Dragon issue 226, Mastering the Dungeon, was released in February of 1996. It contained the following article related to the Forgotten Realms:

The Magic Goes AwayEdit

By Paul Fraser. p. 11

Cutting down on spellcasters is the key to campaign balance.

Improve with ImprovEdit

By Jason Strasser. p. 29

Improving your GMing: a guide.

Bazaar of the Bizarre: Magical Scabbards and SheathsEdit

By David Howery, Illustrated by Anthony J. Bryant. p. 62–64

Sometimes, it's not the sword that's magical. Stuff to hold your stuff. [citation template]

Campaign Classics: Magical Sands of ZakharaEdit

By Rudy Thauberger. Artwork by Jim Holloway. pp. 80-83

Magical sands from Zakhara for the Al-Qadim campaign. [citation template]

Magical sandsEdit

Crystal sandFire sandRasping sandSand cageSand of miragesSand of obscurementSand of restorationSand of sinkingSlow sandSolid sandThirsty sandSand of scintillation

Role-Playing Reviews: GiantcraftEdit

By Rick Swan. p. 92-93

TSR PreviewsEdit

By Uncredited. p. 115

New products for February and March.



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