Deities & Demigods/Legends & Lore for First Edition Advanced D&D
Item Code: #2013
Title: AD&D Deities & Demigods/Legends & Lore
Editor: James Wards with Robert Kuntz
Format: 128 page hardback book
Comments: This book was first published in 1980 as Deities & Demigods. In 1983, the book (with the same content) was retitled Legends & Lore — and given a much more attractive cover. The name change was probably an attempt by TSR to defuse complaints about D&D by Fundamentalist Christians. The very early printings of Deities & Demigods had the Cthulhu and Melnibonean (Elric) deities. They were removed from later printings due to copyright issues. Printings of Deities & Demigods with the Cthulhu and Melnibonean deities can sell for very high prices. Later printings under either name are inexpensive. PDF copies are of Legends & Lore. This is definitely an optional book as one can run a AD&D for many years without actually requiring the information in this book.
From the back of the Deities & Demigods book:
DEITIES & DEMIGODS CYCLOPEDIA PROVIDES THE DUNGEON MASTER WITH GODS, HEROES AND MONSTERS FROM MYTH, FICTION AND LEGEND FOR USE IN ROUNDING OUT AN ADVANCED D&D CAMPAIGN. WITHIN THIS BOOK ARE SEVENTEEN PANTHEONS OF DIVINITIES, EACH PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED. ALSO INCLUDED ARE NEW MATERIAL ON CLERICS’ CONDUCT AND THEIR RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEIR DEITIES, INFORMATION ON CHARACTER MORTALITY AND IMMORTALITY, AND MORE!
From the back of the Legends & Lore book:
“here are the legends and lore needed to recreate the heroic quests in the ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS worlds of fantasy”
Now you can add the grandeur of epic quests to your game. This book provides the Dungeon Master with details of heroes, gods, and monters from myth, fiction, and legend for use in creating an AD&D fantasy world.!
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