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- Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95
A thorough discussion of the present and future of digital gaming People play digital games for many reasons, from entertainment to professional training, but all games share the same basic characteristics. From those basic parameters, gaming professionals manage to create the enormous variety of games on the market today. The Handbook of Digital... more...
- Triumph Books 2014; US$ 12.99
With the help of the easy-to-master steps in this book, even a novice gambler can go from being a traditional blackjack player to a card counter?an advantage player with a true edge over the house. For a dozen years, Frank Scoblete was a devastating card-counter, consistently beating casinos in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Tunica, Mississippi and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
In recent years, there has been growing interest in the use of digital games to enhance teaching and learning at all educational levels, from early years through to lifelong learning, in formal and informal settings. The study of games and learning, however, takes a broader view of the relationship between games and learning, and has a diverse multi-disciplinary... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 11.65
Chess - Crowood Sports Guides is the perfect tool for anyone wanting to improve their performance, from beginners learning the basic skills to more experienced participants working on advanced techniques. Standard chess rules and basic notation is covered as well as how to use each piece effectively; tactics and strategy; how to plan for success;... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 11.59
This is an essential handbook for anyone new to the game of Mahjong. It takes you from the very beginning - learning the rules, choosing a set (or playing online) to advanced advice on strategy and gamesmanship. Each stage of play is clearly explained with diagrams and instructions and with plenty of practical examples to help you learn. Full coverage... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95
One of the greatest chess legends of all time, Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935), is best known for founding the Hypermodernism school of chess, which emerged after World War I to challenge the chess ideologies of traditional central European masters. This first full-scale biography of Nimzowitsch chronicles his early life in Denmark, his family and education,... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95
In this insightful and pathbreaking reflection on "doing nothing," Billy Ehn and Orvar Löfgren take us on a fascinating tour of what is happening when, to all appearances, absolutely nothing is happening. Sifting through a wide range of examples drawn from literature, published ethnographies, and firsthand research, they probe the unobserved moments... more...
- Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 18.94
David Shenk surveys the history of chess, capturing the Zelig-like nature of the game that has changed the societies that have played it. It's rules and pieces have served as a metaphor for society (to be found in the writings of Borges, Nabokov, Tolstoy, Canetti, Eliot), it has helped to form the military strategies that conquered civilisations,... more...
- Triumph Books 2010; US$ 11.99
Frank Scoblete and Dominator are two of the best dice rollers in the nation, and they're back to share even more secrets and tips for craps players looking to get an edge on the game. The authors thoroughly explain their proven Cutting Edge Craps technique with photos and words that make their system easy for anyone to learn, whether you're a veteran... more...