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Role-Playing Game Studies A Transmedia Approach

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ISBN-10: 0815369204

ISBN-13: 9780815369202

Edition: 2018

Authors: Sebastian Deterding, Jos� Zagal

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This handbook, for the first time, collects the state of research on role-playing games across disciplines, cultures, and media in a single, accessible volume. Collaboratively authored by more than 50 key scholars, this book traces the history of the genre from wargaming precursors and tabletop RPGs like Dungeons & Dragonsto the rise of live action role-play and contemporary computer RPG and MMORPG franchises like Falloutor World of Warcraft. Individual chapters survey the perspectives, concepts, and findings on role-playing games from key disciplines like performance studies, sociology, psychology, education, economics, game design, literary studies, and more. Other chapters integrate…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/18/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Sebastian Deterding is Visiting Professor at the Interactive Games and Media Program and MAGICCenter at Rochester Institute of Technology, and associate at the international design agencyHubbub.