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Foreword by Justin Achilli
Edited by Jonathan Jacobs, Kameron Franklin, Berin Kinsmen, Tony Law, Ben McFarland
Inside you will find timeless interviews with Dave Arneson on the roots of roleplaying games, Robin D. Laws on RPG theory and game play, and Jonathan Roberts on his career as a master cartographer. Open Game Table, Volume 2 features in all 65 articles from across the blogosphere that serve as the perfect complement to Open Game Table, Volume 1:
- GM and player advice on character and campaign design,
- story pacing,
- play styles,
- gaming with your kids,
- New 4E D&D Monsters & NPCs
- and much much more.
Open Game Table was made possible by dozens of participating RPG blogs and the combined efforts of over 70 authors, artists, editors, and fans. It's a true community effort. A peer reviewed, vetted collection of the very best in RPG blogging.
"Open Game Table is exactly what the busy gamer needs, a collection of the best of the best available online..." -- Julie Dawson, Bards & Sages Magazine review of Volume 2.
"I found myself enraptured by the thoughts and ideas in the collection, some I agreed with, others I outright disagreed with but that was what made it so exciting, it got me thinking..." - review of Volume 2 by Roberto M at Stargazer's World.
"...there is something for everyone in here, from the hoariest grognard to the indie designer to the new arrival looking to expand their horizons..."-- Satyre's Fame & Fortune Blog on Volume 2.
WIRED.com's GeekDad blog says Volume 1 is "... a treasure trove. A tome worth killing a few orcs for." and "The kind of brain stimulus role players need, diverse and quality content."
Bards & Sages Fantasy Review says "Open Game Table, Volume 1 is the reference guide equivalent of a Deck of Many Things, ... you can draw from it again and again."
Open Game Table, Volume 2 brings that same level of excellence back to the table, and never misses a roll.
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