Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2e

2nd Edition

Matt Barton, Shane Stacks

A K Peters/CRC Press
Published May 1, 2019
Reference - 618 Pages - 100 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781138574649 - CAT# K43662

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Computer role-playing games (CRPGs) are a special genre of computer games that bring the tabletop role-playing experience of games such as Dungeons & Dragons to the computer screen. Thisnew edition inlcudes two new chapters: The Modern Age, and a chapter on Indies and Mobile CRPGs. The new modern age chapter will cover, among other topics, Kickstarter/FIG crowdfunded projects such as Torment: Tides of Numenera and Pillars of Eternity. It'll also bring the book up to date with major games such as Dragon Age, Witcher, Skyrim. Expanded info in first chapter about educational potential of CRPGs. Color figures will be introduced for the first time.


Key Features

  • gives reviews of hundreds of games across many platforms.
  • comprehensive book covering the history of computer RPGs.
  • comprehensive index at the back, letting you quickly look up your favourite titles
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