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 Post subject: Leather bound AD&D books - not what you think!
PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 12:48 pm 
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DCC is definitely oldschool, and the folks here seem to like that, so I thought I'd share this:

WotC has come out with new printings of the AD&D books with a printed leather look on the cover...

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Turns out that 20+ years ago I bound my 5 AD&D books into a single leather bound, hand-decorated volume - which I just posted pics of [click the image to see them in a slideshow]:

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 Post subject: Re: Leather bound AD&D books - not what you think!
PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 2:54 pm 
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Hi. This is badass. BUT Y U NO USE BLACK LEATHER DUDE? Also, WHERE JUDAS PRIEST STICKERS?! I haz disappoint.

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 Post subject: Re: Leather bound AD&D books - not what you think!
PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:38 pm 
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Gorgeous book. So jealous.

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 Post subject: Re: Leather bound AD&D books - not what you think!
PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:15 pm 
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What are they charging for those faux leather books? Got a link? My old copies are beat to heck.

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 Post subject: Re: Leather bound AD&D books - not what you think!
PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:33 pm 
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Blood Axe wrote:
What are they charging for those faux leather books? Got a link? My old copies are beat to heck.


$34.95 list according to http://www.wizards.com/dnd/Product.aspx ... c/02410000 where there is a store locator function.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:39 pm 
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oldschooldm wrote:
Blood Axe wrote:
What are they charging for those faux leather books? Got a link? My old copies are beat to heck.


$34.95 list according to http://www.wizards.com/dnd/Product.aspx ... c/02410000 where there is a store locator function.


Part of the price goes to the Gygax Memorial Fund... http://www.gygaxmemorialfund.com/index.php/fundinfo#premium

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