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Shared fantasy role-playing games as social worlds /Gary Alan Fine.. -- by Gary Alan Fine

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Published by University of Chicago Press, 1983. in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Fantasy games -- Social aspects,
  • Role playing -- Social aspects,
  • Leisure -- Social aspects

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Edition Notes

Includes index. Bibliography: p. 265-275.

The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 283 p. ;
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20716550M

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