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1983
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Dungeons & Dragons Set 1: Basic Rules
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D&D Basis Set
D&D Set 1
Donjons et Dragons: Manuel de Base avec Module d'Introduction
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Rules Set 1
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Red Box)
Dungeons & Dragons Básico
Dungeons & Dragons Basregler
Dungeons & Dragons Grunnregler
Dungeons & Dragons Perussäännöt
Dungeons & Dragons Regras de Base
Dungeons e Dragons Regole Base
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Portugal Version
Publisher: Sociedade Tipográfica, S.A.
Year: 1989
Box Set
116 pages
Size: A4
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Publisher: מיצוב (Mitsuv)
Year: 1989
Box Set
64 pages
Size: Letter
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Danish version
Publisher: Fafner Spil
Year: 1988
Box Set
ISBN-10: 8798305700
114 pages
Size: A4
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Dutch Version
Publisher: Selecta Spel en Hobby
Year: 1988
Box Set
Product Code: 19400
ISBN-10: 905248001X
112 pages
Size: 8.86 x 13.78 inches
1.00 pounds
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Norwegian version
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Year: 1988
Hard Cover
ISBN-10: 8274650018
ISBN-13: 9788274650015
152 pages
Size: 8.50 x 12.00 inches
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Perussäännöt
Publisher: Protocol Productions
Year: 1988
Box Set
113 pages
Size: A4
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Låda 1: Basregler
Publisher: Titan Games
Year: 1986
Box Set
112 pages
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Paperback UK release
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Year: 1986
Soft Cover
ISBN-10: 0951144405
270 pages
Size: 5.00 x 7.64 inches
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Dungeons & Dragons Básico
Publisher: Dalmau Carles Pla S.A.
Year: 1985
Box Set
115 pages
Size: Letter
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Dungeons e Dragons, Regole Base, Set 1. Italian version.
Publisher: Editrice Giochi
Year: 1985
Box Set
124 pages
Size: Letter
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From the back of the box:

"Your first step on the road to Adventure!"

This is a game that helps you imagine.

"As you whirl around, your sword ready, the huge red fire-breathing dragon swoops TOWARDS you with a ROAR!"

See? Your imagination woke up already. Now imagine: this game will probably be more FUN than any other game you've ever played!

The DUNGEONS & DRAGONS game is a way for us to imagine together - sort of like reading the same book, or dreaming the same dream. But it's a book that YOU can write, without putting a word on paper - just by playing a D&D game. This New Popular Edition has been completely revised to include ONE-PLAYER GAMES as well as group games for Players and Dungeon Masters. YOU can start playing RIGHT AWAY!

This box contains all you need to start having FUN:

  • Programmed adventures for easy learning and HOURS of FUN
  • The PLAYER'S GUIDE for beginning characters - with simple and expert combat rules, magic spells, and role playing tips
  • The DUNGEON MASTER'S HANDBOOK - full of treasures, monsters, and dungeons
  • All the Dice you need - six different kinds included, with marker crayon
More Information Edit | History

This is the first set in a five-set release for the Dungeons & Dragons Basic game released from 1983 through 1986. The sets are:

Dungeons & Dragons Set 1: Basic Rules
Dungeons & Dragons Set 2: Expert Rules
Dungeons & Dragons Set 3: Companion Rules
Dungeons & Dragons Set 4: Master Rules
Dungeons & Dragons Set 5: Immortals Rules

Later, in 1992, the Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia was released to give a comprehensive set of Basic D&D rules that covered the first four sets above in a cleaned-up manner (leaving the Immortals out to be followed up by Wrath of the Immortals).

Table of Contents

Books

  • Players Manual (64 pages, stapled)
  • Dungeon Masters Rulebook (48 pages, stapled)

Other Goodies

  • A set of six dice: d4, d6, d8, d10, d12, d20
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30 Years Anniversary of Red Box D&D

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Rules for playing mage duels and tournaments in D&D.

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A Basic D&D adventure for 4-7 1st Level Characters.

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