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- Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 1.44
Richard Wilson is like the naughty kid poking the ant's nest with a stick.'?Times Online Kids these days are all fat, lazy and thick and their parents dont know how to bring them up properly any more. Theyre glued to their phones, play too many violent computer games, communicate only in text-speak and as a result have no imagination or any proper... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 13.50
One of the biggest problems facing wargamers is finding the time to actually play. Most commercially available sets of rules require several hours to set up and play to a conclusion; some can easily swallow up a whole day or weekend. For many gamers this means that their lavishly prepared miniature armies rarely get used at all. Apart from time, the... more...
- Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 69.95
There is little doubt that computer and video games occupy a significant place in contemporary popular culture. Taking its cue from practices of reading texts in literary and cultural studies, this text considers the computer game as an emerging mode of contemporary storytelling. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 27.00
This volume looks seriously at the good that can come from playing video games. Gee is interested in the cognitive development that can occur when someone is trying to escape a maze, find hidden treasure and, even, blasting away an enemy with a high-powered rifle. more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95
A guide for parents on the latest kid craze. Wildly popular, Webkinz® are the must-have toy for every five- to twelve- year old. Presented in a highly intuitive, handbook-style organization, here is the first guide on this sought after stuffed animal. It enables parents to quickly and efficiently find the critters they're looking for,... more...
How to Make Real Money in Second Life: Boost Your Business, Market Your Services, and Sell Your Products in the World's Hottest Virtual CommunityMcGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 21.95
SIGN ON. SAY HELLO. START MAKING MONEY. With a population in the millions and a monthly growth rate of 20 percent, Second Life® is a virtual 3-D world bursting with opportunities in areas like real estate, legal practice, and marketing, corporate connections, and people just like you. This all-in-one guide will show you, step by step, how... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 18.95
An unauthorized look behind one of the greatest video game franchises of all time, Final Fantasy The Final Fantasy universe is packed with compelling characters and incredible storylines. In this book, you'll take a fascinating look at the deeper issues that Final Fantasy forces players to think about while trying to battle their way to the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Tracing the evolution of fantasy gaming from its origins in tabletop war and collectible card games to contemporary web-based live action and massive multi-player games, this book examines the archetypes and concepts within the fantasy gaming genre alongside the roles and functions of the game players themselves. Other topics include: how The Hobbit... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 35.00
It has been ten years since video game giant Electronic Arts first released The Sims , the best-selling game that allows its players to create a household and then manage every aspect of daily life within it. And since its debut, gamers young and old have found ways to ?mod? The Sims , a practice in which gamers manipulate the computer code... more...