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Of dice and men : the story of Dungeons & Dragons and the people who play it

Autore: David M Ewalt
Editore: New York : Scribner, 2013. ©2013
Serie: McNAUGHTON COLLECTION
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : English : First Scribner hardcover editionVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: History
Persona incaricata: Gary Gygax; Gary Gygax
Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: David M Ewalt
{0} 9781451640502 1451640501 9781451640519 145164051X
Numero OCLC: 800031925
Descrizione: 276 pages ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: 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.
Titolo della serie: McNAUGHTON COLLECTION
Responsabilità: 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.

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