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Designers & Dragons: The Platinum Appendix is a collection of additional essays and indices to enhance and expand the material found in the Designers & Dragons series by author-historian Shannon Appelcline.

In this appendix, you’ll find:

  • Essays on women in the roleplaying industry, the Auriana Gang, the Hero Auxiliary Corps, and the Runequest Mafia

  • Shannon's collected yearly chronicles of the industry from 2008 to 2014

  • An index for the appendix, as well as combined indices for all company histories and all sidebars & boxes from the four-volume Designers & Dragons set 
Expand your knowledge of the characters and gamers behind the games in Designers & Dragons: The Platinum Appendix!
Contains PDF, mobi (Kindle), and epub (Nook) versions of the Appendix.
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Justin M November 28, 2022 10:35 pm UTC
Is the POD the same size as the originals?
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July 13, 2015 12:31 pm UTC
Is there any intent on making this available as Print on Demand so it can be added to a bookshelf alongside its predecessors?
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Fred Hicks ( July 13, 2015 2:22 pm UTC
Yes, it just needs an investment of time that's currently at a premium. It remains on my to-do list, might take a month or so to make happen (especially given that a physical proof must be generated & approved before it can be put on sale).
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July 19, 2015 2:37 pm UTC
That's good news. I'd like to buy the printed version; do you think this appendix will be available as part of a printed bundle along with Volume 1-4?
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Fred Hicks ( July 20, 2015 1:31 pm UTC
Cart precedes horse error. :) Haven't even gotten to that point in the process, tho you have highlighted the potential need to provide a hardcover POD as well as softcover. :)
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Fred Hicks ( September 01, 2015 2:29 pm UTC
Print-on-demand options in both hardcover and softcover are available. It's worth noting for folks who already own the softcovers that the softcover format has a glossy finish on it, not matte like the softcovers.
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