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Fantasy Roleplaying Gamer's Bible
Here is everything players need to know to embark on an incredible gaming odyssey. Step-by-step guidelines explain how to get started, and game overviews across the genres cover all the options, even online. Includes a "game-o-pedia" reference (the most comprehensive glossary ever published on the subject) and other valuable resources.
Paperback, 258 pages
Published December 1st 1999 by Obsidian Studio
(first published 1995)
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Fannon's book is pretty awesome, especially considering few if any such books existed when it was written. My only complaint really is that it doesn't cover a broad enough range of games. That might be because the author's exposure is limited to the mainstream shelf, or perhaps that was by design. I don't know. I might be an indie snob too. If you like RPGs this gaming overview is a great addition to your collection. Definitely if you want to get into gaming this might help you select a popular ...more