There were three titles in this revived offer’s Starter Collection (retail value $35) as DRM-free .PDF ebooks:
- Designers & Dragons: The ’70s: The first volume in Shannon Appelcline’s history of RPG publishers (now supported by the Designers & Dragons Patreon campaign). This debut installment covers Dungeons & Dragons, the turbulent history of TSR, and the first generation of RPGs.
- Family Games: The 100 Best: A hundred famed designers choose their favorite games: Blokus, Can’t Stop, Gloom, Kill Dr. Lucky, Prince Valiant, and dozens more.
- 40 Years of Gen Con: We couldn’t go to Gen Con in 2020 (sigh!), but anyone can still enjoy this photo-filled anecdotal reminiscence, compiled by Robin D. Laws, of the hobby’s leading US convention. It’s the best four decades in gaming!
- Hobby Games: The 100 Best: From Amber Diceless Roleplaying to Wiz-War, a hundred leading designers praise their favorites.
- Designers & Dragons: The ’80s: GURPS, West End, Palladium, Champions, and much more.
- Designers & Dragons: The ’90s: World of Darkness, Wizards of the Coast, Warhammer 40K, Atlas Games, and more.
- Designers & Dragons: The ’00s: D20, Pathfinder, the indies, and more.