Forgotten Realms: Campaign Setting

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Wizards of the Coast, 2001 - Games - 320 pages
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Dark perils and great deeds await.

Welcome to Faerūn, a land of high magic, terrifying monsters, ancient ruins, and hidden wonders. From the forbidding forests of the Silver Marches to the teeming cities of the Inner Sea, Faerūn encompasses shining kingdoms, monster-infested wastes, endless caverns, and sinister citadels. The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting presents the most comprehensive fantasy world ever described!

This book contains all the details you need to play Dungeons & Dragons adventures in the Forgotten Realms setting:

A new full-color poster map of Faerūn.
Dozens of new races, feats, and prestige classes for your characters.
The Faerūnian pantheon, including over 100 deities and powers.
Highly detailed regions, new monsters, mysterious sites, and two short adventures to begin your campaign.

The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting is fully updated and redesigned for the new edition of the D&D game. To make full use of this book, you also need the Player's Handbook, the Dungeon Master's Guide, and the Monster Manual.

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Review: Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting (Dungeons & Dragons)

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

For some reason, I find game books really relaxing to read, and this is one of my favorites--covers a lot of ground, leaves a lot up to the imagination. Read full review

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User Review  - Chuck - Goodreads

Gorgeous. Couldn't decide between 4 and 5 but it is one of the finest RPG campaign setting books I have seen. Finest period. Read full review

About the author (2001)

Ed Greenwood is known for his role in creating the Forgotten Realms setting, part of the world-famous Dungeons and Dragons? franchise. His writings have sold millions of copies worldwide, in more than a dozen languages. Greenwood resides in the Canadian province of Ontario.

Andy Collins writes and edits roleplaying games for Wizards of the Coast, Inc. His most recent credits include co-authoring the "Epic Level Handbook" and contributing to the revision of the most recent edition of the "Player's Handbook."
James Wyatt is currently an RPG game designer for Wizards of the Coast, Inc. His most recent credits include authoring "Oriental Adventures" and "City of the Spider Queen" and contributing to "Deities and Demigods," "Epic Level Handbook," and "Fiend Folio."
Skip Williams is currently a freelance RPG game designer. His most recent and best-known work is co-authoring the three core rulebooks for the current edition of the Dungeons & Dragons game. He also co-authored "Book of Challenges" and wrote the D&D adventure "Deep Horizon."

Reynolds is a Greyhawk and Alternity game designer. He grew up in California and has been playing AD&D since he was ten years old. He joined TSR in 1995 as webmaster and switched to full-time game design in 1998.

Matthew Sernett worked for Paizo Publishing as the editor-in-chief of "Dragon(R) Magazine before joining Wizards of the Coast, Inc. as a game designer. His previous design credits include the "Monster Manual(TM) III, "Fiend Folio(TM), and the "d20 Menace Manual(TM) roleplaying games.
Rob Heinsoo is the lead designer for Dungeons & Dragons(R) Miniatures. He also co-wrote the Forgotten Realms(R) Campaign Setting and "Monster Compendium: Monsters of Faerun(TM).

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