21st Century RPG:/Free, ILE, and MVC David Shirey
The essential elements for building a world. Roleplaying games and fantasy fiction are filled with rich and fascinating worlds: the Forgotten Realms, Glorantha, Narnia, R´lyeh, Middle-earth, Barsoom, and so many more. It took startling leaps of imagination as well as careful thought and planning to create places like these: places that readers and players want to come back to again and again. Now, 11 of adventure gaming´s top designers come together to share their insights into building worlds that gamers will never forget. Learn the secrets of designing a pantheon, creating a setting that provokes conflict, determining which historical details are necessary, and so much more. Take that creative leap, and create dazzling worlds of your own! Essays by Wolfgang Baur, Keith Baker, Monte Cook, Jeff Grubb, Scott Hungerford, David ´´Zeb´´ Cook, Chris Pramas, Jonathan Roberts, Michael A. Stackpole, Steve Winter, with an introduction by Ken Scholes. Nominated for two Ennie Awards: Best Writing and Best RPG-Related Book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ray Greenley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/087385/bk_acx0_087385_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Last Horizon, the world´s first fully immersive RPG, leaves beta and goes live! Rejoin David, Miriam, Will, and Lavender as they spend David´s last few months trying to find happiness and joy within the world of Last Horizon and deal with those not content to let the friends enjoy their time together. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jonathan Yen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/008364/bk_tant_008364_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
An all-new Dresden Files story headlines this urban fantasy short story collection starring the Windy City´s favorite wizard. The world of Harry Dresden, Chicago´s only professional wizard, is rife with intrigue - and creatures of all supernatural stripes. And you´ll make their intimate acquaintance as Harry delves into the dark side of truth, justice, and the American way in this must-have short story collection. From the Wild West to the bleachers at Wrigley Field, humans, zombies, incubi, and even fey royalty appear, ready to blur the line between friend and foe. In the never-before-published ´´Zoo Day´´, Harry treads new ground as a dad, while fan-favorite characters Molly Carpenter, his onetime apprentice, White Council Warden Anastasia Luccio, and even Bigfoot stalk through the pages of more classic tales. With 12 stories in all, Brief Cases offers both longtime fans and first-time listeners tantalizing glimpses into Harry´s funny, gritty, and unforgettable realm, whetting their appetites for more to come from the wizard with a heart of gold. Collection includes: ´´A Fistful of Warlocks´´ (from Straight Outta Tombstone, edited by David Boon), read by Cassandra Campbell ´´B Is for Bigfoot´´ (from Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron, edited by Jonathan Strahan), read by James Marsters ´´AAAA Wizardry´´ (from the Dresden Files RPG), read by James Marsters ´´I Was a Teenage Bigfoot´´ (from Blood Lite 3: Aftertaste, edited by Kevin J. Anderson), read by James Marsters ´´Curses´´ (from The Naked City, edited by Ellen Datlow), read by James Marsters ´´Even Hand´´ (from Dark and Stormy Knights, edited by P. N. Elrodread), read by Jim Butcher ´´Bigfoot on Campus´´ (from Hex Appeal, edited by P. N. Elrod), read by James Marsters ´´Bombshells´´ (from Dangerous Women... 1. Language: English. Narrator: James Marsters, Jim Butcher, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/003900/bk_peng_003900_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.