Medleys like Stars on 45 were a fad for a few years in the 1980s and then slowly faded away. Why’d the fad die? Because that’s what fads do: they burn brightly then fade away when everybody gets tired of them.
Have you ever wondered how to pronounce words used in Dungeons & Dragons? I tended to butcher the words until I found this wonderful pronunciation guide from 1985. It covers most of the more difficult words used in 1st edition AD&D
The mysterious underutilized Mihstu was a monster that peaked during Dungeons & Dragons 1st edition. It is an interesting creature with a twisting origin, so lets take a look at the Monster Card for the Mihstu and see what we can learn.
In 1984, Sierra On-Line released the original King’s Quest for the IBM PCjr. It was a game that would push the limits of the hardware and become a legend in the industry and would spawn a slew of sequels and a ton of imitators.
Kobolds are in the DNA of Dungeons & Dragons. So let’s take a look at the art for his ever-evolving monster, starting with the Jim Roslof Monster Card and moving onto its appearances in the 1st edition Monster Manual and 2nd edition Monstrous Manual.