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MIKE'S WORLD: THE FORSAKEN WILDERNESS BEYOND expands on the fantasy world first introduced in Gary Gygax's dungeon module B2: THE KEEP ON THE BORDERLANDS. If you have ever wondered what perilous lands further surround the Keep, this is the book for you.

MIKE'S WORLD includes 14 hand-drawn wilderness maps of war-torn lands with details of their monstrous denizens, ancient ruins, eldritch mysteries, and more. It is perfect for all levels of campaign play and for both complete novices as well as for those who have played for decades.


This book was made with Moldvay/Cook's 1981 Dungeons & Dragons rules, but it can easily be used with other versions of the game.


This world is not for collecting, not for reading, not for gazing at, and not for displaying on your coffee table. It has no art, no stylish formatting, no production values at all. If you aren't going to use and abuse this in a game, there's no reason to buy it.


The word for this is FUN. This is the world you could have made when you were 12 years old, but were too lazy. There are no long-winded histories, complicated calendars, detailed weather charts, intricate genealogies, complex pantheons, or anything of the sort. This is a no-nonsense campaign setting for playing D&D.


You read that right. You can freely preview every single page of this book. It's like you're flipping through this in a bookstore before you make your decision to buy.

Fight on!

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Geoffrey M June 14, 2021 10:03 pm UTC
Good news: The front cover has been added to the PDF. :)
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Jonathan B June 13, 2021 6:28 pm UTC
I ordered both the PDF and the softcover. The PDF does not include the cover, so there's no way to know how the maps fit together. Some note on each map edge saying "to wilderness map 5" (or whatever) would have been extremely helpful, as otherwise you're left to take your best guess.

I assume the softcover will include the cover, but right now I am left waiting for it to arrive. For folks who bought only the PDF? Guess they're out of luck.
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Kevin A June 13, 2021 6:39 pm UTC
Agreed that the cover should be included. To tide you over in the interim, they appear to hang together like this:



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Geoffrey M June 14, 2021 10:04 pm UTC
I have now added the front cover to the PDF, and the print version does indeed include the cover. And Kevin is correct about how the maps fit together. :)
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Kevin A June 13, 2021 6:18 pm UTC
This is awesome, but ... why does the pdf not include the cover? It shows how all the maps hang together, so it would be nice to have (admittedly it's not that complicated, but still).
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Jimmy F May 14, 2021 9:34 pm UTC
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