George Phillies

Biography

George Phillies is a Professor of Physics at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is also a member of the interdisciplinary Associated Biochemistry Faculty and the interdisciplinary Associated Interactive Media and Game Development Faculty, and has taught in all three areas. His scientific research is focused on polymer dynamics. Books by George Phillies include:

Fiction
This Shining Sea
Nine Gees
The Minutegirls
The One World
Mistress of the Waves

Books on Game Design Series
Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design(with Tom Vasel)
Design Elements of Contemporary Strategy Games(with Tom Vasel)
Stalingrad for Beginners - How to Play
Stalingrad for Beginners - Basic Tactics
Designing Board Wargames - Introduction

Books on Politics
Stand Up for Liberty!
Funding Liberty
Libertarian Renaissance

Books on Physics
Elementary Lectures in Statistical Mechanics
Phenomenology of Polymer Solution Dynamics
Complete Tables for ‘Phenomenology of Polymer Solution Dynamics’

Where to find George Phillies online


Books

The One World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 192,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Musketeers invade the land of the Amazons. The Holy Musketeers have found another continent to loot. The women of The One World face invaders with incomprehensible weapons. Spears? Swords? City walls? Nothing can stop the invaders. Between the Musketeers and the One World stands Evaine, amazon warrior and wily strategist. Can she defeat the Musketeers, or is civilization doomed?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mistress of the Waves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,890. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Goddard is a world trapped in its non-technological present by brilliant social engineering. Orphaned Amanda Kirasdotr rescues a space traveler, flies on his starship, and wants a starship of her own. That's challenging when the hottest ship on Goddard boasts three masts and a full set of sails. But Amanda has a plan. First she faces storms, pirates, and assassins of the Order of the Bell.
Libertarian Renaissance
Series: Liberty for America, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Former Libertarian Party State Chair George Phillies proposes a systematic plan for fixing the difficulties that ail the Libertarian Party. His objective is majority party status for the Libertarians.
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.

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