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Puzzles & Games

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Chess (8)
Math Games (16)

e-books in Puzzles & Games category

Book cover: Cribbage: A Strategy Guide for BeginnersCribbage: A Strategy Guide for Beginners
by - Smashwords ,
This guide fully explains the rules of the game so that they can be understood by complete beginners. The guide also discusses various cribbage concepts, from the most basic tips to complex strategies that will improve the skills of many players.
(1124 views)
Book cover: Tabletop: Analog Game DesignTabletop: Analog Game Design
by ,
In this volume, people of diverse backgrounds talk about tabletop games, game culture, and the intersection of games with learning, theater, and other forms. Some have chosen to write about their design process, others about games they admire...
(4204 views)
Book cover: ArimaaArimaa
- Wikibooks ,
Arimaa is a two-player board game invented by Omar Syed, a computer engineer. Syed wanted to design a new game which would be difficult for computers to play well, but would have rules simple enough for his four-year-old son to understand.
(5094 views)
Book cover: Chance and LuckChance and Luck
by - Longmans, Green, and Co. ,
This book contains a discussion of the laws of luck, coincidences, wagers, lotteries and the fallacies of gambling, notes on poker and martingales, explaining in detail the law of probability, the types of gambling, classification of gamblers, etc.
(6853 views)

Book cover: Endless AmusementEndless Amusement
- Lea and Blanchard ,
A collection of experiments in various branches of science, including acoustics, electricity, magnetism, arithmetic, hydraulics, mechanics, chemistry, hydrostatics, optics, the air-pump, all the popular tricks and changes of the cards, etc.
(10382 views)
Book cover: Sam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5000 Puzzles tricks and ConundrumsSam Loyd's Cyclopedia of 5000 Puzzles tricks and Conundrums
by - The Lamb Publishing Company ,
Sam Loyd was the all time greatest inventor and developer of puzzles. This is considered to be the most fabulous and exciting collection of puzzles ever assembled in one volume. The puzzles come with wonderful illustrations.
(21013 views)
Book cover: Rational Amusement for Winter EveningsRational Amusement for Winter Evenings
by - Longman ,
Rational amusement for winter evenings, or, a collection of above 200 curious and interesting puzzles and paradoxes relating to arithmetic, geometry, geography, etc: with their solutions, and four plates, designed chiefly for young persons.
(6909 views)
Book cover: The Encyclopedia of GamblingThe Encyclopedia of Gambling
by - Chartwell Books ,
The encyclopedia of gambling : the game, the odds,the teclmiques, the people and places, the myths and history. Arnold's coffee table size book is still one of the most comprehensive collections of information on and about gambling.
(9244 views)