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WarCraft Archive Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 24 October 2006
  • ISBN : 9781416525820
  • Page : 624 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 8 voters

WarCraft Archive Book Summary/Review:

A player's omnibus of four original tales traces the game's backstory, from the arrival of the Burning Legion demonic army on the diverse world of Azeroth to the ongoing battle for supremacy between warring kingdoms, in a compendium that includes the titles, Day of the Dragon, Lord of the Clans, The Last Guardian, and Blood and Honor. Original. 25,000 first printing.

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WarCraft Archive

WarCraft Archive
  • Author : Richard A. Knaak,Christie Golden,Jeff Grubb,Blizzard Entertainment,Chris Metzen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-10-24
  • ISBN : 9781416525820
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A player's omnibus of four original tales traces the game's backstory, from the arrival of the Burning Legion demonic army on the diverse world of Azeroth to the ongoing battle for supremacy between warring kingdoms, in a compendium that includes the titles, Day of the Dragon, Lord of the Clans, The Last Guardian, and Blood and Honor. Original. 25,000 first printing.

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-07-08
  • ISBN : 9781416576990
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An anthology of the first three Diablo novels includes Legacy of Blood, The Black Road, and The Kingdom of Shadow, and is complemented by the original eBook title, Demonsbane, in which a warrior, the sole survivor of a massacre, is driven to avenge his fallen comrades. Original. 35,000 first printing.

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  • Publisher : MIT Press
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  • ISBN : 9780262288378
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-04
  • ISBN : 9780199935819
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-06
  • ISBN : 9783319330204
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This book explores the remarkable sociocultural convergence in multiplayer online games and other virtual worlds, through the unification of computer science, social science, and the humanities. The emergence of online media provides not only new methods for collecting social science data, but also contexts for developing theory and conducting education in the arts as well as technology. Notably, role-playing games and virtual worlds naturally demonstrate many classical concepts about human behaviour, in ways that encourage innovative thinking. The inspiration derives

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  • Publisher : Apress
  • Release Date : 2009-12-19
  • ISBN : 9781430223726
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If you play World of Warcraft, chances are you know what Deadly Boss Mods is: it's the most widely downloaded modification available for World of Warcraft, considered required software for many professional raid guilds, and arguably the most popular modern video game mod in history. Paul Emmerich, the author of Deadly Boss Mods, will take you from novice to elite with his approachable, up-to-date guide to building add-ons for the most popular video game in history. Using the powerful Lua

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  • Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9781608451425
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This lecture introduces fundamental principles of online multiplayer games, primarily massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), suitable for students and faculty interested both in designing games and in doing research on them. The general focus is human-centered computing, which includes many human-computer interaction issues and emphasizes social computing, but also, looks at how the design of socio-economic interactions extends our traditional notions of computer programming to cover human beings as well as machines. In addition, it demonstrates a range of

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  • ISBN : 9781522502623
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With complex stories and stunning visuals eliciting intense emotional responses, coupled with opportunities for self-expression and problem solving, video games are a powerful medium to foster empathy, critical thinking, and creativity in players. As these games grow in popularity, ambition, and technological prowess, they become a legitimate art form, shedding old attitudes and misconceptions along the way. Examining the Evolution of Gaming and Its Impact on Social, Cultural, and Political Perspectives asks whether videogames have the power to transform a

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2017-05-17
  • ISBN : 9781522519348
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The growing presence of discrimination and isolation has caused negative changes to human interactions. With the ubiquity of these practices, there is now an increasingly urgent need to close this divide. Discrimination and Diversity: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides a critical look at race, gender, and modern day discrimination and solutions to creating sustainable diversity across numerous contexts and fields. Including innovative studies on anti-discrimination measures, gender discrimination, and tolerance, this multi-volume book is an ideal source for professionals,

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  • Author : Roger Dale Jones
  • Publisher : Narr Francke Attempto Verlag
  • Release Date : 2018-07-16
  • ISBN : 9783823392484
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Video games are a major source of contact to English language and culture, and the need to develop critical video game competency is high. This text presents reasons for (and defines) video game literacy for the English as a foreign language classroom as well as empirical research which covers problems and potentials of game topics in the classroom. This book offers as a result of the theoretical and empirical research countless ideas for task and material design, teacher education, theoretical

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  • Publisher : Digital Monument Press, LLC
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  • ISBN : 9780988409903
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  • Author : Richard A. Knaak
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-12-11
  • ISBN : 9781416552031
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  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-30
  • ISBN : 9781452957579
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A complete history and theory of internet daemons brings these little-known—but very consequential—programs into the spotlight We’re used to talking about how tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Amazon rule the internet, but what about daemons? Ubiquitous programs that have colonized the Net’s infrastructure—as well as the devices we use to access it—daemons are little known. Fenwick McKelvey weaves together history, theory, and policy to give a full account of where daemons come from

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781135275051
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"Over only a few decades, digital gaming has become a major global leisure activity that now rivals the movie and music sectors. Due to this increasingly widespread popularity, gaming has in recent years become the focus of increased academic interest and activity, but still little is know about those who play digital games. Online Gaming in Context is the first book to explicitly and comprehensively address how digital games are experienced and engaged with in the everyday lives, social networks,

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-11
  • ISBN : 9781136221835
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Digital gaming’s cultural significance is often minimized much in the same way that the Middle Ages are discounted as the backward and childish precursor to the modern period. Digital Gaming Reimagines the Middle Ages challenges both perceptions by examining how the Middle Ages have persisted into the contemporary world via digital games as well as analyzing how digital gaming translates, adapts, and remediates medieval stories, themes, characters, and tropes in interactive electronic environments. At the same time, the Middle