Awhile back, I created some expanded wandering monster charts for the Holmes version of the basic Dungeons & Dragons boxed set (pictured at right). That's the version of the game I started playing with, and it still has a special place in my heart. These days, there are quite a few others who look back fondly on this edition of D&D (also known as the "blue book" version, for the monochrome azure version of the box art on the rulebook), and some of them are still playing this version after all these years.
One thing, though--the original D&D basic set was aimed at neophytes, and it only covered the first three levels of character progression. Although the book's monsters section had plenty of more powerful opponents (such as dragons and vampires), the wandering monster tables on page 10 only covered dungeon levels 1-3, with monster strength concentrated at the less powerful end of the spectrum (orcs and skeletons).
Over on Dragonsfoot, someone with the screen name Meepo posted The Holmes Companion, a four-page expansion to the blue book rules that takes characters to 9th ("name") level and beyond. That way, you can watch your characters progress from 1st-level dragon fodder to Nth-level legends, all in the same ruleset. Since there are now rules for upper-level types, I figured The Holmes Companion needed some wandering monster charts that take advantage of all the monsters the book, including the high-level denizens of the dungeon. So I fit in almost every monster from that edition, along with a few surprises based on the Companion. In a shameless play on nostalgia, I used the same font and formatting as the Holmes work, but expanded the tables to reach all the way down to the ninth dungeon level:
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