The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 2nd edition was the original 2nd-edition Forgotten Realms campaign setting, published in 1993. This version features an image of a rider and horse on a plain background on the box. This campaign setting was revised and re-released in 1996.
Designed for the AD&D game, the new FORGOTTEN REALMS Campaign Setting is a major expansion and complete revision of the original, best-selling boxed set. This set contains everything that a player or Dungeon Master needs to launch into a world of adventure and imagination.
The new campaign setting contains:
A Grand Tour of the Realms – a 128-page book, concentrating on the Heartlands, the land of the Dales, Cormyr, and Waterdeep, and chock full of useful information about other significant Realms locations on the continent of Faerûn.
Running the Realms – a 64-page guide to the Forgotten Realms for the Dungeon Master, showing how to create a Realms campaign, and giving details about secrets, NPCs, and deities of the Realms.
Shadowdale – a 96-page book, presenting the most important town in the Realms as the basis of an ongoing campaign, including a new introductory adventure, "Beneath the Twisted Tower."
8 MONSTROUS COMPENDIUM pages covering the deadliest creatures of the Realms!
6 card sheets showing nearly 100 signs, trail glyphs, symbols, magical sigils, and religious symbols of the Realms in full color.4 all-new four-color maps, two of eastern and western Faerûn, and two smaller-scale, detailed maps of the heartlands of the Realms.