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SwanCon 17 Progress Report July 1991 – Details front cover

Transcription and commentary by Chris Creagh The A4 buff coloured booklet front cover has a central image of radiating lines overlaid with the impossible triangle (apex downwards) overlaid with a clear silhouette of a  young adult in the style of … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 – progress report November 1991 – Lace & Steel part 2

This is part 2 of the rules summary for the Lace & Steel RPG on pages 16-18 of the progress report. It covers most of the combat related rules summaries. All typos are faithfully reproduced. Combat Lace & Steel uses … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – November 1991 Progress Report – Lace & Steel – Part 1

According to the table of contents of this progress report the summary of the rules for Lace & Steel start on page 14 of this progress report, and continue until page 18. In order to keep this post reasonable I … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 Souvenir Book: Anime Matsuri

Here is page 38 and part of 39 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Swancon 17 Souvenir Book: Anime Matsuri All of page 38 and the top and bottom of page 39 contain cute frames from Totoro. … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 November Report – Short Story Competition

Page 12 of the SwanCon 17 November Progress report details the ‘SwanCon 17 – the Seventeenth Annual Western Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy Festival Short story Competition’. That text alone takes the top third of page 12, and no attempt … Continue reading

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Swancon 17: Urban Alchemist?: Nick Stathopoulos

Herein a transcription of page 10 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Urban Alchemist? Nick Stathopoulos To look at his working environment, one could be excused for thinking Nick gets paid to make mess. Surrounded by tins … Continue reading

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Swancon 17: Waiting for the Cappuccino Muse: Terry Dowling

Here’s page 7 of the Festival of the Imagination 1992 souvenir book. Waiting for the Cappuccino Muse Terry Dowling Born in Sydney in 1947, Terry Dowling is the only writer to have won eight [count ’em folks, eight!] Australian Science … Continue reading

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SwanCon 17 – Progress Report January 1992 – Orion advert

Page 14 of the SwanCon 17 January 1992 progress report was a full page advert for ‘Orion’. The top three-quarters of the page are the text reproduced below; the bottom quarter contains a graphic element consisting of the word ‘Orion’ … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 – November report – The Perth SF&F Writers’ Workshop

Page 13 of the PR starts with “New stuff in the Non-Anime Video Stream”, and then goes on to: The Perth SF&F Writers’ Workshop The Perth SF&F Writers’ Workshop will be held on the weekend of 18th and 19th of … Continue reading

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Swancon 17 – Westrek and JAFWA

The SwanCon 17 July 1991 progress report has two unnumbered pages between pages 8 and 9. The first of these is a full page advert for the WA Star Trek Fan Club – Westrek (probably not going any more), while … Continue reading

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