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Post Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2005 5:22 pm 
 

This past weekend, I attended my first ever Origins convention.  :D
I spent a fair amount of $$ on some nifty D&D stuff:
    $600 Orange B3 - NM in shrinkwrap
    $130 4th printing D&D white box set - EX+ box, NM/M insides
    $100 6th printing OCE white box set - MINT box, MINT insides!
    $25 World of Greyhawk boxed set - Ex box, Mint insides, also included module WG5 in NM condition
    $20 4th printing Chainmail manual - Ex condition
Also, I picked up a variety of more common 1st edition D&D books and modules for average prices.

All in all, I was quite pleased with the con!  :D

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2005 5:57 pm 
 

The Orange B3 sound like a bargain. The rest I'd imagine are about par for the course.


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2005 8:36 pm 
 

My Origins finds pale by comparison...

A) Arduin Grimoires I, II, and III, each for around $20. Not the recent reprint, definitely early prints, though I'm not sure which. Always wanted these, missed out years ago on the original boxed set at a dirt-cheap price, and had to pay a relative premium. But I got them now, and already they have given me some whacked inspiration for my own campaigns. Very cool stuff... PLUS Arduin Dungeon #2: The Howling Tower, which normally can't be had for any price, but I got it for a song ($8!), as it is much scribbled in though otherwise quite useful.

B) Mines of Keridav and Lair of the Freebooters from Gamelords, each at $12. Interesting material chock full of detail from the early days, good solid inspiration...

C) The August 1978 Judges Guild Catalog ($5). An excellent resource for dating products.

D) The four Demons monster folios from Mayfair's Role Aids ($6 each). Still need to re-acquire the main two boxes, Sentinels, and Apocalypse.

E) A bevy of PHBR's from 2E AD&D — at better than discount prices from a small side merchant — all of which I'd sold when I moved from Seattle the last time. I am trying to put together my old 2E AD&D collection, which will be quite useful as sources for HackMaster and C&C games.

F) FEZ I: Valley of Trees, in a brown folio, for $5! The folio is totally trashed, but the module itself is in good if not fine condition.


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2005 8:49 pm 
 

jamesmishler wrote:Still need to re-acquire the main two boxes, Sentinels, and Apocalypse.


I've got both, for $7.50 each, in my eBay store. Mint in shrink.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... eName=WD1V
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... eName=WD1V

Also have Demons II, Blood & Steel, two copies of each, if ya need those :)

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2005 10:38 pm 
 

I have a brown folder Fez. Yours is only the second one I've ever heard of. I've always wondered how many there were.


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Post Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 12:50 pm 
 

good haul Gus


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Post Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 2:25 am 
 

Deadlord36 wrote:I have a brown folder Fez. Yours is only the second one I've ever heard of. I've always wondered how many there were.


Ah, I wasn't aware that others had "non-standard" folder colors for their early Mayfair releases too:  while my Fez I is green, my 2 Beastmakers are red, and my Kobold Hall is orange, my Nanorien Stones is also orange.


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Post Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 2:27 am 
 

Gus Landt wrote:This past weekend, I attended my first ever Origins convention. :D
I spent a fair amount of $$ on some nifty D&D stuff:
    $600 Orange B3 - NM in shrinkwrap


I'm always leery of buying one of these in shrink, since I've heard many stories about forgeries over the years:  I passed one several in shrink at GenCons in the late 90s for $200 or less, but just wasn't sure they'd end up being legit :(


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