David Ewalt

Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons...

David Ewalt

Talk: Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons...

Even if you've never played Dungeons & Dragons, you probably know someone who has: The game has had a profound influence on our culture. Released in 1974—decades before the Internet and social media—Dungeons & Dragons is one of the original ultimate nerd subcultures, and is still revered by more than thirty million fans. Now, the authoritative history and magic of the game is revealed by an award-winning journalist and life-long dungeon master.

David Ewalt

David M. Ewalt began playing Dungeons & Dragons when he was ten years old. Now an award-winning journalist, he writes about games for outlets like Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, talks about games on television and radio, and plays games in and around his Brooklyn, New York, home.

Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and The People Who

Of Dice and Men recounts the development of a game played by some of the most fascinating people in the world. Chronicling the surprising history of D&D's origins while examining the game's profound impact, Ewalt weaves laser-sharp subculture analysis with his own present-day gaming experiences.

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