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Designing Wargames - Introduction
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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.
Stalingrad for Beginners - Basic Tactics
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
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.
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season is a Moneyball-esque guide to profiting big bucks from your love of fantasy sports. With analysis from top-ranked daily fantasy player CSURAM88, the book examines the advanced strategies used by daily fantasy sports professionals and provides you with data on which strategies have actually won in the past.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"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.
Stalingrad for Beginners - How to Play
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Stalingrad, the 1963 game from Avalon Hill, is the most intensely analyzed board wargame in the history of the board wargaming hobby. Here acknowledged grand master of Stalingrad George Phillies gives the complete novice a copiously illustrated introduction to playing the game. Stalingrad for Beginners includes a thorough description of the rules and a complete sample game.
Lottery Icon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Encoe. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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Modern Perspectives on Game Design
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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.