Monday, January 10, 2011

LBBs+28Gs


I am uploading this picture merely because it may be the world's only photograph of someone holding the Little Brown Books between their breasts.

And yes, they're real.

45 comments:

  1. I don't think I've seen real ones up close like that before! My first were the Mentzer red books.

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  2. That's great, and all, but some blogs (like mine) have that feature where it shows a thumbnail image next to entries on the blogroll, so this one is causing some problems on my end...

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  3. Well, boob image on my front page, mainly.

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  4. @Will

    And this causes a problem not already caused by having the words "Playing D&D With Porn Stars" on your front page because...?

    (A good answer here will get me to scan a hilarious illustration from an LBB and put it above the tit picture, thereby absolving your page of all titsponsibility in this matter.)

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  5. Well, of course they're real. Kinda hard to fake that cardstock, worn edges, print and look of the print unless you spent a lot of time on it.

    Oh, were you meaning the tits? They're nice and all.. but if that's a first or second printing...

    Priorities, man! ;)

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  6. @chicagowiz

    I don't know how to tell the printings apart--do you? It doesn't say anything about what printing it is on the inside where books normally do.

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  7. Zak S. His eternal mission: make art and dispel the notion that gamers are virgins.

    Missions: accomplished.

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  8. Edition info at the Acaeum

    If the printing number is not shown on the inside cover, they're probably fifth+ printing.

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  9. @Paul

    Thanks!

    6th edition.

    Oh well. At least the tits are first edition.

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  10. Mandy's the elder sibling, then?

    Also, I didn't realize boobs could be viral but just in case, Will, you could always practice safe-blogging by turning that option off.

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  11. @Chris

    Actually Mandy came out late in the AD&D era.

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  12. Every time I come across a copy of the LBBs for sale I struggle with the urge to purchase. I have the pdfs, and I will likely never play OD&D, but Zak: the illustration of the Elf is the best thing I have ever seen in any D&D book. Every time I see that hairy bastard I want to see him kick Legolas in his makeup bag and break all his hairbrushes.

    Mandy is lovely as always, of course.

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  13. @sirallen

    It's not better than the "Beautiful Witch, Amazon" picture.

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  14. @SirAllen Okay, now I have to go torrent the PDF. The hairbrush line made me cackle.

    @Zak, just saw Mandy's post of the photos this is included in. I'm now convinced Gigacrawler is not fiction: You live in a gigastructure of acrylic paint, metal CDs, old game consoles and breasts.

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  15. @Greg

    When they start paying me to write my blog, I will start caring whether anything I do here has a point.

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  16. Don't really care though. Just kinda strikes me as pointless.

    Bringing smiles to the faces of hundreds of people isn't pointless.:)

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  17. It's just that now I have to either:

    a) Put an adult content warning on my page.

    or

    b) Disable the thumbnail feature.

    or

    c) Take this particular blog off my list.

    All of these options suck, AFAIK.

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  18. I see you went for option C before giving me a chance to hear your case.

    The proprietor of PD&DWPS is a reasonable man. Never assume otherwise. I have taken steps to preserve the dignity of your front page.

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  19. @ James

    If these people are relying upon Zak to show them boobage, they are really inept. I could even find Mandy's boobs in just a few quick clicks, if I wanted to see them. I mean, she isn't exactly the modest type.

    @ Zak

    What I meant is that I don't see it really having any functional utility, compared to many of your other posts that do. Again, I am not getting offended or anything remotely close to that.

    Having my 5 month old screaming in my face all day because he was grumpy (seriously, I have no other explanation. The dude was just grumpy) has kinda made me temporarily immune to annoyance of any kind. I am like... shellshocked. For the moment.

    I'm sure I will work up some extra outrage pretty soon.

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  20. Let's just get this out of the way, shall we?

    http://s645.photobucket.com/albums/uu180/TheBitterFrost/Gaming/?action=view&current=OfficialOSRMeme.jpg

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  21. @Greg

    Do you have to? I'm really, really biting my tongue on this because I think arguing over what Zak puts on his blog really WILL be pointless.

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  22. lol thanks zak and mandy you guys freakin rock :D

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  23. @Dad

    Let's not pile on Will here. I'm sure there are people who will report his blog for indecent content if a boob appears on it and it doesn't have a warning.

    Though, y'know, whoever those people are, you're welcome to pile on -them-.

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  24. @ Chris

    I didn't mean outrage at Zak. I meant like generally. At someone. I am saying right now I am numb.

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  25. @ Greg - It's not merely a matter of "seeing boobies." The meaning is multi-layered, informed and nuanced. :) :) :)

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  26. @chris
    @greg

    I can't tell if you two are trying to argue with each other or not, but if so, please stop.

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  27. Yeah they are great, but are they in mint condition?

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  28. @Zanazz

    Even if they are slightly used, they are real, and they are amazing :-)

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  29. I didn't mean to pile on Will. His beef wasn't with the content anyway (just with the boobs inadvertently showing up on his blog). I was just having some fun.

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  30. @greg
    @zak

    I was trying to do the opposite actually, but yeah - it's cool, Greg, I get what you meant now.

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  31. @Dad

    I know, but you know how the internet is, someone goes "I like sticks" and the next guy says "Did you say I suck dicks?" and then the next thing you know there's napalm dripping off everything and people are crying for their mothers.

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  32. My my look at all the novelty fatigue roaming around in here. ;)

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  33. Never, Ms. Morbid! Hubba hubba!

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  34. @Mandy

    I did wake up today and think "Wait, how the hell did a photo of Mandy's breast start a proto-argument?" Obviously world peace is impossible at this rate.

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  35. @Mandy: No offense but at a certain age a boob is a boob and my relationship with the person attached to it is much more important. Plus, I have two complete sets of OD&D so whereas for some they might make you interesting for a relationship...

    Now, I hear you're DMing and you're one of the players Zak has that makes me jealous so if you'd like to show pictures of that *winks*

    @Zak: Teasing Mandy aside this post brought a smile to my face from the sheer randomness of it.

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  36. @Zak S:
    response to zanaz: ha!, I would've thought NM(surely not SW).

    napalm dripping off everything:
    4Chan(and the general Unternet) starts here and goes down! The RPG-sphere is like Switzerland by comparison!

    @Mandy:
    'novelty fatigue':
    Isn't it grand?

    Looking forward to more of your gaming reports!

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  38. @herb, Glad you got the point about this post's randomness. Sometimes Zak's posts are allowed to be silly.

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  39. I have made it my goal in life to shoehorn "titsponsibility" into the mainstream lexicon.

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  40. I keep thinking that there *might* be a photo of a rather large dude holding the LBBs in exactly this manner somewhere out there in the 'verse. I don't want to accidentally stumble upon THAT pic. :)

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  41. Now THAT is what I like, more tits featured on D&D covers (I dont care how or in what context, they are awesome)! O,.O ~ yesssss!

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  42. I take no position other than the blindingly obvious re: nice tits, but I hope my prior output places me foursquare in the Devil's Party re: posts so non sequitur as to imply a dissociative disorder. Fuck topics, fly the freak flag.

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