CRAWL! fanzine

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Bisikoff » Wed May 23, 2012 11:34 am

Ordered mine last night, after skimming my new copy of DDC. Quite looking forward to receiving it ("normal" cover notwithstanding :P ).

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by dunbruha » Wed May 23, 2012 12:42 pm

reverenddak wrote:
dunbruha wrote:Got mine today! Looks good--I'll read it today. (btw, the black-on-black cover was a surprise!)
(Shhhh, they're special heavy metal limited edition covers that all pre-orders received. They're officially sold-out as of yesterday.)
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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by nstr » Wed May 23, 2012 2:27 pm

Got mine today! Black on black is cool. All the articles are well written, short and sweet. Just the way I like it. I will probably be using some of the ideas from the skill article, but all the articles are useful and may be used. I currently plan to use the rules for mortality from Adventurer, Conquer, King with DCC. If it is too much for the players then I might end up changing it to something like in the article.

I think this fanzine is a great idea and useful for additions and variants for a game like DCC. I may have to think about creating and submitting something.

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by reverenddak » Thu May 24, 2012 1:31 pm

nstr wrote:Got mine today! Black on black is cool. All the articles are well written, short and sweet. Just the way I like it. I will probably be using some of the ideas from the skill article, but all the articles are useful and may be used. I currently plan to use the rules for mortality from Adventurer, Conquer, King with DCC. If it is too much for the players then I might end up changing it to something like in the article.

I think this fanzine is a great idea and useful for additions and variants for a game like DCC. I may have to think about creating and submitting something.

Justin
Thanks! I'm really focused on keeping this zine as concise as possible. It's only the first issue, and things will likely get more refined and focused as we go. I plan to keep it mostly about rules & references that are usable at the table. I'll put some toilet reading material in there, for sure. I am considering a few reviews, character write ups & game play theory. But I'm not completely sure, and if I did, it'd be minimal. We'll see. This first issue is all crunch, and lots of stuff is intended to be cut and pasted into your regular game. Now. In fact I use 4 out of 5 of the articles in my current campaign. This format is perfect at the table. Issue #2 is going to be even more useful, especially for players.

I look forward to your submission.
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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Blood Axe » Thu May 24, 2012 1:54 pm

I ordered mine! :D
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Post by GreyM » Fri May 25, 2012 5:55 am

Received mine today! After seeing the box full of them on your website (with the "normal" cover), the "pre-order" cover was definitely a surprise! Haven't had a chance to read it yet, but looking forward to it over the long weekend.

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Vanguard » Fri May 25, 2012 11:23 am

I got mine yesterday and was going to write it up on the blog, but I didn't have time to take a picture this morning. Instead I wrote about the inspiration for Crawl!, and the reason we all post here!

I'll give it a proper write-up once I've read it.
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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by crabus » Fri May 25, 2012 11:39 am

Got mine today too in france (sorry the newspaper is ugly but it's a "clin d'oeil" from france)
Bravo ! It's a very cool little zine.

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Colin » Fri May 25, 2012 12:33 pm

Yep, got my black-on-black gold-stickered limited edition of Crawl! today too. Beautiful little fanzine that's sure to go from strength-to-strength as the DCC RPG gains in popularity. Awesome work, Rev!

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Ravenheart87 » Fri May 25, 2012 1:11 pm

"Black is black. I want my baby back."

Is the next one going to be grey on grey? :) Looks cool by the way.
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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Blustar » Fri May 25, 2012 4:03 pm

Will this be available as a PDF?

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Bisikoff » Fri May 25, 2012 6:59 pm

Mine arrived today. My mail person generally delivers late, so it was - surprisingly - waiting for me on my way out to grab some dinner.

Mine was the normal (not preorder) cover. A pretty good little read, and an enjoyable fanzine. I hope to see future issues!

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Post by Netherstorm » Fri May 25, 2012 9:33 pm

I got mine two days ago. It is very good, I plan on working the patron in. I will probably have an 'alternate universe' young version of the wizard running around to meet the party. Very much looking forward to watching this publication grow! It is a great deal at $3.50.
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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Colin » Fri May 25, 2012 10:25 pm

Blustar wrote:Will this be available as a PDF?
IIRC, no, this is strictly an Old School style printed fanzine. He doesn't really make any money from it as it is, so selling it as a pdf would be problematic because folks would balk at buying a pdf that really wasn't much cheaper. It's already as cheap as most pdfs of similar size. Plus, having the pdf available would kind of defeat the point of it being a printed publication in this case and would definitely cut into the actual sales of the physical fanzine.

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by raskal » Sat May 26, 2012 12:13 am

I received it (in France).
Great !

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by finarvyn » Sat May 26, 2012 5:34 am

Got my black-on-black preorder cover. Awesome! :mrgreen:

My only complaint is that the return addy on the envelope didn't give me a clue as to its content and I nearly threw it away unopened thinking it was junk mail ... then I saw the little icon on the mailing label and realized what it was. :oops:
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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by DimitriX » Sat May 26, 2012 7:24 am

Hmmm...still waiting on mine. Haven't gotten my Sailors adventure yet either. I wonder if my mailman is gamer and stealing my stuff!

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by finarvyn » Sat May 26, 2012 11:54 am

DimitriX wrote:Hmmm...still waiting on mine. Haven't gotten my Sailors adventure yet either. I wonder if my mailman is gamer and stealing my stuff!
No, that's the wrong game. In MUNCHKIN the goal is to steal each other's stuff.

In DCC the goal is all to band together and watch each other die, praying the whole time that it's the other guy who got it instead of you.

See the difference? :lol:
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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by DimitriX » Sat May 26, 2012 12:05 pm

finarvyn wrote:
DimitriX wrote:Hmmm...still waiting on mine. Haven't gotten my Sailors adventure yet either. I wonder if my mailman is gamer and stealing my stuff!
No, that's the wrong game. In MUNCHKIN the goal is to steal each other's stuff.

In DCC the goal is all to band together and watch each other die, praying the whole time that it's the other guy who got it instead of you.

See the difference? :lol:
I see the difference. But, my postman may be playing Munchkin and stealing my stuff!

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Vanguard » Mon May 28, 2012 2:46 pm

I got mine last week just got to reviewing it today. Check it out:

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by funkaoshi » Mon May 28, 2012 4:32 pm

My pre-order made it to Toronto (along with my copy of the rule book!). I love the limited edition cover. It's very well executed. I'll have to write up about the zi e itself later. Lots of great stuff. Now to subscribe!

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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by funkaoshi » Wed May 30, 2012 6:30 am

A (very short) write up. (I thought i'd start a gaming blog since that seems to be the thing to do.)
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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by Blood Axe » Wed May 30, 2012 5:52 pm

I got my issue. The only thing I didnt like was that the Patron will be divided into 2 issues. Otherwise it was great!
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Post by ravenspoe » Sun Jun 03, 2012 1:32 pm

Check out my quick and speedy review of the Crawl Fanzine for Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG. http://hexgeneration.com/
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Re: CRAWL! fanzine

Post by arcadayn » Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:25 pm

I got mine on Friday. Very nice work! The articles are good and the physical quality is great. I really like the paper!

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