Category Archives: Dragon’ Up The Past

Dragon’ Up The Past – Week 6, Dueling Commentary

What do we find in an early-80’s issue of Dragon? ~

Brant & Jim, 1 December 2017

The Duelist NPC, some interesting ads, and a bunch of game reviews in the magazine, served with a heaping helping of delightful commentary and nostalgic romps through someone’s childhood.

Don’t worry, there’s plenty more where this one came from – there’s 195 issues still to go!


Chat about it below, or in our forums, or hit our FaceBook page >>

Dragon’ Up The Past – Week 5, TANKSgiving

Yes, even our weekly video series is celebrating TANKSgiving ~

Brant & Jim, 24 November 2017

A super-sized episode that talks combat systems, fantasy artwork models, deciding what’s “fun”, celebrity appearances from years before they were famous, and TANKS!

Don’t worry, there’s plenty more where this one came from – there’s 196 issues still to go!


Chat about it below, or in our forums, or hit our FaceBook page >>

Dragon’ Up The Past – Week 4, Mano-a-Mano

Hey, someone is listening, right? ~

Brant & Jim, 17 November 2017

Man-to-man combat takes center stage in this episode, as we explore the roots of gaming through the lens of old issues of Dragon Magazine

Don’t worry, there’s plenty more where this one came from – there’s 197 issues still to go!


Chat about it below, or in our forums, or hit our FaceBook page >>

Dragon’ Up The Past – Week 3, Gary was pissed

Waaaaaay back into the vault for this one ~

Brant & Jim, 10 November 2017

Slip on your bell-bottoms as we go way back to an old issue of Dragon Magazine, and check out 1970s-vintage wargaming awards, a very angry editorial from Gary Gygax, a textual hype-man, and the first appearance of the Ninja NPC.

Don’t worry, there’s plenty more where this one came from – there’s 198 issues still to go!


Chat about it below, or in our forums, or hit our FaceBook page >>

Dragon’ Up The Past – Week 2, Voting on the Classics

It’s time for some more explorations into the history of the hobby ~

Brant & Jim, 3 November 2017

Another trip into the Dragon Magazine archives, as we skip around the history of the hobby.

Don’t worry, there’s plenty more where this one came from – there’s 199 issues still to go!


Chat about it below, or in our forums, or hit our FaceBook page >>