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Vol. X No. 7 of Dragon Magazine.

Cover Art: Whenever Denis Beauvais sends us a new cover painting, he describes it as "The best thing i've ever done" - and so far, he's been right every time. His latest work, "Spinning Tales," depicts a wizard and his distictive way of telling a story about a dragon, a princess, and a knight. You might know how the story comes out before he finishes it - but when you can see it as well as hear it, you can't help hoping that it never ends. (from the contents page)

This issue featured SUDDEN DAWN - their first "magazine module" for MARVEL SUPER HEROES, and the regular ARES Section - 16-page spotlight on SF Gaming.
It also listed the "Gamers' Guide," which was an index of all the advertising in the issue and "TSR Previews," a list of upcoming products from TSR.

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Module mistakes & Robert\'s response (regarding issue #100\'s \"City Beyond the Gate\").

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The World Gamers Guide
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The Forum
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Opinions and observations from our readers.

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The Well-Rounded Thief: Not everyone steals for the same reasons
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Using motivation and character to make your thief come alive, and be more accepted by the rest of your party in

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Race is Ahead of Class
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The varying outlooks of demi-human thieves in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

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Was It Worth the Risk?
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Oriental Opens New Vistas
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Three Challenges in One: New module mixes wargaming and role-playing
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Meeting of the Minds
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Leomund's Tiny Hut: Specialization and Game Balance
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How the specialization rules from the \'\'Unearthed Arcana\'\' affect combat in Advanced Dungeons &

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The Ecology of the Ochre Jelly
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All about the extra-large amoeba with an appetite to match for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

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Assessing, Not Guessing: How PCs can make their own value judgements
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A system for characters to assess the value of gems, jewelry, and other objects of value for Advanced Dungeons

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Sudden Dawn
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A MARVEL SUPER HEROES adventure for 8 players set during World War II, featuring the Liberty Legion: Patriot, Miss

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Spy's Advice
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Questions and answers on the TOP SECRET game.

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Issue: Dragon (Issue 104 - Dec 1985)
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