Evil Hat Productions is running a Kickstarter in order to publish Designers & Dragons, Shannon Appelcline’s 4-volume look into RPGs over the past 40 years.
They’ve made their goal and then some, so be sure to check it out.
From the campaign:
Designers & Dragons is a four volume book series of RPG industry awesomeness, meticulously researched and prettily packaged. Author Shannon Appelcline guides you company by company through the history of tabletop starting in the 1970s all the way up to present day. This series is chock full of fascinating insider tidbits, company profiles, and yes—enough drama to fuel a hundred campaigns.