Project Arcade: Build Your Own Arcade Machine [With CDROM]


John St. Clair - 2004
    Construct joysticks, buttons, and trackballs; build the console and cabinet; install and configure the software; crank up the speakers; and wham Step across the time-space continuum and enjoy all those classic games, plus dozens of new ones, whenever you like. Start Here 1. Plan for your space and budget2. Design and build the cabinet3. Construct the controllers4. Build the console5. Pick an old game's brain6. Install the emulator7. Convince a PC it's a game8. Connect a monitor and speakers9. Add a marquee10. GO PLAY Includes diagrams, detailed instructions, essential software, and more CD-ROM Includes* Complete cabinet plans and diagrams* MAME32 software* Paint Shop Pro? evaluation version* Links to hundreds of arcade cabinet projects

Rifts Conversion Book 2: Pantheons of the Megaverse


C.J. Carella - 1994
    You may think you know all about Zeus, Odin, and Gilgamesh and the other gods of myth and legend, but you'd be wrong! Mythological gods done Rifts style! Dimension spanning beings of inhuman nature and power, impostors, cyborgs, bio-wizards, the Atlas robot, the Gilgamesh clones, The Olympian Club, alien intelligences, interdimensional mercenaries, vampires, devouring monsters, gods of light, gods of darkness, demigods and supernatural fiends - all with a distinctly Rifts flavor.

Pokemon Black Version 2 & Pokemon White Version 2 Scenario Guide: The Official Pokemon Strategy Guide


Pokémon Company International - 2012
    • A complete walkthrough of the games, including all the new Gyms, Trainers, challenges, and even the post-game surprises! • Tips and tricks for evolving your Pokémon, so you can get the most from your Pokémon at every level! • A guide to becoming a star at the Pokéstar Studios and winning at the Pokémon World Tournament! • All the info you need to master the Medal Rally and to catch all of the Pokémon to complete your Pokédex! • Hints and special information to help you find hidden items, with a location index! • Matchup strategies to help you beat the toughest quartet of Trainers in the game, the Elite Four!

Edge of the Empire Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook


Jay Little - 2013
    The Empire struggles to maintain its grip on the galaxy in the midst of civil war. On the edge of the Empire, scoundrels and smugglers, bounty hunters and bandits, explorers and exiles all scramble for a living.Embark on your own adventures in the Star Wars galaxy with the Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Roleplaying Game. This complete tabletop roleplaying game explores the lawless fringes of the Empire. Flee from Imperial entanglements, double-deal with Hutts and gangsters, and jump to lightspeed in the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy.This core rulebook includes:• A dynamic dice mechanic that goes beyond success and failure to enhancenarrative gameplay.• Full playable rules for six careers, nineteen specializations, and eightspecies, enabling flexible character creation and development.• Obligation rules to invest player characters in the story of Edge of the Empire.• Starship combat, customizable equipment. Force powers, dangerousadversaries, and much, much more!

Star Wars Roleplaying Game: Revised Core Rulebook


Bill Slavicsek - 2002
    Containing all the rules needed to play the popular Star Wars Roleplaying Game, this rulebook has been updated and expanded to include changes based on customer feedback and all-new Star Wars: Attack of the Clones material. The book spans all Star Wars eras, including The Rise of the Empire era, The Rebellion era, and The New Jedi Order era, with material that has never been compiled into a single source. Added features of the revised rulebook include rules for playing droid characters, a new starship combat system, and expanded creature design rules. New species, skills, feats, character classes, prestige classes, and equipment will be extremely well received by the players and fans who have asked for them. The revised rulebook, which features all-new cover art and interior design, is 100% compatible with previous Star Wars Roleplaying Game products.

The Legend of Zelda Boxed Set


David Hodgson - 2013
    Eiji Aonuma, Producer/Director for The Legend of Zelda series inside.A high quality, 2-sided laser etched metallic bookmark will be included with the box set to help players keep their spot in over 2,000 pages of The Legend of Zelda strategies.The boxed set includes 6 hardback collector's editions on high quality paper with gilded edges, giving the guides a gold shine along the pages. Titles included are: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.Many of these hardback guides are out of print and not available anywhere else. For the first time ever, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D guide is available in hardback and exclusive to this box set. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword guide has been revised and expanded by over 100 pages.The ideal gift for anyone part of the Zelda universe.

Minecraft: Guide to Creation


Stephanie Milton - 2017
    The world of Minecraft is so varied and limitless that incredible creations can often be daunting to think about, never mind build.The official Minecraft: Guide to Creative will teach you all you need to know to create builds more impressive than you could've dreamed of.With insider info and tips from the experts at Mojang, this is the definitive guide to creation in Minecraft.

The Game Inventor's Guidebook: How to Invent and Sell Board Games, Card Games, Role-Playing Games, & Everything in Between!


Brian Tinsman - 2003
    Do you have an idea for a board game, card game, role-playing game or tabletop game? Have you ever wondered how to get it published? For many years Brian Tinsman reviewed new game submissions for Hasbro, the largest game company in the US. With The Game Inventor's Guidebook: How to Invent and Sell Board Games, Card Games, Role-playing Games & Everything in Between! he presents the only book that lays out step-by-step advice, guidelines and instructions for getting a new game from idea to retail shelf.

A Gamut of Games


Sid Sackson - 1969
    Sid Sackson presents solitaire, strategy, and party games that can be played by children or adults with such common items as cards, checkerboards, dice, pencils, and paper. Diagrams and an abundance of examples, together with clear explanations of strategy and goals, show how to play such intriguing entertainments as Mate, a game of pure skill and logic; Blue and Gray, an exciting variation of Checkers; Plank, an advanced version of Tic-Tac-Toe; Knight Chase, a form of hide-and-seek on the checkerboard; Last Word, in which players select letters to form words in two, three, or four directions; Crossings, a fast-paced battle in which pieces move forward in a group; and other challenging diversions. The author also presents brief reviews of more than 300 other games.

The Sims 3: Prima Official Game Guide


Catherine Browne - 2009
    Design: Our new design section will supply tips and tricks from the pro's to build the most elaborate homes and yards.Customization: Learn how to update your décor with tutorials to help you customize your own chairs, walls, and floors. Wishes: Detailed walkthroughs and tutorials will help you learn how to achieve your short term and long term wishes.

Frostgrave: Fantasy Wargames in the Frozen City


Joseph A. McCullough - 2015
    Each of them must seek to discover the treasures of a fallen empire and master long-forgotten but incredibly powerful magical lore. Each player takes on the role of a wizard from one of ten schools of magic, and builds his band of followers. While the wizard's apprentice will usually accompany his master, more than a dozen other henchmen types are available for hire, from lowly thugs to heavily armored knights and stealthy assassins. Wizards can build their magical knowledge by unlocking ancient secrets, with the potential to learn up to 80 spells in total. As players gain power and wealth, they can develop their headquarters on the outskirts of the city, turning one of a dozen different basic locations into bastions of their art, equipping them with alchemical laboratories, mystical forges, astronomical telescopes and other magical resources. While individual games of Frostgrave are quick and can easily be played in an hour or two, it is by connecting these games into an ongoing campaign, that players will find the most enjoyment. The scenarios given in the book are merely the beginning of the limitless, thrilling adventures that can be found amidst the ruins of the lost city.

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Beginner Box


Jason Bulmahn - 2011
    Scores of monsters, challenges, and advice give gamers the tools to create their own worlds and adventure, providing countless hours of gaming excitement. With streamlined rules and a focus on action-packed heroic adventure, this deluxe boxed set is the ideal introduction to the world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, and the best starting point for a lifetime of pulse-pounding adventure!

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: The Complete Official Guide Collector's Edition


Piggyback - 2017
    COLLECTOR’S EDITION BONUS: Premium hardcover,extra-large map poster and dedicated 16-page art sectionAT-A-GLANCE WALKTHROUGHS: Annotated maps and screenshots show you the way through every quest and dungeon.TOTALLY COMPREHENSIVE: All side quests, all  Shrines of Trials and all information about collectable items – each mapped out and ready for you to discover and complete! Also includes optional challenges, mini-games, unlockables, Easter eggs, and more.PUZZLE MASTER: Every single puzzle and riddle unraveled with clear, visual solutions.EXPERT COMBAT STRATEGY: Practical, reproducible tactics to crush your enemies, even the toughest bosses.COMPREHENSIVE REFERENCE: Exhaustive appraisals of all items and monsters – including key parameters that are hidden in the game.EXTRA LARGE MAP POSTER: covering the entire game world.QUALITY CONTROL: carefully designed to avoid unnecessary story spoilers.

Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide


Rodney Thompson - 2008
    This campaign guide offers both players and Gamemasters a wide array of new options that can be used to craft a unique roleplaying game experience. As the galaxy plunges into one war after another, the forces of the Republic, along with their Jedi allies, struggle to protect themselves from hordes of invading Mandalorians, tyrannical Sith lords, and traitorous allies on every front. Featuring new game material drawn from a variety of sources, and including characters, weapons, vehicles, and droids, this book presents an entire campaign during the violent days of the Old Republic. This book also contains new Force powers, Force techniques, and Force secrets for Jedi and Sith characters, as well as new options for characters of all classes. Players can take advantage of new talents, feats, and other options to play a Mandalorian neo-crusader, a Republic soldier battling against the forces of Darth Revan and Darth Malak, or a Jedi in exile on the run from the Sith.

Mammoth Book of the World's Greatest Chess Games: Improve Your Chess by Studying the Greatest Games of All time


John Nunn - 1998
    Among the highlights are Kasparov vs. Topalov; Kasparov vs. Wijk aan Zee; the super-computer Deep Blue's historic first win over Kasparov; Boris Spassky's "James Bond" Mating Combination; and Bobby Fischer's "Game of the Century." Study these games and learn about defense and counterattack, logical opening play, endgame strategy, psychological warfare, and how great players think.