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Designing Modern Strategy Games
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
"Designing Modern Strategy Games" is the definitive textbook on game design. It offers rules descriptions, a synoptic analysis of design elements, recommendations of great game designers, more than 100 design projects, and an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. This, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, includes three course plans from Phillies' college-level game design course.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Second Edition! The Second Edition of Phillies and Vasel's Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design, now with more material, more discussion problems, and a complete course syllabus from Phillies' university-level game design course.
Spanish Word Search Puzzles
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 11 ยท Word Search Puzzles, Book 2 ยท Puzzles, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Your brain doesn't get a really good workout when you're solving English language puzzles and you speak English. You'll have hours of fun solving these 50 Spanish word search puzzles, in easy, medium and hard levels of play, whether or not you speak Spanish. Puzzles are laid out 1 to a page, with large print for easy reading, solving and printing out. Happy puzzling, Ted.
Stalingrad for Beginners - Basic Tactics
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Stalingrad, the 1963 game from Avalon Hill, is the most intensely analyzed game in the history of the board wargaming hobby. Here acknowledged grand master of Stalingrad George Phillies offers a copiously illustrated (84 full-color figures) introduction to game tactics, including opening moves of the hypermodern defense.
Priority Thinking - A Guide To Quick And Accurate Decision-Making At The Backgammon Board
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
In the modern world of backgammon, where bots rule and anyone can access the best move at the click of a button, it's refreshing and meaningful to learn how to make critical decisions correctly and quickly, by yourself. Master the principles in this book and you'll confidently be able to find the solution even in the most complex of positions.
Designing Wargames - Introduction
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Designing Wargames introduces the play and design of classic hex-and-counter board wargames. Written as a textbook, Designing Wargames speaks to board and computer game designers, board game players, and designers of serious war games for historical and military study. George Phillies is a Professor in the WPI Program in Interactive Media and Game Dvelopment, with lectures visible on YouTube.