AD&D 1st Edition premium reprints to help build Gary Gygax memorial

Guild Adept PDFs - Available exclusively @ Dungeon Masters Guild

Right on the heels of announcing a new version of Dungeons & Dragons intended to unite fans of the venerable roleplaying game’s many different editions, publisher Wizards of the Coast has announced it will offer limited-edition reprints of the 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rulebooks.

Going on sale April 17, the reprints of the original hardcover Monster Manual ($34.95), Player’s Handbook ($34.95) and Dungeon Master’s Guide ($44.95) will feature new cover designs commemorating the re-release of the 1977-79 AD&D rules. And to help support your friendly local gaming shop, Wizards of the Coast says they will only be available through hobby retailers.

Best of all, sales will help support an effort to erect a memorial statue to D&D co-creator Gary Gygax in Lake Geneva, Wis. He died in 2008 at the age of 69.

Related: The Blog is Yours: Which game most needs reinvention?

Correction: This post originally incorrectly said all three volumes would carry the same price of $34.95.

JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER

Subscribe for free updates!

Newsletters

View previous campaigns.

Powered by MailChimp

Nerdvana Media will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. Please let us know all the ways you would like to hear from us:

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at news@nerdvanamedia.com. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

About the author

Avatar

Jayson Peters

Digital, social and print media pro. Nerdvana's founder, curator and editor.

Add Comment

Post a comment...

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Samurai Comics