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Dungeons and desktops : the history of computer role-playing games

Author: Matt Barton
Publisher: Wellesley ( Massachusetts. : A K Peters, cop. 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Computer role-playing games (CRPGs) are a special genre of computer games that bring the tabletop role-playing experience of games such as Dungeons & Dragons to the computer screen. This book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Barton
ISBN: 1568814119 9781568814117
OCLC Number: 1025454358
Description: VII, 443 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: An introduction to computer role-playing --
Origins --
The dark age --
The bronze age --
The silver age --
The early golden age --
The golden age part I --
The golden age part II --
The bigger they come --
The platinum age --
The modern age --
The future of a genre.
Other Titles: Dungeons & desktops.
Responsibility: Matt Barton.

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" phenomenal, first-class job. Dungeons and Desktops is so insightful and thorough, it is a must-read for all RPG fans, and every RPG designer. Don't miss it!" -February 2008""Dungeons & Desktops: Read more...

 
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