The Book of Games: Strategy, Tactics & History by Jack Botermans, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Book of Games: Strategy, Tactics & History

The Book of Games: Strategy, Tactics & History

by Jack Botermans
     
 
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

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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!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402742217
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.00(d)

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