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- Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 33.95
Robert (Bobby) James Fischer was one of the worlds most mysterious and exciting personalities of the middle 20th century. He single handedly ended a 35 year span of Russian domination of elite chess when he defeated Boris Spassky for the World Chess Championship in 1972 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Fischers dynamic victory ignited in Americans... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
Trevor Legett has written the Bible of shogi, a chess-like game of strategy. He explains the board, the moves, relative value, and effective use of each piece, and possible openings. Easy-to-follow diagrams and a sample game with commentary further elucidate clever strategies and the use of paratroops” (pieces captured from an opponent)... more...
- Open Court 2012; US$ 19.95
Chess, the ancient strategy game, meets the latest, cutting-edge philosophy in this unique book. When 12 philosophers weigh in on one of the world's oldest and most beloved pastimes, the results are often surprising. Philosophical concepts as varied as phenomenology and determinism share the page with a treatise on hip-hop chess tactics and the question... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2009; US$ 17.95
Halo Effect is an unauthorized collection of essays on the bestselling video game Halo . Examining the Halo phenomenon from every angle?from profiling the greatest Halo player who ever lived to providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the wildly popular, virtual-reality Halo movies?this guide is the ultimate companion for anyone... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2011; Not Available
John Brown: The Forgotten Chess Composer? reintroduces a classic chess title to a whole new readership. Chess Strategy was originally published in 1865, and now Brian Gosling investigates the life and work of it?s author, John Brown, selecting 50 of his chess problems to inspire a new generation of chess players. more...
- Packt Publishing 2011; US$ 29.99
You will start by considering the essential differences between mobile and desktop game development. You will then get straight into creating unity projects that will run on the entire spectrum of iOS devices. This book is for people who want to plan, develop, and deploy Unity 3D games on iOS mobile platforms, including iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.... more...
- Awa Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Every day millions of people enter virtual worlds through video games, which are now the fastest-growing form of entertainment and are played by young and old alike. This account unlocks this amazing world, providing insight into what makes video games so fascinating and exploring the emotions involved in playing, the issues that surround them, and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 38.00
Many aspiring game designers have crippling misconceptions about the process involved in creating a game from scratch, believing a "big idea" is all that is needed to get started. But game design requires action as well as thought, and proper training and practice to do so skillfully. In this indispensible guide, a published commercial game... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 10.19
This is the perfect introduction to chess for children from the age of seven upwards. The book contains 30 short lessons, starting with learning about the board and the pieces, then the moves of each piece in turn, then the vital concepts of check, checkmate and stalemate, and finally basic strategy and thinking skills. Quizzes and puzzles reinforce... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
Beginning Go is a clear and thorough introduction to the intricacies of Go that is perfect for first time players. The straightforward instructions and detailed examples make it simple to understand how to play. You'll learn how to keep score, as well as effective strategies and tactics to make the game more competitive and fun. By the time you've... more...