Item Code: TSR 1134
Title: Introduction to Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Game [BOX SET]
Type: Core Rules
I don't own this set, but from various website I have found that it contained:
- Player Handbook (32 pages)
- Dungeon Master Guide (64 pages)
- Monstrous Manual (32 pages)
- Dungeon Master Screen
- Map (2 sides: Tomb of Damara / House on Harrow Hill)
- Play cards, including 6 hero cards
- Audio CD
- 6 plastic figures
- 7 dice
In a discussion over at the Piazza's Spelljammer forum, Morfie explained that this boxed set actually reuses much of the same material that previously appeared in the 1994 First Quest Boxet Set which has a thread about it here.
The First Quest Boxed Set came with four adventures, Tomb of Damara, House on Harrow Hill, Under Mount Dread and Wildspace! I hear that Wildspace! was dropped for the 1995 release, but that the other adventures were included. Can anyone confirm this? Morfie also said in the Spelljammer thread linked above that the adventures in the 1995 version had been adapted to the town of Freedale in Shadowdale.
How much Forgotten Realms material was added to the boxed set?
If the Under Mount Dread adveture is included, is the fold out map of this adventure also included? Other sources suggest that it is not...
Three versions of this boxed set were published between 1995-1996. The original, labelled First Quest was set in Mystara, while the two revised boxed sets replaced the Mystara references with Forgotten Realms and removed the Spelljammer adventure: