Category: Games

How to Be a Genius by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

This great e-book tells you the way the mind works, the way it is helping you live on on this planet, and the way it makes you the individual that you're. you could research the several capabilities, parts, and states of the mind, and at each one level, there are cool video games, quizzes, puzzles, mind teasers, and extra! The actions express readers how their brains can paintings even higher, making this a demanding, informative, and functional booklet; the single one among its variety out there.

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Serious Games Development and Applications: 5th by Minhua Ma, Manuel Fradinho Oliveira, Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge

By Minhua Ma, Manuel Fradinho Oliveira, Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge

This e-book constitutes the refereed court cases of the fifth foreign convention on severe video games improvement and purposes, SGDA 2014, held in Berlin, Germany, in October 2014. The 14 revised complete papers offered including four brief papers have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 31 submissions. the point of interest of the papers was once at the following: video games for future health, video games for clinical education, severe video games for kids, tune and sound results, video games for different reasons, and online game layout and theories.

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Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games by Victoria Rowell, Paul Tukey

By Victoria Rowell, Paul Tukey

Rediscover the excitement of relations garden video games with this consultant to forty time-tested favorites--from classics like seize the flag, croquet, badminton, and bocce to the lesser-known Cherokee marbles, cornhole, and Kubb. The authors provide a brief evaluate of the fundamental constitution of every video game, in addition to recommendations for taking part in and information for developing enjoyable diversifications. Tag, Toss & Run is evidence that the simplest video games don't come from a shop.

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The Complete Book of Mah Jongg: An Illustrated Guide to the by Amy Lo

By Amy Lo

Master the exhilarating online game of Mahjong with this introductory guide.

Originally performed with playing cards, after which items carved from ivory or bamboo, the chinese language online game of Mahjong or "Mah Jongg" is easily over 1000 years previous. acknowledged to have originated within the court docket of the Emperor of Wu, for hundreds of years Mahjong remained a diversion completely for the royal classification of China. Mahjong has been referred to as "the online game of 100 intelligences." whilst performed by way of specialists it may be quickly and subtle—even tricky to stick with. writer Amy Lo, with the assistance and session of many grasp Mahjong gamers of alternative kinds of the sport, comes The entire publication of Mah Jong.

This whole, easy-to-follow tutorial mahjong guide comprises over one hundred fifty full-color images and illustrations to introduce gamers to this beautiful online game. this can be the 1st Mahjong publication to totally hide the Cantonese or "old rules" online game. it's also all the most well-liked adaptations, akin to the Shanghai online game, the 16-tile or Taiwanese video game and the 12-tile online game. incorporated are the foundations, strategies, thoughts, method and the rituals in basic terms the main skilled gamers know.

This Mahjong publication includes:

• Easy-to-follow instructions
• Full-color illustrations and photographs
• guideline on:

• genuine chinese language Mahjong play
• Cantonese Mahjong play
• Shanghai Mahjong play
• American Mahjong play
• The 12-tile models of the game
The whole booklet of Mah Jong is the fitting advisor for all ability degrees to benefit the several types of Mahjong—from Mahjong rookies to execs.

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Foundation HTML5 Canvas: For Games and Entertainment by Rob Hawkes

By Rob Hawkes

Beginning HTML5 Canvas: For video games and leisure teaches you ways to make interesting interactive video games and functions utilizing HTML5 canvas.

Canvas permits you to produce pics, animations, and functions utilizing the HTML5 and JavaScript net criteria. It lets you draw without delay in the browser with out the necessity for third-party plugins like Adobe Flash, and so canvas works completely throughout computing device and cellular units, just like the iPhone and Android.

Foundation HTML5 Canvas starts by means of introducing you to HTML5 and the cool new good points that it opens up for you. you're then provided a short advisor to JavaScript programming to get you up to the mark. subsequent up you'll obtain a radical advent to the canvas aspect, which teaches you the way to attract items in the browser with nice ease.

Once the fundamentals are lined you’ll circulation directly to the extra complicated positive factors of canvas, together with picture and video manipulation. You’ll additionally the right way to create sensible animations with the aid of a few simple physics.

Foundation HTML5 Canvas then teaches you ways to create exciting space-based video games utilizing all of the talents you’ve discovered thus far. You'll locate lots of code examples and illustrations designed that will help you comprehend even the main advanced of topics.
HTML5 is already right here for you, and this booklet will give you all of the details you must benefit from the show.

For additional info, resource code, and the most recent weblog posts from writer Rob Hawkes, stopover at http://rawkes.com/foundationcanvas.

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Data Structures for Game Programmers by Ron Penton

By Ron Penton

"Data constructions for online game Programmers" replaces unending pages of dull textual content with intriguing gaming know-how and attention-grabbing pix. The complicated topic of knowledge buildings is made effortless to appreciate and enjoyable to benefit. commence with a proof of ways the preferred facts constructions and algorithms paintings. Then you're in your approach as you create your individual! From uncomplicated arrays and bit vectors to severe binary tree graphs and hash tables, this booklet covers all of it. It even tackles the algorithms used for sorting, looking, compression, and recursion. Plus, you'll really see each one idea placed into perform via interactive graphical demonstrations integrated at the CD!

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The Sims: Unleashed (Prima's Official Strategy Guide) by Mark Cohen

By Mark Cohen

Welcome to the Animal House
·Strategies for burglary and obedience education your puppy
·How to place your top paw ahead within the puppy express
·Details on what's new in the community
·Complete puppy interplay tables
·Learn the key to becoming monster greens
·How to maintain bunnies and gophers from devouring your backyard
·New occupation song tables

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Die schönsten Würfelspiele. Klassiker und neue Ideen für by Bernd Brucker

By Bernd Brucker

Kniffeln, Mäxle, Chicago oder journey de France – dieser Ratgeber stellt sowohl beliebte Klassiker als auch neue Würfelspiele vor. Wer glaubt, es zähle nur das reine Würfelglück, liegt falsch. Bernd Brucker verrät jede Menge taktische Kniffe und methods, mit denen guy dem Glück geschickt auf die Sprünge helfen kann.

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