Campaign Sourcebook and Catacomb Guide

This week on the Vintage RPG Podcast, we talk about the Campaign Sourcebook and Catacomb Guide (1990), the first Dungeon Masters Guide expansion for second edition Dungeons & Dragons. That might sound dull, but I promise you, it is a wild ride into the substrate of the RPG psyche — it’s one part deconstruction of the hobby and one part a kind of everyperson’s treatise on RPG design theory, written largely by the always engaging Jennell Jaquays. A lot of folks think the blue and silver books are just 2E bloat, but this one should be on the shelves of anyone who thinks deeply about RPG design.

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