Role Playing Games

This section will look at role playing games (RPG) and cover titles from TSR, Victory Games, Mayfair Games, West End Games, Tasa and others, as well as some magazine-based RPG such as 2000 AD’s Dice Man.

Dungeons & Dragons is probably the most well known RPG. It was first published in 1974 by TSR (Tactical Studies Rules). Below is a small selection of D&D examples along with some other TSR titles. For more great D&D ads see our main feature here



Doctor Who, Fasa

USA. Starlog 99. 1985.

Doctor Who Role Playing Game. USA. 1985.


James Bond, Victory Games

James Bond Role Playing Game. US. Starlog. 1985.


DC and Marvel


Others


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DUNGEONS & DRAGONS

Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy role-playing game first published in 1974 by TSR (Tactical Studies Rules). As well as many different and evolving versions of the game, numerous derivatives have been licensed such as a TV and film series, magazines, soundtrack, novels, model kits and video games.

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. 1989. US.

Dungeons & Dragons Action Scenes. Starlog. 1982. US.

US. The Defenders 122. 1983.

US. The Defenders. 1983.

US. Firestorm 24. 1984.

US. Firestorm 24. 1984.

The Adventure Is Yours. The Defenders. 1982. US.


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Entry updated October 2018 with new images.