The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
The Orc in the Well
Waterdeep: Dragon Heist
Fate Accelerated
Delta Green
The Savage World of My Little Pony (4th Edition)
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Princes of the Apocalypse
Tales from the Loop
Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying – Beginner Game
Keeper Rulebook
Cthulhu Confidential Core Rulebook
Adventurer's Vault 2
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Core Set
Rise of the Runelords Anniversary Edition
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Blades in the Dark
The Monster Alphabet
The GameMaster's Apprentice
Storm King's Thunder
The 7th Edition Guide to Cthulhu Invictus
Harlem Unbound
Overlight Rulebook
Ironsworn
Original Adventures Reincarnated #1: Into the Borderlands
Sigmata: This Signal Kills Fascists
Trick or Treat
Star Wars Roleplaying Game: Saga Edition
RuneQuest (2nd Edition)
Dogs in the Vineyard
Hardwired: The Sourcebook
Ghostbusters
Mythic Game Master Emulator
X2: Castle Amber (Château d'Amberville)
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
The Great Pendragon Campaign
Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom
Heart of Ice
GURPS Low-Tech Companion 3: Daily Life and Economics
Dungeon World Roleplaying Game
Suns of Fortune
Lords of Nal Hutta
Coriolis Quickstart Set
My Little Pony: Tails of Equestria, The Storytelling Game
Genesys Core Rulebook
The Death Knight's Squire: A 5E Solo Gamebook
Kids on Bikes
Masks of Nyarlathotep (5th edition)
Legend of the Five Rings RPG: Core Rulebook
Information
RPG
Genre
Series
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
1983
Primary Name
Dungeons & Dragons Set 1: Basic Rules
Alternate Names
D&D Basis Set
D&D Set 1
Donjons et Dragons: Manuel de Base avec Module d'Introduction
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Rules Set 1
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Red Box)
Dungeons & Dragons Básico
Dungeons & Dragons Basregler
Dungeons & Dragons Grunnregler
Dungeons & Dragons Perussäännöt
Dungeons & Dragons Regras de Base
Dungeons e Dragons Regole Base
הערכה למתחיל
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 44081
Versions
Pg. 1 of 2 » 2
Nick: 
Portugal Version
Publisher: Sociedade Tipográfica, S.A.
Year: 1989
Box Set
116 pages
Size: A4
Portuguese
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
הערכה למתחיל
Publisher: מיצוב (Mitsuv)
Year: 1989
Box Set
64 pages
Size: Letter
Hebrew
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Danish version
Publisher: Fafner Spil
Year: 1988
Box Set
ISBN-10: 8798305700
114 pages
Size: A4
Danish
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Dutch Version
Publisher: Selecta Spel en Hobby
Year: 1988
Box Set
Product Code: 19400
ISBN-10: 905248001X
112 pages
Size: 8.86 x 13.78 inches
1.00 pounds
Dutch
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Norwegian version
Publisher: 
Year: 1988
Hard Cover
ISBN-10: 8274650018
ISBN-13: 9788274650015
152 pages
Size: 8.50 x 12.00 inches
Norwegian
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Perussäännöt
Publisher: Protocol Productions
Year: 1988
Box Set
113 pages
Size: A4
Finnish
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Låda 1: Basregler
Publisher: Titan Games
Year: 1986
Box Set
112 pages
Size:  
Swedish
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Paperback UK release
Publisher: 
Year: 1986
Soft Cover
ISBN-10: 0951144405
270 pages
Size: 5.00 x 7.64 inches
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Dungeons & Dragons Básico
Publisher: Dalmau Carles Pla S.A.
Year: 1985
Box Set
115 pages
Size: Letter
Spanish
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Dungeons e Dragons, Regole Base, Set 1. Italian version.
Publisher: Editrice Giochi
Year: 1985
Box Set
124 pages
Size: Letter
Italian
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the back of the box:

"Your first step on the road to Adventure!"

This is a game that helps you imagine.

"As you whirl around, your sword ready, the huge red fire-breathing dragon swoops TOWARDS you with a ROAR!"

See? Your imagination woke up already. Now imagine: this game will probably be more FUN than any other game you've ever played!

The DUNGEONS & DRAGONS game is a way for us to imagine together - sort of like reading the same book, or dreaming the same dream. But it's a book that YOU can write, without putting a word on paper - just by playing a D&D game. This New Popular Edition has been completely revised to include ONE-PLAYER GAMES as well as group games for Players and Dungeon Masters. YOU can start playing RIGHT AWAY!

This box contains all you need to start having FUN:

  • Programmed adventures for easy learning and HOURS of FUN
  • The PLAYER'S GUIDE for beginning characters - with simple and expert combat rules, magic spells, and role playing tips
  • The DUNGEON MASTER'S HANDBOOK - full of treasures, monsters, and dungeons
  • All the Dice you need - six different kinds included, with marker crayon
More Information Edit | History

This is the first set in a five-set release for the Dungeons & Dragons Basic game released from 1983 through 1986. The sets are:

Dungeons & Dragons Set 1: Basic Rules
Dungeons & Dragons Set 2: Expert Rules
Dungeons & Dragons Set 3: Companion Rules
Dungeons & Dragons Set 4: Master Rules
Dungeons & Dragons Set 5: Immortals Rules

Later, in 1992, the Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia was released to give a comprehensive set of Basic D&D rules that covered the first four sets above in a cleaned-up manner (leaving the Immortals out to be followed up by Wrath of the Immortals).

Table of Contents

Books

  • Players Manual (64 pages, stapled)
  • Dungeon Masters Rulebook (48 pages, stapled)

Other Goodies

  • A set of six dice: d4, d6, d8, d10, d12, d20
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1 of 7 » 7
Pg. 4
30 Years Anniversary of Red Box D&D

Brief retrospective on the Red Box set.

Edit
Pg. 7
Abenteuer selbst-gemacht!

Tips und Hilfen für die Entwicklung eigener Abenteuer mit dem D & D Basis-Set

Wiederabdruck aus Drache

Edit
Pg. 14
Acc...una ragnatela!

An article describing a home-brewed magic system to counter spells cast against your party in D&D.

Edit
Pg. 3
Agility vs Dexterity

Expanding AD&D/D&D character generation
Cont'd on p. 5
Edited version of article also appears in Silver

Edit
Pg. 6
Alien contro D&D

How to include science-fiction elements in any fantasy RPG setting (mostly D&D/AD&D).

Edit
Pg. 8
All'ultima fireball

Rules for playing mage duels and tournaments in D&D.

Edit
Pg. 13
Alto tradimento a corte

An adventure for D&D/AD&D, mid to high level.

Edit
Pg. 20
Amantix

An adventure for D&D.

Edit
Pg. 13
Basically Speaking

How to handle massed battles in Dungeons & Dragons.

Edit
Pg. 21
The Beacon at Enon Tor

A Basic D&D adventure for 4-7 1st Level Characters.

Re-printed in Imagine Special Edition 1 (1984).

Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: 121
Num Ratings: 309
Average Rating: 7.58
Standard Deviation: 1.62
Num Views: 32180
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 2.6
Fans: 36
Personal Comments: 94
Users Owning: 916
Users Wanting: 6
Users Trading: 26 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 186
Plays This Month: 0
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.