The Book of Games

The Book of Games

Strategy, Tactics & History

Book - 2008
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This lavishly illustrated 736-page reference provides a lifetime of entertainment! It contains complete rules, playing tips, and instructive move-by-move examples of 65 fun and diverse games. They range from Senat, a pastime enjoyed by King Tut, to Hex, invented by a 20th-century mathematician; from strategy games like Siege of Paris to dice games like Chuck-a-Luck to chase games like Pachisi; from Asian Shogi to African Wari; and from traditional Chess and Go to modern creations like Mastermind and Othello. Colorful illustrations show old-time and modern players, game boards, and equipment alongside fascinating anecdotes and curious facts about games throughout history. For every player, this one's a sure winner!
Publisher: New York : Sterling, 2008.
ISBN: 9781402742217
1402742215
Branch Call Number: 794 Boterman 10/2008
Characteristics: 736 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Fankbonner, Edgar Loy

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