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Tales from the Smoking Wyrm Issue #2 now available!

Tales from the Smoking Wyrm, a DCC fanzine, returns with a second issue of hand-crafted articles, comics, and puzzles for DCC fans of all ages!
The Wyrm is big fan of gaming zines of all stripes, and we hope to bring you the same high quality content for a DCC audience! Our second issue contains 7 features, usable by players and judges alike!

Patrons: King of Beasts

Following on the heels (flippers?) of Cthulhu’s appearance as a patron in issue #1, Tales from the Smoking Wyrm issue #2 brings you another patron: The King of Beasts!

The King of Beasts is at once a noble lion and a nimble hare, a fearsome serpent and a flighty crow. He watches over all animals of flesh and bone that

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Shoggoths: Oozing their way into your hearts and minds

the nightmare plastic column of foetid black iridescence oozed tightly onward through its fifteen-foot sinus; gathering unholy speed and driving before it a spiral, re-thickening cloud of the pallid abyss-vapour. It was a terrible, indescribable thing vaster than any subway train—a shapeless congeries of protoplasmic bubbles, faintly self-luminous, and with myriads of temporary eyes forming and unforming as pustules

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Rites & Rituals, part 2: Churchbound Rituals

In issue #1 of Tales from the Smoking Wyrm, our Rites & Rituals article provided a few ways in which your players could use rituals to build specialized magic items in the form of phylacteries to portion off your soul, and dowsing rods to help find magical sources of power.

In issue #2, we will delve into rituals that

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The Jäger—Dwarven Two-Fisted Fury!

DCC has a great set of character classes that cover all the basics from the early editions of the original roleplaying game. But sometimes we want a little more variety, and the 3rd-party publishing community has had alternative classes in no short supply! In our 1st issue, we tried a different take on class with our version of the paladin,

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Tales from the Smoking Wyrm Issue #1 now available!

Welcome to the first issue of Tales from the Smoking Wyrm, a DCC fanzine drawing from the history of zines!
The Wyrm is big fan of gaming zines of all stripes, and we hope to bring you the same high quality content for a DCC audience! Our first issue contains 8 features, usable by players and judges alike!

Cullpepper’s Herbal: A new way to see the world around you

In a corner of the Smoking Wyrm is where Willhomeena Cullpepper holds shop. She sits there most afternoons, sorting her herbs, drying them, tying them in bunches, and ultimately selling them to hapless adventurers who need that extra punch to keep them going when the road gets tough. Need a poison? Need a cure? Willhomeena is who you want to

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