All the Worlds’ Monsters

This week on the Vintage RPG Podcast, we look at the first book of monsters for D&D. The Monster Manual? Oh, no, not that — the first D&D monster book was All the Worlds’ Monsters (1977), from Chaosium! We talk about how salty that made TSR. More interesting, All the Worlds’ Monsters is sort of the first step in a long legacy of collaboration in the RPG industry on Chaosium’s part, so we talk about that a bit too. Also on tap: Alarums & Excursions and the Perrin Conventions.

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One thought on “All the Worlds’ Monsters

  1. Big fan of the podcast. I can’t beleived I missed your anniversary, guys! i wish you to have many occasions for such celebrations! I love your chemistry and sense of humour. And with you, I learn a lot of things I never knew before. I was wondering if you guys were going to do an episode on Mystara? Also. speaking of beating TSR to the finish line, are you going to cover Judges Guild with their first city supplement, judges ‘shield (dm screen) and first campaing setting (at least I think it was published first). I’d wish to hear your thougts on Gygax’s Lejendary Adventures – he considered it his finest work.

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