Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana: A Visual History (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana: A Visual History (B&N Exclusive Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780399582783
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date: 10/23/2018
Edition description: B&N Exclusive Edition
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 982
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.80(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

MICHAEL WITWER is the author of the critically acclaimed Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons, a GeekDad Best Book of 2015. Michael is widely considered an expert on D&D history and has spoken on the topic at Google as part of its Google Talks series, on NPR's All Things Considered, as well as at major book and gaming conventions such as the Boston Book Festival, Gen Con, and Origins.

KYLE NEWMAN is a writer/director whose directorial work includes Fanboys written by Ernie Cline, starring Kristen Bell and Seth Rogen; Barely Lethal, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Hailee Steinfeld, and Jessica Alba; and music video for artists including Lana Del Rey and Taylor Swift. Newman also produced the critically acclaimed documentary Raiders: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made. His clients include Microsoft, Interscope Records, Starz, Coca Cola, Entertainment Weekly, and Lucasfilm.

JON PETERSON is a widely recognized authority on the history of games. His book Playing at the World was called "the first serious history of the development of Dungeons & Dragons" by The Village Voice. He has contributed to academic anthologies on games including Zones of Control and the forthcoming Role-playing Game Studies: Transmedia Foundations. Jon also writes for gaming and geek culture websites including BoingBoing, the Escapist, and GamaSutra, as well as his popular RPG history blog, playingattheworld.blogspot.com.

SAM WITWER is an actor best known for his lead role in the SyFy series Being Human, for which he was nominated for a Gemini Award. He also voiced protagonist Galen Marek/Starkiller in the successful multimedia project Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, as well as the Son and Darth Maul in Cartoon Network's Star Wars: The Clone Wars, for which he was nominated for an Emmy. He continues his work in the Star Wars universe voicing the roles of Emperor Palpatine and Darth Maul in Star Wars Rebels, as well as assorted voices for the video games and film franchise. His other on-camera work includes featured roles in Once Upon a Time, Smallville, Battlestar Galactica, and Dexter.

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Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana [Special Edition, Boxed Book & Ephemera]: A Visual History 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
JavaScotti 17 days ago
It isn't just an art book but and D&D history book which any RPG history fans will enjoy.
Anonymous 26 days ago
Absolutely beautiful book with stunning artwork! Highly recommended and it would make a gorgeous gift!