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- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 14.57
The charismatic Tony Miles has been much missed since his tragic and premature death in 2001. Regarded as one of England's greatest ever chess players and analysts, he was also one of the wittiest writers on the game. By sheer force of example and ebullient peronality, he inspired the 'English chess explosion' after becoming the first UK grandmaster... more...
- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 18.94
Learn how to convert advantages into pointsOne of the most important stages of a chess game is the exploitation of an advantage, gained in either the opening or middle game. It is at this point of the struggle that many points are lost, especially at the club level. more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 25.99
In this era of big media franchises, sports branding has crossed platforms, so that the sport, its television broadcast, and its replication in an electronic game are packaged and promoted as part of the same fan experience. Editors Robert Alan Brookey and Thomas P. Oates trace this development back to the unexpected success of Atari's Pong in the... more...
Freizeit-Mobilität im Alltag oder Disponible Zeit, Auszeit, Eigenzeit - warum wir in der Freizeit raus müssen.Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 72.17
Hauptbeschreibung In der Freizeit ist unser Mobilitäts- und Verkehrsverhalten weit mehr von Wünschen und Lebensstilen bestimmt als von Notwendigkeiten. Doch wo liegen die Gründe und Motive? Welche Faktoren bestimmen das Verhalten? Eine Antwort auf diese Fragen bietet der Autor dieses Bandes - und zwar sowohl vor dem Hintergrund der sozialwissenschaftlichen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localisation of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry ? understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment ? and aims to explain the norms governing present industry practices, as well as game localisation processes. Additionally, it discusses particular translation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 21.95
Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live provides a much-needed theoretical framework for examining deviant behavior and deviant bodies within one of the largest virtual gaming communities?Xbox Live. Previous research on video games has focused mostly on violence and examining violent behavior resulting from consuming this medium. This limited scope... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 27.50
What Is Your Quest? examines the future of electronic literature in a world where tablets and e-readers are becoming as common as printed books and where fans are blurring the distinction between reader and author. The construction of new ways of storytelling is already underway: it is happening on the edges of the mainstream gaming industry and... more...
- Sky Pony Press 2014; US$ 12.99
From the author of Minecraft Hacks and Minecraft Hacks Master Builder comes the most encompassing guide ever to combat in the world of Minecraft! With more than 100 million registered Minecraft accounts and rights picked up by Warner Brothers for an action-adventure film in the style of The Lego Movie , Minecraft is on its way to becoming... more...
- Touchstone 2008; US$ 17.00
From America's foremost chess teacher and author comes a new standard: a comprehensive course covering all aspects of the game, to improve your technique whether you are a newcomer or a longtime fan. One of America's best-known chess masters, Bruce Pandolfini has helped millions learn the intricacies of chess through his acclaimed books and workshops.... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 18.75
Une analyse critique de l'évolution contemporaine du loisir comme phénomène particulier d'une civilisation en marche malgré tous ses avatars, mais néanmoins ouverte à une quête constante de liberté, de tolérance, d'hédonisme ou d'eudémonisme, ainsi que d'une qualité de... more...