The Dragon (Dragon Magazine) #8 - Volume 2 No. 2 - 1977 - TSR Magazine - VG

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The Dragon (Dragon Magazine) #8 - Volume 2 No. 2 - 1977 - TSR Magazine

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Dragon magazine 8 was released in July 1977. It contained the following articles:

Design Forum

The Concepts of Spacial, Temporal and Physical Relationships in D&D - This is an article describing the relationships between the Prime Material Plane and other planes of existence in the Dungeons & Dragons game, using 1st edition rules.

The Development of Towns in D&D - This is an article describing interesting ways of creating towns in the Dungeons & Dragons game, using 1st edition rules. Watson describes how a Dungeon Master can construct a town in sections from the business area to the harbor district. The article has rules for incorporating various shops throughout the village, such as brothels and cobblers. The author also has crafted a random generator for adding individuals into the city with personality and loyalty descriptions.

A Re-evaluation of Gems & Jewelry in D&D - Kuntz gives interesting rules for creating individual gems and jewelry in this article. The author has created random charts for crafting the value of treasure, such as using carats for gems and metal composition of bracelets and rings for use in the 1st edition Dungeons & Dragons game.


Dragon is one of the two official magazines for source material for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing gameand associated products, along with Dungeon.The final printed issue was #359 in September 2007.Shortly after the last print issue shipped in mid-August 2007,Wizards of the Coast(part of Hasbro, Inc.), the publication's current copyright holder, relaunched Dragon as an online magazine, continuing on the numbering of the print edition. The last published issue was No. 430 in December 2013. A digital publication called Dragon+, which replaces the Dragon magazine, launched in 2015. It is created by Dialect in collaboration with Wizards of the Coast, and its numbering system for issues started at No. 1.