Earlier today I posted a bit about the AD&D 2e Handbooks. You know, the books that took AD&D into the never ending, unbalanced world of "splat books". Moving stuff (like my bed) earlier tonight uncovered my collection of 2e Complete Handbooks. (As an aside, the binding on my 2e Player's Handbook is shot to shit).
I'm not even sure if I have a complete collection of the "Completes" - I'll list what I have in no particular order:
Complete Psionics Handbook
The Complete Ranger's Handbook
The Complete Book of Humanoids
The Complete Book of Elves (an evil, unbalanced addition if any are)
The Complete Paladin's Handbook
Complete Thief's Handbook
Complete Fighter's Handbook
The Complete Book of Dwarves
The Complete Bard's Handbook
The Complete Barbarian's Handbook
The Complete Druid's Handbook
Somewhere the Halfling and Gnome book is hiding. I know I have it, but those buggers are sneaky ;)
The Code of the Harpers kinda fits the overall definition of "kits" too.
Were they f'n insane? I must have been insane, as I bought the suckers (tho' as I stated earlier, the Mail Order Hobby Shop was nice enough to fill in some gaps).
I played a lot of 2e back in the day, but my fondest memories are of 1e. Without the bloat, Without the kits. Without the later Player's Option: Combat & Tactics. Still, there's a years worth of posts in those books, I am sure... heh
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