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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Delightful Bridge
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This book is aimed at improving the skill level of intermediate and advanced players to the next higher level in the ladder. The forty-odd deals that follow explain how the experts solved the problems as they arose at the author's table.
Maintain Your Brain Kakuro
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 20 · Puzzles, Book 20. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
If you find Sudoku too easy to solve, then you’ll love the challenge these 99 Kakuro puzzles provide and their ability to maintain your brain. More than a dozen different grid shapes, and puzzles progress from easy at the beginning to Masochist at the end. Kakuro looks easy but it isn't, as you'll discover when you try to solve one of my Masochist level puzzles. Happy puzzling, Ted.
Magic Squares - 50 Brain Teazers
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Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Magic squares have been around for some 4000 years, possibly starting with the ‘Loh Shu’ square of Chinese legend. They have exercised the minds of recreational puzzlers and mathematicians alike; they appear in art, architecture and books (both novels and learned writings). I have gathered together a selection from the many sources and added a few of my own. It is not a learned text and it may
Star Sudoku Puzzles. Volume 1.
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 7 · Sudoku Puzzles, Book 2 · Puzzles, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
You’ll have hours of fun solving these 100 Star Sudoku Printable Puzzles. Suitable for novices or an experts, everyone can have fun completing these easy, medium, hard, and very hard Star Sudoku Puzzles. These puzzles come 2 to a page, making it easy for you to see and play. You can print out any 2 puzzles, or solve on devices which allow typing over graphics. Happy puzzling, Ted.