1st edition for players old and new!

This video series presents the forgotten beauty and simplicity of the 1st Edition of Dungeons & Dragons, which back then was called Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. It's 40 years since the Player's Handbook hit my hobby shop's shelf, so as a fun side venture, here's a new video series. It covers everything from the essential books, the ability scores, subtle rules you do and don’t need, classes, spells, combat, and much more. This series is a work in progress with many more episodes to come, so be sure to like and subscribe.

The Essentials

Books (or PDFs) from the Dungeon Master's Guild.

Player's Handbook

Dungeon Master's Guide

Monster Manual

Fiend Folio

Monster Manual 2

Forgotten Realms

World of Greyhawk

Dungeon Master's Guild Link, filtered for 1st Edition

An introduction to the 1st edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons for players old and new! Topic: The books (or PDFs) from the Dungeon Master's Guild. The ability scores explained with notes about what core rules to keep and what you don't need.
An introduction to the 1st edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons for players old and new! Topics: Races. Classes: The Fighter, Paladin, and Ranger Follow along with your own copy of the Player's Handbook https://www.dmsguild.com/product/17003/Players-Handbook-1e?src=hottest_filtered&it=1&filters=45471_0_45381_0_0_45346_0_0 Keep up with everything show related at Patreon and get FREE content!
An introduction to the 1st edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons for players old and new! Topic: The Cleric Player's Handbook https://www.dmsguild.com/produ...
An introduction to the 1st edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons for players old and new! Topic: The Druid Player's Handbook https://www.dmsguild.com/product/17003/Players-Handbook-1e?src=hottest_filtered&it=1&filters=45471_0_45381_0_0_45346_0_0 Classic _DM Links Patreon Page The HUB for everything! All content is FREE. Tons of updates, details, characters, story, and behind the scenes, and fun stuff for the player in us all.
We continue our detailed look at the magic of 1st edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons by running through the core melee class of all time - Fighter! The fighter is the foundation for all classes from all RPGs and CRPGs.
The Paladin! Classic _DM Links Patreon Page The HUB for everything! All content is FREE. Tons of updates, details, characters, story, and behind the scenes, and fun stuff for the player in us all. Support is optional. Video announcements happen here first! https://www.patreon.com/Classic_DM Introduction Find out about the story, characters, and the show!
We take a look at the power and versatility of the 1st edition AD&D Ranger, a class that was overhauled in 3rd edition onward, losing most of its unique strengths in exchange for lore-oriented animal themes. I forgot to mention in the video that the 1st Edition Ranger has no armor or weapon restrictions!
Video Requested by viewer ReeseG! Here you go dude! Reference by Book and Page Surprise (1d6) roll high numbers win. Note the difference and see table for result Dungeon Master's Guide pp 61-62 Initiative Dungeon Master's Guide pp 62 I use 3d6 for initiative as it creates greater variation and differences in values adding greater value to reaction attacking adjustment Time Combat Rounds 1 round is 1 minute 1 segment is 1/10 of a round or 6 seconds.
The power and challenge of the Monk. Often overlooked and called weak, the Monk has the nastiest stun in the game. From high movement rate, mobility, vertically both up and down, thief abilities, and face crunching melee, the Monk is CC + Death in the purist form. Website Start here!
We discuss the Thief and the Assassin with tips on how to play them, handle them as a DM, and a few cool tricks most folks had no idea on. Don't worry, we cover backstab! Website Start here!
Let's talk spells. Spells in combat. Casting time when we compress melee rounds. V,S,M. Saving throws, memorization, all that. This is a laid back conversation about how Gygax and crew designed spell casting in 1st edition and what you and your DM can do to amplify fun in your modern gaming.