- Full Description
Inside an oversized clamshell box with special gilt cover art you'll find 10 high-quality prints, half of them fold-outs, of classic Dungeons & Dragons artwork, as well as a pamphlet-sized, unpublished 48-page original version of the game’s most infamous 1975 Tomb of Horrors Tournament Module, written by Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax. All nicely laid in with corner straps. Includes art by superstar D&D artist Hydro74.The book itself also has a unique full gilt cover and black binding.
From one of the most iconic game brands in the world, this official Dungeons & Dragons illustrated history provides an unprecedented look at the visual evolution of the brand, showing its continued influence on the worlds of pop culture and fantasy.
Inside the book, you’ll find more than seven hundred pieces of artwork—from each edition of the core role-playing books, supplements, and adventures; as well as Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance novels; decades of Dragon and Dungeon magazines; and classic advertisements and merchandise; plus never-before-seen sketches, large-format canvases, rare photographs, one-of-a-kind drafts, and more from the now-famous designers and artists associated with Dungeons & Dragons.
The superstar author team gained unparalleled access to the archives of Wizards of the Coast and the personal collections of top collectors, as well as the designers and illustrators who created the distinctive characters, concepts, and visuals that have defined fantasy art and gameplay for generations. This is the most comprehensive collection of D&D imagery ever assembled, making this the ultimate collectible for the game's millions of fans around the world.
- Additional Information
Item Code DDARTD Publisher Ten Speed Press Publish Date 2018 ISBN 9780399582752 Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket Dimensions 10x13 # Pages 448pg Color Partial Color
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- Best book yet on the genre of artwork
- Before Magic the Gathering was hiring all the best fantasy artists—-Dungeons and Dragons was doing exactly the same thing. With big budgets and huge sales, they could afford the best. Here is the best book yet on an amazing genre of artwork. You don’t have to be a gamer to appreciate that you will find here, by dozens of names familiar to all of us. Often Spectrum was the only way to find this work, if you weren’t a gamer.
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