Just in time to hand them out at GenCon
I only had 5 left of my original order from years ago, three of which autographed. At least one of which is promised to try and divert my painter friend from his evil hobby. I went to look to see if they were still in print. Lo and behold they were.
Today in the mail I received an envelope w/ this return address:
My true gamer friends now probably have confirmed their suspicions of what I'm talking about.
I opened the envelope and true joy fell out. THE holy grail of 80's era gamer hatred. Of course I'm speaking of:
Yes, 100 brand new copies although they are subtly different from the 2nd ed. ones (yeah, I did that intentionally) that were the same as 1st Ed. w/ the exception of removing references to Tolkein and C.S. Lewis as occult figures.
If you have never read or heard of 'Dark Dungeons' before, that means that #1, you don't read my site often enough, and #2, that you absolutely must. Here is the first panel:
Then go here and read the rest. As a friendly warning, do NOT be drinking anything while you're reading it.
They also have made a movie of it which is insanely true to the comic. Here's the trailer:
Then go here and buy the digital full version. It is entirely worth it, especially if you watch it w/ subtitles on.
Methinks this weekend is going to be a little Gamer history lesson for the spawnlings as well as some presents to my regular group.