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Fantasy Role Playing Games epub

by John Eric Holmes


Fantasy Role Playing Games epub

ISBN: 0882545140

ISBN13: 978-0882545141

Author: John Eric Holmes

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Language: English

Publisher: Hippocrene Books, Inc. (1981)

Pages: 224 pages

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An introduction to the intellectual pastime of fantasy role playing games of the Dungeons and Dragons type

An introduction to the intellectual pastime of fantasy role playing games of the Dungeons and Dragons type. This book describes the development of these addictive games from their origins in the early 70's and presents a state-of-the-art summary of their variations.

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John Eric Holmes (February 16, 1930 – March 20, 2010) was an American professor of neurology and writer of non-fiction, fantasy and science fiction

John Eric Holmes (February 16, 1930 – March 20, 2010) was an American professor of neurology and writer of non-fiction, fantasy and science fiction. His writings appeared under his full name and under variants such as Eric Holmes and J. Eric Holmes and the pen name Sidney Leland. Holmes was the son of US Naval officer Wilfred "Jasper" Holmes and his wife Isabelle West Holmes. Wilfred Holmes was also a writer of adventure stories under the pen name Alec Hudson.

More by John Eric Holmes. Basic Human Neurophysiology. David F. Lindsley, John Eric Holmes. Mahars of Pellucidar.

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com: FANTASY ROLE PLAYING GAMES. Book has no wear but cover slightly faded along lower edges. Name on first page otherwise no marks or writing. Page edges not quite pristine. Dust jacket rather edgeworn but no major rips; still attractive; now in protective mylar cover. Free tracking on all shipments within USA.

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Holmes's non-fiction related to both his chosen profession and the role-playing game phenomenon.

For other people named John Holmes, see John Holmes (disambiguation). Mahars of Pellucidar by John Eric Holmes, Ace Books, 1976, cover art by Boris Vallejo. Holmes's non-fiction related to both his chosen profession and the role-playing game phenomenon. His fantasy consists of a series set in a D&D-influenced world, including four short stories and one novel, while his science fiction included two pastiches of the Pellucidar novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Buck Rogers novel Mordred.

John Eric Holmes, MD (February 16, 1930 - March 20, 2010) was an American game designer who was a former associate professor of neurology at the University of Southern California, School of Medicine

John Eric Holmes, MD (February 16, 1930 - March 20, 2010) was an American game designer who was a former associate professor of neurology at the University of Southern California, School of Medicine. He has been a writer of non-fiction along with fantasy and science fiction and was a promoter of fantasy role-playing games and Edgar Rice Burroughs. He also wrote the book’s sample adventure, also known as The Dungeon of Zenopus. John Eric Holmes died on March 20, 2010 of a stroke.

An introduction to the intellectual pastime of fantasy role playing games of the Dungeons and Dragons type. This book describes the development of these addictive games from their origins in the early 70's and presents a state-of-the-art summary of their variations, their physical paraphernalia, their statistical tools and props, and the special imaginative atmosphere that each is likely to develop. The fascination of 'acting out' one's character in a universe that is defined at once by rational constraints and by chance, that is both orderly and studded with possibility, has made the role playing games amazingly popular.