Shared Fantasy: Role Playing Games as Social Worlds (New edition)

Shared Fantasy: Role Playing Games as Social Worlds (New edition)

By: Gary Alan Fine (author)Paperback

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This classic study still provides one of the most astute 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.

About Author

Gary Alan Fine is professor of sociology at Northwestern University. His many books include Difficult Reputations: Collective Memories of the Evil, Inept, and Controversial and With the Boys: Little League Baseball and Preadolescent Culture, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780226249445
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 284
  • ID: 9780226249445
  • weight: 350
  • ISBN10: 0226249441
  • edition: New edition

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