White Wolf (magazine)

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White Wolf is a game magazine that was published by White Wolf Publishing from 1986 to 1995.

White Wolf
White Wolf Magazine Issue 23 October, November 1990.jpg
Issue 23 cover
PublisherWhite Wolf Publishing
FounderStewart Wieck and Steve Wieck
First issueAugust 1986
Final issue


While still in high school, Stewart Wieck and Steve Wieck decided to self-publish their own magazine, and Steve chose the name "White Wolf" after Elric of Melniboné. White Wolf #1 was published by their White Wolf Publishing in August 1986 and distributors began to order the magazine a few issues later as its print runs continued to increase.[1]: 8  In 1990, Lion Rampant and White Wolf Publishing decided to merge into a new company that was simply called "White Wolf", and in an editorial in the magazine Stewart Weick explained that the magazine would remain independent despite the company's interest in role-playing production.[1]: 9–10  With issue #50 (1995), the magazine's name was changed to White Wolf: Inphobia, but the magazine was cancelled by issue #57.[1]: 21–22 


White Wolf won the Origins Award for "Best Professional Adventure Gaming Magazine" in 1991,[2] and again in 1992.[3]



  1. ^ a b c Shannon Appelcline (2014). Designers & Dragons: The '90s. Evil Hat Productions. ISBN 978-1-61317-084-7.
  2. ^ "Origins Award Winners (1991)". Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design. Archived from the original on 2007-11-05. Retrieved 2007-11-03.
  3. ^ "1992 List of Winners". Origins Game Fair. Archived from the original on May 7, 2008. Retrieved February 26, 2009.