The '80s (Designers & Dragons, Volume 2)

The '80s (Designers & Dragons, Volume 2)

Shannon Appelcline


every little thing YOU’VE desired to learn about THE ORIGINS OF ROLEPLAYING GAMES...

Designers & Dragons: The ’80s is a entire photo of the expansion of the RPG undefined. This moment variation expands the unique unmarried publication right into a sequence of 4, and we’ve additional over 10,000 new phrases to this quantity by myself. Take an in-depth examine ’80s sort gaming courtesy of businesses like Steve Jackson video games and West finish video games, plus an intro to the small (but mighty!) presses of the last decade. despite your gaming heritage, Shannon Appelcline’s meticulously researched background won’t disappoint.

In this quantity, you’ll find:

  • A foreword by way of Mike Pondsmith, founding father of R. Talsorian & author of Cyberpunk
  • Profiles for twenty-three Eighties gaming businesses together with Steve Jackson video games, Palladium Books, and Mayfair Games
  • The within scoop at the back of video games like GURPS, Champions, and Battletech
  • Ten stuff you would possibly not learn about roleplaying within the ’80s
  • An vast bibliography and index
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