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Aussie Rules For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0731405951) cover image
Created especially for the Australian customer!

Facts, tips and stats for players, spectators and coaches!

Fully updated with all the latest rule changes and including expanded skills, coaching and training chapters, Aussie Rules For Dummies, 2nd Edition takes you from getting a grip on the basics to more advanced aspects of playing, watching and coaching Australia's national game. Packed with practical information and fascinating anecdotes, this is ... Read More

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Backgammon For Dummies (0470770856) cover image
A comprehensive and fun guide to Backgammon!

Backgammon is one of the oldest games in the world, the origins of which date back some 5000 years – and it's still going strong. It enjoyed a huge resurgence in the 1970s, and then again in the 1990s with the popularity of the Internet, where millions of people play tournaments online every day.

Today, backgammon's following in the UK is huge, with a dedicated British Isles Backgammon Association, and hundreds ... Read More

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The Big Book of SuDoku For Dummies (0470105380) cover image
Featuring easy to follow instructions to help you master Sudoku strategy

Stretch your mind with a range of puzzles, from easy to diabolically difficult!

Complete with puzzle-solving strategies plus OVER 600 PUZZLES, The Big Book of Sudoku For Dummies is the ultimate book for the puzzle fanatic. Whether you're new to Sudoku or a daily puzzle solver, this big book will give you what you want. With over 600 puzzles ranging from the encouragingly easy to ... Read More
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Brain Games For Dummies (0470373784) cover image
300 challenging puzzles to improve problem-solving skills and stimulate the brain

Studies have shown that puzzles like Sudoku, crosswords, cryptograms, and other "mental aerobics" can help reduce memory loss due to normal aging and minimize the risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases. Brain Games For Dummies features 300 fun mental exercises that will keep readers' neurons firing: 100 crossword puzzles, 75 Sudoku puzzles, 50 word searches, 25 ... Read More

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Bridge For Dummies, 3rd Edition (111820574X) cover image
Your plain-English guide to the most popular card game in the world

Bridge, as any player will tell you, is simply the best card game ever. It's challenging—each hand presents a different set of conditions you must figure out and solve. It's very social—you play with a partner and two opponents. And best of all—it's fun.

Bridge For Dummies gives you a step-by-step explanation of the fundamentals of the game in terms you can understand. It walks you ... Read More

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Bridge For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118052986) cover image
Bridge, as any player will tell you, is simply the best card game ever. It’s challenging—each hand presents a different set of conditions you must figure out and solve. It's very social—you play with a partner and two opponents. And best of all—it's fun.

Bridge For Dummies, 2E gives you a step-by-step explanation of the fundamentals of the game in terms you can understand. It walks you through the different aspects of bridge, featuring real-life examples ... Read More

Card Games For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0764599100) cover image
Card games offer loads of fun and one of the best socializing experiences out there. But picking up winning card strategies is a bit of a challenge, and though your buddies may think that picking up the rules of the game is easy, winning is a totally different story.

With Card Games For Dummies, Second Edition, you’ll not only be able to play the hottest card games around, you can also apply game-winning strategies and tips to have fun and beat your ... Read More

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Casino Gambling For Dummies (047175286X) cover image
Earn comps and avoid big losses


Bet wisely, beat the house, and bring home the bucks!

Crazy about casinos, but worried about losing your shirt? Relax! This hands-on guide is filled with insider secrets and tips for maximizing winnings and minimizing losses in the most popular casino games --blackjack, poker, craps, roulette, slots, and more. You get the scoop on everything from game rules and jargon to making the best bets ... Read More
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Chess For Dummies, 3rd Edition (1118016955) cover image
For all levels of chess players, Chess For Dummies, 3rd Edition, brings readers an updated guide to the wide world of chess. Offering easily-understood explanations of the game and its components, this book is a must have for those developing an interest or looking for an extra edge in chess.

Chess For Dummies, 3rd Edition: ... Read More

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Chess For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118054512) cover image
Proven tactical tips to strengthen your game

Your quick and easy guide to the rules, strategies, and etiquette of chess

Kings, queens, knights - does chess seem like a royal pain to grasp? This friendly guide helps you make the right moves. From using the correct terms to engaging in the art of attack, you'll get step-by-step explanations that demystify the game. You'll also find updated information on tournaments and top players, as well as computer ... Read More
Chess Openings For Dummies (047060364X) cover image
Improve your chess game the fast and easy way

You never get a second chance to make a first impression?especially in the game of chess! Chess Openings For Dummies gives you tips and techniques for analyzing openings and strategies for winning chess games from the very first move you make!

This friendly, helpful guide provides you with easy-to-follow and step-by-step instructions on the top opening chess strategies and gives you the tools you need to ... Read More

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Cracking Codes and Cryptograms For Dummies (0470591005) cover image
The fast and easy way to crack codes and cryptograms

Did you love Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol? Are you fascinated by secret codes and deciphering lost history? Cracking Codes and Cryptograms For Dummies shows you how to think like a symbologist to uncover mysteries and history by solving cryptograms and cracking codes that relate to Freemasonry, the Knights Templar, the Illuminati, and other secret societies and conspiracy theories. ... Read More

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Crosswords for Seniors For Dummies (0470491574) cover image
A puzzle-packed guide tailored to the interests of the older generation

Are you over the age of 55? Looking for some great crossword puzzles? Better yet, how about a collection of crosswords that is tailored to your interests? Look no further. Crosswords For Seniors For Dummies fits the bill.

This compilation of challenging and entertaining crossword puzzles is perfect for you if you want to challenge your brain, preserve mental fitness-and are just ... Read More

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Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies (1118305213) cover image

Put your cryptic-cracking skills to use!

With over 50 puzzles and 1,750 clues for you to conquer, Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies is filled with cryptics that range from (relatively) simple to expert-level, along with brief explanations of the most common types of clues and helpful hints on how to solve them.  Used on its own or as a companion to Solving Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies, this book will keep your brain busy for hours! ... Read More

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3D Game Animation For Dummies (0764587897) cover image
* For readers intrigued by 3D video games as a hobby or a potential career, this book offers an introduction to the world of 3D game animation and provides step-by-step instructions on creating storyboards, scenery, characters, and even software
* Cover topics such as working with 3D coordinates, keyframing, NURBS modeling, lighting, rigging, skinning, particle effects, and more
* Video game sales exceeded the movie industry's box office draw last year ... Read More
Dungeon Master For Dummies (0470050888) cover image
Whether you’ve been a Dungeon Master (DM) before and want to fine-tune your skills or want to get ready and take the plunge, this is the book for you. It gives you the basics on running a great game, info for more advanced dungeon mastering, guidelines for creating adventures, and tips for building a campaign. It shows you how to: ... Read More
Dungeon Master 4th Edition For Dummies (0470292911) cover image
If you’re a Dungeons & Dragons fan, you’ve surely thought of becoming a Dungeon Master. Learning to be a DM isn’t as hard as you might think, especially if you have Dungeon Master 4th Edition For Dummies tucked into your bag of tricks!

From organizing your first D&D game to dealing with difficult players, this book covers everything a DM needs to know. Written for the newest edition of D&D by the experts at Wizards of the Coast, creators of the game ... Read More

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Dungeons & Dragons For Dummies (0764584596) cover image
Caught in traffic. Trapped in a cubicle. Stuck in a rut.  Tangled up in red tape.

In the real world, sometimes you feel powerless—but not in Dungeons & Dragons (D & D). In this fantasy-adventure, you have all kinds of special powers. You can slay the evil dragon, overcome the orc or the ogre, haunt the werewolf, and triumph over sinister trolls. You venture into strange realms, encounter strange creatures, and use magical powers. Your character grows ... Read More

Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470292903) cover image
Explore the fantasy world of D&D and delve into dungeons, slay monsters, and gain treasure!

If you've been thinking of playing D&D or you've played before and you want to get up to speed on the all-new 4th Edition, this is the book for you. Here's what you need to know to join the fantasy fun. ... Read More

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Easy Crosswords For Seniors For Dummies (0470648708) cover image
An easy-to-do puzzle-packed guide tailored to the interests of the older generation

Are you over the age of 55? Looking for some great crossword puzzles? Better yet, how about a collection of crosswords that is tailored to your interests? Look no further. This compilation of challenging and entertaining crossword puzzles is perfect for you if you want to challenge your brain, preserve mental fitness-or are just looking for some fun! It's a known fact ... Read More

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FarmVille For Dummies (1118016963) cover image
The only how-to, full-color book available on the game sensation FarmVille

With more than 80 million active players since the game s release in 2009, there seems no end to the growing popularity of FarmVille. Whether accessed through the Facebook application or from the game s Web site, this application is a worldwide phenomenon. Yet, there has been no beginner guide that offers an introduction to newcomers and updates to experienced players until ... Read More

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GURPS For Dummies (0471783293) cover image
This is it—the key that unlocks the riches of GURPS (Generic Universal Role Playing System) and gives you a wealth of information on how to create your character and fine-tune your play. Produced in partnership with Steve Jackson Games, the game's creator, GURPS For Dummies is the ideal companion to GURPS Basic Set, 4th Edition that explains the rules. It gives you insight into the choices you’ll make in everything from creating a fun, dynamic character ... Read More
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Jurassic World - Jigsaw Puzzle For Dummies  (DUM67) cover image

If you've never had the patience to do a jigsaw puzzle, this could finally be the puzzle for you. tyrannosaurus rex, pterodactyls, stegosaurus and more prehistoric predators are featured in this image. Plus, there's a twist! You decide the difficulty. This challenging 19" x 26" puzzle features 1000 pieces that have been numbered on their backside. You also receive a map that shows you the location of each piece. Challenge yourself without using the numbers or cheat a little to increase your puzzle-building skills. Ages 8 and up.

Kakuro For Dummies (047002822X) cover image
Looking for a new challenge now that you’ve mastered sudoku? Kakuro might be just what you need, and Kakuro For Dummiesis a great place to start!

A kakuro puzzle is a grid consisting of interlocking horizontal rows and vertical columns of squares, called blocks. You fill in the empty squares with numbers that match the clues and work both horizontally and vertically. Sound simple? Guess again! Kakuro uses the logic of sudoku plus some basic math skills ... Read More

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KenKen For Dummies (0470616563) cover image
Your fun guide to the latest brain-teasing puzzle sensation

Originally developed by a Japanese math teacher, Tetsuya Miyamoto, KenKen is the world's newest and most addictive puzzle phenomenon. The "successor of Sudoku," KenKen For Dummies is a great way for enthusiasts to tackle more than 200 easy to treacherous logic puzzles and exercise their brains at the same time. This guide takes the mystery out of the puzzles, offering strategies for solving ... Read More

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