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Publisher: Unreason Press
Year: 2014
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ISBN-13: 978-0615642048
698 pages
Size: 7.00 x 10.00 inches
3.31 pounds
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Publisher: Unreason Press
Year: 2013
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Publisher: Unreason Press
Year: 2012
Soft Cover
ISBN-10: 0615642047
ISBN-13: 9780615642048
720 pages
Size: 7.00 x 10.00 inches
2.40 pounds
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Publisher: Unreason Press
Year: 2012
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Playing at the World attempts to shed light on the history of simulation in games, from the early beginnings of wargames in the 18th century to the invention and propagation of role-playing games that took place in the last quarter of the 20th century.
Drawing from a very wide range of sources - some of them previously undocumented - the study discusses in detail the roots and transformative impact of fantasy gaming in modern culture.

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