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1991
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Dark Sun Boxed Set
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Dark Sun Campaign Setting
Unter der Dunklen Sonne
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WotC PDF version
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Year: 2014
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: TSR 2400
ISBN-10: 1560761040
290 pages
Size: Letter
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Publisher: Twenty-First Century Games
Year: 2000
Box Set
208 pages
Size: 3.66 x 4.53 inches
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Dark Sun, Sol Oscuro
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Year: 1993
Box Set
Product Code: 301
ISBN-10: 8446801108
208 pages
Size: 10.63 x 8.27 inches
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Year: 1993
Box Set
233 pages
Size: 11.00 x 9.00 inches
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Publisher: TSR
Year: 1991
Box Set
Product Code: 2400
ISBN-10: 1560761040
208 pages
Size: 9.00 x 11.50 inches
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A once civilized paradise, Athas, was based on awesome mental powers and the power of its wizard kings. Then the world became a desert filled with strangely twisted dwarves, elves and super-intelligent dragons. Now humans control all the cities and human magic is stripping the environment of its life force.

The Dark Sun campaign set introduces players to a savage world of magical suppression and decadent sorcerer-kings.

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Table of Contents

Books

  • Rules Book (96 pages, stapled)
  • The Wanderer's Journal (96 pages, stapled)
  • A Little Knowledge (16 pages, stapled; 14 page short story by Jerry Oltion and two pages of monsters)

Maps

  • The Tyr Region
  • The City of Tyr

Other Goodies

  • Player Aid Cards (spiral bound flip-book with 12 cards)
  • Dungeon Master's Book (spiral bound flip-book with 12 cards)
  • Dark Sun World poster
  • The Complete Psionics Handbook Errata and Clarifications (single page, printed on one side)
  • RPGA™ Network advertising sheet and application form (8½"x11", 2pp (single sheet))
  • TSR 1991 Fall/Winter Catalog (8⅜" x 5⅜", thin gloss stock, stapled, 12 pp.)
  • TSR customer response card (5½"x4¼", green card)
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Reviews of Horror on the Orient Express, Dark Sun Boxed Set and Return to Dunwich.

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Athas: The World of Dark Sun

An overview of the Dark Sun setting for \'\'Dungeons and Dragons\'\'.

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Beyond the Dark Horizon

\'\'\'From the TOC\'\'\': New spells, new magical items, and new trouble for the DARK SUN world.

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Bookwyrms: Narrowing Down Infinite Possibilities

A member of the DARK SUN world design team shares an insider\'s view of the creative process that shaped the

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A Brief History of Giants

Giants cast a long shadow in Dungeons & Dragons

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DARK SUN Player Characters

Use these characters with our featured adventure and place them as NPCs in your Athas campaign; Maradoc Wilmot

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DARK SUN World Monsters

These great and small creatures were entries in the 1992 Club Decathlon monster design contest. Unleash them in

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Guarded Wagon

(AD&D 2nd ed. 6 PCs, Levels 7-9) This DARK SUN setting adventure will keep your players on their toes as they

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Kre-Ketrac: A Psionic Item for the DARK SUN Campaign Setting

An item from Athas\' past is unearthed in the recent cataclysm.

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L'Almanacco

RPG and wargame reviews.

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