July 28, 2013

Of Dice and Men

cover image of Of Dice and Men
The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and the People Who Play It
David M. Ewalt

Do you still have multi-color polyhedral dice in your basement? Does the thought of gaining experience points and hit points make your blood rush? For almost 40 years, Dungeons and Dragons has been the world's leading role-playing game. D&D players have been labelled nerds and often accused of taking the game far too seriously into their real lives, but D&D's influence on the evolution of RPG and video games can't be denied. An insider look at the cultural phenomenon that kept Orcs and Halflings awake far into the night.