The “Wizards and Fighters” set is here.
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LJN released several sets (6 total, I believe) of D&D puffy stickers in 1983 that are still pretty easy to find. The Larami releases, however, are extremely rare. I’m missing at least one of the sets. These sold on eBay some time ago for hundreds of dollars.
All of the characters and monsters seen here appear in the Dungeons & Dragons animated series. I know because my four-and-a-half-year-old daughter has been watching the show obsessively for the last several weeks. My youngest (19 months) much prefers Thundarr the Barbarian. Elmo is a close second.
You can see the Pencil by Number Set on the back cover: the knight looks very similar to Dirk from Dragon’s Lair, surely not a coincidence. The artist on this set is uncredited. More interesting are the two Giant Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Pen and Poster Sets (Arrow, 1981)—an early license with great art by Larry Elmore, Jim Holloway, and Jim Roslof—that you can see at The Acaeum.
Hasbro also released a D&D Lite-Brite Picture Refill.
Photos are via eBay seller burntwire, who has been selling very rare merchandise from the TSR archives.
LJN’s Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Toys: Dragonne – Half Dragon/Half Lion, Good Destrier – Mighty Battle Horse (1983)Published November 6, 2015 D&D , D&D Non-Gaming Merchandise , D&D Toys , Ken Kelly , LJN Toys 3 Comments
An adventure in brand management. The party plates are here. More to come.