Author Topic: The Elusive Shift by Jon Peterson  (Read 357 times)

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on: January 08, 2021, 09:45:20 AM
Geek Gamers just posted this look at the recently published The Elusive Shift by Jon Peterson that looks really interesting. It examines the genesis of RPG design.


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Reply #1 on: January 08, 2021, 03:07:38 PM
Yeah, that does look interesting.  Will definitely have watch that! 

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Reply #2 on: January 24, 2021, 11:24:22 AM
I read about this in December and then promptly forgot about it. Thank you for reminding me of it. I visited the MIT Press web site and discovered Mr. Peterson has a new book arriving in October: Game Wizards: The Epic Battle for Dungeons & Dragons Here's the squib,
 
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The story of the arcane table-top game that became a pop culture phenomenon and the long-running legal battle waged by its cocreators.



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Reply #3 on: January 24, 2021, 11:26:13 AM
That looks interesting!  :bigthumb:

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