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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

AD&D 1E Player's Handbook Goes PDF - Holy Sh!t - About Time



I noticed this over at +Rob Conley 's Bat in the Attic Blog earlier today - the AD&D 1e Player's Handbook is now available in PDF from RPGNow.

I will be the first to admit that I have a truly bad scanned copy of the 1e PH buried away on a hard drive somewhere, but the following info from Rob makes the $9.99 pricetag worth it:
While Wizards doesn't allow page extraction it does allow you to copy text and graphics out of the book
I'm sold. I'll give my feedback over the weekend after I get a chance to look at it closer. Maybe I can make Paladin in Hell a proper desktop image ;)

Oh, and I wish it was the original cover art myself...

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  1. The cover art is my only complaint. I'm just happy that the 1E PH is back and available for the public.

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    1. With a PDF, I would not mind if all of the major covers were the first few pages (I'm an orange spine guy, myself).

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  2. Although it would be remiss of me not to mention that my book "A Curious Volume of Forgotten Lore" is a great companion book, adding new classes, spells, and more. Ahem.

    http://www.rpgnow.com/product/104202/A-Curious-Volume-of-Forgotten-Lore

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  3. There were already high-quality free pirate PDFs all over the Internet.

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    1. Sure. But I also don't walk into people's homes and make copies of their books. I am happy to pay for a legal copy and let WotC know that I support seeing more old school games on Dndclassics.com.

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  4. I like the original cover better of course, but this is way cleaner than the one they used to sell.

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