Rules Cyclopedia for Classical D&D

Rules Cyclopedia for Classical Dungeons and Dragons

Publisher: TSR
Item Code: #1071
Title: D&D Rules Cyclopedia
Editor: Aaron Allston
Published: 1991
Format: 304 page hardback book

Comments: This book is a bargain (especially in PDF format) as it contains are the rules for Classical D&D from the Mentzer Basic, Expert, Campanion, and Master sets in one volume -- carefully edited and organized into a single whole, including new rules for skills and talents. This is probably the best Classic D&D rules set available. There is a fan produced set of errata available: Rules Cyclopedia Errata & Companion Document,

From the back of the box:

Whether you're a player or a Dungeon Master, the DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Rules Cyclopedia is now the comprehensive sourcebook you need for the original fantasy role-playing game! For ages 12 and up, the Cyclopedia contains the complete game system and hundreds of features including:

All the rules from the D&D boxed set series, including Basic, Expert, Companion, and Masters.
Guidelines to develop and play characters from levels 1-36.
Comprehensive lists of weaponry and equipment.
Expansion rules including optional skills and talents.
An overview of the Known World and the HOLLOW WORLD game settings, the official D&D campaign world; and Rules to convert D&D game characters in AD&D 2nd Edition game statistics and back again.
Fully compatible with the new DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Boxed Set, this volume allows players the full scope of fantasy role-playing from the dungeons to the Outer Planes. Now, more than ever, the DUNGEONS & DRAGONS game is ready and waiting for you!