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SFX Magazine Reviews

We were reviewed in SFX Magazine issue 37 on page 132. The 23rd Letter got a B+ but SpaceNinjaCyberCrisis XDO for an A which was coincidentally the best mark that issue for a gaming related resource. Special thanks to SFX for the review!!!

Progress Report 98-03

Qabal is coming along nicely if slowly. The Projects Sourcebook is close to finished and is a cracking good read if I say so myself. After reading some of Colin's stuff my head is filled with adventure ideas. The Sequel to SpaceNinjaCyberCrisis XDO is being worked upon. We also have some other ideas for pocket games like SNCC XDO....
Anyone going to WARPCON in Cork this year? Details from the WARPS page at UCC Search around Clubs and Societies for their pages!
Distribution!! - article dated 10-11-97
Our books are now available from a distributor Esdevium Games. They can be found at:
Esdevium Games,
1 Pickford Street,
GU11 1DZ
(01252) 326116
Art On-Line!!! - article dated 11-07-97
New graphics have been added to the Qabal and the SpaceNinjaCyberCrisis XDO pages. Several scans of P.J.Holdens art can be seen but remember these images are copyright and copying them without permission is against the law in civilised countries.

New Release!!! SpaceNinjaCyberCrisis XDO - article dated 01-07-97
SpaceNinjaCyberCrisis XDO is a totally new game released at Q-CON IV which proved to be very popular with the delegates. The demonstration game was oversubscribed and the game made good sales at what was an excellent convention. The game describes a world straight from popular Manga and Anime and is designed to permit the style and substance of the genre in a simple rule system. It is presented as an A5 perfect-bound booklet with cover art and internal art by comic artist P.J.Holden. Retails at 7.99 sterling.

Q-CON IV - article dated 24-05-97
This convention, held at Queen's University in Belfast on 27th-29th June is in its fourth incarnation and it promises to be the biggest one yet. There should be some information on the Dragonslayers web page as well as some on our special Crucible Design/Q-CON IV web page which should provide some more information! Highlights of the convention include 8 tournaments, over 30 participation games, The MegaGames (Both Star Trek and Star Wars) and new all-action LARP games (Star Trek, Paranoia, Roman). Its cheap too! And we'll be there as well happy to run games for you and release The Project Sourcebook for the first time in the UK.

The 23rd Letter is reviewed in issue 16 of arcane - article dated 13-04-97
And we got a good review! 8/10 for our efforts. It was described as 'powerful, evocative and original', 'full of roleplaying potential', 'the stuff that cults are made of'. Excellent!!!! Go to The 23rd Letter

Our next products are scheduled for release in 1997. The first will be a guide to the Government Projects in The 23rd Letter entitled simply The Project Sourcebook.
The second product we are working on will be the game of magic in the modern day called QABAL. More on this as the work progresses.

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