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    Quote Originally Posted by gyor View Post
    Booooo. The Forgotten Realms is the high water mark for D&D.
    I only wish that were true; that would mean that it drowned.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dave2008 View Post
    That is not true. I have never seen AI or read any of its products before and I don't want to see FR burn. However, I am interested in this book. The idea of franchises fascinates me (and I always love more monsters and NPCs). If it wasn't for the art style I would probably pick it up.
    Yes, this is where I am, too. Not an AI viewer, and I like the Forgotten Realms: I do not think the Realms are much more serious than this book, though, not as Greenwood presents it.

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    Yeah, I'd love to use rules on organizations and corporations to run the Delvers Guild in Ptolus, but this seems like a lot of book for what little of it I'd use.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Azzy View Post
    I point you at the Wizards Three artocle and laugh in your direction.
    Depending on one's taste, the Wizards Three can be adduced as proof that the FR is peak D&D: classic camp. And that's what I don't get about the attempt to gatekeep against AI counting as the "real" FR: Greenwood's worldbuilding was always camp-friendly, this fits in perfectly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whizbang Dustyboots View Post
    Yeah, I'd love to use rules on organizations and corporations to run the Delvers Guild in Ptolus, but this seems like a lot of book for what little of it I'd use.
    The book's value seems to hinge on the Adventure, given that it is the bulk of the page count.

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    Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue was already making the Realms look silly like three editions ago. There's nothing easier to ignore than setting stuff that doesn't fit your taste...
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    This sounds like the first truly original D&D book done in years.
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    Somewhere on the streets of Fallcrest in the Nentir Vale, Captain Nathan Fairingway rocks back and forth and whimpers "It shoulda been us... Acquistions Incorporated shoulda been for us..."
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    Quote Originally Posted by gyor View Post
    It's really only for AI fans and those who want to see the realms burn.
    Parody is the highest form of flattery, some say.

    And considering this book adds a new race, backgrounds and spells for FR, there's some useful content for FR players even if you want to disregard the humor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matthia05718273 View Post
    Parody is the highest form of flattery, some say.
    Do they?

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