My ongoing RuneQuest/Glorantha research project
Post new topic Reply to topic Page 1 of 1
Author

User avatar

Active Collector

Posts: 95
Joined: Apr 20, 2006
Last Visit: Apr 29, 2024
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Post Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:34 pm 
 

Happy New Year fellow RPG collectors!

Since the 1990s I have been slowly compiling detailed notes on anything that was published for RuneQuest and Glorantha. I have all of the core material pretty well covered and have mostly moved on to rarer items.
One range of material in particular I am trying to track down are older issues of the Wild Hunt APA, starting in 1978 up through the late 80s. Thus I am mainly interested in issues 30-100 or so.
If anyone can help me out I would be most appreciative. What I do for my research is read through each issue and take some notes on the Glorantha/RuneQuest material therein. PDFs are great for this, although I know of none for the Wild Hunt.
If someone was within a day's drive of Ann Arbor, MI I would be happy to arrange a time to sit down and read through the issues. Meeting up at a convention is also possible, as I attend both Gen Con and Origins, plus a few smaller shows.

If you are wondering which magazines/fanzines I have already documented:

List of Magazines
Magazines are where completists eventually face their doom. This list is by no means complete. If I, or one of my co-conspirators, do not own the issue it probably is not listed. Please let me know what I’m missing and your selling price. Foreign language magazines are not included.
Adventurer: 1, 4, 7, 9, 11
Alarums & Excursions: 46, 48, 54, 56, 61, 65 (incomplete list)
Book of Drastic Resolutions:  1-3
Breakout: 34
Codex:  1-3
Dark Realm:  1, 3
Different  Worlds: 1-19, 21, 22, 24, 26-33, 35-38, 40, 41, 43-46
Dragon: 51, 129, 132, 144, 172, 206
Dragon Lords:  13
Dungeoneer: 10-12, 14, 15, 17
The Dungeoneer’s Journal: 23, 25
Enclosure: 1-2
Fantasy Chronicles: 3-9
Gryphon: 1, 2
Heroes:  Vol. 1, #1-8 and Vol. 2, #1-4
Miser’s Hoard: 3
Multiverse: 4-5
New Lolon Gospel: Vol. I & II
Pavic Tales: 1-9
Pegasus: 2-4, 8
Read Pheasant Throughout: 1-2
RuneQuest Adventures: 1-6
Spacegamer: 85, and  Vol. 2, #2
Tales of the Reaching Moon: 1-20
Tortured Souls: 3, 4, 6, 8
Tradetalk: 1-16
Valkyre:  5-8
ViP of Gaming:  4-5
Wargaming: 3
The Wild Hunt: 38-48, 50, 52, 53, 55, 57, 156, 162 (list incomplete, and I haven't personally seen these)
White Dwarf: 17, 19, 29-65, 67, 69, 71, 74, 75, 85, 88, 90, 92, 94, 96, 98, 101
White Wolf: 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 41
Wyrm’s Claw:  16
Wyrm’s Footnotes: 1-14

All help and info is welcome


Regards,

Rick Meints
President - Chaosium Inc.

 WWW  


Verbose Collector

Posts: 1704
Joined: Sep 03, 2003
Last Visit: Jun 03, 2024
Location: Portown

Post Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:34 am 
 

Lee Gold has pdf copies of all issues of Alarums & Excursions available for $2 an issue: https://www.conchord.org/xeno/aande.html

I have issues #1-30 from her. They are OCR'd, though rather poorly. Text searching brings up hits for Runequest in issues #26 and #29. It's possible there are other hits that aren't OCR'd correctly.

#26 (Sep 1977) has a contribution by Steve Perrin, with a section on Runequest, the new game he is working on. #28 has a few replies to him that they are interested. I'd quote the material from #26 here except that the OCR is so poor that it is mostly unreadable. It's about 11 sentences in length, plus one at the intro to his article.


Zenopus Archives website & blog: Exploring the Underworld of Holmes Basic D&D. Holmes Ref: Reference Sheets for Holmes Basic Referees, also compatible with OD&D plus the Greyhawk supplement

 WWW  

User avatar

Active Collector

Posts: 95
Joined: Apr 20, 2006
Last Visit: Apr 29, 2024
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Post Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:46 pm 
 

I have access to issues 1-150 of Alarums & Excursions and have been going through them one at a time for about the last 9 months. Thanks Zenopus.


Regards,

Rick Meints
President - Chaosium Inc.

 WWW  

User avatar

Active Collector

Posts: 95
Joined: Apr 20, 2006
Last Visit: Apr 29, 2024
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Post Posted: Tue Jan 04, 2022 11:16 am 
 

And to think I almost forgot about this request from a few years ago. In particular I am still in search of early issues of the Wild Hunt.

I have managed to find:
Adventure Gaming: 12
Adventurer: 1, 4, 7, 9, 11
Adventures Unlimited: 6
Australian Realms: 5, 8
Alarums & Excursions: 37-150
Black Mole: 3
Black Sun: 3, 6
Book of Drastic Resolutions: 1-3
Breakout: 34
Codex: 1-3
Dark Realm: 1, 3
Demons Blood: 3, 6, 7
Demon’s Drawl: 5, 6, 10
Devil’s Advocate: 15, 16, 19
Different Worlds: 1-19, 21, 22, 24, 26-33, 35-38, 40, 41, 43-46
Dragon: 40, 51, 129, 132, 144, 172, 206*
Dragon Lords: 3, 10, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19
Drow: 1
Dungeoneer: 10-12, 14, 15, 17
The Dungeoneer’s Journal: 23, 25
Enclosure: 1-2
Fantasy Chronicles: 3-9
Fantasy Gamer: 6
Flames of Albion: v1 #3
Games Master International: #3
Game News: 5
General:  v20, #2
Gorp: 2, 2.5
Gryphon: 1, 2
Hearts in Glorantha: 1-7
Heroes: Vol. 1, #1-8 and Vol. 2, #1-4
Knights of the Dinner Table: 132
Last Province: 5
Mindless Slaughter: 2
Miser’s Hoard: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Multiverse: 4-5
New Lolon Gospel: Vol. I & II
Pavic Tales: 1-9
Pegasus: 2-4, 8
People’s Computers: v7 #2, v7 #3
Pyramid: 14
Read Pheasant Throughout: 1-2
Recreational Computing:  v7 #4, v7 #5
Red Giant: 6
Red Giant: v1-1, v1-2
RuneQuest Adventures: 1-6
RuneRiter: 1-4
Runestone: 1, 2, 4
Shadis: #20
Signs & Portents: 35-63, 67-73, 75-77, 79, 82, 83, 85, 87-93
Spacegamer: 83, 85, and  Vol. 2, #2
Steady on Bril Cream: 1
Tales of the Reaching Moon: 1-20
Tortured Souls: 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12
Tradetalk: 1-17
Unspoken Word: 1-5
Valkyrie: 5-8
ViP of Gaming: 4, 5
Wanderer: 1, 2
Wargaming: 3
The Wild Hunt: 31-48 (list incomplete)
White Dwarf: 17, 19, 29-65, 67, 69, 71, 74, 75, 85, 88, 90, 92, 94, 96, 98, 101
White Wolf: 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 41
Wyrm’s Claw: 13, 16
Wyrm’s Footnotes: 1-15
Zin Letters: 1-4


Regards,

Rick Meints
President - Chaosium Inc.

 WWW  

User avatar

Grandstanding Collector
Acaeum Donor

Posts: 7001
Joined: Jan 03, 2005
Last Visit: Jul 14, 2024
Location: UK

Post Posted: Tue Jan 04, 2022 12:33 pm 
 

I've been looking at buying the A&E PDFs for quite some time, but I'm put off at the moment by the lack of any assurance from Lee's end that they are of any real quality. She won't post any images of pages as an example of the type of resolution or quality of the scan. I don't really care too much about the OCR. It's always touch and go with old type written Xeroxed fonts. But I do care that the resolution is good and that the PDFs are an enjoyable read. Alas, I found Lee was unwilling to engage or even offer up what DPI she they had been scanned at.

Also I'm curious as to the delivery method. How did yours arrive? Lee led me to believe she'd rather burn them onto CD and post them through the mail. Which makes me wonder about file size if she won't e-mail a digital PDF and would rather post them on CDs.


This week I've been mostly eating . . . The white ones with the little red flecks in them.

 WWW  

User avatar

Active Collector

Posts: 95
Joined: Apr 20, 2006
Last Visit: Apr 29, 2024
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Post Posted: Wed Jan 05, 2022 6:33 pm 
 

I can send you a sample of the quality. It's very readable on screen. Almost all the pages are on color paper, so printing it would be painful.
I was sent a download link to the files.


Regards,

Rick Meints
President - Chaosium Inc.

 WWW  


Sage Collector

Posts: 2554
Joined: Jul 25, 2007
Last Visit: Jan 06, 2024
Location: Far Harad, Texas

Post Posted: Mon May 16, 2022 12:14 am 
 

Tonight's red lunar eclipse makes it particularly fortuitous & auspicious to search for Gloranthan material. We are now all briefly within the Glowline.

  
Post new topic Reply to topic Page 1 of 1