Alternate cover for DCC #27

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Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by welland_warrior » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:19 am

Hi there,

Does anyone know why new cover art was used for the second printing of DCC 27 Revenge of the Rat King?

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Re: Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by GnomeBoy » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:29 am

Hmm... I thought there were two 'alternate' covers when it was first published: the original-PHB tribute cover, and the, um, er, the other one....
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Re: Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by DCCfan » Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:33 pm

I thought that I read somewhere that one of the covers was thought to be too graphic for the bookstore shelf. After all some poor innocent kid might see it and and be tempted over to the dark side of gaming.
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Re: Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by GnomeBoy » Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:52 pm

DCCfan wrote:...some poor innocent kid might see it and be tempted over to the dark side....
Well, it is true that D&D is evil.... :twisted:

Just ask our pal Jack!
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Re: Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by welland_warrior » Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:53 am

I heard/read the same thing. Can anyone confirm or lay out the story?

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Re: Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by goodmangames » Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:04 pm

That's basically the story.
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Re: Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by Ramone » Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:52 pm

welland_warrior wrote:Hi there,

Does anyone know why new cover art was used for the second printing of DCC 27 Revenge of the Rat King?

Thanks!
What did the original cover look like? I've only seen the one with the rat god statue holding the brazier and the adventurers around it.

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Re: Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by DCCfan » Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:00 am

You can see the covers in the 3E section of the adventure finder here at GG.
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Re: Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by GnomeBoy » Sun Feb 08, 2009 12:39 pm

Ramone wrote:What did the original cover look like?
Just to clarify, it was published the first time around in A- and B-versions, the difference being the covers.

Unless, I'm completely wrong.

Which I've been before.

But I don't think so this time... :mrgreen:

See them both here: http://www.goodman-games.com/dcc-modules3e.html
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Re: Alternate cover for DCC #27

Post by Ramone » Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:12 pm

DCCfan wrote:You can see the covers in the 3E section of the adventure finder here at GG.
Thanks and WOW that's great!

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