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Miskatonic University: Dire Secrets & Campus Life by Sam Johnson
Call of Cthulhu D20 Roleplaying Game
Monte Cook - 2002
Since the early 1900's, H.P. Lovecraft has been considered one of the top writers in the entire horror genre. Elements of his work have appeared over the years in numerous horror arenas, but now roleplayers can delve into a campaign centered around the author's popular Cthulhu Mythos. The Call of Cthulhu Roleplaying Game contains everything needed to play or narrate a roleplaying campaign, including all core-game rules for the d20 game system.
Dark Souls II Collector's Edition Strategy Guide
Future Press - 2014
BUT NOT UNAIDED.Dark Souls is back and it's darker and more difficult than ever. This time death is certain. Every minute. The Dark Souls II Collector's Edition Guide is here to light a path through the darkness and to help free players from their wicked curse.From the same team that created the critically acclaimed Dark Souls guide comes the most anticipated strategy guide for the most unforgiving game of the year.Area Guide Walkthrough - detailed maps to guide you in exploring every inch of the game s huge world. Learn shortcuts that will not only save time but also reduce deaths by PvP invasion. Discover the most powerful weapons and useful treasures.Multiplayer Guide - Co-operation and survival or invasion and destruction all of the essential techniques are discussed. For new players, basic survival tactics are explained. For advanced players, the hidden technical details are revealed to keep them on the cutting edge.Enemy Analysis - To succeed, you must know your enemy. Elemental weaknesses, damage type weaknesses, lethal attacks, tactics for melee and ranged fighters, tactics for defeating foes using the terrain, story significance, item drops all will be revealed.Weapons & Equipment - Weapons, Armor and Magic are all covered in exhaustive detail. Full stats, locations, upgrade paths and usage strategies are provided so you can easily compare all of the options when choosing which equipment to use and how to upgrade your gear.Item Data - Complete item lists reveal every last consumable, accessory, upgrading material and offensive item. Quickly discover where to find each one, how to make the most of them, and how to defend yourself when they are used against you!Lore Index - A unique guide to help players unravel this dark, mysterious world of Dark Souls for themselves. The Lore Index guides players to find the clues they need to illuminate the truth, revealing as much as required while spoiling as little as possible. "
H. P. Lovecraft's Dreamlands
Chris Williams - 2008
Lovecraft's Dreamlands provides everything needed for Call of Cthulhu investigators to travel down the seven hundred steps, through the Gates of Deeper Slumber, and into the realm of dreams. Includes a travelogue of the dreamlands, a huge gazetteer, dreamlands character creation rules, over thirty prominent NPC's, over 60 monsters who dwell within the dreamlands, descriptions of the dreamlands gods and their cults, six adventures to help jump start a dreamlands campaign, and a new fold-out map of the Dreamlands by Andy Hopp.
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.
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon: Official Guide
Pokémon Company International - 2016
The official hardcover strategy guide from Pok�mon for the Pok�mon Sun & Pok�mon Moon video games!Be prepared for each part of your journey with the step-by-step walkthrough and extensive hints in Pok�mon Sun & Pok�mon Moon: The Official Strategy Guide! From your first steps as a Trainer and through your adventure, this guide has the info and tips to help you play like the very best.Here's what you'll find inside: -8 high-quality double sided lithographs of concept artwork in a protective sleeve.-Exclusive concept art from game creators, GAME FREAK! Get a behind the scenes look at the new people you meet on your journey through the Alola region!-Premium Hardcover-Detailed walkthrough of the brand-new Pok�mon games!-Locations of where to catch Pok�mon!-Lists of moves, items, and more--including how to obtain them!-Helpful tips for getting the most out of communication features!-Pullout map of the region!
Clark Valentine - 2013
Maybe you’re looking for the ideal pickup roleplaying game. Or you’re a first-time gamer looking to try something new without investing hours of your time. Regardless, Fate Accelerated Edition will bring something special to your table.Fate Accelerated, or FAE, is a condensed version of the popular Fate Core roleplaying game that brings all the flexibility and power of Fate in a shorter format. Inside, you’ll find a method for making fast, fun characters and simple systems to support whatever story you can dream up on the fly. With FAE, you can be playing in minutes.3… 2… 1… GAME ON!
The Game Inventor's Guidebook: How to Invent and Sell Board Games, Card Games, Role-Playing Games, & Everything in Between!
Brian Tinsman - 2008
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.
Grand Theft Auto V Limited Edition Strategy Guide
Tim Bogenn - 2013
We provide strategy for every action-packed mission.Learn everything there is to know about the three playable characters, Michael, Franklin, and Trevor. Each character has his own personality, motivations, and skillsets.Mission maps identify key objectives, specify targets, and chart the fastest path to success.Complete coverage of all off-mission activities and sophisticated mini-games.Our maps cover every square mile of this enormous world that’s bigger than Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto IV, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas combined.
Blades in the Dark
John Harper - 2016
There are heists, chases, occult mysteries, dangerous bargains, bloody skirmishes, and, above all, riches to be had — if you’re bold enough to seize them.You and your fledgling crew must thrive amidst the threats of rival gangs, powerful noble families, vengeful ghosts, the Bluecoats of the city watch, and the siren song of your scoundrel’s own vices. Will you rise to power in the criminal underworld? What are you willing to do to get to the top?In this stand-alone game, you’ll find:* Rules to create your scoundrel using the following character archetypes: the Cutter, the Hound, the Leech, the Lurk, the Slide, the Spider, or the Whisper.* Rules to create your crew, built from types like Assassins, Bravos, a Cult, Hawkers, Shadows, or Smugglers.* A robust core mechanic which puts the fiction first—the strength of a character’s position (desperate, risky, or controlled) matters just as much as the character’s ability scores.* A lightning-fast mechanic for planning criminal operations to cut through the usual slog of planning at the game table.Rules for alchemical experiments, gadget tinkering, and weird occult powers—including rules for playing Ghosts and other strange beings.* A setting guide to the haunted city of Doskvol, with all the maps, factions, NPCs, schemes, and opportunities you need to run an exciting sandbox game.
The Werewolf Player's Guide
Justin Achilli - 1998
Corruption from without and within has caused the destruction not only of the Garou's environment, but also of their families, friends and culture, which extends in an unbroken line to the very dawn of life. No matter how righteously the Garou hold themselves, no matter how they prey on their destroyers, the corruption spreads.Now the time for reconciliation is past. This grave insult against Gaia can end in only one way: blood, betrayal... and rage.At last! The long-awaited revision of the classic Werewolf Players Guide, this second edition is packed with information on the Garou, their packs, moots, caerns and duels. Also detailed are the other shapeshifters, from the merciless weresharks to the sagacious werecats. Includes plenty of Gifts, rites, fetishes, talens and totems, as well as expanded combat systems and essays on understanding the world of Werewolf: The Apocalypse.
The Complete Masks of Nyarlathotep
Larry DiTillio - 1984
Horrifying deeds and dangerous sorcery dog those who attempt to unravel the fate of the Carlyle Expedition. The non-linear narrative keeps players baffled and on their toes. This new edition is reset and corrected, and features many new illustrations, four new episodes, added keeper support material, and a new version of the lost Australia chapter.
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.