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Post Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 3:22 pm 
 

I recently purchased a Holmes Basic box set in solid condition at a decent price.  More interesting was the typed adventure log also in the box:

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It is nine pages long, corner stapled.  It seems to be an adventure log, though it's mostly character dialog.  I suppose it could just be a piece of fantasy fiction, not the result of game play.  It begins:

TALES OF THE PRONOMIR:  The Assault on the Enchanted Island and the Naar-rescue of Lefty from the Agents of Charia.

Adventurers:  Berrywin, Alligar, Bozomus, Beska Miltar, Ignatius, Veronica, and presenting Ansrotibilus, Asper Selenia, Cosomus, and the Great Cha Kha Khan!

Merchants from all over the Northern Realm make a point of trading among the many small shops fond in the northern streets of Brelin.  There they can purchase the finest cloth, the best spices, and the most potent alkaloids.  One small shop attracts a fair percentage of the most affluent merchants.  There they can acquire frozen fire gems, fashioned by the expert skills of the great lapidary Cha Kha Khan.

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On the back of the last page are addresses and stamps indicating that it was mailed in July 1980 from someone (I can't make out the name) in the Dept of Chemistry at UCLA to a Dr. Wendy Fuller in Maryland (I digitally rubbed out the address), who apparently played the character named Asper Selenia.

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Anybody know anything about the "Tales of the Pronomir"?  Was it a published adventure?  Excerpt from a published fantasy story?  Did you, or somebody you know, play in this game?



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Post Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 5:00 pm 
 

Looks like a homebrew item. Nice find though. Never heard of it.


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 5:55 am 
 

Nice item.
These homebrew things do have a value in the market. Being an adventure log, it'll not be so high. Typed adventure manuscripts sell better, but it's a really nice item.

Maybe you could do what others here have done. Scan it and upload the PDF so everyone can read it.


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 9:45 am 
 

Cool, I too would be interested in a read of that log.


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 11:34 am 
 

Will definitely put it in PDF format.  Hopefully it happens this week.



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Post Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:30 am 
 

I posted on my blog a complete scan of the Tales of the Pronomir, in PDF:

http://fireinthejungle.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/tales-of-the-pronomir/



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Post Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:30 am 
 

Pretty cool story.  8)
Printed it out to read on the throne...   :lol:

Thank you for posting the PDF of it.


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:01 pm 
 

I just noticed that the last paragraph is rather funny, considering who the adventure was addressed to on the next page.   Watch out for those 'Zona orcs!  :D



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Post Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:37 pm 
 

Gonna have fun reading this.  :D
Thanks for posting it.


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:07 pm 
 

Thank you for sharing this with us :)


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