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Post Posted: Mon May 07, 2007 10:22 am 
 

bombadil wrote:Looking at Frank's Kobold Hall auction, it just occurred to me that the one I sold a while ago was in an orange folder.  Actually, it was sort of reddish-orange.


I was thinking the same thing when I saw it also, IIRC both mine ( Kobold Hall ) are in distinctly orange folders, to add Both Nanorien Stones & Fez are alt colors of mine also...

  

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Post Posted: Mon May 07, 2007 12:49 pm 
 

Do you guys remember the numbers on yours by chance?


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Post Posted: Mon May 07, 2007 1:41 pm 
 

Mine was either in the 200s or 500s.  Can't recall for sure.


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Post Posted: Mon May 07, 2007 3:01 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Do you guys remember the numbers on yours by chance?


#'s 128 & 673

  

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Post Posted: Mon May 07, 2007 6:16 pm 
 

I compared the Blasted and Kobold to Beastie. Kobold is definitely orange, but a dark shade. Blast is slightly darker, but orange. Beast is red. The scans came out much darker than the original.


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Post Posted: Tue May 08, 2007 4:22 pm 
 

hi guys

my kobold hall is # 528

my blasted land is # 268

kobold has a slightly more orange tint to it and the blasted is more red.

my fez I is green and can't find my nanorien just now.

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Post Posted: Tue May 08, 2007 8:52 pm 
 

Your Nanorien is blue, Al. Remember I traded it to you last year?
That's about how my 3 match up as far as color, too. From orange to red it's Kobie, Blasted, Beastie.


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Post Posted: Wed May 09, 2007 2:33 am 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Your Nanorien is blue, Al. Remember I traded it to you last year?
That's about how my 3 match up as far as color, too. From orange to red it's Kobie, Blasted, Beastie.


remember?! lol youre kidding right. i can just about remember how many fingers and toes i have just now :D

but yeah i remember the trade though very well - nice one :)

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Post Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 4:16 pm 
 

I was just wondering if a first printing of the supplement "The Dark Folk" is worth anything? I picked up a copy of it in good condition from a local book store, and was just curious as I know next to nothing about the Role-Aids line of products. (I have heretofore only collected TSR products). Regardless, I intend to keep it, as it is chockfull of gaming goodness. The adventures therein have a nice early AD&D feel to them, quite reminescent of Gygax's "D" series of modules.


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Post Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 4:43 pm 
 

Munafik wrote:I was just wondering if a first printing of the supplement "The Dark Folk" is worth anything? I picked up a copy of it in good condition from a local book store, and was just curious as I know next to nothing about the Role-Aids line of products. (I have heretofore only collected TSR products). Regardless, I intend to keep it, as it is chockfull of gaming goodness. The adventures therein have a nice early AD&D feel to them, quite reminescent of Gygax's "D" series of modules.


Not worth anything. But back in the day I ran several of the Dark Folk scenarios for my group, they do have a nice early AD&D feel to them.

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Post Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 5:57 pm 
 

Thanks for your help, Badmike! I had a feeling that was the case, but just wanted to make sure. Regardless, the book is a useful gaming supplement, which is all that really matters in the end. To wit, my most valued gaming possession is my shrink-wrapped copy of WG4 The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun even though it rarely fetches more than a few dollars above cover price at auction.


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Post Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 9:58 pm 
 

There's a scenario in Dark Folk where you can find a vorpal longsword at the bottom of a well. Fairly low-level scenario, too.


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Post Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 11:29 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:There's a scenario in Dark Folk where you can find a vorpal longsword at the bottom of a well. Fairly low-level scenario, too.


In my experience vorpal swords are 2 a penny!!
I always look through peoples old stuff in job lots that I buy, and you would be amazed how tooled up peoples characters are. (And it's a rare character without 3 stats above 16!!), vorpal blades are simply not that rare I'm afraid
Obviously I'm generalising a bit here but it is interesting/funny to leaf through this sort of stuff - I guess it could be an insight into all of our games when we were 12 8O )


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Post Posted: Tue May 15, 2007 12:32 am 
 

Some of the Role Aids stuff is fun to play.  Some of it is intricate and/or convoluted enough as to make it useless...or merely to be read as opposed to played.

I like Dark Folk and Giants, by the way.


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Post Posted: Tue May 15, 2007 2:27 am 
 

Congrats on the sales, Frank :D  I'm still on the lookout for a BL....


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:48 am 
 

Not sure how rare these are, but the shipping isn't bad considering they would be coming from the UK if anybody on this side of the pond wants them ...



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Post Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2007 2:01 am 
 

Hell yes, I'm sure the shipping is rock solid........


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:33 pm 
 

I sent Dave a serious inquiry as to shipping and handling costs.  I might bid if he replies...but he has never given a pre-bidding shipping quote to me yet.  Killjoy stands to win on this one.


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