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Launched in 1977 by Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson as a Science Fiction and Fantasy Games Magazine (replacing the Owl and Weasel), White Dwarf was predominantly a roleplaying magazine for many years. After around 140 issues (e.g. the last Advanced Dungeons and Dragons article appeared in issue 93), it became devoted solely to Games Workshop games, and the roleplaying content reduced in favour of miniatures games.

In its last incarnation, White Dwarf supports Games Workshop's three core wargames - Warhammer Fantasy Battle, Warhammer 40,000 and The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game. There is also very limited coverage of the company's catalog of Specialist Games.

The magazine was replaced in January 2014 by two new magazines; White Dwarf Weekly and Warhammer Visions, but was return to the original monthly format in September 2016 (with a digital edition).

More Information Edit | History

RPGGeek has chosen to stop the continuous cataloging at issue #140. Beyond that, the issues will only be listed (and submissions accepted) if actual role playing material presented.

Quick links to individual issues by date:
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1977 1 2 3 4 1985 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
1978 5 6 7 8 9 10 1986 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84
1979 11 12 13 14 15 16 1987 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96
1980 17 18 19 20 21 22 1988 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
1981 23 24 25 26 27 28 1989 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120
1982 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 1990 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132
1983 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 1991 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144
1984 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 1992 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156

Board Games
Over the years there have been a number of board games published in "White Dwarf". See White Dwarf Board Games for details.

White Dwarf Specials
There have been a number of special publications produced under the "White Dwarf" name.

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Average Rating: 7.27
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