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John Eric Holmes, MD (February 16, 1930 - March 20, 2010) was an American game designer who was a former associate professor of neurology at the University of Southern California, School of Medicine. He has been a writer of non-fiction along with fantasy and science fiction and was a promoter of fantasy role-playing games and Edgar Rice Burroughs.

He was the editor of the Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Version rulebook, 1st through 7th printings, 1977-1979. He also wrote the book’s sample adventure, also known as The Dungeon of Zenopus.

John Eric Holmes died on March 20, 2010 of a stroke.

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RPG Item: Dungeons & Dragons Basic Rulebook (First Edition)
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RPG Item: Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (First Edition)
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RPG Item: Fantasy Role Playing Games
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Issue: Alarums & Excursions (Issue 11 - May 1976)
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Issue: Alarums & Excursions (Issue 13 - Jul 1976)
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Issue: Alarums & Excursions (Issue 14 - Aug 1976)
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Issue: Alarums & Excursions (Issue 17 - Nov 1976)
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Issue: Alarums & Excursions (Issue 19 - Feb 1977)
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Issue: Alarums & Excursions (Issue 24 - Jul 1977)
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Issue: Dragon (Issue 16 - Jul 1978)
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