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Old March 13 2011, 07:12 PM   #1
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offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

I am getting back into d&d fiction been gone for ten years I've noticed on my nook that the forgotten realms are on there an I love the drow race . And I've noticed that dragonlance is also appearing on the nook and I love the
kender and elves of kryn . And I was wondering if there are any other fans out there.
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Old March 27 2011, 04:54 AM   #2
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

okay no fans of D&D fiction what so ever . can somebody remove this thread for me ?
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Old March 27 2011, 05:03 AM   #3
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

Just because there weren't any replies doesn't mean no one's interested. I can only speak for myself, but I've been working on a D & D story for some time now (the operative word being "working" ) I actually posted it in the fiction section once, but it's been my experience that non Trek stories don't get as much attention in the forum. I rarely go in, so I could be mistaken on that, but it just seems like there are very few. * shrugs *

But if you'd be interested in what little I've written, drop me a PM. I keep meaning to get back to it, but RL tends to get in my way.
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Old April 8 2011, 02:54 PM   #4
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

well things are coming along in e form for d&d there are about 40 forgotten realm book and about 10 dragonlance e books and building strong also if there are fans of ebberon there books are in here as well and there are a couple D&D solo novels as well as a darksun book .
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Old April 8 2011, 03:02 PM   #5
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

Haven't ever read an Eberron book. They any good?

I tend to think most of the Forgotten Realms (particularly the Drizzt books) are overrated. Big fan of the Weis/Hickman Dragonlance books and a few of the Ravenloft books. Dark Sun not so much...
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Old April 8 2011, 03:05 PM   #6
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

my favorite series are the dragonlance novels . I have'nt tried ebberon they tend to mix magic and steam tech not my thing . If I was going to do magic and tech which I have done I would still be reading shadowrun . Now the darksun books are fun read. espescially if you psyonics.
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Old April 8 2011, 03:11 PM   #7
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

I love the world of Dark Sun and I have some of my fondest 2nd edition memories playing in the arena, but the fiction never really grabbed me. I loved the Eberron setting so I may have to check them out anyway.

The Shadowrun books are a bit of a mixed bag too, but not too bad when Stackpole writes them.
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Old April 8 2011, 05:42 PM   #8
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

stackpole is one of my favorite writters especially when he did shadowrun and battletech + star wars x wing novels were some of my favorites . I just wished
he would've done some dragonlance or forgotten realms . also I like douglas niles.
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Old April 8 2011, 11:29 PM   #9
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Dragonlance really didn't need much of a story beyond what Weis and Hickman wrote really. No one else has ever captured any of their quality except for maybe Knaack's Legend of Huma.

Stackpole's Battletech was good too.
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

^ When you say Eberron, do you mean novels or the general books associated with the campaign setting? I find the setting rather interesting, but I generally never have time to read the novels. It's a different take from how Forgotten Realms is set up.
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Old April 9 2011, 03:30 AM   #11
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I personally love the setting and campaign books, just haven't read any of the novels.
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Old April 9 2011, 02:23 PM   #12
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

I really liked Temple of elemental evil. The Moonshae books, Curse of the Azure bonds. Any Dragonlance written by Weis and Hickman. The Drizzt books and The cleric quintet.
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Gord. Despite the fact that it stopped being "official Dungeons & Dragons fiction" after the second book.
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Old April 10 2011, 01:46 AM   #14
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Re: offical DUNGEONS & DRAGONS fiction disscousions & comments :

anyone read the greyhawk books ?
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Is this thing on?
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