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RPG Item: The Creation of Narrative in Tabletop Role-Playing Games
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Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers
Year: 2010
Soft Cover
ISBN-10: 0786444517
ISBN-13: 978-0786444519
215 pages
Size: 6.20 x 9.00 inches
0.63 pounds
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Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers
Year: 2010
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Product Code: B003UNLF4Y
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Despite the rise of computer gaming, millions of adults still play face to face role playing games, which rely in part on social interaction to create stories. This work explores tabletop role playing game (TRPG) as a genre separate from computer role playing games. The relationship of TRPGs to other games is examined, as well as the interaction among the tabletop module, computer game, and novel versions of Dungeons & Dragons. Given particular attention are the narrative and linguistic structures of the gaming session, and the ways that players and game-masters work together to construct narratives. The text also explores wider cultural influences that surround tabletop gamers.

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