Best D&D Books?

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  1. Paul Bellow

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    We all know Dragonlance and Drizz't, I'm sure. Maybe some even know the legend of Gord the Rogue.

    What about other, lesser known D&D novels? Any favorites or recommendations? Thanks!
     
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    How about;

    "The Dragon Knight" series by Gordon Dickson:
    "The Bards Tale" series by Mercedes Lackey et al:
    "The Greyhawk Novels" spun off from the mainstream D&D by Gary Gygax:

    I could go on................
     
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    My favorites are the Dragonlance series by Weis and Hickman.
     
  4. Paul Bellow

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    They should make that a live-action movie. What's Peter Jackson doing these days? Anyone have his number? ;p
     
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    I've felt the same way for a long time.

    There is that animated movie of it, but we really deserve a live action series of it.
     
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    I enjoyed Knight of the Black Rose, by James Lowder.
     
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    Is that like the Lark and the Wren? I didn't know that was DnD.
     
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    Love dragonlance. It is what got me hooked on D&D books.

    I approve of a live action. But try not to put it all in one movie. Maybe focus on each module.
     
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    No, Larakel Chuck, Bards Tale is a six book series of which 3 were co-authored by ML, Lark &Wren is one of the 5 books in the Bardic Voices series. I can recommend both.
     
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    I love all of them and end up reading all. Curious to see what you end up reading.
     
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    The Kang's Company novels that followed a group of draconian engineers was really good. I wish they'd collect the novels and short stories into an omnibus.
     
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    Netflix original series, eh?

    Edit to add: the Cleric Quintet, also by RA Salvatore. The dwarf doodad in particular always brought a smile to my face.
     
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    Now's the time to do that content. They would have viewers, I bet. Especially if they were streamed.

    Maybe Amazon could be talked into doing one. Hrm....
     
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    Amazon has the money for it but not the audience or experience. Most of the streaming programs I've found on Amazon prime streaming are campy crap or Russian imported campy crap, to the point that I've pretty much given up on them as a media source.

    Plus, they got greedy and switched to separate "channel" subscription plans. No thanks, Netflix has the talent behind their in house production studio to do it right. And after all of the gigantic flops that the D&D franchise has produced in terms of live action movies, it deserves to finally have one done *right.*
     
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    They do their own shows too now. Check out BETAS. That only ran one season, but I enjoyed it.

    But yea, I think Netflix might do better.

    What's the LOTR guy doing these days? Haha.
     
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    Spells, Swords and stealth series by Drew Hayes is one of my favorites actually. It's a D&D campaign (an actual one, on a board with dice!) from the point of view of the NPCs in that world.
     
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