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Tan Kin Lian's Intelligence Quiz By Kin Lian Tan
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It was said that Albert Einstein wrote this quiz last century! It is a puzzle involving five people with different nationality. Each person lives in a house with a different colour, drinks a... More > different beverage, smokes a different brand of cigar and keeps a different pet. No one has the same pet, smokes the same brand of cigar or drinks the same drink. A typical question can be “Who owns the fish?” You will be given 15 clues to solve the puzzle. Albert Einstein said that 98% of people in the world could not solve the puzzle. See if you are among the top 2% of people in the world? In this book, Tan Kin Lian will show you his technique. He solved the puzzle in just 30 minutes when he was first introduced to it. later on, he developed a systematic solving approach and created additional puzzles.< Less
Well Played 1.0: Video Games, Value and Meaning By Drew Davidson, et al.
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Video games can be “well played” in two senses. On the one hand, well played is to games as well read is to books. On the other hand, well played as in well done. This book is full of... More > in-depth close readings of video games that parse out the various meanings to be found in the experience of playing a game. 22 contributors (developers, scholars, reviewers and bloggers) look at video games through both senses of “well played.” The goal is to help develop and define a literacy of games as well as a sense of their value as an experience. Video games are a complex medium that merits careful interpretation and insightful analysis.< Less
Fight On! #5 Spring 2009 - PDF Edition By Ignatius Umlaut
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This is the PDF version. The premiere fanzine of the old-school renaissance rolls into its second year of publication, battling harder than ever! Joining original Dragon Magazine editor Tim Kask in... More > this issue are Jeff Rients, Lee Barber, Judd Karlman, Gabor Lux, Kelvin Green, Vincent Baker, David Bowman, Michael Curtis, Frank Farris, Baz Blatt, Kevin Mayle, Del Beaudry, Steve Zieser, Alex Schroeder, Akrasia, Settembrini, Chgowiz, Calithena, and dozens of others ready to give your game the potion of super-heroism it needs to take it to the next level! With adventures, maps, rules options, campaign settings, fiction, magic, monsters, and treasure, this issue has everything you need to unlock your imagination and keep Fighting On!< Less
Fight On! #8 Winter 2010 - PDF Version By Ignatius Umlaut
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This is the PDF version. Surrounded on all sides by monstrous aliens, cruel demigods, and ancient lich-kings? Pull out your +4 Plasma Blaster and Fight On! Issue 8, dedicated to cover artist Erol... More > Otus, is ready to ROCK YOUR GAME with new races, classes, spells, tables, gods, monsters, traps, reviews, a ‘desert sandbox’ minicampaign, two longer adventures, eight minidungeons, and lots of other goodies to help you take it to the next level – or stop the PCs from getting there! With art and articles by Erol Otus, Kevin Mayle, Mark Allen, Lee Barber, Peter Jensen, Steve Robertson, Samuel Kisko, Patrick Farley, Robert Lionheart, Ramsey Dow, Jeff Rients, Gabor Lux, Age of Fable, Baz Blatt, Zachary Houghton, Erin “Taichara” Bisson, Del L. Beaudry, Geoffrey O. Dale, Michael Curtis, Tavis Allison, James Maliszewski, Tony Dowler, and many, many more, this issue is jam-packed with the old-school action adventure you crave. Don’t miss out – grab it today!< Less