A Player's Primer to the Outlands

A Player's Primer to the Outlands is an audio “tour” of various fantasy worlds located within the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Planescape role-playing game. The setting is not the usual fantasy theme that Dungeons & Dragons is best known for. Rather, Planescape takes place in other dimensions, each with its own separate theme, with the Outlands lying on the outskirts of them. This full cast production presents short audio vignettes, hosted by a floating skull (or mimir), describing each location, followed by a scene that takes place there.

It was originally a compact disc that was packaged with with gaming supplement book A Player's Primer to the Outlands by TSR in 1995. It has been archived as a collection of RealMedia digital audio files.

You've never seen a skull like this one, cutter – it's made of a silvery metal, with rainbow hues cascading over its shiny surface. Local bashers call it a mimir. Toss it into the air, and ask it questions: what is ecstasy? Do fiends patrol the outlands? The floating skull slicks softly, scouring its enchanted vaults for the answers. Then its bone-box opens, driven by ancient pistons, and it begins to speak…