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Press Release: "Dungeons & Dragons"

ONE OF HISTORY’S GREATEST ROLE-PLAYING GAMES COMES TO DVD AS NAVARRE’S BCI ANNOUNCES THE CLASSIC ’80s ANIMATED SERIES

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“DUNGEONS & DRAGONS”

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All 27 Episodes To Be Released in a Four-Disc Set
On November 7th For $49.98

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“Fans of Dungeons & Dragons are extremely excited to hear that BCI will work their magic on this much-loved 80s series, just as they did with He-Man.”—Gord Lacey, TV Shows on DVD.

Los Angeles, CA -BCI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, has obtained DVD rights to the original 1983 animated series “Dungeons & Dragons.” The complete series, featuring all 27 episodes in a collector’s four-disc boxed set, will be released under BCI’s Ink & Paint brand on November 7th at a suggested retail price of $49.98. The announcement was made today by Jeff Hayne, Director of Acquisitions, BCI.<O</O
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“As we continue to build our catalog of classic animated series from the ’70s and ’80s, the industry is taking note of the success of these titles,” said Hayne. “We’re fortunate to have this unique opportunity to market ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ to the same audience that has been enjoying our most recent animated programming.”<O</O
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“Dungeons & Dragons” tells the tale of six kids who, after riding the Dungeons & Dragons rollercoaster, mysteriously get sucked into its fantasy world. Once there, the kids are met with a variety of monsters and entities, but to their delight, they are also greeted by the mysterious Dungeon Master, who gives each of them a magical item to use to defend themselves against the evil beings.<O</O
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The animated series is based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game that became a pop culture phenomenon in the 1980s, was produced by Marvel Productions and aired on CBS from 1983-1986. The game and series led to a feature film in 2000, starring Jeremy Irons and Marlon Wayans, as well as the Dungeons & Dragons Heroes video game for Xbox.<O</O
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“Dungeons & Dragons” features the voices of Willie Aames (“Eight is Enough,” “Charles in Charge”), Adam Rich (“Eight is Enough”) and Donny Most (“Happy Days”). Special bonus features will be announced at a later date.<O</O
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Under its Ink & Paint brand, BCI has to date announced the following titles:
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The Best of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe® <O</O
[2005 TV DVD Award for Best 1980’s Series release]<O</O
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe® Season One Volumes I & II<O</O
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe® Season Two Volumes I & II<O</O
The Best of She-Ra, Princess of Power®<O</O
He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special<O</O
Prince Valiant Volume I<O</O
Blackstar—The Complete Series<O</O
Space Sentinels & The Freedom Force — The Complete Series<O</O
Flash Gordon—The Complete Series<O</O
Groovie Goolies—The Saturday “Mourning” Collection<O</O
Defenders of the Earth Volume I<O</O
And now:<O</O
Dungeons & Dragons—The Complete Series
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About Navarre Corporation<O</O
Navarre Corporation (Nasdaq: NAVR) is a publisher and distributor of physical and digital home entertainment and multimedia products, including PC software, CD audio, DVD and VHS video, video games and accessories. Since its founding in 1983, the company has established distribution relationships with customers across a wide spectrum of retail channels which includes mass merchants, discount, wholesale club, office and music superstores, military and e-tailers nationwide. The company currently provides its products to over 19,000 retail and distribution center locations throughout the United States and Canada. Navarre has expanded its business to include the licensing and publishing of home entertainment and multimedia content, primarily through the acquisitions of Encore Software, BCI, and FUNimation. For more information, please visit the company’s web site at http://www.navarre.com.

About BCI<O</O
BCI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, is an independent entertainment video and audio supplier. BCI has continually redefined the standards and concepts of this industry, often introducing national success categories through its marketing programs. Its vast collection of titles represents both exclusively licensed titles from around the world, as well as in-house produced CDs and DVDs. Under its Ink & Paint brand, it releases classic animation on award-winning DVD sets. www.InkAndPaintDVD.com

Dungeons & Dragons<O</O
Street Date: November 7th, 2006<O</O
Order Date: October 10th, 2006<O</O
Catalog #: 47258-9<O</O
Retail Price: $49.98

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