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Back to BasiX, Ten-issue Compilation

The initial print run of ten issues, gathered into one US Trade hardcover size for B/X enthusiasts! The 216-page book features a new color cover by the fanzine's original cover artist, Matthew Ray.

Back to BasiX was a quarterly fanzine focused on the B/X version of the world's most popular tabletop role-playing game. It was created and printed between June, 2017 and September, 2019, and was available in PDF and print. The individual PDFs are still accessible at, but print issues are becoming harder to find.

Across a ten-issue print run, it offers reviews of B/X products new and old; interviews with legendary authors and artists; and all-original content for the game.

Note that this is virtually no different than the ten issue bundle also available except: one PDF file and the new additional cover by Matthew Ray.

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Eric S April 06, 2022 2:36 am UTC
I don't know quite how to begin. After nearly 40 years of wanting to play B/X but never finding anyone to play it with, I have finally found a group to play with (had to settle with playing virtually on Roll20-not the same as playing around a table, but I took what I could get), and I love it. I JUST discovered your zines and downloaded the bundle plus issue 11. I've barely read a few page of one of them and was just so excited that I had to reach out. I LOVE these zines! I was looking for a contact email address but couldn't find one. I would love to know if you have a social media account ( I saw your instagram but it doesnt look like you use it.) I am a professional illustrator and have done a couple of zines and would love to get in touch with you if possible....
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Timothy B April 06, 2022 3:30 am UTC
I love the excitement that comes through in this post!
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Thomas W April 06, 2022 12:28 pm UTC
I'm glad you are enjoying reading/using these as much as I enjoyed creating them! As for social media, I primarily use FB for initial conversations. Also, my website ( is mostly up to date these days, you can find my email there too. I look forward to hearing from you and seeing some of your artwork! --Thom
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Zenith C October 06, 2021 2:04 pm UTC
More call for a POD. :)
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John L October 03, 2021 6:36 am UTC
Is this just a compilation of the 10 issues, or is it the cleaned up, typo corrected, half-point larger version from the Kickstarter?
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Thomas W October 03, 2021 2:06 pm UTC
This is the KS compilation in PDF. The other option for the "bundle" has ten individual issues (10 PDFs).
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John L October 07, 2021 6:14 am UTC
Thank you, very much.
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Kelly D August 16, 2021 2:43 pm UTC
Mandatory POD request.
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Thomas W August 19, 2021 11:53 am UTC
At this time, we're delivering hardcovers to Kickstarter backers - a PoD is not yet on the horizon.
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Timothy B August 15, 2021 1:42 am UTC
As a purchaser of all 10 issues previously, it would be convenient to get the compilation as well. You might want to consider adding it to the bundle at a significantly discounted price. Those of us who already own the 10 issues won't get charged for them again, and we'd get a nicely discounted price on the compilation PDF.
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