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What's your favourite printing of the C&C Players Handbook?

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It can be in terms of information, presentation, ease of use, aesthetics, or etcetera.
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3rd printing all the way. As you know Slimy, I've run a game purposefully with only the 3rd printing in mind and it was awesome. I like the layout, the thinness of the book, the original barbarian, the lack of the added illusionist spells, as well as a few other things that escape me at the moment. Oh and of course, the cover art and design, this is the best version!

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As far as look, feel, and toughness, the third printing. As a CK, the 6th printing, because it presumably has the fewest errors in it.

Yeah, as far as I am concerned all but about 5 of those Illusionist spells can be thrown out.
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The one in the hands of my players... if we're playing, I'm happy :}
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1st.

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The 4th and 6th printings are the best, IMO. I prefer the content in the 6th, but vastly prefer the black and white artwork from the 4th. Show me a B&W version of the 6th printing and I will be a happy gamer.
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Though I love the 6th printing, my fav is the 5th printing. I love that parchment paper, non-glossy look.

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Flipbook, flipbook, flipbook all the way. Current printing.

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4th printing, but the 6th printing flip book is closing in.

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Yeah, that 6th printing flipbook is crazy good.
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The flip book is pretty amazing as a product, I just didn't consider it a choice as a favorite phb (in which case I'd still choose the 3rd printing), more like an "all in one" type of book, which I believe should be in it's own category :)

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I think my favorite PHB, hath been the 2nd printing. I just love that cover.
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slimykuotoan wrote:I think my favorite PHB, hath been the 2nd printing. I just love that cover.
I like the color scheme of the original three phbs, although they are all slightly different, they all have a nice soft earthy look to them as well as that awesome piece by Bradley.

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Yeah. I absolutely love 'em.
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Buttmonkey wrote:The 4th and 6th printings are the best, IMO. I prefer the content in the 6th, but vastly prefer the black and white artwork from the 4th. Show me a B&W version of the 6th printing and I will be a happy gamer.

The flip- books. They are black and white versions of the most recent printings.
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I think I have to go with the current printing of the flip book. After that, probably the 5th printing.

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I like the 3rd printing a lot and use it for rules, but when I'm CKing my weekly game ~ I use the 5th print book!

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I vote flip book as well. Most up to date rules in black and white. Second place would be the sixth printing leather edition.

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Kayolan wrote:3rd printing all the way. As you know Slimy, I've run a game purposefully with only the 3rd printing in mind and it was awesome. I like the layout, the thinness of the book, the original barbarian, the lack of the added illusionist spells, as well as a few other things that escape me at the moment. Oh and of course, the cover art and design, this is the best version!
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Kayolan wrote:I like the color scheme of the original three phbs, although they are all slightly different, they all have a nice soft earthy look to them as well as that awesome piece by Bradley.
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