Item Code: TSR 1167
Title: The Complete Starter Set
Type: Core Rules
Format: 96-page book, 64-page book, 2 32-page books, tri-fold cardstock screen, 8 cardstock accessory sheets, fold-out map, 2 flyers, 7 dice, sprue of plastic miniatures (6 total), Red Dragon Champion die in bag with booklet and header card
As you can see I have become more interested in these AD&D Intro Boxed Sets lately. It seems likely, but can anyone confirm that the contents of this boxed set (mentioned above) are similar to the 1995 version?There's no better place to start a lifetime of adventure!
Picture a fantastic world filled with monsters, treasures, and daring deeds waiting to be done. Imagine crumbling stone towers and mysterious underground dungeons waiting to be explored and plundered. Imagine yourself as a mighty hero, cunning wizard, or a stealthy thief, facing every danger with your sword or your magic.
The ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS game is the best-selling fantasy role-playing game ever published. In it, two to seven players control the actions of imaginary warriors, wizards, and other heroes in battles against fierce monsters for gold and glory.
This box contains everything you need to play ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS:
The Player's Handbook outlines the basic rules, expanded rules, and magic spells;
The DUNGEON MASTER Guide provides special information for the game master, and three thrilling adventures;
The MONSTROUS MANUAL is filled with ferocious monsters and rich treasures;
A full-color dungeon map gets your first adventures started right away;
Six hero cards give complete details on the game characters;
A stand-up screen contains the information the Dungeon Master needs to run the game;
Six plastic figures represent the players' characters;
Seven different types of dice control the action;
The Book of Lairs provides enough adventures for hundreds of hours of play!
Are the six hero cards the same?
What about the Book of Lairs? Is it basically the same adventures just with a different title or are they new adventures? What dungeon is featured in the fold out map?
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: