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Essays in fantasy

Peter Milward

Essays in fantasy

by Peter Milward

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Published by Nan"un-do] in [Tokyo .
Written in English

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  • English essays -- 20th century.

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    StatementPeter Milward.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, [3], 81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19084848M
    ISBN 104523036659

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    Since tabletop fantasy role-playing games emerged in the s, fantasy gaming has made a unique contribution to popular culture and perceptions of social realities in America and around the world. This contribution is increasingly apparent as the gaming industry has diversified with the addition of collectible strategy games and other innovative products, as well as the recent advancements in ?id=i7UBWz6LBK4C.   Fantasy is a huge niche and one with plenty of fanatical fans. It's a brilliant genre to write in and today, Ben Galley, fantasy author and self-publishing expert, discusses the main aspects. It’s hard to write a guide to a whole genre, especially one as vast and as intricate as fantasy, but as a zealot of all things fantastical, it’s something I want to tackle. Let’s jump straight in by

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