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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.
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 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.
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 !
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!
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.
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.
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.
The Last War in Albion Chapter 10: The Bojeffries Saga
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The Last War in Albion is a blog providing an ongoing critical epic history of British comic books focusing on the rivalry between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. This volume collects the tenth chapter of the saga, focusing on Alan Moore and Steve Parkhouse's The Bojeffries Saga.
This Funny Earth of Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A ruthlessly inward-looking and intentionally antisocial celebration of solitude...if there's such a thing as cheerful abrasiveness, you'll find it here...it reads like a sort of Walden for the city dweller." (I.Q. Magazine) The author's last two humor books, Read This Instead and the Wacky Adventures of God, have been included after the new material.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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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All I Needed to Know I Learned from Dragnet
Series: Life Lessons from Great Detectives. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Detective stories have been entertaining people for decades. The best detective stories also contain key life lessons. Join podcaster Adam Graham on this fun journey through the annals of detective fiction as he examines the history and career of seven of the greatest detectives from literature, radio, and television including Joe Friday, Hercules Poirot, and Frank Cannon.
Kernels to Storytelling Mastery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Bill Johnson reviews popular movies like Groundhog Day, Lethal Weapon, and Die Hard to set out principles of storytelling.
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
BBQ Pizza A Flaming Expose on Macho Cooking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Barbecue & Grilling, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The most hilarious cookbook ever! With 47 simple, tasty recipes, (Had to be odd, so the Pina Coladas count!) and easy to find ingredients. This book will get you started making delicious pizzas quickly! This book is a “what NOT to do” book. Save yourself from fire department visits by learning from our mistakes. Happy Grilling! "Erma Bombeck meets Ina Garten! Fabulicious!” ~~ G. M. DePriest