The Role-Playing Society

“Byers and Crocco have put together a volume that both moves the field of RPG studies forward and increases its value to scholars of American culture.”—The Journal of American Culture

“Engaging and easy to read”—Analog Game Studies

“Examines how role-playing games, and especially Dungeons & Dragons since its introduction in 1974, have changed or affected individuals behaviors, lifestyles, educational growth and more...some of the articles, especially ones focusing on education, have significant ideas to impart and make for fascinating reading”—Bookgasm

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Games & Hobbies 2018

The best four days in gaming, Gen Con 2018, starts this week in Indianapolis. McFarland will be in the exhibit hall at booth #142. Visit us to peruse our books and to get the buzz about McFarland’s latest offerings. (Also, Lisa Camp will be in the booth representing the editorial team, and welcomes proposals for nonfiction manuscripts.)

For those of us that can’t make it to Gen Con, McFarland’s Games & Hobbies catalog covers books about role-playing games, tabletop games, video games, chess, and more. When you order direct from our website using the coupon code GAME25, print editions of all games & hobbies books are 25% off August 1 through August 15. Happy reading!

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