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The Complete Chess Workout: Train your brain with 1200 puzzles! Free Download Pdf

Complete Chess Workout book, tactics expert Richard Palliser presents the reader with an enormous 1500 chess puzzles, all checked for accuracy by the latest computer engines. There is something for players of all levels here: many basic tactics – forks, pins, skewers and checkmates – to appeal to beginners and improvers, and a considerable number of brain-teasers that will tax even the strongest of players. Read More →

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Games vs. Hardware. The History of PC Gaming. The 80's Free Download Pdf

Games vs. Hardware biggest passions concerning computers are hardware and gaming. I wrote this book because I wanted to show how games and hardware evolved together and the interesting connections between them and because I don’t want that important pieces of history regarding computer hardware, games and, in a smaller amount the 80’s operating systems to be forgotten and lost. I want everyone to appreciate the hardware and software industry and especially the people behind them as they worked many days and nights to deliver us fast and advanced computers and entertaining and complex games. Read More →

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Chess For Dummies 3rd Edition Free Download Pdf

Chess For all levels of players, Dummies, 3rd Edition, brings readers an updated guide to the wide world of chess. Offering easily-understood explanations of the game and its components, this book is a must have for those developing an interest or looking for an extra edge . Read More →

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Game Data Analysis – Tools and Methods Free Download Pdf

Probably the best book available on the overlooked art of game data analysis, this tutorial will help you improve your products by utilizing the right tools and techniques. Written by a dedicated professional in the field.

Overview

Familiarize yourself with the main key performance indicators for game data analysis
Understand the data mining environment used for game data analysis
Choose reporting tools available on the market according to your needs Read More →

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess Free Download Pdf

Chess is a mental game, but you don’t have to strain your brain to learn the basics—not with this guide that shows you how to play. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Chess covers how to set up the board, how each piece moves, opening strategies and variations, attacking themes and common sacrifices, and more. Photos of the board let you see strategies in action. For hands-on practice, you can even set up your board and make your moves as you learn. With this book and practice, you’ll be saying “Checkmate” in no time. Read More →

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Handbook of Digital Games Free Download Pdf

Digital Games thorough discussion of the present and future People play digital games for many reasons, from entertainment to professional training, but all games share the same basic characteristics. From those basic parameters, gaming professionals manage to create the enormous variety of games on the market today. The Handbook of Digital Games explores the many considerations and variables involved in game creation, including gaming techniques and tools, game play, and game design and development. Read More →

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Game Development and Simulation with Unreal Technology Free Download Pdf

Game Development and Simulation with Unreal Technology explores the use of Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) for the development of real-time digital interactive contents to be used in computerized games or simulations. The engine is considered in three main iterations: from the basic use of the engine to build games and simulation content out of the box, to intermediate design of interactive content by building on the pre-supplied contents from the base engine, and through advanced implementations geared toward a comprehensive understanding of the power of the Unreal Engine. Read More →

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The Mammoth Book of Chess Free Download Pdf

For rookie chess players or advanced players who simply want to hone their skills, this new edition of the chess classic has been fully revised and updated. With this guide, which includes courses in tactics and attacking strategy, a selection of the greatest games ever played, helpful advice on club and tournament chess, and a useful glossary of chess terms, victory will be yours. Checkmate! Read More →

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