Dragon magazine 227, The Lure of the Underground, was released in March 1996.[1]It contained the following articles related to the Forgotten Realms:

The Secrets of Successful Dungeon BuildingEdit

By Mathew Guss. p. 9

Making dungeons real is half the game.

Report from UndermountainEdit

By Steven E. Schend, Illustrated by Brom, Randy Post, and Michael Scott. p. 14–19

In Waterdeep, there is a tavern that holds the entrance to one of the biggest, meanest dungeons ever made. Here's what's been happening lately. [citation template]


WaterdeepYawning PortalUndermountainSkullportPromenade of the Dark Maiden
DurnanAeril Faenrya

The Dragon's Bestiary: Monsters of the UnderdarkEdit

By Wolfgang Baur, Illustrated by Michael Scott. p. 21–32

Underearth dwellers. [citation template]

Journeys to the Deepest DungeonEdit

By Wolfgang H. Baur. p. 35

Surviving the Underdark.

Bazaar of the Bizarre: Dwarven Magical ItemsEdit

By Robert S. Mullin, Illustrated by Michael Scott. p. 56–61

Axes, warhelms, and other dwarf items. [citation template]

Arcane Lore: And the Rocket's Red GlareEdit

By Dale Hueber, Illustrated by Jason R. Coleman and Larry Elmore. p. 93–96

Firework magic adds a new aura of flash and dash to your mage's portfolio. [citation template]

TSR PreviewsEdit

By Uncredited. p. 116

New products for March and April.



  1. 1.0 1.1 Pierce Watters ed. (March 1996). Dragon #227 (TSR, Inc.), p. 4.


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