Video & Electronic Games

Terrible Old Games You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Unbound #ad - This book will blow their very soul apart. Terrible old games you've probably never heard Of is a full-colour illustrated compendium of the most painfully bad games, based on Ashens' YouTube series of the same name. Everyone's heard of E. T. There are people who seriously believe that Shaq Fu is the worst fighting game ever made, having never experienced Dangerous Streets on the Amiga.

Each entry is accompanied by a series of full-colour images from the games. Not a guarantee. Terrible old games you've probably never heard of is meticulously researched and written, with the dry humour you'd expect from a man who has somehow made a living by sticking rubbish on a sofa and talking about it.

Terrible Old Games You've Probably Never Heard Of #ad - . For the atari 2600 and superman for the nintendo 64, but these are almost nothing next to the abject incompetence of Count Duckula 2 on the Amstrad CPC.

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Attack of the Flickering Skeletons: More Terrible Old Games You’ve Probably Never Heard Of: More Terrible Old Games You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Unbound #ad - Welcome to a world of games you never knew existed. Because what the world needs right now is to know exactly how bad Domain of the Undead for the Atari 8-bit computers was. Attack of the flickering skeletons is even bigger than the original terrible Old Games You’ve Probably Never Heard Of – this second excavation of gaming’s buried past will not only unearth more appalling excuses for digital entertainment, but also feature guest contributors and several special interest chapters not based around single specific games.

. Dripping with wry humour and featuring the best, worst graphics from the games themselves, this book encapsulates the atrocities produced in the days of tight budgets and low quality controls. You will probably wish you still didn’t. Youtube sensation stuart ashen is back with his second instalment of terrible old computer games you’ve probably never heard of.

Attack of the Flickering Skeletons: More Terrible Old Games You’ve Probably Never Heard Of: More Terrible Old Games You’ve Probably Never Heard Of #ad - . These are even more appalling games that leaked from the industry’s tear ducts, taken down from the dusty shelves of history by the man who has somehow made a living by sticking rubbish on a sofa and talking about it. This is a compilation of truly obscure and dreadful games. These are not the games you’ve heard of a million times in YouTube videos.

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The League of Regrettable Superheroes: Half-Baked Heroes from Comic Book History

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Quirk Books #ad - Meet one hundred of the strangest superheroes ever to see print, vintage art, complete with backstories, and colorful commentary. You know about batman, or spider queen? so prepare yourself for such not-ready-for-prime-time heroes as Bee Man Batman, the Eye a giant, but have you heard of Doll Man, Doctor Hormone, and Spiderman, floating eyeball; just accept it, Superman, the Clown circus-themed crimebuster, but with bees, and many other oddballs and oddities.

Drawing on the entire history of the medium, casual comics readers, The League of Regrettable Superheroes will appeal to die-hard comics fans, and anyone who enjoys peering into the stranger corners of pop culture.

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The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains: Oddball Criminals from Comic Book History

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Quirk Books #ad - Meet more than one hundred of the oddest supervillains in comics history,  complete with backstories, vintage art, and colorful commentary. This collection affectionately spotlights the most ridiculous, bizarre, and cringe-worthy criminals ever published, from fandom favorites like MODOK and Egg Fu to forgotten weirdos like Brickbat choice of weapon: poison bricks and Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man.

Casual comics readers and diehard enthusiasts alike will relish the hilarious commentary and vintage art from obscure old comics.

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Bad Days in History: A Gleefully Grim Chronicle of Misfortune, Mayhem, and Misery for Every Day of the Year

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National Geographic #ad - Think you’re having a bad day? Trust us, it gets worse. From caligula's blood-soaked end to hotelier steve wynn's unfortunate run-in with a priceless picasso, romance gone wrong like the 16th-century Shah who experimented with an early form of Viagra with empire-changing results, these 365 tales of misery include lost fortunes like the would-be Apple investor who pulled out in 1977 and missed out on a $30 billion-dollar windfall, and truly bizarre moments like the Great Molasses Flood of 1919.

National geographic and author Michael Farquhar uncover an instance of bad luck, epic misfortune, and unadulterated mayhem tied to every day of the year.

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Will Save the Galaxy for Food

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Dark Horse Books #ad - When one particularly unlucky ex-adventurer masquerades as famous pilot and hate figure Jacques McKeown, he's sucked into an ever-deepening corporate and political intrigue. With the invention of Quantum Teleportation, space heroes aren't needed anymore. He is perhaps best known for his acerbic video game review series,  Zero Punctuation, for The Escapist.

A not-quite epic science fiction adventure about a down-on-his luck galactic pilot caught in a cross-galaxy struggle for survival! Space travel just isn't what it used to be. Between space pirates, and a missing fortune in royalties, adorable deadly creatures, author, video game journalist, saving the universe was never this difficult!From the creator of Mogworld and Jam!Benjamin Richard "Yahtzee" Croshaw is a British-Australian comedic writer, and video game developer.

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Where Nightmares Come From: The Art of Storytelling in the Horror Genre The Dream Weaver series Book 1

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Crystal Lake Publishing #ad - Lansdale hap & leonard series, jonathan maberry joe ledger series, ramsey Campbell, Stephen King IT, Christopher Golden Ararat, Charlaine Harris Midnight, Texas, John Connolly Charlie Parker series, Clive Barker Books of Blood, Kevin J. Wytovichbits and pieces interview with jonathan maberry by eugene johnsonthe reel creeps by lisa mortonthe monster squad by jess landrywhat scares you by marv wolfmanplaying in someone else’s haunted house by elizabeth massiecreating magic from a blank piece of paper: del howison interviews tom holland, amber benson, fred dekker, and kevin tenneyz nation: how syfy’s hit show came to life by craig englerlife imitating art imitating life: film and its influence on reality by jason v brockwhere nightmares come from by paul moorestephen king and richard chizmar discuss collaborATING by Bev VincentCHARLAINE HARRIS DISCUSSES STORYTELLING by Eugene JohnsonWHAT NOW? by John PalisanoThis collection is perfect for…writers of all genresauthors looking for motivation and/or inspirationauthors seeking guidancestruggling authors searching for career adviceauthors interested in improving their craftwriters interested in comicsauthors looking into screenwriting and filmshorror fans in generalthose looking to better understand the different story formatsauthors planning on infiltrating a different field in horror writingartists trying to establish a name brandauthors looking to get publishedCome listen to the legends…Cover design by Luke Spooner.

Anderson tales of dune, Craig Engler Z Nation, and many more. The full non-fiction anthology lineup includes:Introduction by William F. Brownestorytelling techniques by richard thomashorror is a state of mind by tim waggonerBRINGING AN IDEA TO LIFE by Mercedes M. Anderson, and silvia moreno-garciahow i spent my childhood looking for monsters and FOUND POETRY INSTEAD by Stephanie M.

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The League of Regrettable Sidekicks: Heroic Helpers from Comic Book History!

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Quirk Books #ad - More than one hundred of the strangest sidekicks in comics history, vintage art,  complete with backstories, and colorful commentary. This collection affectionately spotlights forgotten helpers like thunderfoot explosive-soled assistant to the Human Bomb, fan favorites like Rick Jones sidekick to half of the Marvel Universe, super-pets like Frosting polar bear pal of space hero Norge Benson, and obscure partners of iconic heroes Superman Junior's career barely got off the ground.

Included are pernicious profiles of henchmen and minions, the sidekicks of the supervillain world. Casual comics readers and diehard enthusiasts alike will relish the hilarious commentary and vintage art from obscure old comics.

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Hellboy Omnibus Volume 1: Seed of Destruction

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Dark Horse Books #ad - Avoiding his supposed fate as the herald of the end of the world, fighting alongside Abe Sapien, Liz Sherman, Hellboy continues with the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, and drafting Roger Homunculus into his own ill-fated service with the B. P. R. D. The four volume hellboy omnibus series along with the two volumes of The Complete Short Stories collect all of Mignola's award-winning Hellboy stories in chronological order for a definitive reading experience.

This 368-page volume covers hellboy's adventures from 1994 to 1997, " "the chained coffin, Wake the Devil, and "Wolves of St August, " and "Almost Colossus, reprinting Seed of Destruction, " from The Chained Coffin and The Right Hand of Doom. The hellboy saga begins--with over 300 pages drawn by Mignola! For the first time, Hellboy's complete story is presented in chronological order for the ultimate reading experience.

Hellboy Omnibus Volume 1: Seed of Destruction #ad - The story jumps from hellboy's mysterious World War II origin to his 1994 confrontation with the man who summoned him to earth, and the earliest signs of the plague of frogs.

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DC Meets Looney Tunes DC Meets Looney Tunes 2017-

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DC #ad - Dc’s iconic superheroes meet the wacky characters of looney tunes in some of the most surprising stories in comics in dc meets looney tunes! when elmer fudd sets his sights on bruce wayne, jonah hex/yosemite sam special #1, when the legion of super-heroes needs help, wonder woman/tasmanian devil special #1, but can circus performer foghorn leghorn and bounty hunter jonah hex keep him alive long enough to enjoy it? plus, wonder woman enlists the help of the tasmanian devil to save the amazons; lobo gets caught in the war between a mutated Road Runner and a wily super-genius of a coyote; and the last survivors of Mars fight over the fate of planet Earth! Finally, Tony Bedard, Mark Texeira, it’s a “wabbit hunt” you’d never imagine! Prospector Yosemite Sam strikes it rich, among them Tom King, a wrong turn at Albuquerque means the future’s survival depends on…“Super” Bugs Bunny! Worlds collide, Sam Humphries and more! Collects BATMAN/ELMER FUDD SPECIAL #1, LOBO/ROAD RUNNER SPECIAL #1, Jimmy Palmiotti, courtesy of some of comics’ greatest talents, Kelley Jones, Lee Weeks, Steve Orlando, Bill Morrison, MARTIAN MANHUNTER/MARVIN THE MARTIAN SPECIAL #1 and LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES/BUGS BUNNY SPECIAL #1!.

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Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything

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Workman Publishing Company #ad - And when strychnine—yes, that strychnine, the one used in rat poison—was dosed like Viagra. What won’t we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants.  . When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass.

Looking back with fascination, and not a little dash of dark, at times unbelievable, horror, Quackery recounts the lively, knowing humor, history of medical misfires and malpractices. Ranging from the merely weird to the outright dangerous, they literally tried to sell snake oil—that were predicated on a range of cluelessness, here are dozens of outlandish, by spiritualists and snake oil salesmen yes, trial and error, morbidly hilarious “treatments”—conceived by doctors and scientists, and straight-up scams.

Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything #ad - With vintage illustrations, photographs, and advertisements throughout, Quackery seamlessly combines macabre humor with science and storytelling to reveal an important and disturbing side of the ever-evolving field of medicine.

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