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Artemas Entreri
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Posted - 30 Aug 2011 :  14:58:04  Show Profile Send Artemas Entreri a Private Message  Reply with Quote  Delete Topic
Poll Question:
Which series would you like to see resurrected in the form of new novel releases?

Choices:

Ravenloft
Dark Sun
Greyhawk
Birthright
Planescape
other (please explain)

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Posted - 30 Aug 2011 :  15:13:09  Show Profile Send Diffan a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Ravenloft FTW!!!!!

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Posted - 30 Aug 2011 :  15:32:31  Show Profile  Visit BARDOBARBAROS's Homepage Send BARDOBARBAROS a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Ravenloft

BARDOBARBAROS DOES NOT KILL.
HE DECAPITATES!!!


"The city changes, but the fools within it remain always the same" (Edwin Odesseiron- Baldur's gate 2)
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Artemas Entreri
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Loved the Ravenloft books, loved the Dark Sun books, and i thought Birthright had some potential too. Actually i think there was 1 new Dark Sun book released fairly recently...just haven't picked it up yet.

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Ravenloft is a great setting with great stories !!!

BARDOBARBAROS DOES NOT KILL.
HE DECAPITATES!!!


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All of the above and more!

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GRYPHON
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Posted - 30 Aug 2011 :  16:13:58  Show Profile  Visit GRYPHON's Homepage Send GRYPHON a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Ravenloft...
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Artemas Entreri
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Posted - 30 Aug 2011 :  16:36:45  Show Profile Send Artemas Entreri a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by The Sage

All of the above and more!



I wish!

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Old Man Harpell
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I chose Birthright. Its the only setting (apart from the Realms) that I felt had enough background and detail to warrant getting all the publications produced for it, novels included (granted, not difficult, as there were but a handful published).

I like all the possible poll choices, however. Were I to be offered a place at someone's gaming table or e-mail list, I would readily play in any of them.
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Quale
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Posted - 30 Aug 2011 :  21:25:39  Show Profile Send Quale a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Planescape, if the story happens in Sigil. Birthright if it involves the Shadow World. Don't care for the other worlds.
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Dennis
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Dark Sun has been resurrected already.

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Although I was never a player of the setting, I voted for Planescape. I loved the trove of lore and reference it often. I would love to find a 3.5/PF Planescape game

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The Sage
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quote:
Originally posted by Dennis


Dark Sun has been resurrected already.

The DARK SUN setting has been resurrected twice, actually. Once, back in 2004 during a combination 3e/3.5e update in both DRAGON and DUNGEON Magazines, and then again with the 4e Campaign Setting and Creature Catalog.

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Hoondatha
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Posted - 31 Aug 2011 :  02:21:04  Show Profile  Visit Hoondatha's Homepage Send Hoondatha a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Planescape. I don't like horror, prefer my fiction to be a bit less bleak than Dark Sun, don't know anything about Birthright, and couldn't care less about Greyhawk. I like DS as a setting, and am playing in it currently, but for a novel, I'd prefer Planescape.

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Dennis
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quote:
Originally posted by The Sage

quote:
Originally posted by Dennis


Dark Sun has been resurrected already.

The DARK SUN setting has been resurrected twice, actually. Once, back in 2004 during a combination 3e/3.5e update in both DRAGON and DUNGEON Magazines, and then again with the 4e Campaign Setting and Creature Catalog.


Did they release a new Dark Sun novel in 2004? I thought City Under the Sun by Jeff Mariotte, which was released last year, was the first novel launched after the novel line ended last 1996 with Lynn Abbey's The Rise and Fall of a Dragon King.

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The Sage
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quote:
Originally posted by Dennis

quote:
Originally posted by The Sage

quote:
Originally posted by Dennis


Dark Sun has been resurrected already.

The DARK SUN setting has been resurrected twice, actually. Once, back in 2004 during a combination 3e/3.5e update in both DRAGON and DUNGEON Magazines, and then again with the 4e Campaign Setting and Creature Catalog.


Did they release a new Dark Sun novel in 2004? I thought City Under the Sun by Jeff Mariotte, which was released last year, was the first novel launched after the novel line ended last 1996 with Lynn Abbey's The Rise and Fall of a Dragon King.

There wasn't any new novel line for DS with the 3e update in 2004. The DRAGON and DUNGEON combination updates were simply a mini-campaign supplying DMs with updated 3e info on most of the core elements of the DARK SUN campaign setting.

There was talk, though, as I recall, of including new DS fiction in DRAGON Magazine at the time. I don't remember much coming from that, though.

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Joran Nobleheart
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I say Ravenloft, but I feel that many authors are incapable of delivering a good, solid story in the Gothic tradition these days. Just my take on matters, is all.

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Wooly Rupert
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quote:
Originally posted by Hoondatha

Planescape. I don't like horror, prefer my fiction to be a bit less bleak than Dark Sun, don't know anything about Birthright, and couldn't care less about Greyhawk.


Agreed on all counts.

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Ayrik
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I'm really quite fond of several of the settings mentioned here, as well as several more which were not.

But I would personally prefer to see D&D authors keep a strong focus on the Realms instead of dispersing their attention and invention across multiple worlds.

Besides, it's nice to have some some places which remain completely preserved in their original 2E condition; I can have confidence that they will remain intact and untouched no matter what calamity befalls the rest of the cosmos.

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Id like a resurrection of the metacampaign where you could be traipsing around in Oerth one day and be back in the Realms the next. Planescape (and to a lesser extent Spelljammer) did this better than any so that's where my vote goes. Long live the Great Wheel.

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quote:
Originally posted by Ayrik


Besides, it's nice to have some some places which remain completely preserved in their original 2E condition; I can have confidence that they will remain intact and untouched no matter what calamity befalls the rest of the cosmos.


Put like this, I have to agree. Some things are best left in pristine condition.
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Artemas Entreri
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Posted - 31 Aug 2011 :  15:17:11  Show Profile Send Artemas Entreri a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Great stuff everyone! :)

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Marc
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A World of Greyhawk novel that happens in the past, during the Great Migrations.

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Artemas Entreri
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quote:
Originally posted by Marc

A World of Greyhawk novel that happens in the past, during the Great Migrations.



I have heard that the old Rose Estes Greyhawk books were pretty enjoyable. I'll get around to them someday

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Planescape! Sigil and the planes provide so many great story options...

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Marc
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quote:
Originally posted by entreri3478

quote:
Originally posted by Marc

A World of Greyhawk novel that happens in the past, during the Great Migrations.



I have heard that the old Rose Estes Greyhawk books were pretty enjoyable. I'll get around to them someday



I've heard the opposite, that they are worse than Once Around the Realms

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