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Threshold. The northernmost town in the Duchy?and your last stop before your adventures begin. Threshold, the gateway to mysterious castles, lost temples, deadly caves and caverns. You have heard the stories and legends now you wish to see for yourself.

This product provides a complete campaign adventure that will take beginning characters from 1st all the way to 3rd level and possibly beyond, drawn from the first nine modules of the B-series adventures.

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Jason N May 16, 2020 1:31 am UTC
Got it today, looks great this is one of the ones I was sad that I sold years ago. The print was good also get the PDF so you can pay Staples or someone to print the maps for you. They are in teh back of teh book however can be a pain to acess.

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Jared B April 04, 2020 4:18 am UTC
This is really a great bargain -- basically nine classic D&D modules in one. I only wish similar compilations existed for the expert (especially) and later sets. These are basic dungeon crawls for the most part. They are often associated with the example "Known World" / Mystara and particularly the area of the Grand Duchy of Karemeikos around the town of Threshold (where PCs are assumed to be from). However, as they are basically stand-alone dungeons, they can be easily inserted into practically any classic D&D setting -- so if you created your own campaign world it's not a problem. Adapting to 1st edition AD&D would take little no work, though adapting to newer versions would be hard (basically a re-write).

I can't say anything about the copies available here; I know this from the original publication, which went missing over the years, but I'd like a new copy.
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Jared B April 16, 2020 9:49 am UTC
Note: The B1-9 is misleading is, it contains only select parts of these modules, with some being only nominally included. It is not really the complete anthology it claims to be.
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Aaron S May 23, 2020 7:15 am UTC
Very helpful thank you!
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George F February 20, 2020 8:02 pm UTC
What's the quality of the OCR in the file?
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Paul B February 03, 2020 11:18 pm UTC
Just got my PoD copy today. The printed text is a little light, but very much readable, that is my only complaint. The cover is quite stunning and is bound with glue, very sturdy. The maps are all in the back, as well as notes etc... I am pretty good on my books, so I can imagine that this will easily last me the rest of my life. I highly recommend the PoD, especially for the price.
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Matt B May 01, 2019 6:56 pm UTC
POD looks great.
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Pablo M July 27, 2018 11:42 pm UTC
Buy the Grand Duchy of Karameikos Gazetteer GAZ1! It will aid in fleshing out the background to help tie together the feel of the campaign.
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Román M July 02, 2018 1:39 pm UTC
The page 86 (Rahasia) is duplicated in the PDF, I have to check my POD Copy.
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Douglas B July 24, 2018 2:50 am UTC
Thankfully there is no page missing from the PDF; it's just an extra page. Not sure what that does to the POD version, though.
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George F November 16, 2018 2:56 pm UTC
Have you checked the PoD? I'm considering buying it.
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Tim S June 01, 2018 9:04 pm UTC
Looking forward to reviews on the POD version! I have the original, but would prefer to markup a copy if it is decent. The full preview looks slightly blurry so I have my doubts.
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