If this is good it could be very good indeed…
Originally posted on Larval Subjects .:
I’ve officially gone full nerd:
This volume will convince readers that the swift ascent of the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons to worldwide popularity in the 1970s and 1980s is “the most exciting event in popular culture since the invention of the motion picture.”
Dungeons and Dragons and Philosophy presents twenty-one chapters by different writers, all D&D aficionados but with starkly different insights and points of view. It will be appreciated by thoughtful fans of the game, including both those in their thirties, forties, and fifties who have rediscovered the pastime they loved as teenagers and the new teenage and college-student D&D players who have grown up with gaming via computer and console games and are now turning to D&D as a richer, fuller gaming experience.
The book is divided into three parts. The first, “Heroic Tier: The Ethical Dungeon-Crawler,” explores what D&D has to teach us…
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The Book of 1001 Nights
I’ve just moved again, so this will be the last post here for another age… So I better leave off with a good one! This is a lovely cover… pity some twat decided to stick the Panther Books insignia over the illustration – especially when there’s enough white space to use… Oh well….