Even if you've never played Dungeons & Dragons
, you probably know someone who has. The game has had a profound influence on our culture. Released in 1974 - decades before the Internet and social media - D&D
is one of the original ultimate nerd sub-cultures, and is still revered by more than thirty million fans. Now, the authoritative history and magic of the game is revealed by an award-winning journalist and life-long dungeon master, David Ewalt. From its origins on the battlefields of ancient Europe, through the hysteria that linked it to Satanic rituals and teen suicides, and to its apotheosis as father of the modern video game industry, Of Dice and Men
recounts the development of a game played by some of the most fascinating people in the world. Don't miss this definitive book on Dungeons & Dragons
- from its origins and rise to cultural prominence to the continued effects on popular culture today!
In Shops: Aug 21, 2013