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Theater of the Mind is the first gaming magazine to embrace the bold mission of exploring immersive role playing, cooperative story telling, and direct reader involvement in its publication.

The phrase “theater of the mind” is used to describe an immersive role playing experience that takes place entirely within the imaginations of the players and story teller, requiring no props, maps or miniatures. Some have argued that it is the purest form of role playing, and although all role playing experiences can bring enrichment to those involved, the immersive game is the “holy grail” of role playing games.

The content of the magazine will include all systems, themes, styles and genres, though they will always be viewed through the lens of immersive role playing. Whenever possible, the magazine will be avoiding the inclusion of specific game mechanics in its content, allowing the reader to apply it to any role playing system.

Theater of the Mind will be including role playing related articles, maps, stories, character tales, adventures, game master tools, new creatures, children’s content, reader submissions, and much more.

Please don’t hesitate to offer feedback and suggestions. Theater of the Mind is intended to be an interactive resource for everyone who is interested in getting the most from their role playing experience.

This is the second issue, and we hope you enjoy it. We are looking for reader participation, so please visit our web site at:  and our Facebook page at:

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August 16th, 2013
Theater of the Mind Issue 2 ups the ante set by the first issue, and succeeds completely. I've read it "cover to cover," and found that I quite enjoy the thematic approach Alex and the gang are starting with each issue. Can't wait for the nex [...]
August 8th, 2013
This is really an extraordinary magazine. I'm very impressed by the quality of the writing, and so far I like the idea of having themes each month. As far as I know there are no other role playing magazines that focus almost exclusively on immersive ga [...]
August 3rd, 2013
The magazine that redefines what gaming magazines should be. [...]
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