The Guild

Author: Titan Books
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9781781162606
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A tie-in to the comedy web series about a dysfunctional group of online gamers features an introduction by creator Felicia Day and includes character profiles, behind-the-scenes extras, and in-depth interviews with the cast and crew.

Guild Leadership

Author: Jeon Rezvani
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1435739558
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This timely work shares valuable leadership lessons from the parallel universes of online games -- lessons that can impact the real world in meaningful ways. In addition, this book: Challenges some classically held leadership tenets; Strives to influence today's and tomorrow's leaders; Demystifies the art of leadership in a fresh new way. It is vitally important for today's leaders to prepare for the world of tomorrow. It is the author's hope that this book will assist them in their preparation. All of the author's proceeds are being donated to charity (specifically, Oprah's Angel Network).

The Guild Leader s Handbook

Author: Scott F. Andrews
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593272588
Format: PDF
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Millions of people play massively multiplayer online (MMO) games like World of Warcraft every day. Many of those players belong to guilds, organized groups whose members play together in order to defeat difficult bosses, compete with rivals, or undertake special challenges. Leading a guild is not a trivial matter, but many players dive into this challenging role completely unprepared. Scott F. Andrews has been helping guild leaders and officers since 2007 through his weekly column for WoW.com, Officers' Quarters. In The Guild Leader's Handbook, Andrews offers a complete guide to conceptualizing, establishing, and maintaining a successful guild. The book will help readers decide what sort of structure and focus their guild should have and covers fundamentals like recruiting, managing officers, creating and enforcing reasonable policies, and handling the interpersonal drama that threatens guild harmony. Andrews gives sage advice on how leaders can prepare their guilds for successful PvE (Player vs. Environment) dungeon crawls and raids and explains guidelines for fairly distributing the spoils of battle. He also covers how to assemble a competitive force in PvP (Player vs. Player) and how to lead a community of roleplaying specialists. The Guild Leader's Handbook is a comprehensive guide to guild creation and success, written by a recognized expert on the subject.

Guild Wars Edge of Destiny

Author: J. Robert King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439156049
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Destiny Called - They Answered In the dark recesses of Tyria, elder dragons have awoken from millennial slumbers. First came Primordus, which stirred in the Depths forcing the asura to flee to the surface. Half a century later, Jormag awoke and drove the norn from the frozen climes of the Northern Shiverpeaks, corrupting sons and brothers along the way. A generation later, Zhaitan arose in a cataclysmic event that reshaped a continent and flooded the capital of the human nation of Kryta. The races of Tyria stand on the edge of destiny. Heroes have battled against dragon minions, only to be corrupted into service of the enemy. Armies have marched on the dragons and been swep aside. The dwarves sacrificed their entire race to defeat a single dragon champion. The age of mortals may soon be over. This is a time for heroes. While the races of Tyria stand apart, six heroic individuals will come together to fight for their people: Eir, the norn huntress with the soul of an artist; Snaff, the asuran ge­nius, and his ambitious assistant Zojja; Rytlock, the ferocious charr warrior in exile; Caithe, a deadly sylvari with deep secrets; and Logan, the valiant human guardian dealing with divided loyalties. Together they become Destiny’s Edge. Together they answer the call. But will it be enough?

The Guild

Author: Felicia Day
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 162115162X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Chronicling the hilarious on--and offline--lives of a group of Internet role-playing gamers, the Knights of Good, The Guild has become a cult hit, and is the winner of numerous awards from SXSW, YouTube, Yahoo, and the Streamys. Now, Day brings the wit and heart of the show to this graphic-novel prequel. In this origin tale of the Knights of Good, we learn about Cyd's life before joining the guild, how she became Codex, her awful breakup with boyfriend Trevor, and how she began to meet the other players who would eventually become her teammates. * This story line fills in details never before revealed on the web show, making it an essential new chapter for existing fans as well as a perfect jumping-on point for new fans! * See the web series at watchtheguild.com. * Collects the three-issue series and features a sketchbook section and pinups! Written by Felicia Day! Internet phenomenon The Guild comes to comics!

Archangel s Kiss

Author: Nalini Singh
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101184998
Format: PDF
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View our feature on Nalini Singh’s Archangel's Kiss.New York Times bestselling author of Angels' Blood Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux wakes from a year-long coma to find that she has become an angel-and that her lover, the stunningly dangerous archangel Raphael, likes having her under his control. But almost immediately, Raphael must ready Elena for a flight to Beijing, to attend a ball thrown by the archangel Lijuan. Ancient and without conscience, Lijuan's power lies with the dead. And she has organized the most perfect and most vicious of welcomes for Elena...

The Poisons of Caux The Tasters Guild

Author: Susannah Appelbaum
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780375896194
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Poisons of Caux, Book II A macabre and funny fantasy trilogy After the perilous adventure of The Hollow Bettle (Book I), the dark reign of the Nightshades is over at last, and a new day has arrived in Caux, a land long ruled by poison and deceit. The ancient Prophecy-the coming of a Noble Child to cure the one, true King-has finally begun. But fear still grips the people of Caux, for they live in the shadow of the powerful, poisonous Tasters' Guild. Sequestered high within its corrupt walls sits Vidal Verjouce, the Guild's diabolical Director, his dark magic more potent than ever. Eleven-year-old Ivy, famed healer and Noble Child, and her friend and taster Rowan must venture inside the Guild itself if they are to find the door to their sister world, Pimcaux-and fulfill the Prophecy. But a deadly weed-once thought extinct-threatens their journey: scourge bracken, a plant dedicated to domination and destruction, also known, ominously, as Kingmaker. Who else has detected it? And will Ivy's remarkable gift-her dominion over plants and nature-be enough to thwart it? Susannah Appelbaum's imagination soars with poison inks, flower codes, catacombs, secret crypts, and sinister twists in this middle volume of the macabre and magical Poisons of Caux fantasy trilogy. From the Hardcover edition.

The Guild of Geniuses

Author: Dan Santat
Publisher: Arthur a Levine
ISBN: 9780439430968
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For any child who has ever felt a tiny bit neglected, this dazzling debut is about a monkey named Mr. Pip and his best friend, Frederick, who shows Mr. Pip he doesn't have to be a genius to be a good friend. Illustrations.

From the Kane Chronicles Brooklyn House Magician s Manual

Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1368011896
Format: PDF, Docs
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Greetings, initiate! Carter Kane, here. Congratulations on reaching Brooklyn House in one piece. This accomplishment signals that you're descended from Ancient Egyptian royalty, and you have magic powers. But what good is power without knowing how to use it? That's where this training manual comes in. Packed with quizzes, stories, and insights about Ancient Egyptian deities, creatures (the friendly and the deadly), the mysterious Duat, and more, this primer will prime those with the blood of the pharaohs to take their first steps down the path of the gods. You'll hear from me, other magicians (including my sister, Sadie), and even a few of the gods themselves. But beware of tricks and surprises: anything can happen in the world of Egyptian magic.