* '''Published:''' February 1989 * '''Publisher:''' TSR * '''Author:''' Bruce Heard * '''Format:''' 96 page folio * '''Rules:''' Classic D&D * '''Product:''' * [[http://www.acaeum.com/ddindexes/miscpages/gaz.html|Acaeum: GAZ-Series]] * [[http://www.acaeum.com/ddindexes/miscpages/foreign/gaz10for.html|Acaeum: Gaz10 Foreign]] * [[https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/5231/orcwars|Board Game Geek: Orcwars]] * [[http://rpggeek.com/rpgitem/47944/the-orcs-of-thar|RPG Geek]] * [[http://index.rpg.net/display-entry.phtml?mainid=5127|RPG Net]] * [[http://tsr.bothgunsblazing.com/gz/gaz10.htm|TSR Archive]] * [[wp>The Orcs of Thar|Wikipedia]] * '''Reviews:''' * [[http://ageofravens.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/orcs-of-thar-rpg-items-i-like.html|Age of Ravens]] * '''Other:''' * [[http://pandius.com/broken.html|Vaults of Pandius: The Broken Lands and Oenkmar/Aengmor]]
The Orcs of Thar is the tenth in a series of Gazetteers for the DUNGEONS & DRAGONS game system. It gives you a comprehensive, in-depth look at the orcs and their world, including:
* Orcs and other humanoids as player characters * A large full-colour map of Thar, home of the orcs * Complete rules for humanoid spell-casters * The King of the Orcs, and why you don't want to run into him * Separate DM and Player's Booklets * Orc Wars, a complete boardgame, also included!
Already published in this series:
* ''[[GAZ1 The Grand Duchy of Karameikos]]'' * ''[[GAZ2 The Emirates of Ylaruam]]'' * ''[[GAZ3 The Principalities of Glantri]]'' * ''[[GAZ4 The Kingdom of Ierendi]]'' * ''[[GAZ5 The Elves of Alfheim]]'' * ''[[GAZ6 The Dwarves of Rockhome]]'' * ''[[GAZ7 The Northern Reaches]]'' * ''[[GAZ8 The Five Shires]]'' * ''[[GAZ9 The Minrothad Guilds]]''
Now adaptable to the AD&D game and 2nd Edition AD&D game systems! Adventures included!