With the technology of the new millennium continuing to advance, there has been an increased interest in participatory forms of science fiction, fantasy, and horror entertainment such as role-playing and computer games, websites, and virtual reality settings. People seem to have a desire to go beyond the ordinary and well into the fantastic. This work is a compilation of new essays (all but one never before published) written by experts in both electronic and non-electronic game genres, covering computer games, web pages, Internet role-playing, interactive movies, table-top games, live-action role-playing, ghost hunts, action figures and amusement park rides. They cover a variety of viewpoints as to how and why people become so engrossed with virtual reality-type activities.worker at F. A. O. Schwarz explains that the reason why so many people come to the Star Wars section at the store is aquot;the movies. ... According to the price guide in the back of the ... Review #72, the Jawa figure from its first release in 1978, with a plastic cape and still in its original packaging, is worth approximately $3, 000.
|Title||:||Performing the Force|
|Author||:||Kurt Lancaster, Tom Mikotowicz|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2001-02-28|