Dragon magazine 272, Dragons, was released in June 2000. It contained the following articles related to the Forgotten Realms:

ProFiles: Andy CollinsEdit

By Steve Kenson. p. 18

Editor and designer Andy Collins is the product of "a fairly normal gamer youth". [citation template]

Up on a Soapbox: Hooray for the Dungeon CrawlEdit

By Gary Gygax. p. 22

Praising the maligned dungeon crawl.

The King and Queen of Dragons: Bahamut & TiamatEdit

By Skip Williams. Illustrated by Carl Critchlow. p. 28

Bahamut and Tiamat return for the 3rd Edition D&D game, exclusively in these pages.

How to Talk to a DragonEdit

By Robin D. Laws. Illustrated by Dave Dorman. p. 42

One wrong word, and it’s time to make a saving throw.

Arcane Lore: Dragon Dweomers IVEdit

By Robert S. Mullin. Illustrated by John Matson. p. 68–72

As if dragons weren't deadly enough, here are even more spells with which they can crush those meddling heroes. [citation template]

breath controlbreathmantleclaw auradimension traphoard cachemagnify breath weaponwing razors

The Dragon's Bestiary: Diminutive DragonsEdit

By James Wyatt. Illustrated by Carlo Arellano. p. 78–82

From the familiar to the fantastic, these tiny dragons make perfect companions or pests. [citation template]

The Ecology of the HydraEdit

By Johnathan M. Richards. Illustrated by David Day. p. 84-90

The secrets of a classic monster, the Hydra, now updated for a sneak preview of the 3rd Edition game. [citation template]

The New Adventures of Volo: Quotations of the RealmsEdit

By Ed Greenwood. Illustrated by Ron Spencer. p. 94–97

A collection of quotes from around the Realms delivered by Volothamp Geddarm. [citation template]


By Ray Winninger. p. 110

What you need to run an AD&D game.



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