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Unread postby icycalm » 09 Jan 2015 17:51

We are playing on the 1st edition of the setting, NOT the secound one. Why? Because it has a ton of great adventures for it, and we want to have those available to choose from too. Above all, there is a trilogy of adventures, written concurrently with a trilogy of awesome bestselling novels that share the same plot, with which the world moves from the 1st to the 2nd edition, so until you guys play these, we will remain in the 1st edition of the setting, whose boxed set cover looks like this:

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and whose contents look like this:

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These contents are in the 22GB torrent I am downloading, but if anyone can find them elsewhere before the file is down on my computer, link them here and I'll tell you what it's okay for you to read.
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Unread postby Steven Berg » 09 Jan 2015 18:57

I've actually read most of this boxed set a few years ago. The only TSR Forgotten Realms adventure I've played or run myself is Under Illefarn, though.

The cover image on this boxed set is one my favorite D&D images.
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Unread postby icycalm » 15 Jan 2021 16:25

https://twitter.com/Wizards_DnD/status/ ... 8253549568

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Wizards still not doing anything forward-thinking. Just a collection of "short adventures". I am glad to have them of course, but it's the opposite direction from Paizo's 600-page monsters.

And for the lulz, highest-rated reply: https://twitter.com/senorpez/status/1349054299905654786

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https://twitter.com/DanieltotheF/status ... 0912292868

Daniel Franco @DanieltotheF wrote:Ahh the Californication of FR


But there may be a reason for it: https://twitter.com/moraisg247/status/1 ... 3153903619

morri, mas passo bem @moraisg247 wrote:Wasn't there a copyright issue with the creator of the forgotten realms? If my memory serves me right, hasbro only owns the sword coast and proximities. If that's the case, it makes sense that everything they publish happens there.


The whole thread is people dunking on Wizards for ignoring all the D&D worlds.

My guess is the kind of players and DMs who wanted epicness have moved to Pathfinder, and Wizards is left with people who prefer simplified 5E rules and will therefore also be avoiding epic adventures and setting expansions and opting for short adventure anthologies instead.

That said, all this material should be gold for beginning DMs. However, given that FR material is separated into ages, I don't see how this fifth age stuff will work for us anytime soon, as I'll be requiring groups to unlock the ages one by one. However, we do have low-level adventures for FR 1E too, so we're good.
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