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List of famous role-playing game books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular role-playing game books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best role-playing game novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

This is a list that includes books like Ravenloft and Arms and Equipment Guide.

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44: A Game of Automatic Fear is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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A Light in the Belfry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Academy of Secrets is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Academy of Secrets Brian Cortijo

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Adam's Wrath is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Adam's Wrath Adam's Wrath is an adventure module for the 2nd edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

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Advanced Player's Guide is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Advanced Player's Guide Geoff Skellams, Aaron S. Rosenberg, Jeff Quinn

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Advanced Players Guide is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Aerie of the Crow God is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Aerie of the Crow God Andrew Hind

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Against the Cult of the Reptil... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Against the Cult of the Reptile God Against the Cult of the Reptile God is an adventure module for the first edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, set in the game's World of Greyhawk campaign ...more

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Against the Giants is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Against the Giants Gary Gygax Against the Giants is an adventure module written by Gary Gygax and published by TSR in 1981 for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game. It combines the G series of modules ...more

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Against the Giants - The Liber... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Against the Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Almanac of the Endless Traders is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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An Adventurer's Guide to Eberr... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
An Adventurer's Guide to Eberron Logan Bonner, Chris Sims An Adventurer's Guide to Eberron is a supplement to the 3.5 edition of the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.

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Arcana Evolved is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Arcana Evolved Monte Cook

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Arcana Unearthed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Arcana Unearthed Monte Cook Arcana Unearthed is a role-playing game created by Monte Cook and first published in 2003. Described as a "variant player's handbook", the 256-page hardcover core rulebook bears many ...more

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Arcana Unearthed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Arcana Unearthed Monte Cook

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Arms and Equipment Guide is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Arms and Equipment Guide Jeff Quick, Jesse Decker, Eric Cagle The Arms and Equipment Guide is the name of two supplementary rule books for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. Each describes various equipment that can be used in a

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Ashes at Dawn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Ashes at Dawn Neil Spicer

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Assault on Stormbringer Castle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Assault on the Aerie of the Sl... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Babylon 5 Roleplaying Game: 2n... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Babylon 5 Roleplaying Game: 2nd Edition Ian Belcher, Gareth Hanrahan The core rulebook for the 2nd Edition of the Babylon 5 Roleplaying Game.

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Barrow of the Forgotten King is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Barrow of the Forgotten King Ed Stark Barrow of the Forgotten King is an adventure module for the 3.5 edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

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Basic Rulebook is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Bastion of Broken Souls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Bastion of Broken Souls Bastion of Broken Souls is an adventure module for the 3rd edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

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Bestiary 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Black Sails over Freeport is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Black Sails over Freeport Robert J. Toth, Brian E. Kirby, William Simoni

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Blackmoor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Blackmoor Dave Arneson Blackmoor is a supplementary rulebook for the original edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game written by Dave Arneson. Its product designation is TSR 2004.

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Bleak House is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Bleak House David Gross, William W. Connors

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Blight Magic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Blood for Blood is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Blood for Blood Neil Spicer

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Blood Moon Rising is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Blood Moon Rising August Hahn

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Blood of the Yakuza is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Blood of the Yakuza David Cook Blood of the Yakuza is a module in the Oriental Adventures subset of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms product line.

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Bloody Jack's Gold is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Book of Artifacts is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Book of Artifacts David Cook The Book of Artifacts is a supplemental sourcebook to the core rules of the second edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. This book, published by TSR, Inc. in ...more

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Book of Challenges is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Book of Challenges Book of Challenges is a supplemental rulebook for the 3rd edition of the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game that presents a number of ready-made dungeon encounters that a Dungeon Master ...more

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Book of Crypts is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Book of Eldritch Might II: Son... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Book of Eldritch Might III: Th... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Book of Exalted Deeds is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Book of Exalted Deeds James Wyatt The Book of Exalted Deeds is an optional sourcebook for the 3.5 edition of the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, providing supplementary game material for campaigns involving characters ...more

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Book of Experimental Might is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Book of Experimental Might 2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Book of Vile Darkness is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Book of Vile Darkness Monte Cook Book of Vile Darkness is an optional supplemental sourcebook for the 3rd edition of the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. The book was written by Monte Cook and published by Wizards of ...more

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Broken Moon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Broken Moon Tim Hitchcock

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Buccaneers of Freeport is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Cage of Delirium is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Cage of Delirium F. Wesley Schneider

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Campaign Guide to Undermountai... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Carnival is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels

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Carrion Hill is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Carrion Hill Richard Pett

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Castle Amber is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Castle Amber Tom Moldvay Castle Amber is a Dungeons & Dragons adventure module designed by Tom Moldvay. This was the second module designed for use with the Expert D&D set. The module is an adaptation of The ...more

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Castle Greyhawk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Role-playing Game Books and Novels
Castle Greyhawk Castle Greyhawk is a comedic adventure module for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game set in the World of Greyhawk campaign setting. The module bears the code WG7 and was ...more