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Post Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:14 am 
 

ciao guys, does anybody of you know smtg about this handbook?
afaik it has written by dave arneson when he founded his own company "Adventure Games"... i tried to look for it without having good results...
tnx a lot for your tips!
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Post Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:38 am 
 

It's a boxed set, an early fantasy RPG. (and I am looking for one, if anyone have one to sell in excellent condition :) )

RPG encyclopedia wrote:     1st ed by Dave Arneson, Richard Snider (1978) Excalibre Games Inc.
   2nd ed (1979) Adventure Games Incorporated
   A medieval fantasy RPG. The system is class-based: warrior or magic-user. Social standing has a heavy influence on character creation.

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Post Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:14 am 
 

I sold one of those a couple of months ago that I had sitting on the shelf for about 25 years or so.



http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie ... 8831420541



Here is a view of the box and contents:



http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/jwillia/Aca ... asy001.jpg



This is the 1st printing of the 1st edition by Adventures Unlimited.



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Post Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2006 11:19 am 
 

lokiwookie wrote:It's a boxed set, an early fantasy RPG. (and I am looking for one, if anyone have one to sell in excellent condition :) )



well! tnx a lot... btw, what is "RPG enciclopedia" you quoted?


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Post Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:15 pm 
 

RPG encyclopedia is a website which list all RPG. Very complete, and very usefull for a collector.

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Post Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 7:01 am 
 

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A question about this old, cool collectible - has anybody ever seen the playtest edition referred to in Heroic Worlds?



BTW Here is a nice boxed edition on auction at the moment:




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Post Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:46 am 
 

I remember a playtest version being sold by NK a while back (I should have bought it but didn't).  There might have been one for sale in one of the Stormberg auctions too.

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Post Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:57 am 
 

i bought one at gencon last year. it's the only one i've ever seen.

  

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Post Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:20 am 
 

Whats the difference.. HW is not in front of me...

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Post Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:57 am 
 

Heroic Worlds states it is 164 photocopied pages, each page having 2 manuscript pages printed side by side. It states it was a "Limited Edition" so there must be some thing that distinguishes them - a signature perhaps?

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Post Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:01 am 
 

$330 at GenCon last year: sounds about right, IMHO. (Auction link has been posted before ;))


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