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My recent experience with Baldur's Gate series have filled me with the urge to master (or play) with AD&D for once, instead of recent editions. However, I think neither I can pay a visit to stores with the reprint (I live far, far away from there, and when I say far, it means my airplane ticket will cost much more than the books themselves), nor I think I can endure expenses from international shipping. Thus, I looked at D&D Classics, and I found out that while they sold a bunch of digital editions of supplements, I didn't find out any core rulebooks.

So, here is my question: Is there any way to buy digital editions for AD&D 2nd core rulebooks, namely PHB, DMG and MM?

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Have you actually checked the prices for shipping to your location? Sites like Abebooks.com offers second hand books from dealers worldwide with varying shipping costs. Might or might not work out for you but is worth checking. –  SvW Feb 10 at 9:02
If they do become available, it'll be on D&D Classics. But it looks like the core rulebooks aren't getting put up there, so as to not compete with reprinted versions. Maybe they'll change their mind on that one day. –  Tridus Feb 10 at 11:31

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Unfortunately, I don't think you'll be able to get your hands on a digital copy, legally at least. I've looked around some and every core rulebook of that edition that I've found have been physical reprints.

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If that is the case, I think I'd rather stick with my remaining campaign of D&D Next. Thank you for your research. –  Arle Camille Feb 13 at 4:34

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