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& Publishing Group shutting down …

We have sad news — the & Publishing Group is shutting down operations. The forthcoming Issue 15 (Not Demons Nor Devils) will be our last issue of & Magazine. Why are we shutting down? Publishing a consistently high quality magazine takes a huge amount of time, enthusiasm, and drive. For most of our six year […]

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& Magazine #14 – Animal Companions – is published!

We are pleased to announce the publication of & Magazine issue #14!!! Our dedication to Advanced Dungeons & Dragons™ (AD&D™) continues! In this issue we feature: Animal Companions! This issue’s featured articles are: Included in this issue include feature articles: Animal Amalgamations Animal Companions … Dogs of the Lakelands Bonus articles: Political Treasures in D&D […]

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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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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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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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