A Mission College student is one of eight people facing accusations they illegally posted the newest handbook from the pioneering role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons for downloading online through the popular document-sharing web site Scribd.

Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro Inc., is seeking unspecified damages in three copyright-infringement lawsuits naming a total of eight defendants in U.S. District Court in Seattle.

More than 2,600 copes of "Player's Handbook 2," released March 17 with a suggested retail price of $39.95 a copy, were downloaded from Scribd.com, and more than 4,200 copies were viewed online before the material was pulled


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