D&D Editions: Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition (1989 – 1995)

As TSR continued its dominance of the table-top roleplaying genre, it found itself dealing with a few problems at once. Advanced Dungeons and Dragons was popular, but it required a great deal of support while still managing to alienate some players. The outside media was also providing a great deal of attention to the morality … Read more

D&D Editions: Dungeons & Dragons Red Box Basic Set (1977-1995)

If you look at the current version of Dungeons and Dragons, you’ll notice that it’s labeled Fifth Edition. While it’s clear that the preceding edition was Fourth Edition and that the version before that was the Third Edition, figuring out the Second Edition is a bit tougher. OD&D is certainly D&D first edition, but there … Read more

D&D Editions: Original Dungeons & Dragons (1974-1977)

This is the first in a series of seven articles about all the Dungeons & Dragons editions over the years. If you’ve ever wondered about the history of D&D, keep reading! Dungeons and Dragons is a rare game that’s been going for over four decades. Though it has grown and changed over that time, it’s … Read more

Timeline of D&D Editions (History)

D&D Editions History Timeline

When did Dungeon and Dragons come out? Is Pathfinder Dungeons and Dragons? Find out in our massive post on all the D&D editions over the years… D&D Before the Beginning As hard as it is to believe, there really was a time before Dungeons and Dragons. In the dark days before the mid-1970s, there existed … Read more