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Offline BanzaiCat

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I found it...this ancient Dragon Magazine game...
« on: September 25, 2015, 08:57:15 AM »
http://annarchive.com/files/Drmg051.pdf

Go to page 39.

"Search for the Emperor's Treasure" was a game in DRAGON Magazine, Issue 51 (July, 1981). I LOVED this game as a kid and would think about it from time to time, but I could never remember the game's name nor the issue, and searching for it was always fruitless. Then I stumbled on a guy's avatar on BGG when perusing the FANG thread and a memory tumbled down Tetris-like into making me recognize it was from that game.

Anyway...any of you old dudes (like me) remember this game? The rules are all right there, and the markers/map are all at the end of the PDF. Enjoy.


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Re: I found it...this ancient Dragon Magazine game...
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2015, 09:05:44 AM »
you're old, dude.
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Re: I found it...this ancient Dragon Magazine game...
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2015, 09:06:38 AM »
it was an excellent game and IIRC, collected in a box set of about 6 Tom Wham games that were released in the mid- or late-80s
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Re: I found it...this ancient Dragon Magazine game...
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2015, 04:00:38 PM »
Looks like the type of game I could get into, if it were more extensive.

I've eyed similar Print & Play stuff, such as those from Berserker Games like Heroes Of Argos.  Haven't been all that inclined to produce the components, especially with the lacking artwork.

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Re: I found it...this ancient Dragon Magazine game...
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2015, 04:17:27 PM »
I played this game often with my dad back in middle school. Great memories.

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Re: I found it...this ancient Dragon Magazine game...
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2015, 08:28:27 PM »
#64 has Championship Sumo Wrestling. Just a single page of rules and fun as hell. We used to play this while waiting for everyone on game night back in the day.

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Re: I found it...this ancient Dragon Magazine game...
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2015, 06:30:42 PM »
That map is actually quite nice.
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