Dragon 320 to commemorate 30th Anniversary of D&D
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Post Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2004 11:51 pm 
 

Just got in Dragon 319 today, and they announced that issue 320 will have a big retrospective of D&D as a hobby/game for the 30th anniversary.  It's going to feature a review  of some old rare items such as the D&D beach towel!  Could be interesting for us to check out, though it will probably feature many not-so-rare items to us such as the supermodules, etc.  
The next issue of Dungeon will feature a total reworking of WG5 Mordenkainen's Magnificent Adventure by Rob Kuntz.  Needless to say I'm looking forward to May.   :D

  


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Post Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2004 12:22 am 
 

There is apparently going to be a 30th anniversary box set out later this year too.  Maybe another goodie like L3?

  

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Post Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2004 12:39 am 
 

Cernunnos wrote:There is apparently going to be a 30th anniversary box set out later this year too.  Maybe another goodie like L3?


And if they do, they're going to get snapped up real fast.  
And in five years, some folks will be selling the shrinkwrap only from the set on eBay...  and iluvdnd will still be there to buy it.
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Post Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2004 11:44 am 
 

If you're interested in reading more about the WG5 rewrite, see Rob Kuntz's boards at http://pub175.ezboard.com/fpiedpiperpub ... D=83.topic


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Post Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2004 5:39 pm 
 

We're now up to 200 members for the forum!  Woohoo!  

I wonder if the Acaeum will get a mention for D&D collecting in next month's Dragon.  And the issue will perhaps stimulate more interest in the hobby.  In other words, we could be seeing more newbayers in the coming months...

  

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Post Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2004 6:23 pm 
 

Here's an interesting bit of trivia -- we actually had an ad in Dragon #300.  I didn't notice any additional site viewership as a result of it, unfortunately.

Now, when Slashdot mentioned the site in an article about two years ago, the server nearly crashed.  About 50,000 hits in three days.  Heh.  For one shining moment, I felt like Yahoo.

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Post Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2004 9:02 pm 
 

FoulFoot wrote:Here's an interesting bit of trivia -- we actually had an ad in Dragon #300.  I didn't notice any additional site viewership as a result of it, unfortunately.

Now, when Slashdot mentioned the site in an article about two years ago, the server nearly crashed.  About 50,000 hits in three days.  Heh.  For one shining moment, I felt like Yahoo.


I'm going to have to look back at Dragon #300 for that ad, I can't recall it.  Was it under the Gamer's Guide section?  

I think I found that Slashdot thread here:

Dungeons and Dragons Knowledge Compendium - Slashdot

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Post Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 12:11 am 
 

If I remember rightly, it was on either the last page or next to last page.  Can't miss it.  Has a picture of me dressed up in a wizard's robe casting a fireball.

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Post Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 3:08 am 
 

Has a picture of me dressed up in a wizard's robe casting a fireball.


Can you post a scan?

  

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Post Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 3:51 am 
 

Now, if I did that, what would be the incentive for everyone to dig out their Dragon #300 to check it out?  :)  It'd be nice if that damn ad could generate SOME sort of interest.

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