The independent Games magazine placed Dungeons & Dragons on their Games 100 list from 1980 through 1983, then entered the game into the magazine's Hall of Fame in 1984. Advanced Dungeons & Dragons was ranked 2nd in the 1996 reader poll of Arcane magazine to determine the 50 most popular roleplaying games of all time.
"'Fox Princess, Dragon's Daughter, and The Queen of Twilight will bow before him. "'Behind him shall stand the Maiden of Battles, the Black Huntress, and Silence's Song. "'At his side, the Crimson Tiger, Laughing Flower, the Bride Veiled in Steel and the Herald of Dead Kingdoms.