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The Intermountain Matrix Vol I No 01

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In 1990, on the University of Utah campus, a new club took rise:  The Intermountain Of Gaming & Roleplaying Enthusiasts.  TIM OGRE was born!

Developed from an idea Michael S. Webster had while stationed in Germany trying to find fellow gamers on base.  To which, develop a database to match games with gamers.  People would register their contact information, what games they play and/or GM, and the database would generate a list of potential gamers.

Bringing this idea to the University of Utah as a student, he teamed up with life-long friend, Mark F. Anderson to develop this club and to produce a newsletter:  The Intermountain Matrix.  Getting submissions from the Salt Lake Valley gaming community as well as advertisements for local businesses and organizations to pay for printing, the newsletter was offered for free around the Salt Lake Valley.

The original newsletter ran from May 1990 through May 1994 with a total of nine issues being produced through primitive standards compared to current technology.  Using a Commodore PC10 8088 computer, a dot-matrix printer, tape, error correction fluid, and a photocopier, the newsletter reached hundreds of gamers.

Now, these issues are being presented for the first time globally.  Scans taken from original copies (the original pages of issues 02 on up are lost), cleaned up a bit, and then uploaded as PDF files are now offered as "Pay-What-You-Want"!

These are also the first offerings of WebStar Enterprises; a veteran owned and operated business publishing gaming and gaming-related materials for YOUR table.




The Intermountain Matrix Volume I, Issue 01

The inaugural issue of the TIM OGRE Newsletter announced the existence of the club and it's future offerings.  Printed using a dot matrix printer on duplicate paper and then photocopied, the quality is not the best.

Phone numbers and addresses have been removed for the security of whoever those phone numbers and addresses belong to.

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