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Predator at the Chessboard: A Field Guide to Chess Tactics (Book I) By Ward Farnsworth
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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
Fight On! Issue #2 Summer 2008 - PDF Version By Ignatius Umlaut
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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
Fight On! #4 Winter 2009 - PDF Version By Ignatius Umlaut
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This is the PDF version. The Fight On! fanzine returns for another fantastic foray! Dedicated to Dave Hargrave and his legendary Arduin campaign, this issue features no fewer than 8 adventures, plus... More > spells, magic items, new classes, races, and rules to take your FRP passion to the next level! Our contributors include Steve Zieser, Kevin Mayle, Steve Marsh, James Maliszewski, Monty & Josephine St. John, Gabor Lux, Jeff Rients, Geoffrey O. Dale, Baz Blatt, David Bowman, Calithena, Kesher, Douglas Cox, James Raggi, Matthew Riedel, Geoffrey McKinney, Alex Schroeder, Lee Barber, Vincent Baker, Patrick Farley, Kelvin Green, Fu Fu Frauenwahl, and many more! Let your imagination know no limit – Fight On!< Less
The Pro's Guide to Spanish 21 and Australian Pontoon By Katarina Walker
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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