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In the early 1980s, TSR tried to develop a syndicated radio show that would promote D&D by broadcasting audio examples of play. I review some excerpts from the unreleased pilot.

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On the 42nd anniversary of the publication of Dungeons & Dragons, this video shows the boxed set that started it all...

https://youtu.be/sQlA6oAyLXg

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On the 42nd anniversary of D&D, a look at the boxed sets that started it all...

https://youtu.be/sQlA6oAyLXg

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I wrote a new piece reviewing the original 1982 unproduced Dungeons & Dragons film script by James Goldman. 

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I wrote a new piece on TSR's internal process of making modules that the traces the evolution of one Expert-series product from its conception in 1982 to publication  in 1984. It turns out the development process could be a bit of a quagmire - maybe even nine hells worth of development.

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Terrific public radio interview with Playing at the World author +Jon Peterson about the origins of the RPG hobby.

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Investigating the Ki-rin, the Shedu, Couatl and Su-monster, to unearth an obscure influence on the Monster Manual and D&D itself.

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Playing at the World goes video! For D&D's 40th anniversary, I open up my treasure chest and show 12 rare artifacts that tell the story of the game's creation. Lots of new material here on Braunstein, the Great Kingdom and other recent discoveries.

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SFWeekly on the 40th anniversary of D&D, with some remarks from me.

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A partial copy of Gygax’s original 1973 working draft of D&D, the “Mornard Fragments,” recovered just in time for the 40th anniversary!

http://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/2013/12/gary-gygaxs-1973-d-working-draft.html
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