The Guardians of the Flame(1988)
(A book in the Guardians of the Flame series)
An omnibus of novels by Joel Rosenberg
It was supposed to be a game: seven college students sitting down for an evening of role playing. But it quickly turned real and deadly, and they found themselves in a world where magic worked, with their only way home the Gate Between Worlds. Could they manage to survive long enough to find it?
Used availability for Joel Rosenberg's The Guardians of the Flame
January 2003 : USA Hardback
September 1988 : USA Paperback