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Designing Wargames - Introduction
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, 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.
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!
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 » 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.
Profit From Dave and Buster's and Other Arcade Games
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by GDM Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Want to learn how to beat the hardest arcade redemption games out there? I'm here to tell you that its not as hard as you think, and to show you I've developed this in-depth guide that will show you how to win at the most profitable redemption games at Dave & Buster's. That way, you will be the one walking out with the hottest electronics that you can sell for HUGE profits!
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, 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.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, 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.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, 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.
Stalingrad for Beginners - Basic Tactics
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, 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.
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 » 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.
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).
Immaculate Misconceptions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is an amusing (and often serious) memoir of life growing up in Catholic grade and high school. The designation, "Immaculate Misconceptions," applies to the simplistic explanations, half-truths, canonical misinterpretations, and outright disinformation received from the author’s teachers who sought to inscribe their version of the world on his young mind.
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 » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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.
Don't Ever Punch a Rockstar: A Collection of Hate Mail And Other Crazy Rumors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Documenting Danny Marianino's days as a metalhead from childhood into adulthood, Don't Ever Punch a Rockstar somehow rationalizes playing in a few hardcore/punk bands, touring, fighting, drinking, internet bullying, celebrity encounters, satanic curses, house fires, harassment and collecting an immeasurable amount of hate mail from some of the most illiterate human beings the world has to offer.
Blackjack Card Counting - How to be a Professional Gambler
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
How to become a professional blackjack card counter. The good news is you don't have to be a mathematical genius to learn how to count cards, the bad news is many of the Hollywood movies depicting the life of a card counter as fast cash and penthouse suites make it all seem a little too easy. This book will give you a realistic look at what it takes to be a professional card counter.
The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
Total Nonstop Attenuation: How TNA Escaped The Asylum And Put The Lunatics In Charge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
A detailed look at the near four year disastrous period of Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff helping run TNA which not only drove away fans at the time but something the promotion is still paying the price for to this day. A must read for all wrestling fans Total Nonstop Attenuation tells how the wrestling world came so close to a true alternative only for it to be ripped away.
Los Mejores Chistes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: Spanish. Published: September 23, 2011 by Editorialimagen.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Una divertida recopilación de los chistes latinoamericanos más graciosos Esta divertida obra le ofrece un gran abanico de chistes y situaciones cómicas que le divertirán y le proporcionarán, al mismo tiempo, una amplia gama de recursos humorísticos no sólo para su propio disfrute, sino también para animar reuniones. Más de 80 páginas de humor con chistes sanos.
Scavenger Hunt - New York Central Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you on a scavenger hunt throughout Central Park. If you want to add a little bit of history into your travels, then you won’t want to miss this book!
Medieval and Fantasy Fighting for Stage and Screen
Series: Out of Harm's Way, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,100. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts
Technique and choreography for broadswords, quarterstaves, and other medieval and fantasy weapons.
Sherlock: Every Canon Reference You May Have Missed in BBC's Series 1-3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Within this book are all the references, with quotes from the actors and creators, notes from John and Sherlock’s blogs, and loads of symbolism. With character bios and notes on all the unseen cases, this book bursts with references for Sherlock’s fans, those who know the century of lore and those who are yet to begin it.