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Someone Cast Resurrection

In Community, Playing, Storytelling on June 26, 2013 at 10:26 am

IMG_3340No one wants to admit it, but playing role playing games is a dying hobby. The classic days of game stores’ shelves filled with RPG manuals are long past, and even comic book stores (disappearing in their own right) barely stock anything beyond the two main D&D books. Even if the shelf space still existed, there aren’t enough game lines or currently produced books to fill them. The cause of the demise of the industry is debatable. Maybe it was players leaving to play WoW. Maybe it was game developers losing touch with their players. Maybe it was the money lost in pirated pdf’s of their products. Regardless, the number of players is dwindling.

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