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Kara-Tur is a fantasy world created by Gary Gygax, David Cook & Francois Marcela-Froideval detailed in 1985's Oriental Adventures for the First Edition Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.

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2 Modules
3 Books
4 External Links


Originally a stand alone campaign setting, by 1988 TSR had combined it with the Forgotten Realms campaign setting. In that year they released a boxed set with 2 books detailing the campaign setting & maps.

In 1989 they did a printing of Trail Maps for Kara-Tur.

In 1990 the maps were again included in the Forgotten Realms Atlas. Later that year they gave the monsters for Kara-Tur a proper treatment for Second Edition Dungeons & Dragons in the Monsterous Compendium series.

After 1990 Kara-Tur was a mostly discarded campaign setting. With only a few mentions in cross-over products such as Spelljammer & Ravenloft, plus a few mentions in other Forgotten Realms products & Dragon Magazine articles.

With the release of Third Edition Dungeons & Dragons with new owners, Wizards of the Coast decided to do a proper treatement for Oriental Adventres. All new character classes, monsters, spells, weapons & feats, but this time with the campaign world being Rokugan the campagn setting for Legend of the Five Rings.


The Kara-Tur campaign setting inspired the following 8 modules (in chronological order):


There were 3 choose your own adventure style books (one was actually released before the original Oriental Adventures book):

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