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The Book of Games: Strategy, Tactics & History (2008)
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This lavishly illustrated 736-page reference provides a lifetime of entertainment! It contains complete rules, playing tips, and instructive move-by-move examples of 65 fun and diverse games. They range from Senat, a pastime enjoyed by King Tut, to Hex, invented by a 20th-century mathematician; from strategy games and dice games to chase games; from Asian Shogi to African Wari; and, from traditional Chess and Go to modern creations like Mastermind and Othello. Colourful illustrations show old-time and modern players, game boards and equipment alongside fascinating anecdotes and curious facts about games throughout history.
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