Ed Greenwood





Ed Greenwood

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in Toronto, Canada
January 01, 1959

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Ed Greenwood is the creator of the Forgotten Realms fantasy world, which became the setting for his home D&D game in 1975. Play still continues in this long-running campaign, and Ed also keeps busy producing Realmslore for various TSR publications.

Ed has published over two hundred articles in Dragon magazine and Polyhedron newszine, is a lifetime charter member of the Role Playing Game Associaton (RPGA) network, has written over thirty books and modules for TSR, and been Gen Con Game Fair guest of honor several times.

In addition to all these activities, Ed works as a library clerk and has edited over a dozen small press magazines.

Invented the character Elminster from the popular Forgotten Realms RPG series. Currently resides in an old f...more


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Elminster: The Making of a ...
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Elminster in Myth Drannor (...
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Spellfire (Shandril's Saga #1)
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 2,225 ratings — published 1987 — 11 editions
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The Temptation of Elminster...
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Crown of Fire (Forgotten Re...
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Elminster in Hell (Forgotte...
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Elminster's Daughter (Forgo...
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“There are only two precious things on earth: the first is love; the second, a long way behind it, is intelligence.”
Ed Greenwood, Elminster: The Making of a Mage

“...Each secret you carry has a weight all its own. They add up, secrets, to a burden you must carry all your days.”
Ed Greenwood, Spellfire

“Life has no meaning but what we give it. I wish a few more of ye would give it a little.”
Ed Greenwood, Elminster: The Making of a Mage



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