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A Guide To Japanese Role-playing Games

A Guide To Japanese Role-playing Games


 Welcome to the world of Japanese Role-Playing Games!

Video role-playing games, adapted for computers from their pen-and-paper forebears, have been around since the earliest days of digital gaming. Despite initial similarities to Western games, Japan’s output began diverging in dramatic ways, inspired by its own culture and art, producing a style of game that’s often wildly different from its Western counterpart. From Dragon Quest to Final Fantasy, from Megami Tensei to Pokémon, A Guide to Japanese Role-Playing Games explores the expansive history of Japanese role-playing games, beginning on 8-bit microcomputers, and following them all the way up to the heavy hitters of the modern era.

Product details

  •  Hardback | 652 pages
  •  203 x 254 x 50mm | 2,529g
  •  United Kingdom
  •  English
  •  1838019146
  •  9781838019143

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