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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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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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Using & Magazine Materials

Since issue #1 of & Magazine, the & Publishing Group has published dozens of monsters, hundreds of spells, and many hundreds of magic items. As I look through our 13 published issues (plus several modules and several supplements) I’m actually astounded by the sheer volume of material we have published. It is staggering. We get […]

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& Magazine Issue 14 is on the way!

& Magazine Issue # 14 — Animal Companions — is on the way! We targeted publication for December, but the holidays make for less time to devote to hobbies. But all is not lost! Issue 14 is in layout and we expect to publish by the end of January. Stay tuned for articles that include: […]

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G+ Group: Free OSR RPG Shit

I was recently introduced to a G+ group: Free OSR RPG Shit. Note: This is a public group, but you must apply for membership. The public can view the group, but anyone who wants to post must be a member. This group is owned by Matthew Schmeer, who also runs the Rended Press blog. [More […]

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