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Book Gourmet Game Night

    Book Details:
  • Author : Cynthia Nims
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release : 2011-05-18
  • ISBN : 9781580080880
  • Pages : 189 pages

Download or read book Gourmet Game Night written by Cynthia Nims and published by Ten Speed Press. This book was released on 2011-05-18 with total page 189 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Have you ever accompanied an evening of game-playing with a bowl of salty chips or slabs of pizza? If so, you know that greasy fingers can be a distraction, with players interrupting the game to grab napkins or even lick their fingers—immediately before grabbing the communal spinner. Gourmet Game Night has the solution: instead of relying on conventional convenience snacks and standbys, you’ve got imaginative, homemade options; instead of greasy hands and game pieces, you’ve got mess-free, bite-sized snacks. Cookbook writer, magazine contributor, and culinary blogger Cynthia Nims offers inventive alternatives that make hands-clean dining easy, including: • Edible wrappers around savory centers (Shrimp Cakes in Shiso Leaves, page 66) • Bite-sized versions of unwieldy classics for easy grabbing between moves (Caesar Dip with Big Croutons and Romaine, page 18) • Edible bases to support tender ingredients (Tuna Tartare on Daikon Slices, page 58) • Innovative mini containers such as shot glasses for liquid fare (Chilled Avocado Soup with Roasted Poblano Cream, page 112) • Neat sweet treats paired with gooey dippers (Brown Butter Pound Cake with Caramel Dip, page 34) • And of course, party-friendly drinks poured by the pitcherful (Pomegranate-Mint Fizz, page 138) Cynthia Nims’s creative and contemporary recipes will liven up any event where free hands are of the essence, whether you’re gathering friends for a poker night, rolling those dice for a board-game party, spicing up your bridge club, planning a family Scrabble tournament, or impressing your book club or knitting group! Indeed, Gourmet Game Night proves that you don’t need a fancy night on the town to have fun; instead, gather your friends for satisfying small bites—and hopefully a winning streak—at home. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Book Dominoes Game Night

Download or read book Dominoes Game Night written by Travis Newsome and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2023-06-27 with total page 191 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this comprehensive guide, a 3-time World Domino Champion breaks down the fascinating history and culture of one of the world's most popular pastimes—and shares how-to instructions for playing 65 different domino games. Featuring step-by-step, illustrated instructions, Dominoes Game Night will teach readers how to play 65 different domino games, including popular variations like Matador, Muggins, Chicken Foot, and Mexican Train. In addition to providing the rules of standard game play, Dominoes Game Night also delves into the 1,000+ year history and culture of the game across the world, and it looks at modern day domino tournaments that are played both in person and online. Also touching on more idiosyncratic domino uses like toppling, Dominoes Game Night introduces readers to the countless benefits of playing Dominoes—like improved memory retention and concentration—while also teaching discipline and bolstering social interactions. With a breakdown of Dominoes terms, rules, and turn-by-turn examples, this book explains the reasoning behind making specific plays, and it takes an in-depth look at the critical thinking and deductive reasoning skills that are required to master the game. Whether you're a novice who is just learning to play, or an experienced player looking to elevate your game, Dominoes Game Night offers all the tools you need to consistently win games at a higher level. Written by a 3-time World Domino Champion, Dominoes Game Night is sure to become the go-to companion for both casual players and Domino die-hards.

Book Game Night Parties

Download or read book Game Night Parties written by Jen Jones and published by Capstone. This book was released on 2014 with total page 33 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Learn how to throw a game-night bash that will go down in history. Discover themes, decorations, food, and planning tips that will kick off the perfect party.

Book The Game Night Cookbook  Snacks  Noshes  and Drinks for Good Times

Download or read book The Game Night Cookbook Snacks Noshes and Drinks for Good Times written by Barbara Scott-Goodman and published by The Countryman Press. This book was released on 2022-03-22 with total page 252 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A playful cookbook for the next big game, poker night, or board game party. The Game Night Cookbook delivers smart methods for prepping and serving snacks, appetizers, small plates, sandwiches, desserts, and drinks that will please a crowd. Beyond just delicious recipes for Cacio e Pepe Popcorn, Gochujang Chicken Wings, Luscious Lemon Wafers, or a big batch of Peach & Strawberry Sangria, readers will find suggested menus perfect for lively get-togethers such as Competitive Party Game Nights, At-Home Theater Evenings, An Afternoon of Cards, and a Swanky Cocktail Party. Each menu will feature a day-by-day game plan for prepping food and setting up the bar, helping hosts entertain with ease, and making sure that he or she won’t miss out on too much of the fun. With the popularity of board games on the rise and the film industry often releasing major movies direct to view from the comfort of home, this book celebrates inviting, intimate gatherings and emphasizes the importance of living and eating well in this era of non-ostentatious, casual entertaining.

Book Board Game Family

Download or read book Board Game Family written by Ellie Dix and published by Crown House Publishing Ltd. This book was released on 2019-07-19 with total page 158 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A roadmap to integrating board gaming into family life, filled with inspiring ways to engage even the trickiest of teenagers and manage game nights with flair. In The Board Game Family: Reclaim your children from the screen, Ellie Dix offers a roadmap to integrating board gaming into family life and presents inspiring ways to engage even the trickiest of teenagers and manage game nights with flair. Many parents feel as if they are competing with screens for their children's attention. As their kids get older, they become more distant leading parents to worry about the quality of the already limited time they share. They yearn for tech-free time in which to reconnect, but don't know how to shift the balance. In The Board Game Family, teacher and educationalist Ellie Dix aims to help fellow parents by inviting them and their families into the unplugged and irresistible world of board games. The benefits of board gaming are far-reaching: playing games develops interpersonal skills, boosts confidence, improves memory formation and cognitive ability, and refines problem-solving and decision-making skills. With these rewards in mind, Ellie shares a wealth of top tips and stealthy strategies that parents can draw upon to unleash the potential of those dusty game boxes at the back of the cupboard and become teachers of outstanding gamesmanship equipped to navigate the unfolding drama of competition, thwart the common causes of arguments and bind together a happier, more socially cohesive family unit. The book contains useful tips on the practicalities of getting started and offers valuable guidance on how parents can build a consensus with their children around establishing a set of house rules that ensure fair play. Ellie also eloquently explains the 'metagame' and the key elements of gamification (the application of game-playing principles to everyday life), and describes how a healthy culture of competition and good gamesmanship can strengthen relationships. Furthermore, Ellie draws upon her vast knowledge to talk readers through the different types of board games available for example, time-bound or narrative-based games so that they can identify those that they feel would best suit their family's tastes. The book complements these insights with a comprehensive appendix of 100+ game descriptions, where each entry includes a brief overview of the game and provides key information about game length, player count and its mechanics. Ideal for all parents of 8 to 18-year-olds who want to breathe new life into their family time.

Book North Carolina Criminal Law 2021

Download or read book North Carolina Criminal Law 2021 written by Peter Edwards, Esq. and published by Peter Edwards, Esq.. This book was released on 2021-03-15 with total page 460 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This 2021 edition of the North Carolina Criminal Law, Chapter 14 of the General Statutes, provides the practitioner with a convenient copy to bring to court or the office. Look for other titles such as North Carolina Legal Rules of Civil Procedure and Rules of Evidence.

Book Family Fun Night  Second Edition

Download or read book Family Fun Night Second Edition written by Cynthia L. Copeland and published by Cider Mill Press. This book was released on 2016-04-05 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From New York Times bestselling parenting book author Cynthia Copeland comes a fully updated edition of FAMILY FUN NIGHT, featuring a year's worth of great ideas that foster family togetherness! More than ever, family time faces stiff competition from other activities that appeal to kids: video games and iPhone apps, texting, and social media. FAMILY FUN NIGHT offers the antidote: Tips and advice for establishing weekly family time, as well as hundreds of specific ideas for spending quality time together, with an emphasis on "unplugged" activities. This fun and comprehensive book features ways to interest teens (let each one invite a friend or allow them to play their music in the background on game night), to contend with a large age range (form teams or play games of chance rather than skill), and to manage competitiveness among siblings (play cooperative games or ones where players change teams throughout). From clever twists on timeless classics to brand new games your family will love, this book offers something for every family, during every month of the year. Interested in family-friendly card games? Suggestions for outdoor family games? Need ideas for a Digital Detox family weekend? Or ideas for last-minute game nights or for game nights that cost less than $10? It’s all covered in this reader-friendly guide, along with ideas for snacks and meals that complement each family night theme, complete with charming illustrations! Whether family members use the book to brainstorm ideas for their own unique night or follow each game night to the last detail, they will find that family playtime creates wonderful memories that will last forever.

Book The Civilized Guide to Tabletop Gaming

Download or read book The Civilized Guide to Tabletop Gaming written by Teri Litorco and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2016-11-04 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Don't Be a Beardy Gamer "A very funny and useful read on its own, but it also makes a great gift for that sore loser in your life." --The New York Times "An indispensable, laugh-out-loud guide to the pitfalls and pleasures of gaming." ~Graham McNeill, Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40,000 novels author; former Games Workshop designer "For anyone looking to be a part of one of the greatest communities in the world!" ~Brittanie Boe, editor of GameWire "A warm, insightful guide for exploring one of geek culture's oldest realms." ~Aaron Dembski-Bowden, author of New York Times bestselling book The Horus Heresy: The First Heretic Whether you're new to the world of tabletop games or a veteran gamer, The Civilized Guide to Tabletop Gaming is your go-to game-night etiquette guide. Expert gamer Teri Litorco, of the gaming site Geek and Sundry, helps you to get along as you play and make the most out of your time with your gamer group. Packed with insider advice and etiquette tips, this essential guide includes advice on everything from sharing crib sheets and meeples to avoiding drama and poor sportsmanship at the game table. With 100 gaming etiquette rules, The Civilized Guide to Tabletop Gaming provides you and your group with all you need for a fun and respectful game night--without rage-quitters, bad losers, terrible winners, and Incredible Sulks!

Book Building School and Home Connections

Download or read book Building School and Home Connections written by and published by Teacher Created Materials. This book was released on with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Everything Tabletop Games Book

Download or read book The Everything Tabletop Games Book written by Bebo and published by Everything. This book was released on 2019-07-16 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Tabletop and board games aren’t just for rainy days or awkward family events anymore. As the game industry grows, people of all ages are jumping to play “the original social network.” In our ever-increasing technological world, playing old-school games is a welcome retreat from the overexposure to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and the rest of social media. Over the past few years, board games have become the hot new hobby. Instead of friends sitting around the same table and staring at their phones, they are now either working with or against each other. Millions upon millions of new fans have begun to join their friends in real life for a fun game of Pandemic, 7 Wonders, or Ticket to Ride. The Everything Tabletop Games Book shows how to play some of the best tabletop games in the world, from classic strategy games like Settlers of Catan to great new games like Gloomhaven. Throughout the book, you’ll learn the different genres of tabletop and board games; how to play each game; rules and strategies to help you win; and even where to play online—including new expansions to keep your favorite games fresh and exciting. So gather up some friends, pick a game from this book, and start playing! You’ll be having a blast in no time.

Book Fundamentals of Game Design

Download or read book Fundamentals of Game Design written by Ernest Adams and published by New Riders. This book was released on 2010-04-07 with total page 697 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: To create a great video game, you must start with a solid game design: A well-designed game is easier to build, more entertaining, and has a better chance of succeeding in the marketplace. Here to teach you the essential skills of player-centric game design is one of the industry’s leading authorities, who offers a first-hand look into the process, from initial concept to final tuning. Now in its second edition, this updated classic reference by Ernest Adams offers a complete and practical approach to game design, and includes material on concept development, gameplay design, core mechanics, user interfaces, storytelling, and balancing. In an easy-to-follow approach, Adams analyzes the specific design challenges of all the major game genres and shows you how to apply the principles of game design to each one. You’ll learn how to: Define the challenges and actions at the heart of the gameplay. Write a high-concept document, a treatment, and a full design script. Understand the essentials of user interface design and how to define a game’s look and feel. Design for a variety of input mechanisms, including the Wii controller and multi-touch iPhone. Construct a game’s core mechanics and flow of resources (money, points, ammunition, and more). Develop appealing stories, game characters, and worlds that players will want to visit, including persistent worlds. Work on design problems with engaging end-of-chapter exercises, design worksheets, and case studies. Make your game accessible to broader audiences such as children, adult women, people with disabilities, and casual players. “Ernest Adams provides encyclopedic coverage of process and design issues for every aspect of game design, expressed as practical lessons that can be immediately applied to a design in-progress. He offers the best framework I’ve seen for thinking about the relationships between core mechanics, gameplay, and player—one that I’ve found useful for both teaching and research.” — Michael Mateas, University of California at Santa Cruz, co-creator of Façade

Book A Stranger s Game

    Book Details:
  • Author : Colleen Coble
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release : 2022-01-04
  • ISBN : 0785228586
  • Pages : 353 pages

Download or read book A Stranger s Game written by Colleen Coble and published by Thomas Nelson. This book was released on 2022-01-04 with total page 353 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Wealthy hotel heiress Torie Bergstrom comes to Jekyll Island certain her friend Lisbeth's death wasn't an accident—but Torie gets more than she bargained for when the killer begins to play mind games with her in this gripping new novel from USA TODAY bestselling author Colleen Coble. Even though Torie Bergstrom hasn’t been back to Georgia since she was ten, she was happy to arrange a job for her best friend at one of the family properties on Jekyll Island. But when Torie learns that Lisbeth has drowned, she knows it is more than a tragic accident: Lisbeth was terrified of water and wouldn’t have gone swimming by choice. Torie goes to the hotel under an alias, desperate to find answers. When she meets Joe Abbott and his daughter while they are rescuing baby sea turtles, she can only hope they are as trustworthy as they seem. And when someone begins to play mind games with her, proving they know her real identity, Torie couldn’t be more grateful to have an ally. The more Torie and Joe dig, the more elusive the truth seems. But one thing is clear: someone will risk anything—even another murder—to keep their secrets buried. Full-length, stand-alone romantic suspense Also by Colleen Coble: Edge of Dusk, One Little Lie, Two Reasons to Run, Three Missing Days, Strands of Truth, Tidewater Inn Includes discussion questions for book clubs

Book Playing Games in Nineteenth Century Britain and America

Download or read book Playing Games in Nineteenth Century Britain and America written by Ann R. Hawkins and published by State University of New York Press. This book was released on 2021-11-01 with total page 322 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A vital part of daily life in the nineteenth century, games and play were so familiar and so ubiquitous that their presence over time became almost invisible. Technological advances during the century allowed for easier manufacturing and distribution of board games and books about games, and the changing economic conditions created a larger market for them as well as more time in which to play them. These changing conditions not only made games more profitable, but they also increased the influence of games on many facets of culture. Playing Games in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America focuses on the material and visual culture of both American and British games, examining how cultures of play intersect with evolving gender norms, economic structures, scientific discourses, social movements, and nationalist sentiments.

Book Game Show Confidential

    Book Details:
  • Author : Boze Hadleigh
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 2023-05-01
  • ISBN : 1493072595
  • Pages : 304 pages

Download or read book Game Show Confidential written by Boze Hadleigh and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2023-05-01 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Game and quiz shows first started appearing on radio broadcasts in the 1930s, led by the CBS network’s Professor Quiz, hosted by a man who was neither a professor nor even a college graduate, the first of several frauds that seemed to be endemic to the genre. Professor Quiz was followed by other such game shows as Uncle Jim’s Question Bee and Ask It Basket, which in turn spawned successful box games for at-home play. The show Truth or Consequences made the transition from radio to television in the late 1940s and was so popular that a town in New Mexico was named for the show. Television proved to be the perfect platform for game shows since they were very popular and cheap to produce. Even in reruns today, the older shows still draw huge audiences. This book describes the evolution of the game show, its larger-than-life producers and hosts, as well as the scandals that have rocked it from time to time, including bloopers from such “adult” oriented shows as The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game, and Hollywood Squares. This is an entertaining and lively look at an American phenomenon whose popularity doesn’t seem to be going away.

Book 21 Ways to Connect with Your Kids

Download or read book 21 Ways to Connect with Your Kids written by Kathi Lipp and published by Harvest House Publishers. This book was released on 2012-10-01 with total page 206 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Parents spend a good chunk of time making sure their kids are okay—they’re getting good grades, doing their chores, and doing just enough cleaning that their rooms won’t be condemned if the Board of Health happens to drop by. 21 Ways to Connect with Your Kids offers a straightforward, workable plan to create new avenues of connection between parents and their kids. This handy guide coaches moms and dads to do one simple thing each day for three weeks to connect with their kids. Daily connection ideas include: planning a family fun night telling your child what you like about them developing a character growth chart writing a love note to your child working together on a family project Written in Kathi’s warm and compassionate but thought-provoking tone, this book will motivate parents to incorporate great relationship habits into their daily lives and give them confidence that they can connect with their kids even in the midst of busy schedules.

Book Broken Lenses Volume 3

    Book Details:
  • Author : Emily Bernath
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Release : 2023-09-19
  • ISBN : 1636981143
  • Pages : 240 pages

Download or read book Broken Lenses Volume 3 written by Emily Bernath and published by Morgan James Publishing. This book was released on 2023-09-19 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As the third book in Emily Bernath’s Broken Lenses series, Broken Lenses Volume 3: Experiencing God’s Freedom in a World of Sin steps back to answer the questions, “Who is God? Do I want to get to know God? What do I get out of it?” Anyone can walk into a church and hear messages about the goodness and holiness of God, but what does that really mean? And how does God’s goodness impact everyday people? Broken Lenses Volume 3 aims to answer these questions head-on, with each chapter looking at a different characteristic of God’s nature, how God emulates that characteristic, and how having a God who holds those characteristics impacts every human being. It’s one thing to know that God is holy, sovereign, and merciful—it’s another to know how God chooses to exercise that holy, sovereign, and merciful nature. Everyone wants freedom from the shame and guilt of sin, but only God is qualified to provide that freedom. While many paint their own picture of God’s identity and intention, Broken Lenses Volume 3 aims to dispel conflicting information about the heart of God and teach readers about God’s true nature—and the true freedom available to all who seek a relationship with Him.

Book The Best Laid Plans of a High School Basketball Ceo

Download or read book The Best Laid Plans of a High School Basketball Ceo written by Matt Kramer and published by Dog Ear Publishing. This book was released on 2012-02 with total page 180 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: What others in sports are saying about The Best-Laid Plans... "Randy and Matt have put together a great book for building a high school basketball program. ...This book would be an excellent read not only for high school basketball coaches, but also for coaches of all sports and all leaders of young people." from the Foreword by Bob Huggins "This book is a great source of information for any coach or interested reader about how to properly run a basketball program and lead young people. I personally have observed many of the ideas in this book, especially during Randy's career. In my years of high school and professional sports, I have not found a better blueprint for success than that which is presented in The Best-Laid Plans of a High School Basketball CEO." Dean Chance - 1964 Cy Young Award Winning Pitcher - All-Ohio and State Champion Basketball Player "I came to know Randy very well while recruiting one of his players. He runs as good a program as I have seen throughout the country. Randy and Matt Kramer have put together a great tool for design and example in how to lead a high school basketball program from top to bottom. The Best-Laid Plans comes to you with my highest recommendation. Brad Brownell - Head Men's Basketball Coach - Clemson University A leadership book, a book that offers tips on how to run a sports program from kindergarten through high school, an inspirational underdog story-The Best-Laid Plans of a High School Basketball CEO is all of the above and more. Here's a sample: Matt Kramer's boys' basketball team from Navarre Fairless High School was perhaps the worst in the Canton (Ohio) area, finishing 3-19 in 2004; in 2005, he was sitting on a coaching "hot seat" at 0-12 in the middle of January. His program and his career were left for dead... ...Twenty-six months later, Coach Kramer was standing on a ladder in the Canton Memorial Field House cutting down the nets after his Fairless team won the prestigious Canton Division-II District Championship Game in overtime and earned a spot in Ohio's Division-II "Sweet-16." Miracle? No, it happened with hard work, a little luck, and the mentoring of a legendary 500-win coach, Randy Montgomery-ideas that are now shared here in The Best-Laid Plans of a High School Basketball CEO. Matt Kramer Born the son of a basketball coach on July 16, 1969, Matt Kramer spent his childhood in a gym by Dan Kamer's side watching him run the program at Archbishop Hoban High School in Akron (Ohio). Kramer went on to play at Hoban, graduating in 1987, then went on to a two-year career as an NCAA Division-III collegiate basketball player at The College of Wooster for legendary coach Steve Moore. After transferring to Mount Union College in the fall of 1989, he incurred a back injury that ended his playing career and sent him down a career path in coaching and education. Married to his wife Christine since 1996 and father of three-sons Luke and Landon, and daughter Olivia-Matt Kramer shares ideas and stories here that range from being inspirational to heart-breaking, illustrating the roller-coaster ride a twenty-one-year career in coaching can be. Randy Montgomery A Hall-of-Fame high school basketball coach, and a disciple and close friend of West Virginia University head coach Bob Huggins, Randy Montgomery has spent over three decades using his innovative approach to lead two high school programs-Wooster Triway and North Canton Hoover-to elite status.