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Books That Influenced Dungeons and Dragons

Gary Gygax, in the Dungeon Master's Guide, speaks of the love of fantasy and science fiction his father inspired in him as a boy. Movies, comics and books had a great influence on his life and the development of the AD&D game. He recommends the following list as well as anything else that inspires the imagination.
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Three Hearts and Three Lions (Poul Anderson)
Three Hearts and Three Lions (Poul Anderson)
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The High Crusade
The High Crusade
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The Broken Sword
The Broken Sword
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The Face in the Frost (John Bellairs)
The Face in the Frost (John Bellairs)
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The Hounds of Skaith (Leigh Brackett)
The Hounds of Skaith (Leigh Brackett)
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The Reavers of Skaith (Leigh Brackett)
The Reavers of Skaith (Leigh Brackett)
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Pellucidar
Pellucidar
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A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Warlord of Mars
The Warlord of Mars
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Thuvia, Maid of Mars
Thuvia, Maid of Mars
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The Chessmen of Mars
The Chessmen of Mars
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The Mastermind of Mars (Edgar Rice Burroughs)
The Mastermind of Mars (Edgar Rice Burroughs)
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A Fighting Man of Mars
A Fighting Man of Mars
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Swords of Mars
Swords of Mars
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John Carter of Mars
John Carter of Mars
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Pirates of Venus
Pirates of Venus
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Lost on Venus
Lost on Venus
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Carson of Venus
Carson of Venus
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Escape on Venus
Escape on Venus
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The Wizard of Venus
The Wizard of Venus
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Giant of World's End (Lin Carter)
Giant of World's End (Lin Carter)
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The Warrior of World's End (Lin Carter)
The Warrior of World's End (Lin Carter)
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The Enchantress of World's End (Lin Carter)
The Enchantress of World's End (Lin Carter)
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The Immortal of World's End (Lin Carter)
The Immortal of World's End (Lin Carter)
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The Barbarian of World's End (Lin Carter)
The Barbarian of World's End (Lin Carter)
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The Pirate of World's End (Lin Carter)
The Pirate of World's End (Lin Carter)
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Lest Darkness Fall
Lest Darkness Fall
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The Fallible Fiend (L. Sprague De Camp)
The Fallible Fiend (L. Sprague De Camp)
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The Honorable Barbarian (L. Sprague De Camp)
The Honorable Barbarian (L. Sprague De Camp)
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The Incomplete Enchanter (L. Sprague De Camp)
The Incomplete Enchanter (L. Sprague De Camp)
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The Carnelian Cube (L. Sprague De Camp & Fletcher Pratt)
The Carnelian Cube (L. Sprague De Camp & Fletcher Pratt)
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The Trail of Cthulhu (August Derleth)
The Trail of Cthulhu (August Derleth)
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The King of Elfland's Daughter
The King of Elfland's Daughter
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The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories (Lord Dunsany)
The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories (Lord Dunsany)
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The World of Tiers (Philip Jose Farmer)
The World of Tiers (Philip Jose Farmer)
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Kothar of the Magic Sword (Gardner Fox)
Kothar of the Magic Sword (Gardner Fox)
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Kothar: Barbarian Swordsman (Gardner Fox)
Kothar: Barbarian Swordsman (Gardner Fox)
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Kothar and the Wizard Slayer (Gardner F. Fox)
Kothar and the Wizard Slayer (Gardner F. Fox)
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Kothar and the Demon Queen (Gardner F. Fox)
Kothar and the Demon Queen (Gardner F. Fox)
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