The premier fanzine for the old-school renaissance rolls on, jam-packed with 88 pages of fantastic content. Features an interview with Dave Arneson, co-creator of the original Dungeons & Dragons... More > game, as well as articles from Steve Marsh, Vincent Baker, Patrick Farley, Geoffrey O. Dale, Gabor Lux, Kesher, Calithena, Jeff Rients, James Maliszewski, Victor Raymond, Andrew Reyes, Kevin Mayle, James Raggi, and many, many more! This issue features four full adventures - including a long one for the original Empire of the Petal Throne game - new fantasy worlds, monsters, magic, rules, character options, NPCs, maps, tables, and many other things you crave to bring your fantasy adventures to life on the tabletop. Come unlock your imagination, and keep Fighting On!< Less
This is the PDF version of Issue #3. The premier fanzine for the old-school renaissance comes out swinging with a +5 vorpal claymore of disintegration! Produced in honor of Bob Bledsaw and in... More > cooperation with Judges Guild, we have new material for the Wilderlands of High Fantasy by James Mishler and Rob Conley and a new circle of Inferno by Geoffrey O. Dale! Also features art and/or articles by David Bowman, Jason Morningstar, Gabor Lux, Len Cain, Jeff Rients, Patrick Farley, Vincent Baker, Baz Blatt, Max Davenport, Steve Zieser, Kevin Mayle, Lee Barber, Del Beaudry, John Miskimen, Age of Fable, Calithena, and many, many more! Whether you started in 1974 or 2008, you won't want to miss this issue. Unlock your imagination, and keep Fighting On!< Less
The best-kept secret in the international pro gaming scene is finally out: Spanish 21, and its Australian counterpart, Pontoon, is even more beatable than Blackjack. "The Pro's Guide to Spanish... More > 21" will teach you how to play optimally, apply proven Blackjack card-counting techniques to Spanish 21, and do better than you ever did playing Blackjack. Topics covered include: basic strategy for 15+ rule variations, house edge, EOR, standard deviation, the Basic Hi-Lo counting system, optimal betting, indices, money management, camouflage, finding the best games, and much, much more.
The author, gaming analyst/programmer Katarina Walker, is recognized as the world authority on Spanish 21 and Australian Pontoon. Foreword written by Don Schlesinger.< Less
Chess tactics explained in English: the website www.chesstactics.org in book form. This volume is the first in a two-part set. The two books together contain over a thousand examples organized in... More > unprecedented detail. Every position is accompanied by a commentary describing a train of thought that leads to the solution; these books thus are the ideal learning tool for those who prefer explanations in words to long strings of notation.
This first volume provides an introduction to tactics and explains forks and discovered attacks. (Book II covers pins and skewers, removal of the guard, and mating patterns.) A hardcover version is also available.< Less