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Posted by: havard on Sep 10, 2009 at 06:22:46 PM
Another interesting aspect of Blackmoor is its connections to other D&D settings. Gary Gygax included Blackmoor as a barony in Greyhawk. When David Arneson contacted Bob Bledsaw about publishing the First Fantasy Campaign (see below) through the Judges Guild, they agreed to include the Valley of the Ancients to the Blackmoor map to connect Blackmoor to the Wilderlands Setting.
The setting that to the greatest degree worked to incorporate Blackmoor is Mystara. When David L Ricthie was asked to write the DA-series of modules for the BECMI/ Classic D&D line, Ritchie incorporated Blackmoor as a realm from Mystara's past. Ricthie detailed how the technology introduced to the Blackmoorians through the Temple of the Frog and City of the Gods would eventually lead to disaster. The combination of...