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"Here are the legends and lore needed to recreate the heroic quests in the ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS world 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 monsters from myth, fiction, and legend for use in creating an AD&D fantasy world.

NOTE: In 1985, TSR reprinted "Deities & Demigods" as this title, "Legends & Lore," due to controversies with fundamentalist Christian groups. As such, the content contained in this product is exactly the same as that in "Deities & Demigods," but this one features an alternate cover image.

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Peter F September 28, 2023 1:54 am UTC
Why can’t this be a POD product?
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Gabriel S January 11, 2023 5:21 pm UTC
Hey, WotC! Please sell all your AD&D content on hard cover POD with softcover modules! I will buy the whole lot if you do it!
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gary M March 18, 2023 10:38 pm UTC
I'm with you! I don't understand the lack of POD for so many. I would be buying everything in POD if I had that option. Printing my own is getting expensive and putting them in comb binders isn't the same has the hardcovers.
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Daniel R August 26, 2022 9:53 pm UTC
POD Please!!
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Patrick E May 01, 2022 2:25 pm UTC
I would buy this on POD.
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Ilias L April 04, 2022 8:32 pm UTC
pod on all ad&d 1st ed. hardcover books please.
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Taylor O March 17, 2022 6:06 am UTC
Would be nice to have this printed out. :)
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William L March 11, 2022 11:13 pm UTC
POD, please!
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TSR 2013
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This title was added to our catalog on March 11, 2022.