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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.
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.
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.
SOAP OPERA UNCENSORED: THE LAST ISSUE
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Daytime TV's first and only new hot e-zine: Weekly summary of soap opera's hottest news, stories, humour, gossip, blind items, fearless predictions, top stars/stories/couples/characters to watch, snark galore, review and analysis
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.
Reflection on the Looking Glass (Thoughts on being an Actor in our Times)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Reflection on the Looking Glass, (Thoughts on being an Actor in our times). In a jaunty ride through the world of acting, Peter James Haworth, actor/director/teacher brings his years of experience to vivid life in Reflection on the Looking Glass. He hones in on the essentials of storytelling, and makes the case that to give drama its true power the actor "needs to get out of the way."
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.
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!
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.
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.
TARDIS Eruditorum: An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 5: Tom Baker and the Williams Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: 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).
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.
Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase: Hilarious Stories of Air Travel by the World's Favorite Flight Attendant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Flight attendant Betty started a wildly popular podcast about airline travel, sharing funny stories from the air, now listened to by half a million Betty fans worldwide. By popular demand, here’s the best of Betty in what may be the world’s first podcast-turned-book, or “pook”. It's a wonderful way to be entertained in the airport, on a plane, at home, and anywhere you want a good laugh!
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.
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.