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#171 "Better Gate Than Lever"

#171 "Better Gate Than Lever"
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#171 "Better Gate Than Lever"
Category: Novels & Comics
Publish Year: 2011
Pages: 80
Dimensions: 6.5x10.25x.2"
Restockable: Yes
Type: Comic

Description

The Strips

High Stakes Joker Part II
      •It's a game of chance when sturm giants are involved.
Raising the Stakes
      •Will Johnny's gamble with sturm giants pay off?
All In
      •Johnny faces a little more competition.
The Lost Strips
      •Lost Strip: untitled ("The Assassin Who Came in from the Cold")
The GM "Strikes" Back
      •It's not just the players who are facing a dice audit.
The Dice Audit
      •Weird Pete performs some dice tests.
The Gift Dice
      •The dice audit tests are in.
Channeling Gary Part II
      •Who's really on "the other side"?
One-Two Punches

Feature Articles

Vengeance is Mine, Sayeth the Dwarf {SoloQuest} by Brandon Neff
Beyond the Book: From the Journals of Haarpang the Mage {HackMaster Basic} by Kenzer and Company

GameMaster's Workshop

Bait and Tackle: Generic Adventure Hooks and Encounters for the GM to run with
All Things Magic: Esarin's Collar {fantasy; systemless} by Kurt Evans
Casting Call: Happy Humblefeet {HackMaster Basic} by Kurt Evans
Deadly Trappings: Thrice Deadly Hallway {fantasy; systemless} by Kurt Evans
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Brandebnor Drelguldril, Sulat Pateris, Vikmir Esarin {HackMaster Basic} by Kurt Evans
Dungeons Ready to Occupy: The Home of Sulat Pateris {fantasy; systemless} by Kurt Evans
Rustlers of the Night: Subterranean Whisp {HackMaster Basic} by James Butler

Regular Columns

Game Mechanic: Home-Brewed Rules and Tweaks Playing without Magic Shops {for D&D/Pathfinder} by Frank Trollman
Tales from the Table: Actual tales from our readers
Web Scryer: Podcasting Keeps Rolling surfed by Kenneth Newquist
Geek Fu Action Grip: Holiday Role-Playing gripped by Mur Lafferty
Gaming the Movies: Terriers by Jim Davenport

Reviews

Lost Game Safari: WarDogs! scouted by Andy Miller
Lookin' at Comics: Intervention Con scrutinized by Tony DiGerolamo
The “Indy” Game Scene: Maschine Zeit explored by Ashok Desai
Disks of Wondrous Power: Third Person Horror played by Rick Moscatello
Off the Shelf: Evermeet: Island of the Elves by Elaine Cunningham read by Paul Westermeyer
Board Squawk: Panzer General: Russian Assault, Chaos Isle, TactDecks boarded by Anthony DuLac
Brian's Picks: Please Stand By, Undead Avenue, Third World General

Departments

Cries from the Attic: Editorial of a Madman
Table Talk: Our Readers Talk Back
Friendly Local Game Store: The GuardTower
Weird Pete's Bulletin Board
Back Room at the Games Pit
Parting Shots

Other Toons

Dice Fiction by Caleb Wallace
Celebrity Hack by Caleb Wallace
Brutus the Barbarian by Caleb Wallace
Unnamed cartoon by Scott R. Krol