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PostPosted: Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:19 am 
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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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PostPosted: Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:29 am 
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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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PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:33 pm 
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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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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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VOORAK, L, Hunter, S10, A12, Sm10, P6, I13, L13, AC 10, HP 3, Spear +0 1d8, Init 0; R 0, F 0, W -1, Holy water, Pelt, 3 iron spikes, 50' rope, 3d ration, 4-leaf clover (Find secret doors) (+1), Com +1

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TARR, C, Hunter, S14, A11, Sm15, P13, I7, L7, AC 10, HP 3, Spear +1 1d8+1, Init 0, R 0, F 1, W 1, Holy water, Pelt, 4 torch, flint/steel, 1d ration, sm sack, 10' chain, torch, Fox's cunning (traps), Com

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:53 am 
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I heard/read the same thing. Can anyone confirm or lay out the story?


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That's basically the story.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:52 pm 
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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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You can see the covers in the 3E section of the adventure finder here at GG.


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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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Link: Here Be DCC Monsters

VOORAK, L, Hunter, S10, A12, Sm10, P6, I13, L13, AC 10, HP 3, Spear +0 1d8, Init 0; R 0, F 0, W -1, Holy water, Pelt, 3 iron spikes, 50' rope, 3d ration, 4-leaf clover (Find secret doors) (+1), Com +1

SARKLA, C, Gatherer, S9, A14, Sm14, P15, I14, L8, AC 11, HP 4, Knife +0 1d4, Init 1, R 1, F 1, W 1, Chest, Basket of veggies, 2d ration, lg sack, 1lb herbs, waterskin, torch, Seventh son (Spell checks), Com +1

TARR, C, Hunter, S14, A11, Sm15, P13, I7, L7, AC 10, HP 3, Spear +1 1d8+1, Init 0, R 0, F 1, W 1, Holy water, Pelt, 4 torch, flint/steel, 1d ration, sm sack, 10' chain, torch, Fox's cunning (traps), Com

TELVA, RIP


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:12 pm 
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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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