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Enter a world of magic, folklore and danger. Here, superstition covers peoples' lives like autumn mists cover the moors, and terrifying monsters with bizarre powers lurk in the shadows. The king is a weakling, barons scheme against each other, and lordless knights, back from the Crusades without the honour or riches they were promised, roam the countryside in search of adventure - or prey.

Ruined castles and barrows are the lairs of the supernatural, or newer, more sinister masters. Labyrinthine underworlds lie forgotten below ancient temples and city cellars. The dark places of the world hold riches for those who would search for them, and the keys to great power, and death.

These are the Lands of Legend, and they need heroes. Brave knights, courageous barbarians, cunning sorcerers, mystics trained in the powers of mind and body, sword-wielding warlocks, elementalists who command the fabric of reality itself, and assassins trained to bring death to the deserving. All these will be your comrades on the path to glory - and perhaps your enemies too.

Will you accept the challenge of Dragon Warriors?


Dragon Warriors is a classic fantasy roleplaying game, originally released in 1985-6 by Corgi Books, relaunched in 2008 by Magnum Opus Press, and now published by Serpent King. This rulebook contains full details for creating characters and all that players need to adventure in the Lands of Legend. It also holds information on over 110 different monstrous species, 192 spells from four different schools of magic, and more than 80 unique magic items, artifacts and relics, as well as sections on jousts, crime and punishment, disease and madness. There's advice for novice Games Masters and players, suggestions for building your own game-world tailored to your tastes, an introductory scenario to begin your adventures in Dragon Warriors, and much more.

This revised edition incorporates all errata to the 2008 printing. 

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Tim K January 04, 2022 4:55 am UTC
Cant seem to add the book version to my cart - page errors all the time? Anyone else got any ideas?
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Benjamin W February 03, 2022 9:26 pm UTC
Just fyi I was able to add the hardcover book to my cart in Linux+firefox. Maybe try another browser if you still have issues.
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Frederik F August 29, 2021 6:26 am UTC
Greetings Serpent king, is there any chance to have all Dragon Warriors books in french ? I can read a little in english because I read the french version of them in 80's but "Cold Fury" was never translated, I think. Great to see this RPG alive.
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Paul K July 29, 2021 7:06 am UTC
My video review
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Dustin C August 11, 2020 4:37 pm UTC
is there a healing class in this game?
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Brendan R August 18, 2020 11:29 am UTC
Depends on your definition of 'healing'. The Sorcerer has the best healing spells, but has a few issues with the church.
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Joe C March 27, 2020 1:18 pm UTC
Looking forward to exploring this fascinating
I shall be ordering the core
The players guide , Beatiary alongside the Friends / Foes supplement.
That should be plenty to be going on with.
for any Dragon Warrior
just a bit gutted I missed this first time round. The
Long live P.o.D and praise to the Serpent Kings. The
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Nathan R May 25, 2019 9:07 pm UTC
This is the first RPG I ever played. I bought the first book in 1987 by mistake thinking it was a novel and it blew my mind.
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Cameron M September 24, 2017 8:34 am UTC
I understand the PDF is 'Pay What You Want", but how much does the PDF+HC book cost?
Surely that is not 'Pay What You Want"?
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Todd S October 31, 2017 11:54 pm UTC
If you select an option, then put a number in the box it will tell you what the suggested price and minimum prices are. It won't let you proceed if you put less than the minimum - which is still quite low.
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Keith D September 18, 2017 8:58 pm UTC
Am I correct in reading that printed copies (e.g., the PDF + softcover B&W book option) are priced at whatever the purchaser wants to pay (i.e., to "support the publisher")? This seems like a very generous offer for a game that I used to love (I have several of the old trade paperback books). Could you suggest a reasonable amount of support? I like free stuff, but I also like to support good work.
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Jeff B August 13, 2017 5:41 pm UTC
Can you be a Ranger, i vaguely remember these books in the 80's.
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Robert G November 25, 2019 4:35 am UTC
As I recall, knights and barbarians can both track. There are no AD&D style rangers who cast spells.
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Thomas S April 12, 2015 9:56 pm UTC
What is the system like?
Is it simple or complex?
is it smooth or crunchy?
Does it take from the pages of simple Old DND or is it more like the mind bending complexity of FGU?
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David C February 27, 2015 4:22 am UTC
I have the original novel-sized paperbacks of this!
(Well, the first 5 out of 6. While I was waiting for #6 to come out, the only RPG shop I knew of closed down. And by the time I found another, these books weren't on sale.)
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Paul E July 27, 2014 1:30 am UTC
Is the errata all that's been changed? I purchased this back in 2009, when it was under Magnum Opus distribution, so it's no longer showing as an updated title for download.
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Marcin S May 28, 2015 6:27 am UTC
Could you list what has been changed? I have the second printing from 2010 by Magnum Opus Press - were there any subsequent changes to that edition?
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Brett B April 16, 2014 6:10 pm UTC
What happened to Magnum Opus Press?
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Leonard O April 16, 2014 1:08 pm UTC
Are there any plans to expand the P.O.D. option to the rest of this range?
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Luke W May 15, 2015 7:17 am UTC
Any chance for hardcover books for the others?
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