White Dwarf 55

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White Dwarf #55 Cover Date: July 1984 Cover Price: << | >>


Pages Title Category Author Article
Cover The Lost Dorsai Art Les Edwards Originally a cover for Lost Dorsai (Sphere) Gordon R. Dickson [1]
12-13 The Name of the Game RPG Part 3 : A Beginner's Guide to RPGs
  • Superhero RPGs
  • Champions by Hero Games
  • Superworld by Chaosium
  • Villains and Vigilantes by FGU
  • Golden Heroes by GW & Burley/Haines
  • Star Trek, The RPG by FASA

Modern Spy RPGs

  • Top Secret by TSR
  • Espionage by Hero Games
  • James Bond by Victory Games

Fantastic RPGs

  • Call of Cthulhu by Chaosium
  • Daredevils by FGU
  • Mercenaries, Spies, and Private Eyes by FBI


  • Car Wars by SJG
  • Gamma World by TSR
  • Aftermath by FGU


  • Bushido by FGU
  • En Garde by GDW
  • Boot Hill by TSR

Starting to Play

14-17 Spiderbite D&D, AD&D Scenario for 1st-2nd Level
18-19 Open Box Review Reviews:
  • Forces of Fantasy for WFB1 by GW
  • TSR Moduels: X5, L2, I5, I6
  • Sherlock Holmes - Consulting Detective & Mansion Murders by Sleuth Publications
  • Commander's SSD Book 1-3 for SFB by Task Force Games
22-23 The Unquiet Grave RuneQuest The Return of the Dead in RuneQuest and FRP
25 Crash Course Car Wars Punks in 2034
26-27 Man and Beast D&D Animal Cults in D&D and other Fantasy RPGs
28-32 The Castle of Lost Souls Solo RPG Solo RPG”

Part Four: The Evil Eye

35 Thrud the Barbarian Comic Carl Critchlow : The Three Tasks of Thrud

Chapter 4: The Second Task

36-37 Tabletop Heroes Miniatures Joe Dever & Gary Chalk Flying the Flag:
  • Ral Partha Frost Giant
  • Citadel Night Goblin Standard Bearer
  • Citadel Dwarf Jester from Dwarf Kings Court set
  • Essex mounted Feudal Knight
  • Citadel Diorama Set Two & Townsfolk
  • Citadel Decrepid Wizard from Fantasy Specials range
  • Citadel Great Goblins
  • Ral Partha Elves
  • Flags and Banners - Directions
39 RuneRites RuneQuest Mystic Tryptych
  • Monster: Night Shriekers
  • Rune Spell: The Red Death
  • Magic Item: The Ring of Holding
40-41 Fiend Factory D&D : The Gods of the Shapelings

Follow up to Fiend Factory in WD 54

45 Treasure Chest FRP : Arch Enemies in FRP
46 The Travellers Comic Mark Harrison Chapter 4: The Deal
47 The Edge of Infinity Traveller Variant Universes in Traveller
48 Gobbledigook Comic BiL Nibl shows the way