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Post Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 3:33 pm 
 

Guess who's reviewing this soon?!?!?!??!!

"I have seen the future. It is a thousand thousand thousands version of this. AND IT IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

  

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Post Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 5:33 pm 
 

Bryce0lynch wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon:Guess who's reviewing this soon?!?!?!??!!

"I have seen the future. It is a thousand thousand thousands version of this. AND IT IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"


Are you posting your review on DF? If so you should post a copy here as well.


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:37 pm 
 

JasonZavoda wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon:
Bryce0lynch wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon:Guess who's reviewing this soon?!?!?!??!!

"I have seen the future. It is a thousand thousand thousands version of this. AND IT IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"


Are you posting your review on DF? If so you should post a copy here as well.


Here it is....


RD1 -- Tale of the Ruby Dragon | tenfootpole.org


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:54 pm 
 

bbarsh wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon:
JasonZavoda wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon:
Are you posting your review on DF? If so you should post a copy here as well.


Here it is....


RD1 -- Tale of the Ruby Dragon | tenfootpole.org


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:43 pm 
 

If for any reason, you do not have your copy, please send me an email or pm with your order and address. DO NOT post it here! It will only slow things down.

I am pretty sure they have all gone out, actually some time ago now. But there are more than a few people who never paid or responded to numerous requests for information. So, yes, I have a few extras. I really do not want them. I have my copy and I am good with that. This was supposed to be a pure Acaeum project and I don't want extras lying about.

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Post Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:46 pm 
 

Is it too late to order a copy?

  

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:54 pm 
 

bbarsh wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon:If for any reason, you do not have your copy, please send me an email or pm with your order and address. DO NOT post it here! It will only slow things down.

I am pretty sure they have all gone out, actually some time ago now. But there are more than a few people who never paid or responded to numerous requests for information. So, yes, I have a few extras. I really do not want them. I have my copy and I am good with that. This was supposed to be a pure Acaeum project and I don't want extras lying about.

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Just another reminder :)


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Post Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 10:04 pm 
 



I saw where Thunderdave was selling his copy of RD1, Tale of the Ruby Dragon and it sold on eBay for $99.95!  I decided I'd like to sell my copy, but I noticed some differences between our copies.  His copy has the limited edition number (#81/95) on the back of the adventure.  


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My Limited Edition number (#25/90) is on the front.  Mine is also signed by the author (on the front cover) and his is not.

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Why the differences?  Was there one Limited Edition printing of 95 copies (maybe sold only at GenCon?) and another, additional Limited Edition printing of 90 copies(by mail?)?  When I list it, I'd prefer to have my information correct.  Thanks for any help you can provide.

I also read the adventure for the first time, and it is old-school goodness.  Bryce's Ten-foot Pole Review (link above) is on the spot.   8)


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Post Posted: Sat May 30, 2020 4:38 pm 
 

I'm terrible at remember details, here's what I recall,

The three versions are here:

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right - original, note how tight the lettering ink is and the artwork is pretty faint

center - signed, numbered of x/95, this is the copy I received from the Acaeum pre-sales.  I see now despite being around 9th on the list, I received a number in the 30s

left - I bought this from the Pacesetter booth direct from Bill at GenCon.  The numbering is x/95.  Mine was in the 80s, either he sold a ton at the booth (unlikely at $35?), or was selling them before  GC2013, or who knows wasn't selling them in order

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You can see artifacts from scanning/printing the two reprints and there are the same pattern.  So i would guess he printed 200 or so and sent half of them to the author to sign.

I saw some ebay sales, one or two I think of the signed Acaeum version before I listed mine and they went over $100 IIRC, hence my asking price for the non-signed.  I can't see any significance for numbering the non-signed version, aside from Bill as doing that on all his modules from that time- running off a hundred or so and just putting a number on them.  Upon reflection, I do find it tough to believe he sold 90 of them at $35.  

If Bill sees this, maybe chime in with any details, I'd be curious too if there was more info as to where they all went and how they were distributed.

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Post Posted: Sat May 30, 2020 5:06 pm 
 

I am very grateful for your quick and helpful reply!  Thank you!   :)

Thunderdave wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon: So i would guess he printed 200 or so and sent half of them to the author to sign.


My copy is 25/90, so it appears he sent 90 copies for the author to sign, or maybe it was 100, and he had 10 copies signed but un-numbered?  For the author to keep, perhaps?  Or some other reason?

Thunderdave wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon:I saw some ebay sales, one or two I think of the signed Acaeum version before I listed mine and they went over $100 IIRC, hence my asking price for the non-signed.  I can't see any significance for numbering the non-signed version, aside from Bill as doing that on all his modules from that time- running off a hundred or so and just putting a number on them.  


I am thinking about starting the price at $149.00 since my copy is signed and see what happens.

Thunderdave wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon:Upon reflection, I do find it tough to believe he sold 90 of them at $35.


You think he sold more?  Like around 200?

Thunderdave wrote in RD1 - Ruby Dragon:If Bill sees this, maybe chime in with any details, I'd be curious too if there was more info as to where they all went and how they were distributed.


I'd be interested in that information too.   :?


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