The Kingdom of Ierendi

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The Kingdom of Ierendi
GAZ4 TSR9215 The Kingdom of Ierendi.jpg
Author Anne Gray McCready
Genre Role-playing game
Publisher TSR
Publication date
1987
Pages 64

The Kingdom of Ierendi is an accessory for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

Contents[edit]

This book describes the island realm of Ierendi, a pirate-ridden archipelago that tries to appear as a tropical paradise.[1] The book covers the history geography, economy, government, and important personalities of Ierendi and describes the 10 major islands.[1] The gazetteer also includes simple naval battle rules, ship counters, and a map.[1]

This is the fourth in the series of Gazetteers detailing the D&D game world, providing a tour of the Ierendi Isles.[2] The gazetteer details the history, politics, and economics of Ierendi, and also includes a simple board game for resolving large naval conflicts.[2] Plot outlines for all levels of play are sprinkled liberally throughout the text.[2]

Publication history[edit]

GAZ4 The Kingdom of Ierendi was written by Anne Gray McCready, with a cover by Clyde Caldwell and interior illustrations by Stephen Fabian, and was published by TSR in 1987 as a 64-page booklet with a counter sheet, a large color map, and an outer folder.[1]

Reception[edit]

Jim Bambra briefly reviewed The Kingdom of Ierendi for Dragon magazine #132 (April 1988).[2] Bambra described this gazetteer as "a colorful tour of the paradise of the Ierendi Isles", and felt that the plot outlines provided make the Islands "an ideal playground for any party. Whether you're looking for a new setting or simply skimming for new ideas, Ierendi has lots to recommend it."[2]

In his 1991 book Heroic Worlds, Lawrence Schick calls The Kingdom of Ierendi "Perhaps the least credible of the GAZ series."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Schick, Lawrence (1991). Heroic Worlds: A History and Guide to Role-Playing Games. Prometheus Books. p. 141. ISBN 0-87975-653-5. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Bambra, Jim (April 1988). "Role-playing Reviews". Dragon (Lake Geneva, Wisconsin: TSR) (#132): 14.