When Caesar stood upon the banks of the Rubicon looking south to Rome he hesitated. Before him stood the vast, complex mechanism of the past, glowing with a host of intricately woven stratagems. With him, he had but one legion, weary from 8 years of brutal war with the Gauls. But when called to surrender himself to the Senate and certain exile he did not hesitate. He called his legionaries to cross into Italy, to cross the Rubicon. And as he did so he said only this: Alea iacta est! The Die is Cast!
The Journal offers articles that range from the common and simple “How To” articles, to advice, adventures, free dungeon maps, new monsters, fiction, game review, humor, art and more.
Alea Iacta Est A Peek Inside: We’re taking a second look at the Castle Keeper’s Guide. Here we look at the Adjuncts for characters. It’ll give you a taste of what’s to come.
Hammer & Anvil, The Campaign Setting: Casey Cannfield takes a second look at the Campaign Setting and the rules you’ll need to keep in mind to run it!
Product Highlights: How to Use the Codex of Erde by the author Stephen Chenault
Towers of Adventure: A down and dirty look at Towers of Adventure by James M. Ward.
Keeper’s Notes: Creating magic items. Davis Chenault of Castles & Crusades takes a look at a most unique way of creating magic items.
Aihrdian Chronicles, The 12th Narrative: Meltowg comes to the end of the Ineng’s Tree’s tale and it is his to decide what the Fair Lady of Gilgum riddled.
Monsters of Aihrde: New Monsters for Castles & Crusades. The Ikle Demon. They are small, but not that harmless!
Trolls in Egg Sucking Dawg: A new cartoon by Jason Walton and Steve Chenault
Also In This Issue
Adventure: ENTER TITLE AND DESCRIPTION
Angry Gamer: The Trolls are easting Troll Todd’s Food AGAIN
Convention Blog: ENTER CONVENTION
Game Review: Vikings
Book Review: A Series of Unfortunate Events
Publisher: Stephen Chenault
Managing Editor: James M. Ward
Editor/Designer: Elizabeth Stewart
Artists: Peter Bradley, Jason Walton, Tom Wham and others
Contributors: Stephen Chenault, Davis Chenault, James M. Ward,Tim Kask, Casey Cannfield, Mike Stewart, John Wright, Joe Damiani & others.
Cartoons: Jason Walton, Tom Wham