Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana: A Visual History

October 8, 2019 - Comment

Dungeons and Dragons is the most iconic and pervasive gaming franchise in the world. This officially licensed illustrated history provides an unprecedented look at the visual evolution of the game, showing its continued influence on the worlds of pop culture and fantasy. It features more than 700 pieces of artwork-from each edition of the game’s

Dungeons and Dragons is the most iconic and pervasive gaming franchise in the world. This officially licensed illustrated history provides an unprecedented look at the visual evolution of the game, showing its continued influence on the worlds of pop culture and fantasy. It features more than 700 pieces of artwork-from each edition of the game’s core books, supplements, and modules; decades of Dragon and Dungeon magazines; classic advertisements and merchandise; and never-before-seen sketches, large-format canvases, rare photographs, one-of-a-kind drafts, and more from the now-famous designers and artists associated with the game. This is the most comprehensive collection of D&D imagery ever assembled, making this theit the ultimate collectible for the game’s millions of fans around the world.

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  • Ten Speed Press

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Anonymous says:

An excellent visual history to the game which could have been twice as long In 1974 Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson created a different type of tabletop game. Dungeons and Dragons became the world’s first and most popular roleplaying game. For thirty-four years it ruled supreme and unchallenged, until a problematic fourth edition and the rise of the rival Pathfinder game knocked it off its perch. However, with its fifth edition the game has regained its crown. A key ingredient to the game’s success has been the phenomenal roster of artists who have worked on the game for…

Anonymous says:

Gorgeous coffee-table book for the older geek I’m docking a star because it’s a larger form factor than the other books and there’s only the barest mention of TSR UK. Otherwise it’s gorgeous. It’s a trip through memory lane. Many of the pictures brought back memories.

Anonymous says:

Brilliant content, great quality. What an excellent book, and insane given the current selling price of £25. It’s a high quality paper and print, with great information and art throughout. I honestly don’t see how it can be profitable to sell at that price.A great insight into the history of D&D, and a great table-top book just to have around.

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