Video & Electronic Games

Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play

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Prima Games #ad - Featuring household names and unsung heroes, each individual profiled is a pioneer in their own right. Key features in this book include:*100 professionals of play: Interviews and Special Features with 100 diverse and prominent women highlighting their impact on the gaming industry in the fields of design, marketing, animation, programming, voiceover, and many more.

Pro tips: practical and anecdotal advice from industry professionals for young adults working toward a career in the video game industry. Essays: short essays covering various topics affecting women in gaming related careers, including "Difficult Women: The Importance of Female Characters Who Go Beyond Being Strong, " "NPC: On Being Unseen in the Game Dev Community, " and "Motherhood and Gaming: How Motherhood Can Help Rather Than Hinder a Career.

Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play #ad - A day in the life of" features: an inside look at a typical day in the gaming industry across several vocations, a voice actor, including a streamer, and many more. This insightful and celebratory book highlights women who helped to establish the industry, women who fight to diversify it, women who disrupted it, and young women who will someday lead it.

Women in gaming: 100 professionals of Play is a celebration of female accomplishments in the video game industry, ranging from high-level executives to programmers to cosplayers.

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Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made

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Harper Paperbacks #ad - Documenting the round-the-clock crunches, blood, buggy-eyed burnout, Sweat, and last-minute saves, and Pixels is a journey through development hell—and ultimately a tribute to the dedicated diehards and unsung heroes who scale mountains of obstacles in their quests to create the best games imaginable.

National bestsellerdeveloping video games—hero's journey or fool's errand? The creative and technical logistics that go into building today's hottest games can be more harrowing and complex than the games themselves, often seeming like an endless maze or a bottomless abyss. Exploring the artistic challenges, blood, sweat, and donkey Kong-sized monkey wrenches thrown into the works by corporate, technical impossibilities, marketplace demands, and Pixels reveals how bringing any game to completion is more than Sisyphean—it's nothing short of miraculous.

Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made #ad - Taking some of the most popular, whether it's rpg studio bioware's challenge to beat an impossible schedule and overcome countless technical nightmares to build Dragon Age: Inquisition; indie developer Eric Barone's single-handed efforts to grow country-life RPG Stardew Valley from one man's vision into a multi-million-dollar franchise; or Bungie spinning out from their corporate overlords at Microsoft to create Destiny, Schreier immerses readers in the hellfire of the development process, bestselling recent games, a brand new universe that they hoped would become as iconic as Star Wars and Lord of the Rings—even as it nearly ripped their studio apart.

. In blood, and pixels, jason schreier takes readers on a fascinating odyssey behind the scenes of video game development, Sweat, where the creator may be a team of 600 overworked underdogs or a solitary geek genius.

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The Game Console: A Photographic History from Atari to Xbox

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No Starch Press #ad - You’ll start your journey with legendary consoles like the Magnavox Odyssey, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 2600, and the Commodore 64. The visual nostalgia trip continues with systems from the 1990s and 2000s, and ends on modern consoles like the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U. Throughout the book, you’ll also discover many consoles you never knew existed, and even find a rare peek at the hardware inside several of history’s most iconic video game systems.

. The game console is a tour through the evolution of video game hardware, with gorgeous full-color photos of 86 consoles.

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Resist: Tales from a Future Worth Fighting Against

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Broad Reach Publishing #ad - We hope that passion is evident and contagious. WilsonCharles Yu. Dawsonkieron gillenkevin hearnehugh howeylaura HudsonJake KerrSarah KuhnKhaalidah Muhammad-AliAn OwomoyelaSamuel PeraltaBeth RevisMadeleine RouxJohn ScalziDavid WellingtonTroy L. At least 50% of each sale of this anthology will go to the ACLU.

But that's never stopped speculative fiction writers from shouting out a warning. Join twenty-seven of today's top science fiction authors as they write about possible tomorrows we hope to avoid, drawing on challenges taken from today's headlines. Robert CargillDelilah S. To learn more about their mission, go to www.

Resist: Tales from a Future Worth Fighting Against #ad - Aclu. Org. Welcome to the Resistance. With stories by:saladin ahmedLeigh AlexanderViolet AllenCharlie Jane AndersJason ArnoppElizabeth BearDesirina BoskovichC. The arc of history is unpredictable, and no one knows where it's headed. Wigginsfran WildeChet WilliamsonDaniel H. Hugo and nebula award winners, new york Times best sellers, and some of the hottest names in Hollywood all come together to share tales from a future worth fighting against.

This is a project of passion for all involved.

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History vs Women: The Defiant Lives that They Don't Want You to Know

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Feiwel & Friends #ad - Looking through the ages and across the globe, anita Sarkeesian, founder of Feminist Frequency, along with Ebony Adams PHD, have reclaimed the stories of twenty-five remarkable women who dared to defy history and change the world around them. From mongolian wrestlers to chinese pirates, Japanese novelists to British Prime Ministers, Native American ballerinas to Egyptian scientists, History vs Women will reframe the history that you thought you knew.

Rebels, rulers, artists, warriors and villainsWomen are, scientists, and have always been, all these things and more. Featuring beautiful full-color illustrations of each woman and a bold graphic design, this standout nonfiction title is the perfect read for teens or adults! who want the true stories of phenomenal women from around the world and insight into how their lives and accomplishments impacted both their societies and our own.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild--Creating a Champion

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Dark Horse Books #ad - Witness the making of a champion!this book features:  *  nearly 50 pages of sketches and official illustrations from Takumi Wada  *  296 Pages of design artwork and commentary about the making of the game from creators  *  55 Page historical section that divulges an in-depth history of the Hyrule of Breath of the Wild.

Interviews with key members of the development team including hidemaro fujibayashi, satoru takizawa, takumi wada, and eiji AonumaMake sure to check out the other installments in this unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise with the New York Times best selling The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts, and The Legend of Zelda: Encyclopedia which detail the first 30 years of this historic video game franchise! .

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Paper Girls Vol. 5

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Image #ad - Fletcher for the darkly dramatic fifth volume of PAPER GIRLS. Can anyone escape fate? that’s what mac and her fellow newspaper delivery girls must discover as they travel from the year 2000 to a distant and dangerous future era of Cleveland, Ohio. Brian k. Plus, the secret truth behind the mysterious “grand father” who’s been pursuing the girls across time is finally revealed! Collects PAPER GIRLS #21-25.

Vaughan, bestselling writer of saga, and cliff chiang, legendary artist of Wonder Woman, return with award-winning colorist MATTHEW WILSON and innovative letterer JARED K.

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The Art of God of War

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Dark Horse Books #ad - Living as a man, outside the shadow of the gods, he seeks solitude in the unfamiliar lands of Norse mythology. With new purpose and his son at his side, Kratos must fight for survival as powerful forces threaten to disrupt the new life he has created. An intimate chronicle of the years-long odyssey to bring Kratos and Atreus's beautiful and brutal world to life.

Step into midgard and explore beyond, as Dark Horse Books and Santa Monica Studio proudly present the quintessential companion to the enormously anticipated God of War. It is a new beginning for Kratos. This is a document unlike any other that sets readers on an exhaustive behind-the-scenes journey to witness the creation of an epic of tremendous scale.

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Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years

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Dark Horse Books #ad - This tome also contains an interview with producer takashi tezuka, sun, star, tips to help you find every coin, obstacles, and worlds from over thirty years of Mario, items, and mushroom--even explanations of glitches! With information on enemies, Super Mario Encyclopedia is the definitive resource for everything Super Mario! .

Power up!super mario encyclopedia is jam-packed with content from all seventeen Super Mario games--from the original Super Mario Bros. Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels. To super mario 3D World.

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Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy

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Chronicle Books LLC #ad - This beautifully illustrated, fully authorized book profiles 75 fascinating female characters from across films, animation, comics, fiction, and games. Featuring leia organa, fresh insights, maz kanata, rey, rose tico, and many more, each character is explored through key story beats, Jyn Erso, Iden Versio, Ahsoka Tano, and behind-the-scenes details by author Amy Ratcliffe.

. The women of the star Wars galaxy drive its stories and saga forward at every level. Used Under Authorization. They are heroes and villains, Sith and Jedi, mercenaries, artists, mothers, senators and scoundrels, pilots. Zhang• amy beth christenson• annie stoll• annie wu• christina chung• cryssy cheung• eli baumgartner• elsa charretier• geneva bowers• Jennifer Aberin Johnson• Jen Bartel• Jenny Parks• Karen Hallion• Little Corvus• Sara Alfageeh• Sara Kipin• Sarah Wilkinson• Viv Tanner© & TM LUCASFILM LTD.

Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy #ad - When she's not visiting a galaxy far, far away, she lives in Los Angeles, California. Contributing artists:• Alice X. She's a host at star Wars Celebration and cohosts the Lattes with Leia podcast. Also showcasing more than 100 all-new illustrations by a dynamic range of female and non-binary artists, here is an inspiring celebration of the characters that help create a galaxy far, far away.

Including characters from solo: a star wars story and star wars: resistance•includes characters visualized here for the fIRST TIMEAmy Ratcliffe is the managing editor of Nerdist and a contributor to StarWars.

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Marvel: Powers of a Girl

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Marvel Press #ad - This gift book features every fangirl's favorite hero like they've never seen them before. The unique editorial treatment in this beautifully illustrated book gives each hero a 1-page, a 1-page origin, full bleed portrait, and a creative spread that embodies their persona and power. Whether you're 8 or 18, these Super Heroes will feel more accessible to the everyday reader.

Powers of a girl is a young adult inspirational gift book that showcases the amazing stories, personalities, and power behind the super-women of Marvel.

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