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Post Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 12:06 pm 
 

There are three printings of CDM1 and two printings of CDM2 that I am aware of. There is a stapled booklet version of CDM2 that comes with no box, but I don't think they tried to repeat that with any of the other bozed sets. Mars is likely to have the most up to date info.


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Post Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:28 pm 
 

Maondas wrote:I happen to have just discovered a copy of CDM2 (opened).  Any idea the approximate value in the USA?


I think "extremely rare" is maybe a bit of an overstatement.  If you want to check the tiles to see if they are all present, here are scans of the sheets (that I pieced together to check my set):

http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~mdtpetri/kk1.jpg
http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~mdtpetri/kk2.jpg
http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~mdtpetri/kk3.jpg
http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~mdtpetri/kk4.jpg
http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~mdtpetri/kk5.jpg
http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~mdtpetri/kk6.jpg

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Post Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 8:27 am 
 

Mars wrote:
I have 3 different prints of CDM1.


I want to beat up the obsessive collector inside me for asking this... but what are the printing differences?

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 8:59 am 
 

TheHistorian wrote:... but what are the printing differences?


The biggest difference is between the 1st and 2nd prints.  A few of the items in the first print were loose leaf sheets and in later prints were side stapled book format such as the illustrations book.  There are some editing changes in the adventure as well.  I believe there is also a change in the copyright statement on the back of the box as well.

Of the two later prints, the contents seem to be the same but the box is a different size - one is about a quarter inch longer than the other.

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Post Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:32 am 
 

*sigh*

Always more stuff to get. Oh well. Had these on the list already. Good thing I am not interested in different printings. :)


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Post Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 12:43 pm 
 

Mars wrote:There are some editing changes in the adventure as well.  I believe there is also a change in the copyright statement on the back of the box as well.

Of the two later prints, the contents seem to be the same but the box is a different size - one is about a quarter inch longer than the other.

Cheers for that. I presume this is CDM1 only? Are the editing differenced of any great interest as you recall? Or just spelling mistakes?


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Post Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:25 pm 
 

. wrote:Are the editing differenced of any great interest as you recall? Or just spelling mistakes?


From what I recall there was a bit of a rewrite rather than just correcting spelling but I would have to dig them out to double check - or try and find the file where I made my original notes on the difference.

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Post Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:38 pm 
 

That's a pain. Means I need to PDF both the first and one of the latter editions.


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Post Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2009 11:50 pm 
 

Nice Price! ... $80.99

  

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Post Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 2:49 am 
 

We seem to be seeing a resurgence in the price of the Zhalindor Campaign materials. Tortured Souls! magazine prices went through the roof at the beginning of the year, and it would seem maybe that CDM prices will follow as those who have been buying up TS! want to complete their sets.

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Post Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 9:59 am 
 

The winning bidder was Lofenloc so not too surprised the price was high.  Also, CDM2 really is the set that most people who have all of the others don't have.  I can only recall about 3 or 4 of them in the last 6 or so years.  For all the other sets, I have probably seen triple that amount.  I doubt the other sets would get this high.

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Post Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:38 am 
 

must get my CDM3 out have a good read through it again!


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Post Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:24 pm 
 

Well, I did, after all, get some of these... I was able to obtain 1, 3, and 4. Apparently, 2 is hard to get and 5 virtually non-existent (manuscript only?)

Are there any easy ways to tell the printings apart, as there were, at least in this thread, mentions of variations?


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Post Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:01 pm 
 

CDM 1 seems to be about the only one that has significant variations.  I'm sure I've posted a list here before somewhere.

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Post Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:08 pm 
 

Here's a link to another thread with the printing differences:

Question about Halls of the Dwarven Kings CDM1

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Post Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 5:44 pm 
 

I was reorganizing my collection, and dug out my copies of CDM3 and CDM4, both opened and the contents in NM condition, I´d say (not being an expert on that), the box of CDM3 being damaged. But I apparently forgot that my copy of CDM4 came with a german translation of the main text and the handouts, being made in 2001 (a copyright notice in the booklet stating as much) I have no idea why this translation was made, how many there are, and if there are more for the other boxes in the series. I don´t even recall where I bought that, but it was long ago, I´d think. Funny that I had forgotten that completely. I think I´ll try to contact the translator and ask him about it. Strange enough that someone would translate that 15+ years after publication.
EDIT: the translator seems to be very active in the german Runequest community, so that explains why.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 1:05 am 
 

Is the translation handwritten or typed? As in, does it look as though it is a one off produced by a previous owner, or did you buy it new, open in, and it was already packaged in the box? It's not something I have ever heard of, and to my knowledge the product was only available in Europe through mail order via adverts in White Dwarf, which itself was not widely available. If this is a packaged translation it is a most interesting curio.


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Post Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:41 pm 
 

mbassoc2003 wrote in CDM boxsets:Is the translation handwritten or typed? As in, does it look as though it is a one off produced by a previous owner, or did you buy it new, open in, and it was already packaged in the box? It's not something I have ever heard of, and to my knowledge the product was only available in Europe through mail order via adverts in White Dwarf, which itself was not widely available. If this is a packaged translation it is a most interesting curio.


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