call for National GameMaster's Day by Michael Reitz
Beyond the Book: From the Journals of Haarpang the Mage {new debut skills, talents, spells and magic items for HackMaster} by Kenzer and Company

GameMaster's Workshop

Bait and Tackle: Generic Adventure Hooks and Encounters for the GM to run with
All Things Magic: Mirror of the Assassin {fantasy; systemless} by William Mindflayer
Casting Call: Prophet {systemless} by Charles Kiley III
Deadly Trappings: Heightened Stakes {fantasy; systemless} by William Mindflayer
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Estand Rancrin, Tran "Strong Boy" Rancren, Gromesh {HackMaster} by Barbara Blackburn
Rustlers of the Night: Man-Eating Sundew {HackMaster} by Kenzer and Company

Regular Columns

Tales from the Table: Actual tales from our readers
Web Scryer: Engage in an Old School Bloodbath with Dragon Age surfed by Kenneth Newquist
Geek Fu Action Grip: Geek Life Crisis gripped by Mur Lafferty
Gaming the Movies: Odyssey 5 by Jim Davenport

Reviews

Lost Game Safari: Battletech scouted by Andy Miller
Lookin' at Comics: Top Fantasy Webcomics (continued) scrutinized by Tony DiGerolamo
The “Indy” Game Scene: Squawk role-playing game explored by Ashok Desai
Disks of Wondrous Power: The Weakest Must-Play Game I've Ever Seen played by Rick Moscatello
Off the Shelf: Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Stover and Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker by George Lucas and Alan Dean Foster read by Paul Westermeyer
Board Squawk: Heroscape boarded by Anthony DuLac
Brian's Picks: The Kerberos Club, Battletech Hexpack: Lakes and Rivers, Pirate Fluxxx

Departments

Cries from the Attic: Editorial of a Madman
Table Talk: Our Readers Talk Back
Friendly Local Game Store: Great Hall Games
Editor's Pick of the Month: Outrider
Weird Pete's Bulletin Board
Back Room at the Games Pit
Parting Shots

Other Toons

KODT Cover Rejects by Caleb Wallace
Songs That Sunk by Brian and Stuart "the Brothers Grinn" Burke
Celebrity Hack by Caleb Wallace
Brutus the Barbarian by Fred Dailey
Unnamed cartoons by John Garnier and Bill "Indy" Cavalier