Description : Filled with mythical monsters from around the world, The Book of Beasts will take young readers on an epic coloring quest through ancient lands and lore. As they fill in the pages, children will encounter creatures
Description : Full-colour reference guide for painting exceptional fantasy figures The new trends in the world of figure painting mean that fantasy figures are becoming more and more important in the preferences of the general public.
Description : A not-so-mini trend The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop is the next big thing for the crafters and gardeners already captivated by gardening small. Organized by playful themes—including gardens around the world, holidays, and fantasy gardens—it’s a fun-filled guide to creating one-of-a-kind gardens and the accessories that make them shine. Thirty-seven projects are included with fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions. For a Japanese garden, you will learn how to create a miniature sand garden. For a Halloween garden, you'll learn how to make a flying ghost and zombie. And for a space garden, you'll learn how to make a tiny space ship and alien. The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop is for anyone enchanted by the whimsy of creating a tiny world.
Description : Tracing the evolution of fantasy gaming from its origins in tabletop war and collectible card games to contemporary web-based live action and massive multi-player games, this book examines the archetypes and concepts within the fantasy gaming genre alongside the roles and functions of the game players themselves. Other topics include: how The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings helped shape fantasy gaming through Tolkien’s obsessive attention to detail and virtual world building; the community-based fellowship embraced by players of both play-by-post and persistent browser-based games, despite the fact that these games are fundamentally solo experiences; the origins of gamebooks and interactive fiction; and the evolution of online gaming in terms of technological capabilities, media richness, narrative structure, coding authority, and participant roles.
Description : The Huge Pack contains a randomized selection of figures designed to expand any collection of Dungeons & Dragons miniatures. Figures in this set are chosen directly from key D&D titles, including the Miniatures Handbook, Expanded Psionics Handbook and the new Eberron Campaign Setting. Also, in honor of the 30th anniversary of Dungeons & Dragons, the set contains characters and creatures made popular during the history of the game. In addition, one of the nine miniatures are much larger than any miniatures released to date and are representative of classic, larger-than-life D&D icons such as giants and dragons. Huge Pack components: - Nine randomized, pre-painted plastic miniatures, including one huge miniature. - Statistics cards for each miniature. The product line features: - 72 unique miniatures in the Giants of Legend set, inlcuding 12 huge-sized creatures. Miniatures are pre-painted plastic, and are built to standard hobby scale (30mm). - All D&D miniatures packages are randomized and made up of rare, uncommon, and common figures. - Every miniature can be used to add dimension to roleplaying games or to play skirmish-level or mass-battle combat scenarios.
Description : A new line of massive monsters is joined by the most iconic Dungeons & Dragons® creature. This intimidating dragon is the second figure in the new Dungeons & Dragons Icons product line! Part of the D&D ® Miniatures Game portfolio, these new, non-randomized figures portray the larger side of the Dungeons & Dragons creature collections. These limited edition monsters are proportionally sized per D&D roleplaying rules to be either Gargantuan (4"x4"base) or Colossal (6"x6" base). These preminum figures will only be available to collect for a limited time after each release.
Description : Computer role-playing games (CRPGs) are a special genre of computer games that bring the tabletop role-playing experience of games such as Dungeons & Dragons to the computer screen. Thisnew edition inlcudes two new chapters: The Modern Age, and a chapter on Indies and Mobile CRPGs. The new modern age chapter will cover, among other topics, Kickstarter/FIG crowdfunded projects such as Torment: Tides of Numenera and Pillars of Eternity. It'll also bring the book up to date with major games such as Dragon Age, Witcher, Skyrim. Expanded info in first chapter about educational potential of CRPGs. Color figures will be introduced for the first time. Key Features gives reviews of hundreds of games across many platforms. comprehensive book covering the history of computer RPGs. comprehensive index at the back, letting you quickly look up your favourite titles
Description : While there are countless books focused on craft projects for young adults and teens, few describe how creativity actually relates to teens or shows them how to access their creative selves. This book is designed to help teens remove the barriers to being creative and will help young adults maximize their creative potential. Teens will get the chance to explore what creativity means to them and what they should do when they’re having trouble being creative. The author explores everyday creativity and play and even looks at creativity’s role in a teen’s happiness.
Description : Huge figures return to the D&D® Miniatures lineup! Long anticipated by fans, War of the Dragon Queen is the second D&D Miniatures set to feature Huge figures from the D&D realm. These figures tower over other miniatures in the set and are accurate representations of the larger side of the D&D creature lineup. The figures in the set were chosen from a variety of D&D roleplaying titles, including several volumes of the Monster Manual , Heroes of Battle, and the Eberron® and Forgotten Realms® campaign settings. The set also includes an elite selection of characters that are accompanied by a second epic-level stat card, allowing players to assemble highe-value armies with which to battle.