Follow the trail of an assassin in the swashbuckling fantasy world of Margaret Weis and Robert Krammes' DRAGON BRIGADE!
Based on the novella "The Affair of the Orb" by Chris Pierson, this self-contained adventure game book includes Cortex Plus rules system, characters, and a thrilling action mystery story for up to six players and one Game Master.
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Despite their short stature, Dwarves are amongst the toughest fighters of all the races. Thanks to their great strength and stamina, Dwarves march to battle in thick armor and carrying numerous heavy weapons. This book compiles all of the information known about these grim warriors and how they practice war.
From an initial examination of the fighting methods of the individual Dwarf soldier, it... [click here for more]
In this in-depth critical and theoretical analysis of the horror genre in video games, 14 essays explore the cultural underpinnings of horror's allure for gamers and the evolution of "survival" themes.
The techniques and story effects of specific games such as Resident Evil, Call of Cthulhu, and Silent Hill are examined individually. ... [click here for more]
Essays on the Power of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, Films and Games
Contemporary myths, particularly science fiction and fantasy texts, can provide commentary on who we are as a culture, what we have created, and where we are going. These nine essays from a variety of disciplines expand upon the writings of Joseph Campbell and the hero's journey.
Modern examples of myths... [click here for more]
Marvel Studios’ approach to its Cinematic Universe—beginning with the release of Iron Man (2008)—has become the template for successful management of blockbuster film properties. Yet films featuring Marvel characters can be traced back to the 1940s, when the Captain America serial first appeared on the screen.
This collection of new essays is the first to explore the historical,... [click here for more]