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Dungeon Hacks: How NetHack, Angband, and Other Roguelikes Changed the Course of Video Games
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Despite their visual simplicity, roguelike games captivate thousands of players around the world. From the author of the bestselling Stay Awhile and Listen series, Dungeon Hacks introduces you to the visionaries behind some of the most popular roguelikes of all time, and shows how their creations paved the way for the blockbuster video games of today—and beyond.
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,000. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal.
Superquiz - 1001 spørsmål om det aller meste
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Denne quizboka byr på timevis med lærerik moro. Her kan du teste dine venner og familie innen Fotball, Kampsport, Sjakk, Kjendiser, Sykdommer, Religion, Historie, Astronomi og mye, mye mer. Mange av spørsmålene er krydret med litt ekstra informasjon, slik at dere lærer noe nytt i tillegg til å teste hva dere allerede vet. En og annen spøkefull formulering ble det også plass til. God fornøyelse !
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The best lottery book. The best lottery books. Strategies to winning the lottery.
One-Week Dungeons: Diaries of a Seven-Day Roguelike Challenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,390. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Told over a series of daily journal logs, One-Week Dungeons: Diaries of a Seven-Day Roguelike Challenge chronicles the journeys of select 2013 7DRL participants as they race to build their dream games before the clock expires.
The Very Soil: An Unauthorized Critical Study of Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical study of the hit 2011 anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica, covering the original television series, three spinoff manga, and the film Rebellion. From Buddhist belief and paper theater to Walpurgisnacht and the commedia dell'arte, this is a must-read for fans and scholars alike!
Full Throttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Full Throttle is an entertaining account of an amazing man’s life in aviation that is sure to leave the reader laughing and head-shaking as the pages turn quickly. It is a compilation of short stories told by John Deakin over the years on Compuserve's AVSIG Forum. Some of Deakin’s stories are funny, some are sad, and a few are shocking for the amount of trouble Deakin managed to get himself into.
cortos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
"Cortos relatos del mundo de las ideas escritos desde mi BlackBerry @ 30 mil pies de altura." Este libro pertenece a un nuevo mundo, el de la globalización digital, sin fronteras geográficas y con historias que vuelan sin límites por todo el planeta. Tuvo como objetivo ser escrito en su totalidad desde mi BlackBerry y así se cumplió.
Fifty Shades of African Grey: Pickles The Parrot Dominates Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Fifty Shades of Grey Pickles the Parrot does indeed dominate life. Owning parrots can be challenging and frustrating but Ms Abbott has a way of finding humor in her parrot’s behavior and giving us pause to think differently about our own feathered pets. This is her fourth book about Pickles and just like the others, you are guaranteed to laugh out loud at this parrot’s antics and personality.
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Old Ain't A Dirty Word! At eighty-four, it's welcome news. Old Wives Tales, is Peg Mayo's seventeenth book. Old is defined as sixty-seven to the end of the game. This is a collaborative effort of many old women. The eldest participant is ninety-seven. Peg's forty years as a psychotherapist helped shape their wisdom entertainingly. Cover photos are from a while back.
TARDIS Eruditorum Volume 4: Tom Baker and the Hinchcliffe Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who covering Tom Baker's first three seasons on the show, under the producership of Philip Hinchcliffe
A Wander in Vetland
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
TARDIS Eruditorum: An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 5: Tom Baker and the Williams Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who focusing on the final four years of Tom Baker's run as the Doctor (1977-81).
One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,610. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager is the first and only book on music tour management. Written with an acerbic wit and brutal honesty, Mark Workman pulls no punches in telling you what it’s really like to tour the world with a famous music group.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
The Mothers And Fathers Italian Association
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Non-Fiction! An omnibus collection of the most irreverent, funny, and longest-running column in the history of horror and dark fantasy! Monteleone has written about breaking in, breaking out, being successful, and being a failure. In addition to his many anecdotal adventures, he tells it like it is in the book biz, television, film, and popular culture.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
Imparare l'inglese: Extremely Funny Stories - Version Integrale
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: Italian. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
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Card Play: The Rules to 30 Popular Card Games
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Fun for the whole family, this book includes instructions, rules, and tips for 30 of the most popular and classic card games for adults and families alike.
The Classic-Gaming Bookcast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
From the author: The Classic-Gaming Bookcast is an entertaining book about old video games. If you enjoy what's commonly known as retrogaming, you'll have a lot of fun reading these forty game-specific chapters. The prose is lively, provocative and often humorous. The book even contains strategies, insights and philosophies. I didn't want it to be like any other game-related book out there.