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Post Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:12 pm 
 

If someone has an extra/spare (not so great a shape) copy (thus cheaper than those VG+ to NM ones on ebay I keep seeing!) please PM me.

Keeping in mind I wish to pay for "used" (read: cheap) but not trash!
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Post Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:26 pm 
 

Or get the PDF from the web and print it. I think it's $2 on RPGNow.


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:28 pm 
 

mbassoc2003 wrote:Or get the PDF from the web and print it. I think it's $2 on RPGNow.


Got that.
I'm a print-copy guy, too.
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Post Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:47 pm 
 

The deal is in. This thread can sink to the back pages now.
And thanks to the AC member that responded.


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:48 pm 
 

Follow up...
I just got my copy of this, and--John--is a gentleman and a scholar.
It is a great copy, super clean, definitely VF+ in my book.
Now, what P. Jaquays items are there beside DT and CoT?  :lol:


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:04 pm 
 

Paul started/edited/contributed to the early issues of Dungeoneer Magazine before it was owned by Judges Guild.
He wrote several adventures that were published in that fanzine and other Judges Guild Magazines.
Wrote and edited: The Book Of Treasure Maps (first volume) JG: 113.
He did the cover art for Dragon Crown JG: 76, and several other adventure books for Judges Guild, though I cannot list them all right now.

The artwork for the TSR Box Set Dragon Mountain was his and this was also placed on a poster by TSR IIRC.
He had a limited numbered Prints of this piece also that he labeled "Dragons Crag", which he sold himself, of which he still has some copies remaining for sale now.

Paul also did loads of other artwork for TSR; some of which was published in The Dragon and Dungeon magazines (I think) and other than the above I cannot name anything else specifically.


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:38 pm 
 

Frank has said that a large part of I12 Egg of the Phoenix is Paul/Jennell's work.  I've never taken the time to compare it to the R-series it is based on.


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:48 pm 
 

Here is a print of Dragon's Crag that I mentioned above with Dragon Mountain Box Set to compare it to:

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The signed remarque is truly awesome...

Apparently, the same image was used in Spell Cards as well.


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Paul did cover artwork for published books.
One I know of was the cover art for a fantasy fiction book:
The one below is Mus the Mouse....
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He has produced other art prints as well.
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Post Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:39 am 
 

He also wrote the Hellpits of NightFang did he not?


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:37 pm 
 

Thork N Hammer wrote:He also wrote the HellFang Pits did he not?


Yes, Hellpits of Nightfang JG  116
And he co-wrote (with Rudy Kraft, who wrote Duck Pond) Legendary Duck Tower and other tales... JG  220
Those are all Runequest modules.

After reading the lists of Jaquay's contributions above, I find it interesting that with a lot of the most sought after Judges Guild Products (mostly adventure Books) were written (or co-written) by Paul Jaquays, and/or he did the cover art for them.
Is that just a weird coincidence or is there more to it... such as great writing and awesome illustrations?


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 1:53 pm 
 

I don't think its coincidence.

His work at JG IMO is the top of the class and set the bar.

An interesting list of JG adventures would be to rate them from top(best) to bottom(worst)

PJ would be leading the pack, I bet.


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Post Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:14 am 
 

Thork, there's a 14-page scenario by Jaquays in Dungeoneer called Morkendaine Dungeon.
Unlike most of Jaquays material, it's for introductory level characters (1st and 2nd level). It's for OD&D rather than AD&D.

I have a brief page for it on my website:
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See this OD&D Discussion forum thread for more info on Jaquays material:
Best Paul Jaquays stuff?


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 12:56 am 
 

Hellpits of Nightfang exists only in theory.

Read it...try to find the adventure.  Not there.  (It must be Runquest thing...)

The best things about Hellpits of Nightfang are the cover illustration by Siembieda and the title....dang good title.


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:54 am 
 

Paul Jaquays wrote several short adventures for The Dungeoneer magazine, although none are as good as Dark Tower/Caverns of Thracia, they are still better than type of adventure being published at the time. Besides Morkendaine Dungeon, there is Fchelerak's Tomb (someone is running this at NTRPG con this year) and Night of the Walking Wet for starters.

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