Pocket Posh Word Roundup is a fashionable and sophisticated book from the Puzzle Society, in an irresistible package for any female puzzle lover.
The compact 4-by-6 trim size easily fits into a purse or a tote, has rounded corners, and includes elastic band closure so the pages won’t get bent. Happy Puzzling!
Update : Pocket Posh Word Search 2 with 100 Puzzles is available via Amazon.com
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Pathem is a word puzzle game invented by game designer J.K.Cook.
Pathem is designed to be simple to learn and play, while still being engaging for hard-core puzzle fans, the topical puzzle can be played during a spare minute on the bus or for hours in your most comfortable chair. The effort was worth it as more and more people are discovering how fun and addictive Pathem puzzles are.
It’s easy to pick up the basics of Pathem. Just fill in the grid with letters to spell the “word” required in a single continuous path. Spell the [Read More...]
Puzzle Masters Jerry Slocum, David Singmaster, Dieter Gebhardt, Wei-Hwa Huang, and Geert Hellings, share their expertise on the greatest puzzle ever created. Not only does The Cube: The Ultimate Guide to the World’s Best-Selling Puzzle: Secrets, Stories, Solutions provide dozens of strategies for competitive cubing—including speedcubing—it also shows you how to solve every kind of cube that exists: the “Mini Cube” 2x2x2; the “Classic” 3x3x3; the “Rubik’s Revenge” 4x4x4; the “Professor’s Cube” 5x5x5; and the largest cubes available, the “V-Cube 6″ 6x6x6 and the “V-Cube 7″ [Read More...]
Anyone can master the fundamentals of game design—no technological expertise is necessary. The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses shows that the same basic principles of psychology that work for board games, card games and athletic games also are the keys to making top-quality videogames.
Good game design happens when you view your game from many different perspectives, or lenses. While touring through the unusual territory that is game design, this book gives the reader one hundred of these lenses one hundred sets of insightful questions to ask yourself that will help [Read More...]
What is missing in most curricula? From elementary school all the way through to university education it’s just coursework focused on the development of problem-solving skills.
Most students never learn how to think about solving problems. Besides being a lot of fun, a puzzle-based learning approach also does a remarkable job of convincing students that: - science is useful and interesting, - the basic courses they take are relevant, - mathematics is not that scary (no need to hate it), and - it is worthwhile to stay in school, get a degree, and move into the real world which is loaded with interesting problems [Read More...]
Stars & Stripes Sudoku, is another Sudoku variant by USA Sudoku.
Each 12 x 12 grid has the familiar 1 – 9′s, but also has three stars in each row, box and column. Instead of using letters A, B,and C, the puzzle uses three stars in the form of an asterisk (*). The difference is the 3 stars (*) are the “same”. Each row, column, and 4×3 box will contain three stars in a finished puzzle.
The 100 puzzles in this book range from easy warm-ups to ruthlessly difficult challenges and are sure to [Read More...]
Puzzles for Programmers and Pros is for programmers who need to brush up on their puzzle–solving skills as they prepare for the programming job interview. It is also for anyone who love puzzles and challenges.
From the Back Cover: Solving puzzles demands a mindset that starts with a vulnerable openness followed by a rigorous drive to find a solution. Whether you’re preparing for a programming job interview or just like a challenge, this book takes you on a tour of problem–solving techniques so you can dramatically improve your skills. You?ll learn how to conquer [Read More...]