KODT Story Index

From Knights of the Dinner Table

Special thanks to dedicated fans Trionic, Andy Miller (Max_Writer) and Jason Zavoda for their help!

Author Index BB Barbara Blackburn BJ Brian Jelke DK David Kenzer JB Jolly Blackburn KDT KODT Development Team RA Roger Abbot SJ Steve Johansson

Title 1st published Date Plot Reprinted in Notes
Lair of the Gazebo KoDT #1 July 1994 A case of mistaken identity Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Not Ready For Syndication
A Question of Honor KoDT #1 July 1994 B.A. accuses Brian of cheating Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Not Ready For Syndication
By the Book KoDT #1 July 1994 B.A.'s 'homebrewed dragon' causes problems Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Not Ready For Syndication
Attack of the Rules Lawyer KoDT #1 July 1994 Brian and B.A. go head-to-head Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Not Ready For Syndication
Let the Dice Fall Where They May KoDT #1 July 1994 'Onward and downward' Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Not Ready For Syndication
The Farmer Wars KoDT #1 July 1994 The Great Radish Wars! Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Not Ready For Syndication
The Wonderful GaryCon Adventure KoDT #1 July 1994 The group goes to GaryCon Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Not Ready For Syndication
Diminishing Returns KoDT #1 July 1994 B.A. wheels out the infamous 'fireball generator' Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Not Ready For Syndication
First Impressions KoDT #2 September 1994 First appearance of Sara Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Gluttons for Punishment
The Cows of War KoDT #2 September 1994 Origin of Dave's Magic Cow Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Gluttons for Punishment
Lords of Darkness KoDT #2 September 1994 Dave and Bob play a 'Vampyre' LARP Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Gluttons for Punishment
Angel of Mercy KoDT #2 September 1994 Sara has the 'healing' touch Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Gluttons for Punishment
Spell-Jacked KoDT #2 September 1994 Card game mania hits the group Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Gluttons for Punishment
The Great Revolt KoDT #2 September 1994 It's a player uprising as the group turns on B.A. Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Gluttons for Punishment
Archives KoDT #2 September 1994 Reprints of two of the earliest KODT strips from Shadis Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Gluttons for Punishment
Dueling GameMasters KoDT #3 April 1995 The group plays a game under Nitro Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 License to Loot
A Critical Situation KoDT #3 April 1995 B.A. purchases the 'Critical Mass Rules' Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 License to Loot
Attack of the Snow Beasts KoDT #3 April 1995 Brian's invisible character gets the shaft Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 License to Loot
The Sticky Notes of War KoDT #3 April 1995 Sticky notes make B.A.'s job a living hell Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 License to Loot
The Samer It Gets KoDT #3 April 1995 The group tries SpaceHack Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 License to Loot
The Guest GM KoDT #3 April 1995 Weird Pete steps in as GM. Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 License to Loot
Tough Noogies KoDT #3 April 1995 Brian decides his comrades are expendable Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 License to Loot
Death By Repetition KoDT #3 April 1995 Brian and his bag of 'pebbles' Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 License to Loot
I Got a Rock KoDT #3 April 1995 Bob finds a rock Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 License to Loot
Dave's First Game BOT #1 Bonus Material Shows Dave's very first exposure to role-playing Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 1 Retro KoDT
The Streets of Muskeegie KoDT #4 February 1997 The group tries a game of CattlePunk Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Have Dice Will Travel
The Old Guard Strikes Back KoDT #4 February 1997 Weird Pete returns Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Have Dice Will Travel
The Gawd Complex KoDT #4 February 1997 Bob's character inherits a major relic Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Have Dice Will Travel
Gary Jackson Files KoDT #4 February 1997 A look behind the doors at Gary Jackson's company Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Gary Jackson Files
Temptation of the Ring KoDT #4 February 1997 Bob steals Brian's ring Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Have Dice Will Travel
Uh...Where was I? KoDT #4 February 1997 Everyone is too busy talking to think about gaming Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Have Dice Will Travel
A Hole Lot of Trouble KoDT #4 February 1997 The group finds a portable hole Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Have Dice Will Travel
Detour Down Memory Lane KoDT #4 February 1997 The group remembers their old characters Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Have Dice Will Travel
Spaced Out KoDT #5 March 1997 The group plays SpaceHack, thwarts nuclear device Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Master of the Game
Conquer & Deny KoDT #5 March 1997 The gang spoofs Risk Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Master of the Game
Beating the Odds KoDT #5 March 1997 An outbreak of 'lucky rolls' brings accusations Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Master of the Game
Can't Buy Me Luck KoDT #5 March 1997 Bob suffers an unlucky streak Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Master of the Game
Agent of Evil KoDT #5 March 1997 The group stumbles upon the legendary Hand of Vectra! Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Master of the Game
Luck of the MaCaw KoDT #6 April 1997 The gang tries a game of HackBeard Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Plays Well With Others
Can We Talk? KoDT #6 April 1997 B.A. attempts to keep the game moving Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Plays Well With Others
Wherever You Go, There You Are KoDT #6 April 1997 Dave maps Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Plays Well With Others
Silver Things Upon His Chest KoDT #6 April 1997 Brian introduces 'gamer medals' Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Plays Well With Others
The Safety Lecture KoDT #6 April 1997 B.A. urges the gang to be safety conscious Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Plays Well With Others
The Great Intervention KoDT #6 April 1997 The group confronts Brian about his 'girlfriend' Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Plays Well With Others
Carvin' Marvin BOT #2 Bonus Material Dave gets a 'big ass' sword with a very bad attitude Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 2 Retro KoDT
Five Green Towels KoDT #7 May 1997 Trouble erupts over the division of treasure Bundle of Trouble Vol 1 3 The Dice Man Cometh

The Lord of Steam Nitro GMs for the Knights The Boy Could Play The group remembers former Knight Johnny Kizinski Brian's Challenge Brian matches wits with a dragon Armload of Trouble Bob and Dave lose valuable body parts Coward of the County Bob and Knobby Foot both show what they're made of KoDT #8 An Orc By Any Other Name

Orcs at the Gates B.A. invests in the 'best adventure ever' GameMaster For a Day Dave gets a chance to be GameMaster Balance of Terror The gang raises an army of henchmen April Fools Dave's HackMaster +12 is destroyed! Or is it? An Orc Too Far Bob and Dave are obsessed with an orc KoDT #9 Two Dice For Sister Sara

Return to Muskeegie A bank robbery goes awry and Brian is a big shot The Straight and Narrow B.A. attempts to keep the Knights on track GameMaster of the Realm The gang deserts B.A. for famed GM Earl Slackmozer BOT #3 Bonus Material The Snack Run Retro KoDT The group has the munchies and the 'new guy' has to make the snack run The Guns of August Retro KoDT Dave learns of the 'Guns of August Society' Turn 54 Retro KoDT Weird Pete and Brian resolve another turn of their on-going session of The Great War KoDT #10 Let the Dice Fall Where They May Begin BoT #4 Let the GM be a Lady Tonight Another Felton as GM The Spyder Pits of Queen Krawler The Knights experiment with Virtual Reality enhanced HackMaster The Temp Someone must fill Bob's chair after his Dad forbids him to play HackMaster KoDT #11 When In Doubt - Hack!!! The Empty Chair A replacement must be found for Bob's consistently vacant seat A Little Help? Say it ain't so...the HackMaster +12 breaks? Let's Make a Deal A post-adventure treasure squabble Blood Bath at the Games Pit Squirrely's revenge The Venus Elixir Teflon Billy garners some unwanted attention KoDT #12 The Good, The Bad, and the Unlucky! An Overbearing Situation B.A. gains an ersatz advantage Just for the Helm of It The debut of Lord Gilead or "I'll choose death before serving an NPC" The Price of Passage The Knights discover their very own Dragon Depository The Good, The Bad, and the Unlucky There's a new sheriff in town BOT #4 Bonus Material De-Meritorious Conduct Retro KoDT Weird Pete is GMing for the Knights. Bob wants to leave his 'calling card' Let Dead Dwarves Lie Retro KoDT Bob's dwarf dies and Brian refuses to allow B.A. to have him raised Takin' Out Bobarello Retro KoDT Sequel to "Let the GM be a Lady Tonight" KoDT #13 Men That Hack Begin BoT #5 License to Hack B.A. picks up Hard8's new conspiracy RPG - HackNoia The Shake-Down Mission The 'Agents of the Dinner Table' have a north of the border experience Internally Yours Consequently are summoned to a meeting with internal affairs Prying Eyes Who was the narc? KoDT #14 Fistful of Dice and a Bad Attitude

The Barringer Rebellion The NPCs revolt Go Figure! A miniature(s) battle erupts The Best Little Warhorse Knuckles obtains a Dwarven Warhorse Judgement Day Lord Gilead cuts Knuckles down to size Special Bonus A 16 page GameMaster's WorkShop pull-out section is contained in this 48 page issue KoDT #15 Mama Told Me Not to Play Supply and Demand The Knights petition for a one-legged Dwarf miniature for Bob The Trouble with Bob The group's attempts at helping Bob backfire A Sure Thing! Gary Jackson Files Hard8 Enterprises creates the Sturm Pyre miniature The Tangled Web The Knights help Bob deceive his dad For the Love of Knuckles Bob gets a new miniature for Knuckles Return to Sender Gary Jackson Files Hard8 overestimates the market for one-legged dwarves BOT #5 Bonus Material Troll Story Retro KoDT Bag Raiders 1: The party runs into an army of trolls. This strip takes place just after Barringer's Rebellion Hazardous Waste Retro KoDT Bag Raiders 2: The group decides to dispose of their 'troll meat' in Barringer's Bag Privacy Required Retro KoDT Bob buys a Player Advantage Personal Privacy Shield KoDT #16 The Dice of Wrath! Begin BoT #6 The Whistling Zephyr B.A. meets Roget Where Now Brown Cow? Trouble for Chelsie Ship in a Box Gary Jackson Files The SpaceHack line must be saved Ship of Fools A "Dungeon in Space" SpaceHack misadventure KoDT #17 This Sword for Hire Carry a Big Stick Black Hand (First Black Hand Strip) A peek into the Black Hand gaming society It's a Long Way Home Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore Oil and Water Knuckles goes out with a bang! Nitro's Revenge Mr. Fergueson settles the score with Bob KoDT #18 Against All Odds The After Action Review Black Hand Nitro chides the Black Hand for their inability to cooperate When Peace comes to Shove A peace conference? With Orcs? Knuckles and El Ravager are not amused Dewin' Hard Time Knuckles, El Ravager and Teflon Billy are incarcerated in Fangarie Prison The Day the Magic Died It's payback time. Magic items can no longer protect the Knights The Turn About B.A. gains the upper hand in a game of SpaceHack BOT #6 Bonus Material Bag War Four Retro KoDT Bag Raiders 3: The Treaty is broken and the group finds itself at war with Barringer once again. This follows the bonus strips of BOT #5. The Game Audit Retro KoDT Bag Raiders 4: Suspecting foul play, the group asks for an 'audit' of B.A.'s campaign notes The Jackson Document Retro KoDT Bag Raiders 5: Brian gets his hands on the legendary J-Doc Dead Man's Bluff Retro KoDT It's a game of bluff and Bob calls Bloodlines Retro KoDT Is Teflon Billy human or a dwarf? Herein lies the answer

KoDT #19 Heroes of the HackLeague Begin BoT #7 Don't Go There The conversation turns to Patty Gauzweiler and [urp] Alexis! Dances with Pitbulls The Knights' wardogs bite the hands that feed them Got Yer Number Bob gets Gary Jackson's home telephone number A Time for Heroes There's something wrong with this Heroes and Zeroes supplement The Sting Black Hand Newt signs up for Stevil's Group Insurance policy KoDT #20 Hack in Space A Novel Idea Sara starts a Book Club. Can any author but Gary stand up to the Knight's scrutiny? The Hang Nail Incident Knuckles wuss-slaps a surly waitress and starts a terrible chain of events Brian's Eggs Brian develops a freakish avian penchant Virtual Liabilities Brian gets B.A. to beta test his new computer game Have a Little Faith Can Knuckles save the Knights' hide? Monday Mourning Zayre dies I Write the Songs, I Write the Songs! Black Hand Newt's new Bard character annoys Stevil KoDT #21 Home Is Where You Hang Your Dice Bag The Evil Among Us Sara becomes evil. And likes it Out of the Running B.A. gets flamed by the guys for blowing off GaryCon The Incentive Program Black Hand Nitro tries to get the Black Hands to cooperate The Pilgrimage to GaryCon Brian, Bob and Dave relate their adventures on the way to GaryCon BOT #7 Bonus Material Best Played Plans... Retro KoDT Bag Raiders 6: The Knights decide to take the war to Barringer. This follows the bonus strips of BOT #6. ...Of Dice and Men Retro KoDT Bag Raiders 7: It's the roll of Bob's career and he pulls out the "Cursed Sisters" The Dark Knight Returns Retro KoDT The Sequel to 'A Time for Heroes' KoDT #22 Opportunity Knocks!! Begin BoT #8 Dawg Daze Afternoon The Knights attempt to play B.A.'s DAWG: the RPG Through Steam-Tunnels Deep Black Hands The Black Hands plan a return to Ball State's infamous steam tunnels The Lost One(s) Newt is lost in the steam tunnels and it's up to the Knights to rescue him Opportunity Knocks Retro KoDT The first strip featuring Johnny Kizinski! The BassMasters of Muncie Gamers will be Gamers KoDT #23 Dice Follies! The Scapegoat Weird Pete goes underground after being hounded by the media Help Wanted!! Bob begins moonlighting at the Games Pit after Pete leaves town The Substitute Black Hands Nitro invites Bob to fill in Weird Pete's empty chair A Man out Standing in his Field Black Hands The Black Hands Raz Bob It Takes a Thief Simpler is sometimes better The Unexpected Encounter B.A. runs into his nemesis, Earl Slackmozer, at the Games Pit KoDT #24 Hackzilla When Worlds Collide B.A. discovers that he and Earl aren't really that different Gulag 17 Gary Jackson Files There's an uprising in Hard 8's work camps, er...summer playtester camps Bleating to Death The elusive 12 point llama strikes Ultimate Treasure! The ultimate treasure is knowledge...or is it? BOT #8 Bonus Material The Share Giver Retro KoDT Bag Raiders 8: Brian and Sara have a clash over NPCs while wandering through Bagworld. This follows the bonus strips of BOT #6. Dark Side of the Bag Retro KoDT Bag Raiders 9: The epic conclusion to Bagwar 4 and the entire Barringer saga! KoDT #25 Secret of the Hackfiles Begin BoT #9 Workin' Class Fool The Knights propose RPGin' through the drive up window at Pizza Go Go Operation Skim Earl advises B.A. on a way to relieve his players of their ill-gotten booty Project Projective Sara "GMs" a little game she brought home from her Psych class KoDT #26 The Mask of El Ravager A Hero's Demise The Knights reminisce about a fallen comrade Holodeck Not Needed The Knights plot to wreak havoc on Garweeze World with their Starship A Question of Loyalty Can B.A. save his campaign from an onslaught of nuclear armed players? Say Goodnight, Raz! Black Hands Newt finally gets his revenge! KoDT #27 Hackburger Hill A Few Good Men Knuckles gets the 'Skinny' on some NPC tricks Old Familiar Places The Knights revisit Lyrion's Academy A Reason to Celebrate Dave and Brian punch Bob's buttons A Surprising Situation Sara's out on a DATE and lets Dave run her character without any "inhibitions" BOT #9 Bonus Material All reprinted from Avelon Five Shall be Called Thrain is looking for five chosen ones One Shall be Chosen The Crown of Thrain is the prize and the winner is...? You are What you Drink Dave gets his bravery from a bottle The Legend of Heirs Knuckle's stay in Highland Henge produces an unexpected little result Raining Babies The Knights bid welcome to Brian & Alissa Jelke's new baby Veronica KoDT #28 Hoody Freakin' Hoo! Begin BoT #10 Complications Continue Sara has a new beau and it's causing problems at the table Should've Been There The boys try to explain to Sara why Thorina is among the naked dead The Do-Gooders The group discovers that no "Good Deed" goes unrewarded A New Beginning Black Hands Weird Pete and Stevil introduce their 'new' characters to the Black Hands City of the Blind Retro KoDT It's a case of 'false advertising' KoDT #29 Bad Moon Risin' Working for the Man Black Hands Pete & Stevil find themselves as unwilling henchmen The Dirty Little Secret The boys confront Sara and demand that she tell her boyfriend that she's a gamer The Deck of Far Too Many Things The group finds a Deck of Wondrous Things and all hell breaks loose KoDT #30 No Honor Takin' Care of Business Weird Pete hawks his wares to B.A. And One Got Away Sara bails on the Knights and joins another group? Huh? Dirty Politics The gang plays Race for the White House & it's 'politics' as usual Clash of the Iron Clads Bob & Dave pull out the classic game Battleship Simply Irresponsible Black Hands Pete & Stevil continue their efforts to shed themselves of their henchman status BOT #10 Bonus Material All reprinted from Travelers The DeathMaster Retro KoDT Time is not on their side It's A Gusher Brian's Grace Under Pressure is better than his Complex Geometric Estimation Catching Lightning Three Knights and a rod of lightning, good thing Sara was along Final Daze Dave gets to GM but nobody is home Fire Sale The boys decide to try a new way of haggling

If A Tree Falls The Knights go for a walk in the woods KoDT #31 Don't Fear the Reaper Begin BoT #11 Pleased to Meat You The Black Hands travel to Pixie Meet Angels of Mercy with Dirty Faces Bob, Dave and Brian aid a sickly gnome Missin' Out Big Time Sara misses out on the destruction of Hagley Town A Gamer's Brunch Bob confronts Sara during a friendly game of Battleship Only the Lonely Brian's Brownie familiar, Hodgy makes a reappearance KoDT #32 Tales From Hawg Waller's Takin' No Flak Black Hands Flak Jack Monty is back in town Then Came Cody A new recruit is trying out for Sara's seat Taking the Point Sara finds herself fighting boredom instead of monsters in the new group she's joined The Night of Gaming Dangerously- Part One Black Hands The Black Hands game at Hawg Waller's KoDT #33 Wild Wild Hack The Night of Gaming Dangerously- Part Two Black Hands Crutch joins the Black Hands for a little "game" of bank robbery Murder Most Foul Cody asks too many questions A Pressing Engagement Brian? is back on the dating scene Path of the Righteous Retro KoDT Dave plays a Paladin? Surely no good can come of this BOT #11 Bonus Material First Taste of Magic Dave overwhelmed by POWER An Ounce of Prevention Gettin’ some of that lycanthrope action A Pound of Cure Bob in the dog house (also in TFTV #5 under Recipe for Disaster) KoDT #34 Of Dice and Men Begin BoT #12 Jail House Hack Black Hands The Black Hands game in the slammer Of Dice and Men Sara leaves Troy's Boys Braggin' Rights Crutch returns to Hawg Wallers The Big Surprise The Knights prepare for Sara's return Hell Hath No Fury Sara returns with a vengeance KoDT #35 Death Awaits Wager Me This Brian matches wits with a Flat-Footed Ogre Coal-lateral Divine intervention turns Bob into a lump of coal A Horse is a Horse Dave saddles up a different kind of beast KoDT #36 HackMaster of Puppets Hammer Time Brian gains the upper hand with a major relic That's My Wish, and I'm Sticking to it! Wishes backfire on the Knights Wishful Thinking And the wishes continue Clause for Celebration The rules lawyer comes out ahead in wish war KoDT #37 Fifteen Orcs on a Dead Dwarf's Chest Gary, Gary, Quite Contrary Mister Jackson arrives for Hack-Tourney Regionals Room to Improve Sara analyzes Knights' weaknesses as they head to the Finals The Pep Talk Nitro gets his team ready for the Finals The Lame Master Timmy Jackson shows up to GM the Knights in Final Round Not On My Watch! Black Hands Jo Jo Zeke holds the line against Black Hands' 'Me-Me-Me' style of play Child's Play The Knights roll over Timmy to win Finals The Prize Fighters The Knights get their reward KoDT #38 Hack Rogers Begin BoT #13 Let them Eat Bread! Gary Jackson Files Hard Eight goes code yellow Overcoming Disabilities B.A. "picks on Bob's disabled character in a translated adventure Los Caballeros del Comedor The Knights go bilingual KoDT #39 The Game Must Go On Talkin' Trash The Knights avenge Sara In the Black Weird Pete finds a way to turn adversity into cash Trading Places Black Hands Nitro is forced out from behind the screen Has Anybody Seen My Old Friend, Johnny? Johnny's back in town KoDT #40 Hack in the Saddle Again Virtual Calamity Weird Pete takes another crack at virtual reality The Chosen Few Weird Pete hand picks Stevil for new project A Hard Sale Carnivorous fairies? A Pound of Flesh Playtesters learn the finer points of Fairy Meat Hack in the Saddle Again Crutch and Johnny team up KoDT #41 Ninety-Nine Gold Doubloons Back in the Fold Johnny rolls dice again The Lesson Plan B.A. schemes to keep the Knights in line A Place of Their Own The Knights take Lord Flataroy's manor The Trophy Hunters Fantasy big game safari? Fumble in the Jungle The Knights' big game hunt goes awry The GM Wanna-be Retro KoDT Johnny jumps behind the screen KoDT #42 A Hack in Time Slays Nine Begin BoT #14 The Kryton Principle Weird Pete helps B.A. plot revenge on Knights for Flataroy's death A Very 'Delegate' Situation The Knights remodel, put power ploys in motion Return to Fading Realms Black Hands Prepare to enter the Temple of Horrendous Doom The Temple of Horrendous Doom Black Hands Can the Black Hands survive the first room in the temple? KoDT #43 Wasted Days and Wasted Knights A Winning Hand Brian gets heavy-handed playing Risque One For All Black Hands The Black Hands are required to work together to survive deadly temple The Power Play Black Hands Stevil gains valuable information Soul Man Black Hands Stevil's Pixie Lich gets down and dirty KoDT #44 Because I'm the GM Between a Rock and a Hard Place Bob gets into trouble trying to walk through walls The Horror in the Wall Something grabs Dave's Hackmaster +12 Pawn takes King Black Hands Pete tries to make a deal with Stevil Dead Men Tell No Tales Black Hands The Black Hands beat the Temple, but can't tell anybody Formula for Disaster The Knights turn a racing game into a bloodbath KoDT #45 Buddy, Can You Spare a Cure? The Vacancy B.A. tries to find group for Crutch The Interview Crutch meets Patty Gauzweiler The Perp' Walk Crutch meets Patty's Perpetrators Five Points to Ponder Patty lays down the law to keep group in line Command Inspection Bob pulls a surprise inspection of the Gnome soldiers KoDT #46 Hack and Roll All Nite Begin BoT #15 Final Deliberation The Perps decide whether Crutch stays or goes Hack and Roll All Night The Knights patronize The Bloodied Fist Erik of the Twelve Scars Bob comes out on the bad end of a challenge Relinquishing the Screen Black Hands Pete reluctantly hands GM screen back to Nitro Sprechen Sie Dwarvish? The Knights delve into fantasy languages KoDT #47 Hooked on Psionics Uninvited Guests The Knights are forced underground when the Dragon Committee comes calling A Gnome in the Dark The gang befriends Pewter, the half-gnome living under the manor Made You Look The Knights try to squirm out from under the gaze of a Greater Medusa Hackmaster 101 Eddie tries to teach Crutch the finer points of roleplaying KoDT #48 Apocalypse Drow Stoned Again Brian turns the tables as Teflon Billy is turned to stone The Stone Menagerie The gang is betrayed, face army of Medusa's victims come back to life One Ring to Fool Them All B.A. finally gets the upper hand Got You Under My Spell Retro KoDT Sara finds out the awful truth behind a hireling's loyalty KoDT #49 The Six Million Hit-Point Man Til Death Do Us Part As the sole surviving party member, Sara must find a way to raise her comrades My Grubby Little Friend Dave opts to have El Ravager reincarnated in order to escape death Why Didn't You Say So? A Rouge-Priest turns out to be a big fan of the Untouchable Trio Heavens to Merga-Troll The group encounters a Troll who just 'ain't natural' KoDT #50 We've Not Yet Begun To Fight Begin BoT #16 Behind The Green Door You can never trust the GM especially when the dice are against you The Bronze Conch of Aaaahhhh... Famous last words After Hours It's GM's night out at Hawg's A Legacy In Ruins If only B.A. could turn back time An Appetite for Adventure Retro KoDT The Knights are starving for adventure The Prize Inside Retro KoDT Brian hits the motherlode and the table hits the Knights School of Hard Knocks Gary Jackson Files Timmy is a chip off the old block Goth to Get Some Rest of the Story Lords of Darkness 1: The Mistress of the Horde has captured Bob and Dave KoDT #51 One Ring To Fool Them All Color Me Blue The Untouchable Trio is gone The Color of Money The Untouchable Trio hits Hackbay A Bid Too Far....(Gary Jackson Files) From a bid on Hackbay to a roll on the Corporate Punishment Matrix A Path Less Traveled It's a Hackstart life for the Knights Bring 'Em Back Undead or Alive Rest of the Story Lords of Darkness 2: Sara goes to the Dark Side of Muncie to save Bob and Dave KoDT #52 It's a Wonderful After Life Temple of the Unknown Gawd Praise Knu-Kyle Ra! Dancing with the Devil Rest of the Story Lords of Darkness 3: The Duct Tape!! Get The Freakin' Duct Tape!! The Thrall is Gone Rest of the Story Lords of Darkness 4: Bob and Dave are back, but where's Sara? KoDT #53 The Spy That Hacked Me Begin BoT #17 Managing the Beast(s) Gary Jackson Files Timmy the monster maker is on the prowl. Can't Trip Me Up(Cantrip Me Up) Dave introduces his Gnome Titan Magic-User One of the Boys Sara with a beard...Now that's a disturbing image Long Distance Warrior Brian thinks that the catapult is mightier than the sword Lay Down the Dice and Cry Gary Jackson is Dead! The Vampire Slayers Rest of the Story Lords of Darkness 5: Will all the Knights return unscathed in this conclusion to Lords of Darkness? KoDT #54 Speak Easy & Carry A Big Stick Carry The News Pete tells Nitro the sad news about Gary New Approaches The Post-Trio Knights go on their first adventure Bad to the Gnome Rest of the Story Black Hands Weird Pete tries out a taste of Fairy Meat with the Black Hands KoDT #55 Puttin' on the Crits Bad Boys, Bad Boys Stevil makes it to prime time Last Call One last drink in memory of Gary We Became Orphans (AKA We've Become Orphans) Gary's Funeral The Black Hole of Munz B.A. throws a Wrench into the game and the Knights are split up KoDT #56 I Dream of Djinni Gaming With Strangers in the Dark Black Hands The Black Hands are on the Highway to Hell Golden Opportunity (A Golden Opportunity) The Knights play the game... their way Heart of a Hero (Heart of a Warrior) Patty has her eye on Dave Defender of the Faith Brian takes his Golden Opportunity KoDT #57 The Scrying Game Get Yer Own Copy, Dude Game Trade Magazine Blatant Advertising Rules of Engagement Brian must justify himself but B.A.'s not gonna like it Straight Arrows Sara and Bob play it straightr The Army Who Came in From the Cold Brian saves the day Sublime Intervention A Grudge Match is announced KoDT #58 May All Your Hits Be Crits End of the World as We Know it! Heidi is in charge and Weird Pete is in denial Bleeding Profusely Jackson Files Hard 8 goes under the knife Pullin' the Duty Jackson Files Skip is sent to Muncie The Disgraced Ones Black Hands What's good for the Hackers is sauce for the Black Hands KoDT #59 Fight Fire With Fireballs Nothing Adventured, Nothing Gained Jackson Files Can Skip walk like the man The Mechanic No room for belly-achers or bawl-babies at a Grudge Match Rude awakening Black Hands Skip gives the Black Hands a wake up call Thinning Out the Ranks (AKA Thinning the Ranks) Four sit down, only one leaves the table alive KoDT #60 Happy Entrails To You A Die in the Ointment Bad dice and no time to mourn the dead The DoomsDay Dice... But whose doom is being rolled...? The Creeping Doom Skip tries to walk like the Man A Question of Honor No room for belly-achers or bawl-babies at a Grudge Match KoDT #61 Nothing Adventured, Nothing Gained Ready, Set, Bet The odds shift when Ty and Cody belly-up to the table The Ground Rules No quarter, let the dice fall where they may A Grudge to Bear Brutal isn't the word for Weird Pete's fate Once, Twice, Three Times the Trouble The Untouchable Trio Return The Sympathy Plow Retro KoDT The pun is on B.A KoDT #62 Dice Station Zero Dead Man's Bluff Sheila calls Crutch, but the man don't bluff To the Lady Goes the Soils The Untouchable Trio are back and working for Sara Say No More Retro KoDT Dave takes a Cow of Silence Pack Ape Surprise Retro KoDT Quick profit turns into major pain Cause for Concern Retro KoDT The Boys think B.A. is going to give up the shield KoDT #63 Garweeze Wurld Is Not Enough Turn Around is Fair Play Sara plans to teach the boys a lesson Nudge in the Right Direction Retro KoDT Pete sells B.A. the Duke of Utah Invitation to a Gun Fight Retro KoDT Bob with a badge. He is the Law Juan Tin Soldier... Retro KoDT It's the Lex Luthor of the old West The Big Pay Off Retro KoDT Five Million Greybacks Smack Down, Drag Out Retro KoDT Things get ugly, Nuclear Winter Fireball ugly KoDT #64 Along Came A Dryder That Ain't Playin' Retro KoDT The Knights reminisce about the good old days of gaming The Mouth Piece Retro KoDT Dave is officially made a Knight of the Dinner Table GeoBashing Brian adds a hint of danger to cache hunting All's Well that Mends Well Retro KoDT The Knights are sent to deliver a message with explosive consequences KoDT #65 Miami Dice A Lesson in Three Parts Sara gives the boys a heavy dose of their own medicine The Home Coming The boys try to free the Untouchable Trio from Sara's clutches Remedy the Situation Sara's character must die! Dude, There's Always a Cave Retro KoDT The boys wreck the town in favor of a cave adventure KoDT #66 One Book To Burn Them All The Betrayal at Broken Rock It's an in-party war and Sara is in the middle of it My Enemy, My Friend Brian prepares a daring plan fraught with risk to win back the Untouchable Trio Design is Job One! Retro KoDT B.A puts the finishing touches on his dungeon adventure Players at the Grate Retro KoDT The Knights manage to hang themselves with their own rope One-Armed Sven Retro KoDT Brian collects a refund from their hireling KoDT #67 Stand By Your Clan Some Trouble Going Down It's payback time and the boys plan to bust B.A.'s campaign wide open The Winds of War Brian's plan - Garweeze Wurld versus the Untouchable Trio Showdown at Winklesworth Item four... Kamikaze characters... Check The HackMaster Proxy Retro KoDT Bob's off to an H&H convention and calls in a gaming temp Calling in a Favor Retro KoDT Bob needs a temp and Squirrley gets the gig KoDT #68 The Hacktrix Phase Three HOODY HOO!!! The Untouchable Trio rides again A Rare Gift B.A. wonders if he has what it takes to GM Bearer of Bad News It's been a year but the words are spoken once again - I Waste 'Im With My Crossbow! Squire Lee Retro KoDT Nobody make a monkey out of B.A KoDT #69 For Those About To Hack Smoke and Fears Its pie for cigarettes when Squirrley learns the price of proxy Most Valuable Player! Bob ditches the convention when he learns that Squirrley is really Squire Lee Strange Monkey Senses Squirrley learns to play the game just like a Knight Some Monkey Business Goin' On The Knights find out that Mr. Squire Lee had watched a run-through of the adventure already KoDT #70 I Know What You Role-Played Last Summer The Wager of Woe After losing their inheritance the boys try to raise some coin by fixing a fight The Meddlers of Kataan B.A has Wood for Sheep Redeem at your own Risk KODT Q&A Why no one uses Hackmaster coupons It's a Date KODT Q&A Brian and Sara sitting in a tree... KoDT #71 Four Angry Men Requiem for a Gladiator Brian tries to get around a Gawd Oath Here, There, and Everywhere The Knights go to pieces over a frog and decide to use miniatures again Metal Rage Brian sells Bob a miniature he threw away A Proposal of a Proposal KODT Q&A A surprise question from one of the KODT fans to another fan KoDT #72 You Are What You Defeat Dude She Wants Me! The line between role-play and reality can be a blurry one Let The Seller Beware Caveat Emptor is all Greek to Bob Hacked Survivor KODT Q&A The Knights take on 'Survivor' Hack-Masquerade It's Halloween and B.A. offers 1,000 EP for the best costume The Costume Maul The Knights take turns costume guessing KoDT #73 Crutch Ado About Nothing Making Brian Pay Sara convinces B.A to teach Brian a lesson 'Net' Income The trinket Brian traded to Bob turns out to be a treasure Once Upon a Crime B.A has the Knights play a story teller card game but they don't go far from the dungeon The Secrets of Brian's Briefcase KODT Q&A Bob and Dave are blue in the face to find out KoDT #74 Knight of the Living Dead Takin' Care of Business Bob is planning a soiree and almost forgets to invite the other Knights Ballroom Prancin' Bob's party draws an unexpected guest Three Armed Bandit Retro KoDT Brian's expired potions lead to Al-ARM-ing results Fatigue Factor Black Hands Gordo's pixie fairy starts a fight with itself Book Learning Bob, Dave, and Sara show off their monster knowledge KoDT #75 Anemone Mine Say Uncle Duxtor the thief has good relations with the mayor Sick Call Brian checks out the CDC to find a disease for Bob Change of Venue The boys are to be judged by Gilead. The crit has really hit the fan The Loan Arrangers Black Hands Newt goes to Weird Pete and Stevil for a loan The Victory Dance Bob snatches defeat from the teeth of victory KoDT #76 Crits and Giggles Out of Order Bob has his day in court Three Angry Men Brian sings sweet for the magistrate but strikes a sour note with Gilead Signed and Sealed Nitro trys to warn him but Newt signs on the dotted line Collateral Damage Black Hands Stevil and Weird Pete play fast and loose with Newt's deposit The Accident Crutch takes advice on creating his PC, much to Chad's relief KoDT #77 Hack-Force Little Details KODT Q&A Jo Jo pays attention to details to keep the Dragon Lady at bay One Shop Drops (AKA One Shoe Drops) B.A., Sara and Brian find out that Bob has been fired The Other Shoe Falls (AKA And Then the Other) Bob's been thrown out but B.A. doesn't think he's landed on his feet Point Mongering Black Hands Newt doesn't know when to keep his mouth shut Child's Play Bob babysits his niece and nephew but doesn't know how to play nice Sauron Calls (AKA Sauron's Call) Heidi calls on the Hard 8 board for some Hack work War and Pizza Brian shows off his cultured palate KoDT #78 The Lost Wurld The Dawgs of War Sara unleashes hell Ballad of the Twenty Sider Bob and Brian have a poetry reading No Take Backs Black Hands Nitro is disappointed in Newt You Say it's Your Birthday The Knights think it is B.A.'s birthday and they've bought him the stats for GOD Troy's Ploy Troy tells Lanky about his prospects KoDT #79 Attack of the 50-Foot Gamer Ka-Ching Weird Pete sees the future of game shops Deal With It Bobs has to live with his friend's meddling The Doomsday Pack Sara's pitbull pack has grown to alarming size Never Never Ever Land Black Hands The Black Hands have communication problems KoDT #80 Nice Knight for a Hanging Cover Artist: Claudio Pozas Old Debts Crutch is on the straight and narrow The Bargaining Chip Brian plans on using Sara to get the Knights out of their problem Mob Justice So much for a fair trial Full House Bob's Dad makes his first appearance The Death Wish Black Hands Newt has decided it is time to die and maybe take his creditors with him KoDT #81 Support Your Local Gameshop All in the Cards Bob's Dad shows he cares for his son and where Bob got his game face The Trap is Set Weird Pete supplies B.A. with a pay as you play dungeon Embracing the Unexpected The gawds intervene and send the Knights on a quest Uncharted Territory The Knights try to make sense of B.A.'s riddle Monkey Business Dave comes up with a good idea and Bob gets his revenge KoDT #82 Can't Buy Me Hack Cover Artists: George & Jackie Vrbanic A Friendly Little Wager (JB) Bob's Dad shows up for some late night poker at Weird Pete's with big stakes The Dad Factor (JB) The guys pick on Dave for picking on the hirelings The Road to Peril (DK, JB) B.A. rents a 3D Battleterrain set Settling Up (JB) Crutch tries to get Switch to settle up Alas Poor Raven (SJ) Black Hands Non-verbal codes for inivisible sidekicks KoDT #83 Who Let the Worgs Out? Cover Artist: Pat Quinn What's the Plan? (JB)

Switch and Crutch borrow the back room for a little "planning" session The Consultant (JB) Bob helpfully volunteers his services Cattle Call (JB) Bob's Dad shows up to pay his debt with a game of Cattlepunk Shanks for the Memories (SJ) Black Hands With Raven dead, Stevil and Pete try to collect his "estate" KoDT #84 The Hacktastic Four Cover Artist: Steve Ellis Blazing Barrels (JB)

Bob's Dad shames the Hard Times gang into payings tips and damages No Relief in Sight (JB) Sassy Sheila's revenge for the massacre of #56 Pay Dirt (JB) Switch's Big Score Trail's End (JB) Bob on roleplaying with his Dad: "It blows!!" String or Nothing (SJ) Black Hands Challenging Guido the Halfling to a riddle contest KoDT #85 Crutch Cassidy and the Sundice Kid Cover Artist: Steve Ellis No Depost No Concern (DK, JB) Brian's minis take a beating in Kreatin's Krawl Second Chances (JB) By Reader Request Dave files HMA Form 21-Alpha, sits behind the screen again A Frolicking Good Time (JB) Bob and Brian dispute a Dibs call for Chelsie the Cow My Only Friend, The End (SJ) Black Hands Newt's comeback victory stymied by Stevil KoDT #86 Hack of the Clones Cover Artist: Manuel Gomez Narrow Escape (JB) Little Babu saves the day in Kreatin's Krawl Paying the Price (JB) Finding the Lyre, losing the best hireling since Knobbyfoot Under the Radar (JB) Bob borrows B.A.'s copy of "Dawg - The RPG" The Art of Betrayal ... (JB) Crukmeyer steals the "Lyre of Hound Slaying" A Maze Runs Through It (JB) Finding Crukmeyer and rumor of Tremble, Hackmaster +12 KoDT #87 Reservoir Dawgs Cover Artists: George and Jackie Vrbanic Trial by Ordeal (JB) Escaping Kreatin's Krawl with the Lyre and a Hackmaster Sword Casting the Part ... (JB) B.A. recruits Nitro to roleplay a sword Mirror Mirror (BJ, JB) If the GM sez the house is abandoned, don't break any mirrors KoDT #88 Hailing Frequencies Open Cover Artist: Benjamin Hall Trailside Debate (JB) Dave decides it's time for Tremble to meet its new "Master" Tremble Dee, Tremble Dum ... (JB) Tremble takes El Rav on a one-way trip The Bum Dice Affair (JB) Weird Pete turns a load of bum dice into a money making opportunity Den of Thieves (RA, JB) Fan Spun KODT B.A.'s monkey-hiney-smelling tactics prompt a table flip Bonus Strip: The Summoning (JB, SJ) Black Hands Preview of Black Hands #2: Weird Pete runs Hacknoia KoDT #89 A Hard Day's Knight Cover Artist: George Vrbanic Sudden Impact (JB) Tremble raises El Rav, Justina shoves him over the cliff again A Touch of Evil (JB) B.A. and Nitro prepare Dave for some bad news Credit Where Credit is Due (JB, BB) Brian scores a credit card for Squire Julius Lee The Zimbabwe Letter (JB) John Nunu offers Dave 30% of $16 million Crack Shot (SJ) Bob discovers why Tai Chi sucks ass KoDT #90 Monkeys on Mopeds Cover Artist: Benjamin Hall Partners in Evil (JB) Tremble/Nitro begins to bend El Rav/Dave to his will Small Talk (JB) Is Sheila asking the Counter Monkey on a date? Dark Tidings (JB) El Rav returns with Tremble and destroys the Lyre Battle of the Bands (JB) Grunge Warriors The Gothedrals horn in on the Hacktastics' turf The Back-Pedaling Blues (JB) Grunge Warriors B.A.'s credibility is questioned Lights, Camera, Adventure (JB) Grunge Warriors Bob videos the action, B.A. errs. Table flip! KoDT #91 The Gawds Must be Crazy Cover Artist: George Vrbanic (? credited to Benjamin Hall) Hack be Tremble, Death be Quick ... (JB) Eluding Tremble, courtesy of Burgundy Lotus's retrieved Ring Fight Fire with Fire ... (KDT) Pizza-A-Go-Go Brian suggests digging up Carvin' Marvin Starts with a Ripple (JB) JoJo ignores Tuley's warning on the "Taking the Hit" rule Unexpected Valor ... (JB) UT+1 saved when Lionel the torchbearer "takes the hit" Ends in a Wave ... (JB) Bob is docked 5 honor points, and Brian has an idea Takin' the Hit ... (JB) The new rule crashes and burns Heroes on the Town (JB) B.A. dreams of righteous heroes KoDT #92 It's a Small Wurld After All Cover Artist: Blaine Taggart An Old Enemy Summoned ... (JB) Pete agrees to run a quest to retrieve Carvin' Marvin ... And an Old Friend as Well (JB) Brian asks Johnny Kizinski to play Carvin' Marvin A Clash of Swords (JB) Johnny Kizinsky and Carvin' Marvin return to B.A.'s table A Stake in Glory ... (JB) Pete sponsors Brian in the Ball State Robo Tourney Mister Roboto (JB) Bob's cardboard robot suit fools no one Robots of Mass Destruction (JB) Mr. Roboto has his butt kicked KoDT #93 Thursday Knight Fever Cover Artist: George Vrbanic A Man for All Reasons (JB) Why there's no alcohol allowed at the Knight's table Battle Lines (JB, SJ) Johnny and Nitro tussle as the Battle of Treast begins The Changing Tides of War ... (JB, SJ) Dave and Nitro sweep to the edge of victory KoDT #94 New Wurld Order Cover Artist: George Vrbanic Whatever (JB) Squirrely substitutes when Bob stands-up Sheila A Mage in the Bush ... (JB) Tremble and Carvin' Marvin meet in a terrible battle Burning Ring of Ire (JB, SJ) Only Justina stands between Tremble and ultimate victory KoDT #95 The GameMaster Always Rings Twice Cover Artist: Chris Moreno The Final Chapter (JB) Justina defeats Tremble; the UT+1 is no more Red Dawn (JB) New characters attempt to settle old grudges Meat Grinder Rock (JB) The new characters return to loot the battlefield outside Treast KoDT #96 Sugar and Dice On the Bloody Session After Feeding the Meat Grinder; or, Conga line of death Size Matters Games Pit B.A. buys the Biggest Damn Dungeon Ever Weapon of Choice Black Hands Cattlepunk -- Newt's Revenge KoDT #97 A Man for All Seasons Forge of Heroes B.A. -- Really popular GM A Rallying Cry Gary Jackson Files How did the Biggest Damn Dungeon get started? Miracle on Demand Gary Jackson FIles Saving Jo Jo's job The Wonder Boy ... Gary Jackson Files Troy pitches the idea KoDT #98 What About Bob? At Death's Doorway Entering the Biggest Damn Dungeon Ever The Omega Men The challenge is met Coming Clean Patti's Perps Chad’s “girlfriend” comes to the game Feeling Generous Black Hands Stevil’s gift keeps giving ... to him Tis the Season Retro KODT Christmas Plans The Official “Thank You Bill Clark” Strip Bill Rules! KoDT #99 The Rulez Lawyer As Easy as A, B, C Quality control: First casualty of a deadline Path of Righteousness Good characters still get wasted Gamer Die-namics Pizza-A-Go-Go Dice mania A Table for Two Pizza-A-Go-Go Tank has a date! The Caller Pizza-A-Go-Go Prank Call a la Newt Die-Hard Pizza-A-Go-Go More dice shenanigans and a game date KoDT #100 Hackcentennial What Goes Around Mystery of the missing root beer The Few, the Proud, the Chosen Black Hands Haulin' Ass and Ammo No Comrade Left Behind Who IS El Ravager? The Fear Factor Hacktourney Qualifiers The threat of TPK The Surrender Surrender means an ass kickin' Mist Opportunity The fog strikes -- TPK The Breach Retro KODT Short cut to a quick death Up for Grabs Black Hands An incentive for Gordo Role Me Over ... Black Hands Newt to the rescue Can you Hear me Now Black Hands Gordo's flaw becomes reality The Loser Bob vs. a 12-year old Who Let the Dawgs Out Bob and Family Dawg the RPG is "bitch"-in' KoDT #101 Hack to the Future The Path Less Traveled ... More fatalities in the Biggest Damn Dungeon Stepping Up Sarah takes over as GM My Little Brown-Eyed Slayer Slayers come a-knockin' The Wiz Kid Gary Jackson Files Troy pitches OGL A Vegetative State of Mind Black Hands Newt can talk to the Annuals; or, Unfriendly plant life KoDT #102 Hack the Slayer My Kingdom for a GameMaster Brian wins Risque ... again A GM Comes Calling ... Games Pit Brian gears up to GM Frickin' Huge Games Pit B.A. hears that Brian's back Bust Some Rust ,,, Van Hoose Residence Brian and his dollies Dave's Second Game Retro KODT Never trust the party thief KoDT #103 The Dice are Right Stage Chatter Brian begins GMing Cattlepunk The Man with One Spur Red Gurdy Pickens makes his appearance Awkward Moment Van Hoose Residence “Alexis” calls Brian while he’s entertaining “Sarah” Deadwood Black Hands War on the Forest and collateral income KoDT #104 Last Knight in Town Hard to Swallow Gun purchase and too much chaw No Boots No Service Bob drinks from a spittoon Love Calls Retro KODT The group is suspicious about “Alexis” The Dream Can't Die Retro KODT Bob follows his dream KoDT #105 The Incredible Hack Raise Yer Sights A shaky road in Cattlepunk On the Count of Three Black Hands They do it to Pete again Team Smirk Black Hands Two dragons in one session KoDT #106 Where Angels Fear to Hack The Vanishing Legacy Games Pit Brian gives Bob some useful advice A Well Placed Heel BA and Sarah set up shop; Bob becomes deputy Prying Eyes Lost Tales of KODT Laughing children taunting the party? The Mediator Lost Tales of KODT Coaxing B.A. back to the table Water Under the Bridge Lost Tales of KODT Water Weirds get the party, and BA gets hung up The Great Swag Auction Lost Tales of KODT Bob’s auction leaves him with more new games than money KoDT #107 Boom! The Town Builders Cattlepunk heats up -- Bob vs. B.A. and Sarah The Gift Horse Lost Tales of KODT Gifts lead to paranoia and a gift-giving frenzy KoDT #108 Resident Medieval Ka-Boom Town Bob burns down / blows up the town Lone Wolf Diablo Bob finds himself alone against the rest Home Court Advantage Games Pit Bob gets encouragement (and cash) from Sheila Unsolicited Advice Games Pit Bob gets advice (and secrets) from Weird Pete KoDT #109 Hackmasters of the Universe Simon Says The deal for game flaws goes down Gift Quest Games Pit Trish buys something nice for Tank, and Switch drops by Movin' Up in the World Bob’s ace in the hole isn’t all that and Dave gets lucky According to Plan Sarah and BA rob Red’s bank account KoDT #110 8th Blunder of the World Dead or Alive! Bob on a wild goose chase; Dave gunned down like a dog A Shotgun and Two Dirty Barrels ... Bob wastes Red Gurdy Pickens Breaking Point A matter of semantics Taking One for the Team ... Black Hands Stevil turns his coat and wins KoDT #111 Fright Knight Big Man in Town Brian walks and Bob talks The Fall Guy B.A. makes a perfect patsy A Few Loose Ends Bob blows it ... literally Stepping Down Pizza-A-Go-Go Brian won't be GMing anymore The Mechanic Pizza-A-Go-Go Brian blows Bob’s cover and makes a threat One Man's Trash Black Hands Newt makes a killing dumpster diving; Pete kills Newt KoDT #112 Black Hands Down Random Deck of Violence Pizza-A-Go-Go Discussing a TPK and the Deck of Many Things Bag Lunch Games Pit Squirrely minds the store A Cry for Help Games Pit / County Jail Pete calls Squirrely from jail Monkey with a Mission Streets of Muncie Squirrely to the rescue! Making it Real Pizza-A-Go-Go Real life Deck of Many Things Simian Says? Pizza-A-Go-Go Squirrely loses focus KoDT #113 Squirrelous Gorge To Draw or Not to Draw Pizza-A-Go-Go More draws from the Deck -- good and bad Help Delayed ... County Jail / Games Pit Squirrely finds his happy place Drawn and Quartered ... Pizza-A-Go-Go Bob’s wishes and Brian’s picks Help Derailed ... Games Pit Squirrely to the rescue ... again KoDT #114 Cool Hack Luke Wishful Thinking B.A. finally wins ... or does he? Callin' in a Favor Felton Residence Pete finally gets hold of someone Let's Roll Games Pit Fooling Squirrely is a little too easy Unearthed Arcana ... Games Pit Back Room B.A. and Brian are caught by the ape Bring It The rest of the story is told A Fresh Start B.A. gets a spine, starts Return to the Temple of Horrendous Doom KoDT #115 I Shall Fear No Stevil Under Pressure New characters; B.A. means business Slam Dunk Hawg Wallers Catching up with Crutch A Breath of Fresh Air Having trouble with the dice A Misunderstanding Hawg Wallers Crutch plays detective -- what is Switch up to? Fighting Old habits BA cracks down; Brian starts with the first of 10,000 characters The Home Coming Games Pit Pete comes home from jail! No Man Left Behind Black Hands TPK in Haulin’ Ass and Ammo; plans for Heroes of the Hackleague KoDT #116 Ninja Hack School Job Fair The new characters are finally ready The Big Switch Brian attempts to trade characters but BA puts his foot down Losing Battle Games Pit Pete refuses to embrace a future of MMORPGs Cirque Bizzaro Black Hands Heroes of the Hackleague Pt. 1: Corporal Punishment Justice Prevails Black Hands Heroes of the Hackleague Pt. 2: Killer Justice, Bob Kent, and ... Batman? KoDT #117 Hall of Famer, Baby! Cover Artists: Fraim Brothers Business Proposal (JB) Outfitting for the "Temple of Horrendous Doom" Nothin' to See Here (JB,SJ) Tenacious Kreed attempts suicide by cop Ready for Hire (JB,SJ) The party meets Randy, halfing for hire Shotgun (JB) Black Hands Nitro limits Pete's Batman character to $500 per week A City in Trouble (JB,SJ) Black Hands Mayor Roscoe summons Team Justice to City Hall I am, I am, I am Superscam (and I can't do anything) (JB) Black Hands Stevil attempts to bluff Nitro with a blank character sheet KoDT #118 The Vectra Code Cover Artists: George & Jackie Vrbanic Ghost of a Chance (JB) A horde of Ghostlings interupts a bit of graverobbing Information Please (JB) Bob's character turns into a Screaming Wall of Fog Hug Fest (JB) Cellphones, Player Advantage Codes; El Mardico goes geriatric KoDT #119 End Game Cover Artists: George & Jackie Vrbanic Wedding Bells (JB) Brian and Heather are getting married The Fifth Wheel (JB) Dave takes MU lessons from Brian Caped Crash-saders (JB,SJ) Black Hands Batman totals the Batmobile The "B" Team (JB) Black Hands Corporal Punishment prepares to seduce Ms. Feld-Meyer Den of Shadows (JB) Black Hands In the VIP room at Tom's Diner The Velvet Trap (JB) Black Hands Newt stacks seduction modifiers, Nitro sweats KoDT #120 Daze of Blunder Cover Artists: George & Jackie Vrbanic An Unexpected Fight (JB) Randy is lost after a fierce battle with Sanurian Orcs Map Quest (JB) On reflection, the Knights come to appreciate their new PCs The Favor (JB) Pizza-A-Go-Go Brian tutors Dave on the finer points of spell casting Tales of Blunder (JB) After Grister's backstory, Dave pulls out a couple of coupons KoDT #121 You Get What You Slay For Cover Artists: Fraim Brothers Note Thy Self (JB) Everyone (except Brian) tries to talk Dave out of it The Gesture (JB,SJ) Brian revealed as source of Dave's coupons, B.A. allows a pass A Khaki Situation ... (JB) El Mardico's backstory -- He's no Khaki Lotus! Mean Sheets (JB) Zurma clams up -- Kreed attacks! One Binder to Rue Them All ... (JB,SJ) Brian's coupon brings down the Binder of Doom Baby's Got Hack (JB) Games Pit Bob enlists Dave for Hunter and Croix's first Hackmaster session KoDT #122 The Games Pit and the Pendulum Cover Artists: George & Jackie Vrbanic The Name Game (JB) Chez Herzog Princess Barbie, meet Yoda Squarepants A Pound of Pwnage and an Ounce of Pride (JB) Hawg Waller's Muncie's GM Society needles Nitro on Newt's success Pandora's Box (JB) Hawg Waller's B.A. fills in the GMs on the Coupon Situation Just for the Flaw of it (JB) Dave and Sara switch seats; Sara throws down a coupon Alarm Bells (JB) Hard 8 There's been a run on Player Advantage Coupon Books KoDT #123 Tinker, Tailor, Fighter, Spy Cover Artists: George & Jackie Vrbanic Walk in the Park (JB) Chez Herzog Bob's campaign begins Hard Headed Woman (JB) Sara, the sensible one, plays a Grudge Coupon Makin' the Call (JB) Games Pit B.A. calls Earl for advice Stall Tactics (JB) B.A. withholds retaliation for an opportune moment Do Not Pass Go (JB) The PCs turn back from Gnaw Bone Pass Once Upon a Coupon (JB) B.A. plays the Talisman Class "Coupon of Nine Parts" KoDT #124 Bride of Hackenstein Cover Artist: Al Bigley If Not for the Bullet (JB) B.A. readies his Wrecking Ball of Smackdown Choose Your Posion (JB) The Knights start drawing B.A.'s retaliatory coupons Dodge the Bullet (JB) More coupons put in play as Brian schemes Duck the Draw (JB) Brian tires to be a weasal, but Dave busts him Dream a Little Dream for Me (JB) El Mardico dreams of his familiar Flying Solo (JB) Pizza-A-Go-Go Brian salutes Dave, his prize pupil KoDT #125 Beware of Dawg Cover Artists: George & Jackie Vrbanic Counter Ploy (JB) Games Pit Earl expounds on his Philosophy of Life and Hackmaster Flip Flop (JB) Games Pit Squirrely desserts Bob in Earl's dungeon Matters of the Heart (JB) Games Pit Earl narrates Bob's decapitation by Prendacious Trolls The Power Lunch (JB) Games Pit Sheila brings Bob his lunch ... and more coupons A Leg Up (JB) Kreed's third leg goes Jackie Chan on Grister and Zurma The Wicker Man (JB) The "Palms Like Sieves" coupon begins to vex Bob KoDT #126 Fumble in the Bronx Cover Artists: George & Jackie Vrbanic The Unexpected Reunion (JB) Randy the Halfling returns; somebody is stealing Takin' Inventory (JB) WoHackcraft Pete ignores Stevil while playing World of Hackcraft Terms of Extortion (JB) Randy proposes new terms Hounded (JB) WoHackcraft Stevil tells Pete about the Assassin's Guild The Unfamiliar (JB) Dave picks the wrong familiar Sally Forth (JB) Games Pit Pete unloads his one-legged dwarf kits; Sir Noob Slayer revealed KoDT #127 Heroez (Save the Chimpanzee - Save the Wurld) Cover Artist: Don Thomas Settling Up (JB) WoHackcraft Stevil's tribe, The Herd, prepares to escort Sally Forth The Gates of Harbinger (JB) The party nears the portal to the Temple of Horrendous Doom Moving Out (JB) WoHackcraft The Herd moves out Spirit of Fair Play (JB) The guys suspect that Sara is picking their pockets The Noob Killing Fields (JB) WoHackcraft The Herd is ambushed by Team Ninja T. P. K. (JB) WoHackcraft Stevil is booted from The Herd KoDT #128 A Fool and His Money ... Cover Artist: Jeff Langcaon The Standoff (JB) Bob lays another coupon on Sara Double Whammy (JB) Sara gets hit by yet another coupon The Goblin Tower (SJ,SB) Chez Herzog Hunter and Croix in their first Hackmaster session Hold that Thought (JB) Ladies of Hack Payback time: Sara slaps a coupon on Sheila Rain of Ire (JB) Ladies of Hack / Hard 8 It's raining coupons at the Java Joint; Tuley sounds the alarm Change of Plans (JB) WoHackcraft Team Ninja adds Stevil to their hit list The Pathfinders (JB) WoHackcraft Stevil buys a map offering safe passage through the Noob Killing Fields KoDT #129 Thrall of Kuchooloo Cover Artist: Adam S. Doyle Safe Passage (JB) WoHackcraft Stevil and Pete set out on their safe route Spooks on the Highway (JB) WoHackcraft Team Ninja puts out the dragnet for Pete and Stevil The Chum Line (JB) WoHackcraft Pete and Stevil take Team Ninja's bait New Blood (JB) Patti's Perps Chad's girlfriend Reese makes an appearance Fistful of Drama (JB) Patti's Perps Eddie, avenging Trish, starts a coupon brawl Midnight Call (JB) Felton Residence Patti vents at B.A. In Like Flynn (JB) WoHackcraft Pete asks to join Bob's tribe War Profiteers (JB,SJ) Hard 8 Hard 8's World of Hackcraft strategy. And let's sell more coupons! KoDT #130 300 (+1) Cover Artists: George & Jackie Vrbanic The Side Mission (JB) Games Keeper Bob preps for an undercover visit to Muncie's new game store Shift in the Wind (JB) Tic Tac Taco On B.A.'s cue, Sara will need to pick the Red Door Aisle Seven (JB) Games Keeper Bob (as Isaac T. Singer) scopes out The Games Keeper Spit and Polish (JB) Bucky the Brownie bonds with Randy the Halfling; lynx for breakfast Dawn Encounter (JB) The party encounter hostiles fleeing from the direction of the Temple All Fall Down (JB,SJ) Carnage surrounds the Gates of Harbinger

Origins '03 Special Of Course Brian tells of his Hackcon adventure Healer dealer The Black Hands try a little role-play for hire Well Met Newt shows up at Patty's table but he won't be there long Divine Wrath and Retribution It never, ever pays to argue with a rules lawyer To Revise or Not to Revise Bob brings the news about Hackmaster 4.25 and it clears the table

Special Edition #1 Payback Rides a Dark Horse A game of Cattlepunk turns to a lesson in revenge Loose Ends The Knights can't leave well enough alone Writing on the Wall B.A.'s riddle takes all the Knight's resources to decipher Trouble Comes in Threes And it comes for Sara and B.A

Special Edition #2 This Town For Sale Weird Pete sells B.A. a town in a box and a book to keep the Knights from trashing it Unlikely Allies B.A. learns how to use NPCs to his advantage Rage Against the Prod... The boys find out that B.A. is running a pre-fab adventure Baiting the Hook... B.A. goes fishing with NPCs and lands the Knights Board Squawk Bob is babysitting his Sister's kids and ruins Candyland Paper Hack Writer The Knights debate the quality of Lord of the Rings

Special Edition #3 Steppin Up to the Plate Bob's old NPC girlfriend is pregnant and the boys each want to be the father Three Knights and a Baby Little Elle Nusho Krisylla Lotus has changed the game to dungeons and diapers Under a Grevan Sky: Walk Away Gracefully It's the end for Brian's PC but Bob doesn't like his attitude Under a Grevan Sky: Ashes to Ashes The boys aren't sure whether to bury Brian's PC or eat him Under a Grevan Sky: Crossin' the Vargar Bob, Dave and Brian cross the river but aren't coming back

Black Hands #1 Myanmar Memoirs A Call to Arms Pete calls Stevil at work to set up a game of Hack Krieg Welcome to Hell The Black Hands are sent to Boot Camp Boot Camp Blues And Sergeant Ferguson is their DI! A Man with a Mission In the fog of war you never know how things will turn out Black Hands #2 Black Op Down The Pinch Hitter Pete offers to run Hacknoia I Wear My Sunglasses to Fight Demerits for Newt and Bob’s character Bland, James Bland The Paper-pusher Agenda Mole in One The mole takes the game

KODT/FAANS Crossover Special Takes place during KODT #32 or #33 Misalignments The Knights get mixed up with the crew from FAANS


Tales From the Vault Volume 1[edit]

Title 1st published Date Plot Reprinted in Notes
Payback Shadis #2 August 1990 Bob owes B.A. money Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 1st KODT strip; 1st app. BA & Bob
Quite a Character Shadis #3 May 1990 Dave brings a special character to the table Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 2nd KODT strip; 1st app. Dave & Brian
I am the DM!!! Shadis #4 August 1990 B.A. lays down the law Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Collateral Damage Shadis #5 October 1990 Brian's fireball hits Dave Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 1st Fight
Players' Union Shadis #8 June 1993 The players unite Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Hack-n-Whine Shadis #10 November 1993 The players throw a fit Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Divine Limitations Shadis #11 January 1994 Luvia falls short Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Dangerous Characters Shadis #12 March 1994 There's trouble between the Knights Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Memories of the Fallen Shadis #13 May 1994 Memories aren't all they're cracked up to be Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 Brian's 1st table flip.
Pink Frosting Shadis #14 August 1994 Player Advantage Codes come in handy Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Dice Trouble Shadis #15 September 1994 Someone touches Bob's dice Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
On Borrowed Time Shadis #16 November 1994 Dave lets the guys play El Ravager Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
A New Girl in Town Shadis #17 January 1995 Sara joins the Knights Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 1st Sara
Spelljacked Shadis Presents #17.5 February 1995 The guys play cards Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 1st multiple strips
Real Gaming Shadis #18 March 1995 B.A. tries some disastrous home-brewed rules Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Thor-Dude Shadis Presents #18.5 April 1995 The guys taunt Thor Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
I Wanna Roll Some Dice Shadis #19 May 1995 B.A. tries to talk the guys into diceless gaming Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Scream of Kuchooloo Shadis Presents #19.5 June 1995 The Knights take on creeping horror Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
The Power of the GM Shadis #20 July 1995 B.A. tries to use a computerized Game Master program Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
The Face Off: Part One Shadis #20 July 1995 Weird Pete guest GMs, he and Sara face off Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 1st Weird Pete
The Face Off: Part Two Shadis Presents #20.5 August 1995 Sara refuses to back down to Pete Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Vote of No-Confidence Shadis Presents #20.5 August 1995 Bob deposes B.A. as GM Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Happy Anniversary Shadis #21 November 1995 B.A. celebrates by rerunning his first adventure Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Princess Kristina--Ribbit! Dragon #226 February 1996 The Knights meet a girl in frog's clothing Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Buckets of Dice Dragon #227 March 1996 B.A. tries aversion therapy to cure the guys of their dice obsession Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Brian's Folly Dragon #228 April 1996 Brian lays out Player Proposition 151 Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
The Quality of Mercy Dragon #229 May 1996 An old man and Knobby Foot fall victim to the Knights' version of mercy Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Relentless Dragon #230 June 1996 The guys are bent on robbing a bank in Cattlepunk Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Puppet Hell Dragon #231 July 1996 Brian uses a puppet to role-play Hodgy, his familiar Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Great Reward? Dragon #232 August 1996 The Knights fall into a trap as they prepare to be honored Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Nuclear Peace Dragon #233 September 1996 The guys playtest Johnny's new game Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
The Slap Heard 'Round the World Dragon #234 October 1996 Nitro's famous slap of Gary Jackson becomes a topic of discussion Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Random Encounters Dragon #235 November 1996 The gang racks up an unusual body count Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
GM in the House Dragon #236 December 1996 Bob GMs, bases dungeon on his house Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
The 'Zine The Gamer Connection August 1995 B.A. wants to start a gaming magazine Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1
Garycon 25 The Familiar #7 April 1996 Gary's on the spot at Garycon 25 Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 Gary Jackson Files
Extra Security The Game Jester #2 May 1996 Gary's Diceless Engine Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 Gary Jackson Files
Nitro's on the Lam The Familiar #8 June 1996 The Antignano Brothers are after Nitro Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 Gary Jackson Files
Emergency Meeting The Familiar #9 August 1996 Edmund Finley sells Gary on Abe, Babes and Rollerblades Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 Gary Jackson Files
G.J. Pulls out the Big One The Familiar #10 November 1996 Gary plots to pull Hard 8 out of disaster Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1 Gary Jackson Files
The Lost Episodes Tales from the Vault #1 October 2000 Rare KODT strips from various places Tales from the Vault Vol 1 1

Tales From the Vault Volume 2[edit]

Let the Dead Rest in (one) Piece Knuckles dies and Bob finds it difficult to accept? To Arms! To Arms! Bob and Dave lose limbs in nasty trap The Wine Test Brian and Ol' Rot Gut battle it out in wine-tasting contest Out of Alignment Alignment violations end in bloodshed Random Dungeons The Knights don't take a dead end at face value The Temple of Kazaar-Freem A run-in with the Gawd of Peace and Tranquility ends in monkey business Half Heroes The gang makes up characters for Heroes and Zeroes I am the STRONGEST! The guys fight over who's toughest A Character with No Name Dave rolls up a new character and refuses to give him a name The New(t) Guy Newt Forager sits in with the Knights Most Wanted The gang competes to have the biggest reward on their heads in Cattlepunk Dunn Reports and Dragons The Knights meet a dragon with a wicked portfolio Henchmen Woes The Knights get fed up with a henchman How Much? El Ravager becomes a gnome The Most Dangerous (small) Game Bob runs into one tough squirrel Small Town Charm The Knights find a nice little town to settle down in Desparia Dave GMs, leads Knights down bizarre path The Rose of Blightdale Sara gets a special rose No More Nukes! The group play Grunge Warriors Boxed In Bob GMs, harasses the group with a shoe box Papers Please The guys have trouble getting past some wily guards Adventure is in the Bag A mysterious portal results in guys wearing bags on their heads Sweeping Humiliation Bob gets on the wrong side of some tough chimney sweeps Looking Out for Number One Bob, Dave and Sara look for revenge after Brian leaves them holding the bag Run and Fight Another Day Bob is the only survivor of a dragon attack Various KODT panels A selection of promotional strips No Act of Kindness Goes Unpunished Sara and Brian learn that sometimes kindness doesn't pay Get Well The Knights wish a hospitalized Kenzer employee a speedy recovery Selected panels KODT odds and ends

Tales From the Vault Volume 3 Bar Room Blitz The Knights get in a little altercation Clearance Sale Brian holds a player character auction Word Perfect B.A. turns the tables on rules lawyerying A Really Big Belt A kobold wuss slaps Dave Royal Ripoff The group steals the goblets right from under a king's nose Scary Monsters The Knights are in danger from a Festering Reaver, and each other Fiery Negotiations Brian's haggling skills are too hot to handle On the Way to Castle Lonely The guys destroy Sara, the GMs, adventure Template for Disaster Dave does a little fine tuning of a spaceship Caveat Emptor (Let the Buyer Beware) Bob shops for a healing potion Herd Instinct The Knights find new uses for farm animals Law of Survival Brian pulls out all the stops to beat B.A. Doors of Opportunity The gang must choose which door to go through Blam! Blam! Blam! The guys play Crime Nation the RPG Rule Stomp Rumble Bob objects to Brian's rules lawyerying Silent Partner Brian takes desperate measures to protect his secret deal

The Gates of Valhalla Knuckles can't resist the solid gold gates of Odin's home plane Maid to Order Brian's tinkering with robots has hilarious results A Turnip Events Bob's character is taken out by a turnip The Big Stick Policy Brian gets heavy-handed playing Risque

Tales From the Vault Volume 4 All reprinted from original online strips The Alberta Affair Science has always been B.A.'s Achilles heel in this game of Hacknoia Bad Day in Peso del Grande Bob is behind the screen for the perfect game of Cattlepunk till Sara shakes things up A Heated Situation Knuckles gets his own coin

Tales From the Vault Volume 5 Dawn of the Zombies Epic Scream of Kachoolu or Dave vs. the DM screens Recipe for Disaster Bob in the dog house It Takes 4 to Tango Egregious orc hacking Tap Dancin’ The Wrath of Mahk-Tang I Motion to adjourn Yearly meeting Red-faced Ensign Black Hands Star Wars bashing Ark in the Dark Black Hands Stevil’s own personal Manhattan Project The Brain Drain Black Hands Andy Warhol strikes again! Rumors Abound Urban Legends: Captain Kangaroo and Mr. Rogers


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