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Role-Playing Game and Collectible Card Game Artists: A Biographical Dictionary

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This biographical dictionary is the first of its kind to document artists' contributions to one of the most popular and far-reaching of contemporary teenage social pastimes of the last quarter of the 20th century; that of role-playing games and collectible card games.

The book presents full information on 150 artists, both painters and cartographers, whose influence and illustrative contributions to the field of table-top, pen-and-paper games helped define the "look" of game art and helped establish game art as a unique and recognizable genre.

In addition to providing inclusive biographical data on each artist, the entries also include a bibliographic listing of each artist's published work in the genre.

About the Author:

Jane Frank is a collector, author, and private art dealer specializing in science fiction and fantasy illustration art. She currently runs Worlds of Wonder, an art agency dedicated to gaining further exposure for the art and the artists associated with the fields of science fiction and fantasy, and lives in McLean, Virginia.

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Rocco P June 25, 2015 6:52 am UTC
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I would like to see at least a sample page from a biography
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David J January 31, 2014 11:37 pm UTC
Can you add to the preview a list of who the artists are?
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285
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9781476600154
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9780786446100
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January 13, 2014
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McFarland
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