The History of Role-playing Games [Infographic]

The roots of the million dollar blockbuster role playing games that we play today can be traced back to the early paper, pencil and dice days played on tabletops in kitchens, living-rooms and bedrooms as far back as the 1970’s. Although Chainmail by Guidton Games was seen as the first it was Dungeons and Dragons created by Dave Arneson and Gary Gygax that was the first game to bring in the class, abilities, race and experience point systems that are still the main components of both digital and non-digital role playing games today. The Forevergeek Kickstarter Store has put together an infographic of the history of role playing games from the lowly paper and pencil origins to the current generation computer and console versions. The History of Roleplaying Games

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The Forevergeek Kickstarter Store has a selection of indie role-playing games all funded by fans at Kickstarter

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