City of Waterdeep Trail Map (1989): TSR’s Most Misleading Title?

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What do you call a giant Forgotten Realms map with a tiny district map of Waterdeep in the bottom left corner?

“The City of Waterdeep Trail Map” of course!


The City of Waterdeep Trail Map (TM4)

Pouch cover art is a map of Cormyr. ?? Remember, this is a City of Waterdeep Trail Map. This is like producing a map depicting the United States, name it a “New York City Map”, and have cover graphics of Florida.

1989 … TSR 9401 … ISBN 0880387580

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This disturbs my inner peace.

They could have called it the Forgotten Realms Trail Map. Or Faerûn Trail Map (to distinguish it from the Kara-Tur FR Trail Map).

Or, perhaps…

Dedicate the map to the enormous fantasy city of Waterdeep? Like that wonderful City System maps set released the year prior (1988)?


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