Interesting published rpg articles
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Post Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:14 am 
 

I was sure thare was a thread on this somewhere, I just came acoss this and it looks interesting, so I'll post the link here for everyone else (and so I don't loose it;)


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Post Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 5:54 pm 
 

Interesting....

So far, the articles I have read have not told me anything really new.

Pretty much, gamers are intellectual and enjoy reading.  They tend to be male (duh) and they like computers.  Hmm.


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Post Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 6:26 pm 
 

There isn't much in the way of recent articles.  I just did a quick journal search through JSTOR, and the majority of recent stuff refers to D&D only obliquely - through studies of online immersive rpgs. A LexisNexis search on newspapers (English lang. only) also mentions D&D mostly in reference to online games and by way of biographical detail on personalities (e.g. "Mr x used to play Dungeons and Dragons as a kid, but now blah blah blah...").  As a paper and pencil phenomenon, not much out there now.  

Although I did spot a profits warning from Games Workshop dated Jan of this year   :wink:


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