It's been a while I know. I haven't had much to say, but the spark of wanting to blog has come back to me on this fine day.
Today I was looking around and happened to stumble accross a link for the original TSR website with its products, along with the announcement of Wizards buying TSR. For those that aren't interested in clicking on the link, I will grab the letter and quote it on here. I just thought it would a fun look at what things looked like and see all the references of things that have long since expired, such as seeing American Online as a major presence. The direct link for the site, click here, Enjoy!
"Ramifications (on being purchased)?
What does this mean for AD&D?Right now, we still don't have a whole lot of information. However, there are certain questions that can be answered right now.
AD&D is a valuable commodity for which Wizards is certain to want to continue to produce products.What about the late products & magazines?
Shipping will resume once the neew management comes up witha revised schedule. The likesy candidates are Dragon Magazine and the AD&D core books (PHB, DMG, MM). All subscriptions will be honored for their full number<> of issues.What about Gen Con?
Gen Con will take place on schedule in Milwaukee.
What about Gen Con program books & housing forms?
They have been printed and will be being mailed soon.How come the web site said that TSR wasn't being bought, but it actually was?
Because only upper management of the two companies knew what was going on; everything else was rumor and supposition.Other than for these questions, we don't have any answers at this time. In other words, if you don't see the answer to your question here, the answer is
When we get answers, they will be posted here (sorry, we won't be making personal replies because the volume of repeat questions is going to be very high). Until then, please don't bombard us with questions we can't answer. We know the most common questions; we'll give answers when we get them.
"We don't know yet."