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Image courtesy of Christophe Smagghe, France

D3: Vault of the Drow
Drow Series #3
Item code: TSR9021
Internal code: D3
Type: Adventure
Levels: 10+
Release: 1978
Author: Gary Gygax
Cover Art: David C. Sutherland III
Interior Illustrations: David C. Sutherland III
Dave Trampier
Format: Three-fold cover
and 32-page booklet
Print Runs: 1st (1978)
2nd (1978?)
→ 3rd (December 1979)
Rarity: Common
Value@NrMint: $9
ISBN: 0-935696-07-5
Cover Price: na
Weight: 100 grams
Dimensions: Width: 22 cm;
Height: 28 cm;
Depth: 0.3 cm
Collectors arcana: Shrink-wrapped items add 100% to their base value.

"This module contains background information, a large-scale referee's map with a matching partial map for players, referee's notes, special exploration and encounter pieces, a hex map detailing an enormous cavern area, a special temple map, encounter and map matrix keys, and additional sections pertaining to unique new creatures for use with this module and the game as a whole. A complete setting for play of ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS is contained herein. This module can be played alone, as the second part of a series of three modules (with DESCENT INTO THE DEPTHS OF THE EARTH, D1 and SHRINE OF THE KUO-TOA, D2), or as the sixth part of a continuing series of modules which form a special progressive campaign scenario (DUNGEON MODULES G1, G2, G3, D1, D2, D3, and Q1, QUEEN OF THE DEMONWEB PITS, soon to be released).

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Printing information

1st Printing: The first printing does not have a black star-shaped icon on the cover.

(see picture on top of page)

2nd / 3rd Printing: The second and third printing has a black star-shaped icon with the words 'Official D&D Tournament Module used at GenCon XI' on the cover. The distinctive printing information (2nd / 3rd Printing) is given on the cover.

UK Games Workshop Printing: The UK Games Workshop printing has the TSR wizard logo and a additionally the Games Workshop logo on the cover.

Picture courtesy of Christophe Smagghe, France.

Australian Printing: The Australian printings are very rare and have a high collectible value.

Picture courtesy of Mike Deaton, USA.
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