An Exploration of Space 1999 Through the Lens of Video Games: Payne 1999

Author: John K. Balor

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0359766781

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Page: 740

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This book contains transcripts from Online Alpha discussions where the video game PAYNE 1999, game theory and game-study theories are used for analysing and commenting on problems of conflict and cooperation in SPACE 1999. The discussions build on more than a decade of conversations and debate about PAYNE 1999, and aim of the book is to put the various threads together while also developing new ideas and providing direction for further investigations. The book has been developed on an idealistic basis. It is sold at the lowest price the publisher was willing to accept. A free e-book version can be downloaded at www.lulu.com.
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Encyclopedia of Film Themes, Settings and Series

Author: Richard B. Armstrong,Mary Willems Armstrong

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476612307

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 237

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The first editon was called “the most valuable film reference in several years” by Library Journal. The new edition published in hardcover in 2001 includes more than 670 entries. The current work is a paperback reprint of that edition. Each entry contains a mini-essay that defines the topic, followed by a chronological list of representative films. From the Abominable Snowman to Zorro, this encyclopedia provides film scholars and fans with an easy-to-use reference for researching film themes or tracking down obscure movies on subjects such as suspended animation, viral epidemics, robots, submarines, reincarnation, ventriloquists and the Olympics (“Excellent” said Cult Movies). The volume also contains an extensive list of film characters and series, including B-movie detectives, Western heroes, made-for-television film series, and foreign film heroes and villains.
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

Author: Eric Partridge

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134963653

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1432

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The definitive work on the subject, this Dictionary - available again in its eighth edition - gives a full account of slang and unconventional English over four centuries and will entertain and inform all language-lovers.
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