Cinematic Art of StarCraft

Cinematic Art of StarCraft
Author: Robert Brooks
Release: 2018-09-15
Editor: Satrcraft: Cinimatic Art of
Pages: 288
ISBN: 194568321X
Language: en
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For more than two decades, players have led the zerg, protoss, and terrans into battle for galactic dominance in StarCraft, StarCraft II, and multiple campaign expansions. The Cinematic Art of StarCraft offers a detailed view into the history and philosophy of Blizzard's revolutionary cinematics team. Focusing on the craft and storytelling of cinematics and filled with anecdotes from the creators, The Cinematic Art of StarCraft gives fans a unique peek into the cinematics that have wowed millions of fans across the Koprulu sector.

Starcraft II Flashpoint

Starcraft II  Flashpoint
Author: Christie Golden
Release: 2013-05-28
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780743471312
Language: en
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After she is restored to her human form by an ancient relic wielded by Jim Raynor, a still-formidable Sarah Kerrigan unites zerg broods throughout the Koprulu sector in what is revealed to be a menacing new agenda.

Shadow of the Xel naga

Shadow of the Xel naga
Author: Gabriel Mesta
Release: 2002-01-19
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780743423182
Language: en
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Far in the future, 60,000 light-years from Earth, a loose confederacy of Terran exiles are locked in battle with the enigmatic Protoss and the ruthless Zerg Swarm. Each species struggles to ensure its own survival among the stars in a war that will herald the beginning of mankind's greatest chapter -- or foretell its violent, bloody end. Bhekar Ro: a bleak, backwater world on the fringe of the Terran Dominion, where every day is a struggle to survive for its handful of human colonists. It is a veritable wasteland -- one speck of dust among many in the vast, dark sea of space. But when the most violent storm in recent memory unearths an unfathomable alien artifact, Bhekar Ro becomes the greatest prize in the Terran Sector -- the Holy Grail of the Zerg, the Protoss, and Humanity alike -- as forces from the three great powers converge to claim the lost secrets of the most powerful species the universe has ever known. shadow of the xel'naga An original tale of space warfare novels set in the world of the bestselling computer game!

Art of Asura

Art of Asura
Author: Quantum Studio
Release: 2016-07-28
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9810976305
Language: en
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Asura is a popular online game, which incorporates aspects of classic Chinese mythology and literature within a rich role-playing experience. This volume incorporates 300 full-colour images that showcase the best of the artwork from the game, as well as the production processes behind those artworks. Includes also a summary of the game's heroes, geography ,denizens and history.

StarCraft Field Manual

StarCraft Field Manual
Author: Anonim
Release: 2015-11-05
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1405281820
Language: en
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Blizzard Entertainment’s StarCraft saga has captivated millions of players worldwide since its initial release in 1998. A genre-defining military strategy and sci-fi adventure, gamers are drawn to StarCraft’s iconic central characters, Sarah Kerrigan and Jim Raynor, and its thrilling storyline chronicling the battle between the scrappy Terrans, mystifying Protoss and terrifying Zerg swarm. Published in anticipation of the latest expansion, Legacy of the Void, StarCraft Field Manual draws on more than a decade’s worth of lore to create an all-encompassing collector’s item for fans, filling in every detail of the game’s extensive tech, races and units. A visually distinctive, in-world overview of the entire StarCraft franchise, this unique book unveils new details about the wide range of combat forces and technology employed by each of the three primary races within the game universe. A definitive field-guide, original illustrations pair with an engaging narrative that showcases all of the vital statistics, origins, lore and other interesting facts that have emerged in each expansion. This beautiful hardback edition is an ideal gift for StarCraft fans.

Liberty s Crusade

Liberty s Crusade
Author: Jeff Grubb
Release: 2001-04-13
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780743423175
Language: en
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Far in the future, 60,000 light-years from Earth, a loose confederacy of Terran exiles is locked in battle with the enigmatic Protoss and the ruthless Zerg Swarm. Each species struggles to ensure its own survival among the stars in a war that will herald the beginning of mankind's greatest chapter -- or foretell its violent, bloody end. Danny Liberty was a good reporter...too good. When his investigations struck too close to the heart of the corrupt Terran Confederacy, he faced a simple choice: continue his current series of exposés, or take a hazardous new assignment covering the Marines on the front lines of the Koprulu Sector. It didn't take him long to decide.... Behind the attacks of the Zerg and the Protoss lies the story of a lifetime, but every piece of information blurs the mystery further. Thrown into the middle of a war where the outcome will determine mankind's very survival, the only thing that Danny Liberty knows for sure is that the only person he can trust to keep him alive is himself. Liberty's Crusade The first in an epic new series of space warfare novels set in the world of the bestselling computer game!

StarCraft

StarCraft
Author: Anonim
Release: 2002
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 154
ISBN: 0761539492
Language: en
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The Art of Blizzard Entertainment

The Art of Blizzard Entertainment
Author: Nick Carpenter,Samwise Didier,Chris Metzen
Release: 2013-07-02
Editor: Insight Editions
Pages: 376
ISBN: 160887138X
Language: en
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Traces the evolution of Blizzard Entertainment from a three-person console-game development studio in 1991 through the evolutions of the blockbuster Warcraft®, StarCraft® and Diablo® series, in an account that examines the studio's creative forces as reflected by more than 700 pieces of concept art, paintings and sketches. 25,000 first printing. Video game tie-in.

StarCraft Evolution

StarCraft  Evolution
Author: Timothy Zahn
Release: 2016-11-08
Editor: Del Rey
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780425284742
Language: en
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An action-packed novel that ushers in a new age of adventure in the critically acclaimed StarCraft series from Blizzard Entertainment The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Thrawn pens the latest chapter in the stunning StarCraft saga, building on the game’s rich legacy to create an unforgettable new story. After nearly a decade of brutal warfare, three mighty factions—the enigmatic protoss, the savage zerg, and the terrans, humanity’s descendants in the sector—have entered a cease-fire, but the peace is tenuous at best. When the sudden restoration of an incinerated planet is brought to light, tensions erupt. Neutrality swings back to hostility, and old enemies are accused of developing biological weapons to reignite the bitter conflict. An expedition of terran and protoss soldiers and researchers is deployed to investigate the mysterious zerg planet and its inhabitants’ intentions. But the lush alien landscape is host to other denizens, creatures shrouded in shadow, and should they be unleashed, they will change the fate of the entire galaxy.

Starcraft 3 Speed of Darkness

Starcraft  3  Speed of Darkness
Author: Tracy Hickman
Release: 2002-06-15
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780743423199
Language: en
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Far in the future, 60,000 light-years from Earth, a loose confederacy of Terran exiles is locked in battle with the enigmatic Protoss and the ruthless Zerg Swarm, as each species struggles to ensure its own survival among the stars -- war that will herald the beginning of mankind's greatest chapter or foretell its violent, bloody end. All Ardo Menikov ever dreamed of was to live in peace on the verdant colony world of Bountiful. But when the vicious Zerg Swarm attacked the colony and annihilated his loved ones, Ardo was forced to wake from his dream and accept the brutal realities of a war-torn galaxy. Now a confederate marine, charged with defending the worlds of the Terran confederacy, Ardo must come to terms with the painful memories of his past -- and the unsettling truths that may dominate his future.

Starcraft Uprising

Starcraft  Uprising
Author: Micky Neilson
Release: 2000-12-18
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 180
ISBN: 9780743418980
Language: en
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Far in the future, 60,000 light-years from Earth, a loose confederacy of Terran exiles are locked in battle with the enigmatic Protoss and the ruthless Zerg Swarm. Each species struggles to ensure its own survival among the stars in a war that will herald the beginning of mankind's greatest chapter -- or foretell its violent, bloody end. She is the Zerg Queen of Blades. Her name has become legend throughout the galaxy, and that legend is death for all who stand against her. Yet once, long ago, Sarah Kerrigan was human -- the unwilling subject of an insidious clandestine experiment. She was forced to serve as a merciless assassin for the Terran Confederacy until a twist of fate propelled her toward a destiny none could have foreseen. This is the untold tale of Kerrigan's shadowy origin...and the war that was fought for her very soul. An original tale of universal conflict set in the world of the award-winning, bestselling computer game from Blizzard Entertainment.

The Art of DOOM Eternal

The Art of DOOM  Eternal
Author: Bethesda Softworks,ID SOFTWARE
Release: 2020-03-24
Editor: Dark Horse Comics
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781506717258
Language: en
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A full-color digital art book containing concept art and commentary from the development of DOOM Eternal, the next entry in the iconic first-person shooter series. The newest chapter in the quintessential game franchise from id Software is here. Witness DOOM Eternal! This epic volume explores the art and development of the hotly anticipated sequel to the 2016 Game Award-winner for Best Action Game! Explore the twisted demonic invasion of Earth, the cultist UAC facilities, and plunge into otherworldly and unknown locations new to the DOOM universe. Admire the dangerous glimmering edges of the Slayer's arsenal and armor. Examine the ancient designs and breeds of Hell's soldiers and lords--all in gloriously designed full color images straight from the files of the game's artists themselves! Dark Horse Books and id Software join forces to present The Art of DOOM Eternal, encompassing every detail you've come to love from DOOM!

Starcraft Ghost Nova

Starcraft  Ghost  Nova
Author: Blizzard Entertainment,Keith R. A. DeCandido
Release: 2007-05-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781416560067
Language: en
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Four years after the end of the Brood War, Emperor Arcturus Mengsk has rebuilt much of the Terran Dominion and consolidated a new military force despite an ever-present alien threat. Within this boiling cauldron of strife and subversion, a young woman known only as Nova shows the potential to become Mengsk's most lethal and promising "Ghost" operative. Utilizing a combination of pure physical aptitude, innate psychic power, and advanced technology, Nova can strike anywhere with the utmost stealth. Like a phantom in the shadows, she exists only as a myth to the enemies of the Terran Dominion. Yet Nova wasn't born a killer. She was once a privileged child of one of the Old Families of the Terran Confederacy, but her life changed forever when a rebel militia murdered her family. In her grief, Nova unleashed her devastating psychic powers, killing hundreds in a single, terrible moment. Now, on the run through the slums of Tarsonis, she is unable to trust anyone. Pursued by a special agent tasked with hunting down rogue telepaths, Nova must come to terms with both her burgeoning powers and her guilt -- before they consume her and destroy everything in her path....

Starcraft I Mengsk

Starcraft  I  Mengsk
Author: Graham McNeill
Release: 2008-12-30
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781416594109
Language: en
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Sixty-thousand light-years from Earth, the corrupt Terran Confederacy holds the Koprulu sector tightly in its tyrannical grip, controlling every aspect of its citizens' lives. One man dares to stand up to this faceless empire and vows to bring it to its knees: Arcturus Mengsk -- genius propagandist, tactician, and freedom fighter. A monstrous act of bloody violence sows the seeds of rebellion in Arcturus, but he is not the first Mengsk to rail against such oppression. Before Arcturus grew to manhood, his father, Angus Mengsk, also defied the Confederacy and sought to end its brutal reign. The destiny of the Mengsk family has long been tied to that of the Confederacy and the Koprulu sector, but as a new empire rises from the ashes of the past and alien invaders threaten the very existence of humanity, what will the future hold for the next generation...?

The Art of the Mass Effect Trilogy Expanded Edition

The Art of the Mass Effect Trilogy  Expanded Edition
Author: Bioware
Release: 2021-03-23
Editor: Dark Horse Comics
Pages: 268
ISBN: 9781506721644
Language: en
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Expanded with never before seen works of art, this new edition delves deeper than ever into the sci-fi saga that changed video games forever. Contains extensive new material from the DLCs for all three games--including the award-winning "Lair of the Shadow Broker" from Mass Effect 2 and the fan-favorite "Citadel" from Mass Effect 3. Experience the evolution of the aliens, planets, ships, and technology that define this iconic science fiction universe, as the developers who brought BioWare's masterpiece to life take you from the earliest design sketches through to the meticulous final renders. Brimming with concept art and commentary, this expanded edition is the ultimate companion to one of the greatest series in the history of gaming!

StarCraft Expansion Set

StarCraft Expansion Set
Author: Anonim
Release: 2002
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 158
ISBN: 0761539875
Language: en
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Tech Trends in Practice

Tech Trends in Practice
Author: Bernard Marr
Release: 2020-04-09
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781119646204
Language: en
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Discover how 25 powerful technology trends are transforming 21st century businesses How will the latest technologies transform your business? Future Tech Trends in Practice will give you the knowledge of today’s most important technology trends, and how to take full advantage of them to grow your business. The book presents25 real-world technology trends along with their potential contributions to organisational success. You’ll learn how to integrate existing advancements and plan for those that are on the way. In this book, best-selling author, strategic business advisor, and respected futurist Bernard Marr explains the role of technology in providing innovative businesses solutions for companies of varying sizes and across different industries. He covers wide-ranging trends and provides an overview of how companies are using these new and emerging technologies in practice. You, too, can prepare your company for the potential and power of trending technology by examining these and other areas of innovation described in Future Tech Trends in Practice: Artificial intelligence, including machine and deep learning The Internet of Things and the rise of smart devices Self-driving cars and autonomous drones 3D printing and additive manufacturing Blockchain technology Genomics and gene editing Augmented, virtual and mixed reality When you understand the technology trends that are driving success, now and into the future, you’ll be better positioned to address and solve problems within your organisation.

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
Author: Jeff Hobbs
Release: 2015-07-28
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 406
ISBN: 9781476731919
Language: en
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Traces a young man's effort to escape the dangers of the streets and his own nature after graduating from Yale, describing his youth in violent 1980s Newark, efforts to navigate two fiercely insular worlds and life-ending drug deals. 75,000 first printing.

Actionable Gamification

Actionable Gamification
Author: Yu-kai Chou
Release: 2019-12-03
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages: 500
ISBN: 9781839210778
Language: en
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Learn all about implementing a good gamification design into your products, workplace, and lifestyle Key Features Explore what makes a game fun and engaging Gain insight into the Octalysis Framework and its applications Discover the potential of the Core Drives of gamification through real-world scenarios Book Description Effective gamification is a combination of game design, game dynamics, user experience, and ROI-driving business implementations. This book explores the interplay between these disciplines and captures the core principles that contribute to a good gamification design. The book starts with an overview of the Octalysis Framework and the 8 Core Drives that can be used to build strategies around the various systems that make games engaging. As the book progresses, each chapter delves deep into a Core Drive, explaining its design and how it should be used. Finally, to apply all the concepts and techniques that you learn throughout, the book contains a brief showcase of using the Octalysis Framework to design a project experience from scratch. After reading this book, you'll have the knowledge and skills to enable the widespread adoption of good gamification and human-focused design in all types of industries. What you will learn Discover ways to use gamification techniques in real-world situations Design fun, engaging, and rewarding experiences with Octalysis Understand what gamification means and how to categorize it Leverage the power of different Core Drives in your applications Explore how Left Brain and Right Brain Core Drives differ in motivation and design methodologies Examine the fascinating intricacies of White Hat and Black Hat Core Drives Who this book is for Anyone who wants to implement gamification principles and techniques into their products, workplace, and lifestyle will find this book useful.

The Art of Diablo

The Art of Diablo
Author: Jake Gerli
Release: 2019-11-03
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 250
ISBN: 1945683651
Language: en
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For more than twenty years, the artists behind Diablo have conjured new visions of the heavens and the hells, built nightmarish corridors filled with monsters and demons, and unleashed swarms of malevolent creatures upon tens of millions of players worldwide. Featuring never before seen content, The Art of Diablo plunges into the concept, design, and environmental art that has defined the world of Sanctuary and the Eternal Conflict at the core of Blizzard Entertainment's action-packed dungeon-crawling game.