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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 » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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
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 » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"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.
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 » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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.
Rulers of Houses in Houses
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 31,980. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Astrology
Astrological rulers help you connect the houses in your natal chart. What do they mean? This eBook explores each house ruler through all 12 of the astrological houses. Quickly learn new information about yourself and make connections you never made before. A compelling read for newbies and experienced astrologers.
Recollections of a Donegal Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
Xena and the Heroine's Journey: Symbols, Archetypes, and Deeper Meaning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Discover the heroine's journey through the groundbreaking series Xena: Warrior Princess. Xena and the Heroine’s Journey explores the symbolism of the costumes, the talismans, the emotional struggles, the allegories of the musical episode. It lays out the journey step by step as Xena and Gabrielle face enemies that reflect their own submerged shadow sides, then plunge into death and rebirth.
Stalingrad for Beginners - How to Play
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
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.
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.
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 » Computers and Internet » Games
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.
The Best of Luck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Dream interpretation, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
WANT TO GET LUCKY? This book will improve your luck in many ways. The first half tells how to get lucky in life by using Probability, Taking Chances, even Dreams, the Mystical and ESP. The second half examines the best ways to play Poker, Blackjack, The Lottery, other favorite games of chance. It would be unlucky to pass up this chance.
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.
Pickles The Parrot Speaks: On Life, The Universe, And Sesame Seed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Pickles The Parrot on the internet, what a riot! Each day, Pickles posts his witty and humorous thoughts on life from his parrot perspective. The day doesn't start for his fans until they've checked in for their morning chuckle- and it's best not to read with a mouth full of coffee! This uproariously funny book is a gem of a collection featuring the wisdom and humor of Pickles at his best.