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AD&D Die Roller

When I got back into AD&D in 2005 I created the first version of a Die Roller using Microsoft Excel. My original intent was to automate generating lots of hit dice (HD). This has evolved over the years into the present form, which generates: lists of hit dice, addressing every possibility I could think of; […]

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Mjolnir 9

Mjolnir 9 has published!

We are pleased to announce that the issue 9 of Mjolnir has recently been published. This gaming fanzine is published in both Swedish and English, and while focused on AD&D/OSRIC, it covers other facets of old school style gaming. This issue includes: Space Snoozer – a solo sci-fi game Agitator – a new class for […]

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& Magazine Issue 14 cover art

Issue 14 is in final layout!

We are pleased to announce that Issue 14 — Animal Companions — is in final layout. Our artists have sent in their final art and we are in the process of inserting another thirty items into the magazine! The current estimate to complete is about two weeks!  Stay tuned! To help whet the anticipation, here’s […]

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Issue 14 is on the way!

We’ re pleased to announce that Issue 14 is being finalized.  Layout should wrap up quickly, then the magazine goes into final review. Once it passes review we’ll be publishing — probably within 2 weeks.

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Pre-Generated Characters Volume I published!

M. W. Poort (AKA Fingolwyn) has recently published Pre-Generated Characters Volume I, a free supplement available for download from Dragonsfoot. This supplement contains 16 pre-generated characters of levels 2 or 3, suitable for use in an AD&D or OSRIC game. These characters are good for use as pre-gens for a convention or one-off game, and […]

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Shrine of Hecate

I am pleased to report that M W Poort, known better to & Magazine readers as Fingolwyn, has recently published an AD&D/OSRIC module, The Shrine of Hecate, through Dragonsfoot. This is an expanded version of the Shrine of Hecate that was published in & Magazine Issue 5. The thing I like most about this adventure […]

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& Magazine #1 Cover

Truly great feedback!

I asked readers for feedback earlier this month. We get very little feedback of any substance and its great for the &PG team, our authors, and our artists to hear about how the materials we publish are used by our readers. We received the following email (published with the author’s permission):   Hello there, You […]

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AD&D 2E Monstrous Manual Online

Andrew (of the &PG team) has repeatedly mentioned the site lomion. It’s a 2nd Edition AD&D site from which he pulls things from for his AD&D game — it appears to have the entire 2E Monstrous Manual online. Last night I finally checked out the site. He suggested a monster to me for use in […]

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9 Ways to Balance Encounters

I’m following a Facebook thread in the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons group (this is a closed group, you must apply for admittance). A DM asks for advice regarding learning to produce better balanced encounters. This is an interesting thread, but like most Facebook threads, it quickly got too complicated to follow (more on that later). […]

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