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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.
The Wine Connoisseur Word Scrambles - Over 100 Word Jumbles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining
If you like Wine and Word Scrambles, this book is for you. Give your brain a workout today and try to unscramble words with the Wine Connoisseur theme.
Stalingrad for Beginners - How to Play
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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.
Teaching New Dancers -- Keep it Simple Keep it Fun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
Teaching New Dancers is written for leaders who want to teach easy dances to people who have never danced or seldom dance. It is a collection of dances and a teaching plan specifically designed for the needs of schoolteachers, church youth ministers, recreation department personnel, camp leaders, recreation directors for retirement centers, camp councilors, etc.
Thunder in the Tummy! The Hilarious Flying Adventures of a Private Pilot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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Do you look up at small airplanes as they fly overhead? Have you ever wondered what goes on in the cockpit? On the ground at a general aviation airport? In the minds of private pilots? THUNDER IN THE TUMMY! is a collection of the best of the best of Joel Elman's short stories which were published in Pacific Flyer, Atlantic Flyer, American Aviator, and Southern Aviator.
Adventures In Camping with Scoop Jackson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
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25 years of camping craziness--A Survival Guide! Exploding Toilets, Animal Hazards, Mudwrestling with Angry Nuns, Food & Drink Disasters, and other common camping mishaps, all (mostly) true! Plus great (& real) food & drink recipes, including Deep-Fried Cajun Turkey and BBQ Armadillo. And FYI: Spider-eating Tips! Yes, you need to read this book for your own camping safety--or wind up next!
The Horst Marmon Dialogues: Failure, Hope, and Friendship Part I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Marmon is whiney; over wrought and chews his nails until they bleed. Horst is a professional louse prone to rough language: miserable but gentle. Both see the end of their rope and are quietly desperate for a lighting strike of good fortune.
My Dream My Key
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Learn to unlock the power of your dreams by converting images into lucky numbers and try them on lotto or power-ball games. You will be amazed how your dreams can make you rich.Now it is backed by the App that you can use for your dream decoding without a hustle. Also follow the link https://apps.facebook.com/dreamhawk/ to use the book's app!
Pickles The Parrot Speaks: On Life, The Universe, And Sesame Seed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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Pickles The Parrot on the internet, what a riot! Each day, Pickles posts his witty and humorous thoughts on life from his parrot perspective. The day doesn't start for his fans until they've checked in for their morning chuckle- and it's best not to read with a mouth full of coffee! This uproariously funny book is a gem of a collection featuring the wisdom and humor of Pickles at his best.
Spanish Opening - Strategy and Tactics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The book presents a straightforward repertoire for White after 1. e4 e5 and focuses on the Spanish Opening. Most major variations at Black's disposal are briefly explained and covered. Any player who plays the Spanish Opening either as White or Black - can benefit from learning the specific middlegame themes presented here.
100 Magician One-Liner Jokes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
What do you say while performing a magic trick? Here are 100 short one-liner jokes and comments covering a variety of topics and tricks that will add plenty of humor to your act. If you have a talking act, then you need these 100 one-liner jokes for magicians!
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unauthorized Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 2: Patrick Troughton
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,360. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The second volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the latter years of the 1960s, when Patrick TRoughton starred on the show.
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.
Tennis Trading: How To Bet And Win A - Z Guide
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Guide book about Tennis trading during live matches (In -play). Book about real trading strategy with real information, from real matches. You will be presented with over 50 tennis matches, played between October 2012 - March 2014.
My Guide to RPG Storytelling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Erica Lindquist. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
At the request of his players, Aron has written this guide to his method of RPG storytelling. This guide includes suggestions on how to prepare a campaign, running each session, dealing with problem players, how to create memorable NPCs and more.
The Lyndon Technique: The 15 Guideline Map to Booking
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The Lyndon Technique provides a practical approach to Auditioning and Booking the job on the first take. Each chapter provides detailed insight into each guideline of Amy Lyndon's “15 Guideline Map to Booking.” You've got the talent, you've got the training, now get the book that will help you get paid for it all! If you want to learn how to work as an actor, then this is the Handbook for you!
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.
Guitar and Harmonica Method
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
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The Guitar and Harmonica Method provides aspiring musicians with the basic tools and knowledge needed to play guitar and harmonica together, to be able to perform great songs with confidence and to gain a deeper musical understanding. Guitar instruction is introduced in the first section, harmonica instruction in the second. The third section utilizes music theory to bring the instruments together
The Show Bible for TV Pitching
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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If you want to pitch your original television show or web series to entertainment industry professionals - from producers and show runners to agents and directors, and especially to network executives -- you need a Show Bible. Learn how to craft an exciting read that will get you meetings, put a professional team together, and understand how networks negotiate so you are fully prepared to win.