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PostPosted: Sat Nov 28, 2015 8:11 pm 
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I was reading the 1981 Tom Moldvay Basic rules one day and on one of the intro pages there is mention of a "Companion Set". Unfortunately, it doesn't appear that this was ever printed until the 1983 Frank Mentzer version with the Larry Elmore cover. Loved those, but I always wondered what would the 1981 versions would have looked like with the Erol Otus covers. Although the art would have been original, I tried to conceptualize what the Companion book and maybe the Master and Immortals book might have looked like. Enjoy.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 10:30 am 
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Great idea. : )

What's the art for your Companion version from originally? It's tickling the back of my brain, but I can't quite place it... Looks vintage.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 12:15 pm 
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B3 Palace of The Silver Princess. The Master Rules is originally from Frog God Games "Sword and Wizardry" book, and of course the Immortals Book is from Deities and Demigods.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 11:45 am 
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This is really neat. My first D&D or RPG anything was the Mentzer red box so it will always have a special place in my heart but I tracked down the Moldvay sets early on. I too wondered what additional sets in the Moldvay line might have looked like.


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