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The Classic-Gaming Bookcast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
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.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Big Fish to Rubber Ducky
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
It wasn’t my fault. All I said was that we’d had some good times on a houseboat. No sane, normal couple with two kids under three could possibly take this as an invitation to drive three thousand miles through mountain passes and bushfires to spend a week racing a couple of steel barges up a fast-flowing, shark infested, tidal river. But then again, I wasn’t talking to any sane, normal couple.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(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.
Short Shorts
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"Snapshots" is the wrong word. It suggests pictures taken in a hurry and without much attention to details, YOU know, where the devil lives. But life does give us vignettes: brief flashes of what it's all about, SHORT SHORTS. What makes us tick, what makes us stick, what we fear and memories dear.
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.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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 Volume 4: Tom Baker and the Hinchcliffe Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: 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
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.
Land a Job as a Video Game Tester
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Computer Science
Learn how to land a job as a video game tester from game industry expert Jason W. Bay! This book is everything you need to launch your career as a video game tester, including: How to find and report bugs using the most popular testing tools, write a resume, find the best testing jobs, apply for jobs, compare job offers, and master the required “soft skills." Your new tester career starts today!
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.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Miner* Celebrity: How An Underground Artist Found Fame In NYC.
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Chronicles some of the events and episodes leading up to Marcus Taylor aka Marvalous, successfully selling his music on the streets of NYC for 7 years. Included in his many supporters are an inordinate amount of celebrities, along with some not as recognized, but none-the-less interesting characters. This so-called underground emcee relates amusing, sobering, and insightful recollections.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This all-new, revised, and expanded first 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 first three years of the program, with William Hartnell in the starring role. Features extensive revisions and eleven new essays exclusive to this book.
Cancer - Cancer Star Sign Traits, Truths and Love Compatibility
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Everything that you could possibly need to know about the astrological sign of Cancer including detailed and interesting information about the traits and truths of a Cancerian; their personalities and their love and friendship compatibility with the other signs of the zodiac.
Instant Songwriting: Musical Improv from Dunce to Diva Part 2 (Decent Level)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
Instant Songwriting is the ultimate how-to book for musical improvisers and an excellent resource for songwriters. Nancy Howland Walker guides you with clear, logical and fun step-by-step exercises, from the very basics of putting a song together, to highly advanced song techniques. Musical tracks are included for each exercise – to accompany you as you practice and master each step along the way.
Sell Your Idea to Television
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Dee LaDuke and Mark Alton Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
You dream of a career in television. Or you currently work in television and can’t wait to get to the level where you can create and sell your own show. We're here to tell you that it can be done. You can have a career in television. You can sell your idea to television.
Can You Guess What I Am:Riddles to Perplex Your Mind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Written by a twelve year old girl, this collection of riddles will perplex your brain and propel your mind into a new realm of thinking and problem solving to truly enhance your intelligence. With fifty-two challenging and poetic riddles along with complete line by line interpretations, you and your family/friends will have a blast trying to guess who or what the author is describing.