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Different Worlds #25

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

November 1982

Cover price: $2.75

Cover: Mark Roland

  • "For Call Of Cthulhu and Similar-Period Games: Divination Skills" by Randy McCall
  • "Campaign Tip: The Calendar & Your Campaign World" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
  • "Effects of Mass in Traveller" by William C.S. Affleck Asch Lowe
  • "Convention Report: Humor and Rumor at GENCON XV" by Paul Reiche III
  • "Convention Tips: Do You Have Fun at Fantasy Role-Playing Conventions?" by Ken Rolston
  • "ORIGINS '82 Scrapbook" by Tadashi Ehara
  • "First Annual Game Designers' Guild Banquet & Beer Bash" by Tadashi Ehara
  • Books & Role-Playing
    Strata (Science Fiction Book Club)
    Blade Runner/Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Del Rey)
  • "Illusion: Theory And Practice" by Richard L. Snider
  • "Adventure By Design - Beating Order into Chaos: Outlining Your Ideas" by Paul Jaquays
  • Reviews
    Man, Myth and Magic (Yaquinto)
    Aslan Mercenary Ships (FASA)
    Cities (Midkemia Press)
    RQ Borderlands (Chaosium)
  • "Metal Marvels: Characters and Monsters by TA-HR, Demon Lords by Spartan Miniatures" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
  • "The Sword Of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • Film Review
    Beastmaster
  • "A Letter From Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium, Inc.
48 pages.
DW#25
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Different Worlds #26

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Special Norse Issue

January 1983

Cover price: $2.75

Cover: Luise Perenne

  • "Psychic Powers for Call Of Cthulhu" by Randy McCall
  • "Traveller: Battleriders vs. Battleships" by Paul Montgomery Crabaugh
  • "Norse Religion in Fantasy Role-Playing Games" by Patrick Amory
  • "RuneQuest: The Cult Of Odin" by Angus MacDonald
  • "The Undead of Norse Folklore" by Laurence J.P. Gillespie
  • "Second Ed. D&D: Uniform Experience Point System" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
  • "Adventure By Design - On The Fly: Ad Lib Adventuring" by David R. Dunham
  • Reviews
    Alma Mater (Oracle Games)
    Spell Law (Iron Crown Enterprises)
    RECON (Role Playing Games)
    Wizard's Realm (Mystic Swamp)
  • Books & Role-Playing
    The One Tree (Del Rey)
    The Devil in a Forest (Ace)
  • "The Sword Of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • Film Review
    The Dark Crystal
  • "A Letter From Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium, Inc.
48 pages.
DW#26
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Different Worlds #27

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Urban Adventuring Issue

March 1983

Cover price: $3.00

Cover: Mark Roland

  • "FRP Town Design Survey" by Ken Rolston
  • "An Introduction to the City of RuneQuest Pavis: Threshold To Danger" by Greg Stafford & Steve Perrin
  • "Thieves' World Mini-Supplement: The 'Empty' Buildings of Sanctuary" by Anders Swenson
  • "Antagonists for the Gangster! and Call Of Cthulhu role-playing games: Mob Leaders" by Glenn Rahman
  • "Call Of Cthulhu Scenario: Thoth's Dagger" by William Hamblin
  • "In the City of Tenochtitlan, a Man Used to be ... Dressed for a Flowery Death" by Ernest Hogan
  • Books & Role-Playing
    The King Arthur Companion (Reston)
    Aztec (Avon)
    The Sun, He Dies (Signet)
    Tomoe Gozen (Ace)
    Golden Naginata (Ace)
  • Reviews
    Swordbearer (Heritage USA)
    Daredevils (Fantasy Games Unlimited)
    SoloQuest (Chaosium)
    The Trail of the Sky Raiders (FASA)
    Starport Module One: Hotel Complex (FASA)
  • "Metal Marvels Presents: Heritage's Conan Line" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
  • "Adventure By Design: Designer, Entertain Thyself" by Greg Stafford
  • "The Sword of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • Film Review
    Videodrome
  • "A Letter From Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium, Inc.
56 pages.
DW#27
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Different Worlds #28

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Special Player-Character Issue

April 1983

Cover price: $3.00

Cover: Gayle Hamilton

  • "The Dragon Character Class for D&D: Dragons Demand Equality" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
  • "Winged Humanoids" by Jane & Morgan Woodward
  • "DragonQuest: The Angels" by Paul Montgomery Crabaugh
  • "Role-Playing Nonhumans" by Mason Jones
  • "Role-Playing Humans" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
  • "Other Senses" by Sandy Petersen
  • "For RuneQuest: Cult of Taigaluk the Hunter" by Greg Wilson
  • "H.P. Lovecraft in Call Of Cthulhu" by Ed Gore
  • "Planetary Encounters for Traveller" by Mason Jones
  • "Dragons Past 1: Gloranthan Military Experience for RuneQuest Player-Characters" by Greg Stafford
  • "Violence in Role-Playing: The Lessons Of Television" by Michael B. Kelly
  • "Live Role-Playing: As Practiced by the International Fantasy Gaming Society" by Mark P. Simmons
  • "Top Secret: Contact" by Paul Montgomery Crabaugh
  • "Adventure By Design" by Sandy Petersen
  • Books & Role-Playing
    Hecate's Cauldron (DAW)
    Lady Of Light (Timescape Books)
    The Swordbearer (Timescape Books)
  • Reviews
    The Archaeron Game System: Module AGS-C1 "Warrior" and Module AGS-F1 "Mage" (Archaeron Games)
    Jonril: Gateway to the Sunken Lands (Midkemia Press)
    The FCI Consumer Guide (FASA)
    The Lost City, B4 (TSR Hobbies)
    The Solomani Rim (Game Designers' Workshop)
    Dwarves (Role Aids)
  • "The Sword Of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • Film Review
    High Road to China
  • "A Letter From Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium, Inc.
56 pages.
DW#28
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Different Worlds #29

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

World-building and Campaign Creation

June 1983

Cover price: $3.00

Cover: Alan Okamoto

  • "Ringworld Preview: The Ultimate Science-Fiction Role-Playing World" by John Hewitt
  • "Building the Campaign: A Literary Model" by Ken Rolston
  • "DW Presents the World of: Slobbovia" by Greg Costikyan
  • "Traveller: Battle-Riders vs. Battleships - The Navy Replies" by John Harshman
  • "The Entebor Campaign" by David Frauenfelder & Michael Vinson
  • "Godwar: How to Run a Multiverse Campaign" by Mike Sweeney
  • "Pandora: Rational World Creation" by Arlen P. Walker
  • "Variant Combat Rules for Call Of Cthulhu" by Paul Montgomery Crabaugh
  • "Adventure By Design: Gamemastering on a Budget" by Ken Rolston
  • "Advice from Rurik: RuneQuest Q&A"
  • Reviews
    Star Frontier (TSR)
    Gangbusters (TSR Hobbies)
    Starfleet Voyages (Terra Games)
  • "Metal Marvels" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
  • Books and Gaming
    City of the Chasch (DAW)
    Servants of the Wankh (DAW)
    The Dirdir (DAW)
    The Pnume (DAW)
    Frostflower and Thorn (Berkeley)
    Frostflower and Windbourne (Berkeley)
  • "Sword of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • Film Review
    Return of the Jedi
  • "A Letter From Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium, Inc.
56 pages.
DW#29
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Different Worlds #30

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Special Superhero Issue

September 1983

Cover price: $3.00

Cover: Alan Okamoto

  • "Superhero Special Feature: Subplots & Supervillains - Role-playing in the world of comic book superheroes" by John Carnahan
  • "Metal Marvels: Call Of Cthulhu Miniatures" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
  • "Superhero Special Feature: The New Teen Titans - Stats for Champions" by Steve Peterson
  • "Superhero Special Feature: The New Teen Titans - Stats for Superworld" by Steve Perrin
  • "Superhero Special Feature: The New Teen Titans - Stats for Villains & Vigilantes" by Jack Herman
  • My Life & Role-Playing
    "Confessions of a Role-Playing Junkie" by Herbie Brennan
  • "Call Of Cthulhu Adventure: The Wail of the Witch" by Keith Herber
  • Books & Gaming
    A Distant Mirror (Ballantine)
    Shadow Magic (Ace)
  • "Adventure by Design: Plotting the Adventure" by Ken Rolston
  • Game Reviews
    Champions II (Hero Games)
    Star Trek: The Role-Playing Game (FASA)
    Heroes Of Olympus (Task Force)
    The Forest Lords of Dihad (Gamelords)
    The Warrior Lords of Darok (Metagaming)
    Library Data (N-Z) (GDW)
  • "Sword of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • "Special Report: A Game Forever - Avalon Hill to publish new edition of Chaosium's RuneQuest" by Tadashi Ehara
  • Film Review
    Blue Thunder
  • "A Letter from Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium, Inc.
48 pages + 8-page module stapled to center of issue.
DW#30
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Different Worlds #31

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Special Fantasy Issue

November 1983

Cover price: $3

Cover: Steve Purcell

  • "The Sunstone Multiverse: A Cosmology for Pantheistic Worlds" by W. Glenn Kirkconnell
  • "The Cup Of Death: Poisons for Use in Fantasy Role-Playing Campaigns" by Larry DiTillio
  • "Origins '83 Scrapbook" by Tadashi Ehara
  • "Stormbringer Scenario: Bastions Of Balo" by Ken St. Andre
  • My Life & Role-Playing
    "There and Back Again" by Dave Hargrave
    "Nostalgia" by Gerald D. Seypura
    "Life as a Non-Player Character" by Gigi D'Arn
  • Game Reviews
    Mechanoid Series: The Mechanoid Invasion, The Journey, Homeworld (Palladium)
    The Traveller Book (GDW)
    Espionage! (Hero Games)
    Droids (Integral Games)
    The Arkham Evil (TOME)
    Lady In Distress (TSR)
    Vault of the Ni'er Queyon (FGU)
    RuneQuest Companion (Chaosium)
  • "Adventure by Design: Using Published Scenarios" by Ken Rolston
  • "Sword of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • "Film Review: Krull" by John Nubbin
  • "A Letter from Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium Inc.
48 pages + 8-page module stapled to center of issue.
DW#31
Price: $11.99

Different Worlds #32

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Ancient Cultures Special Issue

Jan/Feb 1984

Cover price: $3

Cover: Brad Foster

  • "The Cliff Dwellers: Indians of the Classic Pueblo Period" by Ken Rolston
  • "Lost Ball Games of Meso-America: Deadly Sport of the Indians" by Ernest Hogan
  • "The Kabbalah and Fantasy Role-Playing Games: Mystical Books of Judaism" by Simcha Kuritzky
  • "RQ3 Preview: RuneQuest Fantasy Roleplaying Adventure" by Greg Stafford
  • "Make Love, Not War: Sex and Romance in Traveller" by Terrence McInnes
  • "Threat of the Nighthaunt: A Superhero Adventure for Superworld and Champions" by Jon Mattson
  • My Life & Role-Playing
    "Starting Young" by Sandy Petersen
  • "Sword Of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • Game Reviews
    Villains And Vigilantes (FGU)
    Enemies, Enemies II (Hero Games)
    Death In Dunwich (TOME)
    Merc, Merc Supplement 1: In Country (FGU)
    Prison Planet (GDW)
  • "Superworld Errata" by Steve Perrin
  • "Adventure by Design: Adapting Published Fantasy Role-Playing Materials for Your Own Campaign" by Ken Rolston
  • Film Reviews
    Yor, The Hunter from the Future
    Space Hunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
    Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn
    Never Say Never Again
    Brainstorm
  • "A Letter from Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium Inc.
48 pages + 8-page module stapled to center of issue.
DW#32
Price: $11.99

Different Worlds #33

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Special Post-Holocaust Issue

March/April 1984

Cover price: $3

Cover: Steve Purcell

  • "Playtesting The Morrow Project: An Anecdotal Report from Timeline" by Bill Worzel
  • "Playing Hints for The Morrow Project: Advice for Players from Timeline" by Bill Worzel
  • "Review of Firebreaks: War/Peace Game" by Kevin J. Anderson
  • "RQ/Questworld: Juvenile Non-Fiction Sourcebooks - Children's Books on Foreign Cultures" by Ken Rolston
  • "Traveller Variant: The Underworld - Some Shadier Interstellar Services" by Jon Mattson
  • "Shields and Weapon Parrying: Variant for Villains And Vigilantes" by Jeff Dee
  • "Magic: Metaphor Made Manifest" by Greg Costikyan
  • My Life & Role-Playing
    "Ex-Wargamer Reveals All" by H.N. Voss
    "From Khazan to Melnibone ... and Back Again" by Ken St. Andre
  • "Operation Link-Up: A Morrow Project Scenario For Post-Holocaust Earth" by Barron Barnett and William A. Barton
  • Game Reviews
    The Morrow Project (Timeline)
    Monster Manual (TSR)
    Superworld (Chaosium)
    Privateers And Gentlemen (FGU)
    Timeship (Yaquinto)
    Pavis (Chaosium)
    Nomads of the World-Ocean (GDW)
    Traitor (FASA)
    Heart of the Sunken Land (Midkemia)
  • "Adventure by Design: Tragedy Or Melodrama" by Ken Rolston
  • "Designer's Notes: Man, Myth & Magic" by Herbie Brennan
  • "Sword Of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • Film Reviews
    Android
    Fire And Ice
  • "A Letter from Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium Inc.
48 pages + 8-page module stapled to center of issue.
DW#33
Price: $11.99

Different Worlds #34

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Superhero Special Issue

May/June 1984

Cover price: $3

Cover: Will Meugniot

  • "DNAgents" by Steve Perrin
  • "DNAgents: Stats for Champions" by Ray Greer
  • "DNAgents: Stats for Superworld" by Steve Perrin
  • "DNAgents: Stats for Villains And Vigilantes" by Jack Herman
  • "Superworld Errata 2" by Steve Perrin
  • "Prophets & Role-Playing: How to Make Life Difficult for Adventurer-Kings" by Jeff P. Swycaffer
  • "AD&D Variant: Critical Hits & Fumbles - The Ultimate Tables for Critical Rolls" by Roy Pitta
  • "Star Fleet Command: Philosophy & Attitudes - Guide to Role-Playing Star Trek" by Paul Montgomery Crabaugh
  • "Call Of Cthulhu Adventure: The Crystal of Chaos" by Peter Gilham
  • Game Reviews
    James Bond 007 (Victory Games)
    Gamesmaster Pack (Victory Games)
    Dungeons & Dragons: Basic Rules Set 1 (TSR)
    Tarsus (GDW)
    Thieves' Guild IV (Gamelords)
    Thieves' Guild V (Gamelords)
    Thieves' Guild VI (Gamelords)
    Shadows of Yog-Sothoth (Chaosium)
    The Ruins Of Chicago (Timeline)
    The Compleat Alchemist (Bard Games)
    The Spirit Stones (FASA)
    Far Traveller 1 (FASA)
    Harn (Columbia Games)
  • Books & Gaming
    Song Of Sorcery (Bantam)
    The Unicorn Creed (Bantam)
  • "Sword Of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • Film Previews
    Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
    Conan The Destroyer
    The Last Starfighter
  • "A Letter from Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium Inc.
48 pages + 8-page module stapled to center of issue.
DW#34
Price: $11.99

Different Worlds #35

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Special Horror Issue

Jul/Aug 1984

Cover price: $3

Cover: Steve Purcell

  • "Sword Of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • "More Magic for Call of Cthulhu" by Randy McCall
  • My Life & Role-Playing
    "From Vermont to Arizona" by Michael A. Stackpole
  • "Blame It On Cthulhu: Creating Plots for Call Of Cthulhu" by Larry DiTillio
  • "Death Scenes: Aftermaths of Cthulhoid Kills" by Sandy Petersen
  • "Monsters of Green Hell: Amazon Artuams - Part One" by Ernest Hogan
  • "Module for Superworld, Champions, V&V: The Star-Devourer" by Steve Perrin
  • Game Reviews
    Witch Hunt (Statcom)
    Behind Enemy Lines (FASA)
    Thieves' World (Chaosium)
    Q Manual (Victory Games)
    Autoduel Champions (Steve Jackson Games)
    The Asylum (Chaosium)
    Fate of the Sky Raiders (FASA)
    The Mines Of Keridav (Gamelords)
    Dungeonland (TSR)
    The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror (TSR)
    Deathstroke (Hero Games)
    Forms And Charts (GDW)
  • "Playtesting RuneQuest" by Jeff Okamoto
  • Books & Gaming
    Through Dungeons Deep (Reston)
  • Film Reviews
    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • "A Letter from Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium Inc.
48 pages + 8-page module stapled to center of issue.
DW#35
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Different Worlds #36

The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players

Special Magic Issue

Sep/Oct 1984

Cover price: $3

Cover: Steve Purcell

  • "Sword Of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
  • "A Christian Looks At Role-Playing: Are We Pagans?" by W. Glenn Kirkconnell
  • "Magic & Social Structure: A Magic-Based Society" by David Dunham
  • "Ringworld Errata"
  • "Kabbalistic Magic: On How to Use the Mystical Interpretations of the Jewish Holy Books in Adventure Role-Playing Games" by Simcha Kuritzky
  • "Origins 84 Scrapbook" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
  • " A RuneQuest Module: Where's Ogmar?" by Alan LaVergne
  • Game Reviews
    Chivalry and Sorcery (FGU)
    Mercenaries, Spies & Private Eyes (Blade)
    Lands of Adventure (FGU)
    The Traveller Adventure (GDW)
    Cthulhu Companion (Chaosium)
    Dark Assassin (FASA)
    Witness for the Defense (FASA)
    Island of Dr. Destroyer (Hero Games)
    Places of Mystery 1: Chilling Chambers (Companions)
    The Undersea Environment (Gamelords)
    Famine in Far-Go (TSR)
  • "Doing It With Class: Four Professions For Call Of Cthulhu" by Paul Montgomery Crabaugh
  • Books & Gaming
    The Hero With a Thousand Faces (Princeton University Press)
  • Film Reviews
    Gremlins
    Star Trek III: The Search For Spock
  • "A Letter from Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium Inc.
48 pages + 8-page module stapled to center of issue.
DW#36
Price: $11.99
 

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