The Twisting Stair #1 - debuts at GaryCon IX
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Post Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:41 am 
 

Coming to a Gary Con near you:  the debut issue of _The Twisting Stair_, an old-school dungeon design newsletter from Tony Rosten and myself!

The first issue's features include:

- Combined Hoards as Adventure Hooks: Treasure Maps in the Mega-Dungeon (Part 1 of 2)
- New monster - the Sasquatch
- New magic item - the Ring of Reflection
- An 11"x17" centerfold dungeon map, with 9 pre-generated geomorphs and three blank geos, that can be mixed and matched and placed into the 3 blank geomorph locations built into the map
- Wandering Monsters table
- An article on the unique design requirements for first levels of dungeons, focused on the need for replayable encounters; details three such centerpiece encounters as examples

Available at the Black Blade Publishing booth in the Exhibitor Hall at GaryCon IX.  

Issue #2 will release at the North Texas RPG Con in June 2017.  

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:01 pm 
 

are copies available ??


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:10 pm 
 

Yes, I can't make the con but I'd love to get one.


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:29 pm 
 

cdenham wrote in The Twisting Stair #1 - debuts at GaryCon IX:Yes, I can't make the con but I'd love to get one.


Seriously! Same here! Can't make GaryCon this year (Fingers crossed for next year) but I'd love a copy!

  

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:22 pm 
 

Not only do I want a copy, how do I start my subscription!?  Please provide details on how I can order this and future copies, as I am unable to make it to Garycon.  Thank you in advance!

  


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:51 pm 
 

Hi guys---

Thanks for the interest!  We'll have copies for sale after the convention, as well as at NTX.  I'll post more details later next week!

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:58 pm 
 

Cool, this sounds awesome Allan, I'll be picking one or more up at Gary Con, see you in a couple of days!

  

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:09 am 
 

Allan,

Please put aside #1 and #2 for me for NTX!  Looking forward to stopping by the booth and getting those and a few other things...

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:00 am 
 

It looks great!  I would be interested in picking up a copy of #1 and 2 as well, but won't be able to attend either convention.  Will you ship?  Otherwise, I might need to ask for assistance from someone that's attending.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:19 am 
 

Looks great Allan! I will definitely pick up issues #1 and #2 at NTRPG, looking forward to reading it.

  

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:46 am 
 

dbartman wrote in The Twisting Stair #1 - debuts at GaryCon IX:It looks great!  I would be interested in picking up a copy of #1 and 2 as well, but won't be able to attend either convention.  Will you ship?  Otherwise, I might need to ask for assistance from someone that's attending.


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I can ship yours after NTX if need be.  Just let me know what you work out with Allan.

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:44 pm 
 

Yes, we'll do the usual mail order options after the show.

Thanks for the interest, guys, it's quite heartening! :D

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:09 am 
 

I like your theme of a real, physical newsletter supporting a pen-and-paper game!

Put me down for copies please, I'd love to check them out :)


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Post Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:24 pm 
 

Thanks Thunderdave! :D

The Twisting Stair #1 sold well, and seemed to be well-received at GaryCon in general.  If anyone has feedback/suggestions, we'd be happy to hear your thoughts on the premiere issue!

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:41 pm 
 

grodog wrote in The Twisting Stair #1 - debuts at GaryCon IX:Thanks Thunderdave! :D

The Twisting Stair #1 sold well, and seemed to be well-received at GaryCon in general.  If anyone has feedback/suggestions, we'd be happy to hear your thoughts on the premiere issue!

Allan.


Can't wait to get a copy so that I can comment on it!  :-)

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:15 pm 
 

Allan, I forgot to buy two copies. Are there any left?

  


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Chainsaw wrote in The Twisting Stair #1 - debuts at GaryCon IX:Allan, I forgot to buy two copies. Are there any left?


Yep, and Jon and the boys and I just finished unloading the van.  If you'll be coming to NTX we'll have copies for sale there, Donovan, or we can certainly do a mail order.  I think it's unlikely that we'll run out of copies between now and NTX, and if we do, we'll definitely reprint in time for the show.  LMK what you want to do.

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grodog wrote in The Twisting Stair #1 - debuts at GaryCon IX: ... I think it's unlikely that we'll run out of copies between now and NTX, and if we do, we'll definitely reprint in time for the show.


Wait, I want first prints.  :-)

Maybe, I need to buy my copy online instead of waiting until NTX...

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