Shared Fantasy: Role Playing Games as Social Worlds
This classic study still provides one of the most acute descriptions available of an often misunderstood subculture: that of fantasy role playing games like Dungeons & Dragons. Gary Alan Fine immerses himself in several different gaming systems, offering insightful details on the nature of the games and the patterns of interaction among players—as well as their reasons for playing.
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As an occasional developer of Games, I found this book informative, and it was an easy source to quote in some of my arguments with other gamers. The prose was workman-like. Read full review