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    BITMAP Books - A Guide to Japanese RPGs.

    The latest book from Bitmap Books was released on Friday.

    A guide to Japanese RPGs.

    https://www.bitmapbooks.co.uk/produc...-playing-games

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    I've been waiting for this one since it was first announced, so ordered my copy a soon as it was available. Really looking forward to its arrival this week. But as with all their other books I already have the PDF version as soon as I ordered, so have already had a quick look though. Really interesting because it's exploring the actual Japanese RPG genre, not just JRPGs released in the west.

    If you are interested I highly recommend you buy it this week because they don't stay in stock long. I was tempted by the Collectors Edition, because its a one off 2000 copy print run, but for the extra 20 it wasn't really worth it to me for what you get extra. But I was nearly tempted just because of its limited run and a nicer cover.

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    The book arrived yesterday and I would say it's one of the nicest books they have created to date. Over 650 pages, packed with the whole history of Japanese RPGs, with a page dedicated to each game. Highly recommended.

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    Not available at the moment, I signed up for newsletter as it really looks like my kind of thing.

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    You will definitely like it. Really nicely made and covering the whole JRPG genre we both love.

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    I finally got the book, awesome, and it's massive

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    Yes it is big and contains so much information. So many RPGs I've never played. Nicely made too.

    I ordered some more books from them since. Will post another thread about them.

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