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Of dice and men : the story of dungeons & dragons and the people who play it

Auteur : David M Ewalt
Éditeur : New York : Scribner, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., [2013]
Édition/format :   Livre : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
"Even if you've never played Dungeons & Dragons, you probably know someone who has: the game has had a profound influence on our culture. Released in 1974--decades before the Internet and social media--Dungeons & Dragons inspired one of the original nerd subcultures, and is still revered by millions around the world. Now the authoritative history of the game is revealed by an award-winning journalist and lifelong D  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : History
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : David M Ewalt
ISBN : 9781451640502 1451640501 9781451640519 145164051X 1451640528 9781451640526
Numéro OCLC : 800031925
Description : 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contenu : I am not a wizard --
You're all at a tavern --
Little wars --
Grognards --
Druids with phaser guns --
Strength of character --
Temple of the frog --
Breaking of the fellowship --
Why we play --
Arneson vs Gygax --
Satanic panic --
Death or glory --
Resurrection --
Inn at world's edge --
D&D next --
Song of Marv and Harry --
Pilgrimage --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsabilité : David M. Ewalt.

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"Even if you've never played Dungeons & Dragons, you probably know someone who has: the game has had a profound influence on our culture. Released in 1974--decades before the Internet and social media--Dungeons & Dragons inspired one of the original nerd subcultures, and is still revered by millions around the world. Now the authoritative history of the game is revealed by an award-winning journalist and lifelong D & D player. David Ewalt recounts the development of Dungeons & Dragons from the game's roots on the battlefields of ancient Europe, through the hysteria that linked it to satanic rituals and teen suicides, to its apotheosis as father of the modern video-game industry. As he chronicles the game's surprising origins (a history largely unknown even to hardcore players) and examines D & D's impact, Ewalt interweaves subculture analysis with his own gaming experiences to shed light on America's most popular (and widely misunderstood) form of collaborative entertainment."--Book jacket.

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"A fascinating window into the storied history of fantasy pen and paper gaming. A must-read for anyone curious about the genre."--Dr. Ray Muzyka, co-founder of BioWare

 
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