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Games Online For Dummies

Author : John Kaufeld
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"An invaluable resource for novice and experienced gamers alike." — Sid Meier, Creator of Civilization Save $$$! See Inside for Coupons! Find, Play, and Win the Best Games on the Internet! Feel like taking the wheel of an Indy race car? Commanding your forces against the evil empire? Or simply grabbing a cue and hitting the old electronic ball? Trust gaming expert John Kaufeld to take you straight to the best online games. With direct links to the hottest games on the Net and a wealth of gaming tips — including advice on which games you may not want your kids playing — Games Online For Dummies® takes you on an exciting tour of the Wild Net Yonder. Inside, find helpful advice on how to: Play games on major game services like the Internet Gaming Zone, HEAT.NET, Mplayer, and more Trick commercial games into playing through the Internet with Kali and Kahn Figure out what to play, where to play, and how to make your computer play better with our special Internet Directory Chat with fellow gamers — and find worthy opponents Join the online gaming communities inside America Online and CompuServe Turn your computer into the ultimate game machine CD-ROM Includes Multiplayer Demos of: StarCraft You Don't Know Jack the Netshow HardBall 6 Age of Empires Shanghai Dynasty MindSpring Internet Access Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like — free — but they have no technical support. System Requirements: 133 or faster Pentium PC with Windows 95/98; 24MB RAM (32MB recommended); double-speed (2X) or faster CD-ROM drive; and an Internet connection (14,400 bps or faster modem — regular access charges apply)

Card Games For Dummies

Author : Barry Rigal
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Card games offer loads of fun and one of the best socializing experiences out there. But picking up winning card strategies is a bit of a challenge, and though your buddies may think that picking up the rules of the game is easy, winning is a totally different story. With Card Games For Dummies, Second Edition, you’ll not only be able to play the hottest card games around, you can also apply game-winning strategies and tips to have fun and beat your opponents. Now updated, this hands-on guide shows you everything you need to know—the basics, the tricks, and the techniques—to become a master card player, with expanded coverage on poker as well as online gaming and tournaments. Soon you will have the card-playing power to: Pin down your opponents in Texas Hold’em Show off your power in Stud Poker Hit wisely in Blackjack Break hearts ruthlessly in Hearts Mix up the night with Gin and Rummy Build yourself a victory in Bridge Send them fishing in Go Fish This straightforward, no-nonsense guide features great ways to improve your game and have more fun, as well as a list of places to find out more about your favorite game. It also profiles different variations of each game, making you a player for all seasons!

Card Games All In One For Dummies

Author : Consumer Dummies
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Play your cards right—and get an ace up your sleeve Whether you’re looking to tackle a Texas Hold ‘em tournament or beat a friendly competitor at Gin Rummy, Card Games All-In-One For Dummies helps you stack the odds in your favor to start playing—and winning—the world’s most popular card games. From Bridge and Hearts to Blackjack, card games are timeless activities that offer loads of fun, bringing people of all ages together to socialize and have a hand at some friendly competition. But if you’re ready to up the ante, this all-encompassing guide gives you the card-playing power to apply winning strategies and tips to master your game of choice and beat your opponents. Build upon and improve your card-playing skills Develop a winning strategy for popular card game Find and play card games online Teach kids to play cards responsibly Whether you’re playing for fun or real stakes, Card Games All-In-One For Dummies is your one-stop ace in the hole to come up trumps!

America Online for Dummies

Author : John Kaufeld
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Explains how to use the online service's software to customize member profiles and toolbars, collect free software, search the Web, and take advantage of AOL's online hobby, professional, and interest groups

Massively Multiplayer Games For Dummies

Author : Scott Jennings
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Intrigued by MMGs? Here's the place to start Compare games, create a character, choose a guild to join, and have some fun! So your friend keeps talking about playing this cool game with millions of people on the Internet, and you really want to join in? Great idea! This book will let you in on the lingo, provide a little background on MMGs, help you choose a character, and prepare you for a trip into the fantasy world. Discover how to * Choose a game you'll enjoy * Start developing a character * Survive player vs. player combat * Find useful gameplay guides * Slay more monsters * Team up with other players

Backgammon For Dummies

Author : Chris Bray
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A comprehensive and fun guide to Backgammon! Backgammon is one of the oldest games in the world, the origins of which date back some 5000 years – and it's still going strong. It enjoyed a huge resurgence in the 1970s, and then again in the 1990s with the popularity of the Internet, where millions of people play tournaments online every day. Today, backgammon's following in the UK is huge, with a dedicated British Isles Backgammon Association, and hundreds of face-to-face tournaments taking place across the UK every year. In this book, backgammon expert Chris Bray walks you through the basics of setting up a board, opening strategies, middle and end-game tactics, and tips on when to make key moves. You'll also get to grips with basic probabilities, the doubling cube and the 25% rule. And if you want to take your gaming further, there's plenty of advice to get you started in tournament backgammon, as well as playing online. Suitable for both beginners and experienced player looking for more tips and techniques, Backgammon For Dummies includes coverage on: Starting and Playing the Game Handling the Middle Game Bearing Off (The Last Lap) Varying the Play About the author

Investing Online For Dummies

Author : Kathleen Sindell
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Everybody talks about it—how much you can save , and earn, when you start an online investment program. If you’ve decided you’re ready to find out what all the excitement’s about, you’re in luck. Investing Online For Dummies has been completely revised and updated with the latest tools, Web sites, rule changes, and tips that can make online investing easy and profitable. To be a successful online investor, you need to know your way around the Web and you also need to understand something about investments. Investing Online For Dummies can help you make sound financial decisions by: Outlining basic investment fundamentals Explaining how stock options work and helping you determine the value of your employee stock option plan Pointing out costly traps and ways to avoid them Directing you to resources that provide information you need and helping you make sense of it Showing you how to use the Internet to become a savvy investor This 5th edition of Investing Online For Dummies provides clear instructions and ample illustrations, taking you from the basics of online investing to making your own online stock transactions to purchasing bonds online. A few of the things you’ll discover: What’s important in an online brokerage and how to locate one that meets your needs How to find Internet resources that help you select mutual funds How to use stock online screens to find investment candidates that will move you toward your financial goals Where to look for direct stock purchase and ShareBuilder plans that let you invest online for as little as $25 a month How Internet tools can help you analyze and choose stocks and bonds The secrets to paying the lowest commissions when trading online There’s so much information available on the Internet that you can easily feel overwhelmed. Investing Online For Dummies leads you through that maze, showing you how to get started, what you really need to know, where to go online to find it, and how to get the process underway. When it comes to choosing which cruise to take to celebrate your success, however, you’re on your own!

Winning at Internet Poker For Dummies

Author : Mark Harlan
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Take poker online the fun and easy way! Five years ago, 50 million people were playing poker recreationally or professionally. Now that number is more than 100 million, including a huge influx of young people. Online betting is up nearly four-fold over the past year, with total wagers running over $30 billion. Winning at Internet Poker For Dummies provides the lowdown on the hottest game around, highlighting the best sites and virtual games and showing how to make secure online bets. The book covers setting up an account, securing funds, navigating a basic online poker game, using Internet abbreviations and lingo, observing online poker etiquette, playing popular online poker games such as Texas Hold 'Em and Omaha, devising a winning strategy, and participating in tournaments.

America Online for Dummies Quick Reference

Author : John Kaufeld
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Provides an introduction to America Online, including advice on how to find information, send and receive e-mail, and access newsgroups

Wireless Home Networking For Dummies

Author : Danny Briere
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Get hooked up without getting tangled up in cords, wires, cables or techno mumbo. With Wireless Home Networking For Dummies, you can go wireless without going mad. It shows you how to plan, install, secure, and use a wireless home network for PCs or Macs. See how easy it is to share your Internet connection, files, folders, printers, and other peripherals. Put your gaming console on your wireless network and play multiuser computer games—­even online. With lots of helpful diagrams, screen shots, and step-by-step instructions, this guide: Gives you the info you need to make wise wireless buying and connecting decisions Covers the latest security issues and hardware as well as today's wireless standards, including Wi-Fi/802.11 (a, b, g, e, and i), Bluetooth, UWB (Universal Wide Band), WiMAX, and ZigBee Tells you how to use an inexpensive networking kit to connect your gaming console to a broadband Internet connection and speed up your commands; that’s often a matter of virtual life and death Discusses alternatives to wireless networking, including Bluetooth, HPNA, and Home Plug Learn how to network your entertainment center for all kinds of options. Whether you have a $300 TV set or a $25,000 home theater system, you can wireless enable almost any type of A/V equipment. Then you can use your PC to store audio and video tracks for playback on your TV and through your stereo, stream movies from the Internet and play them on your big screen, load pictures from your digital camera on your PC and view them on the TV, and more. This book will show you how to make your home entertainment system much more entertaining, with: Info on plugging into wireless with wireless A/V adapters The latest on wireless media servers like the Sonos Music System The scoop on the ultimate home theater PC (HTPC) that plays CDs and DVDs, acts as a PVR (personal video recorder); lets you play video games on the big screen, and more Tips for buying wireless bridges, along with some specific products and their Web sites Find out about how to go wireless wherever you go, with info on public wireless hot spots and types of free and for-pay networks. Delve into the whole-home wireless revolution and see how you can add smart home devices to your network, connect to your car or your home security video monitors, use your cell phone as a remote control, and more. Wireless Home Networking For Dummies even gives you a look into the not-so-distant future and the wireless wonders in the works!

Card Games All in One For Dummies

Author : Consumer Dummies
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Play your cards right—and get an ace up your sleeve Whether you’re looking to tackle a Texas Hold ‘em tournament or beat a friendly competitor at Gin Rummy, Card Games All-In-One For Dummies helps you stack the odds in your favor to start playing—and winning—the world’s most popular card games. From Bridge and Hearts to Blackjack, card games are timeless activities that offer loads of fun, bringing people of all ages together to socialize and have a hand at some friendly competition. But if you’re ready to up the ante, this all-encompassing guide gives you the card-playing power to apply winning strategies and tips to master your game of choice and beat your opponents. Build upon and improve your card-playing skills Develop a winning strategy for popular card game Find and play card games online Teach kids to play cards responsibly Whether you’re playing for fun or real stakes, Card Games All-In-One For Dummies is your one-stop ace in the hole to come up trumps!

Chess For Dummies

Author : James Eade
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Proven tactical tips to strengthen your game Your quick and easy guide to the rules, strategies, and etiquette of chess Kings, queens, knights - does chess seem like a royal pain to grasp? This friendly guide helps you make the right moves. From using the correct terms to engaging in the art of attack, you'll get step-by-step explanations that demystify the game. You'll also find updated information on tournaments and top players, as well as computer chess games and playing chess online! Discover how to: Set up your chessboard Understand the pieces and their powers Recognize the game's patterns Decipher chess notation Employ tactics to gain an advantage Find tournaments and clubs

LSAT Logic Games For Dummies

Author : Mark Zegarelli
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Improve your score on the Analytical Reasoning portion of the LSAT If you're like most test-takers, you find the infamous Analytical Reasoning or "Logic Games" section of the LSAT to be the most elusive and troublesome. Now there's help! LSAT Logic Games For Dummies takes the puzzlement out of the Analytical Reasoning section of the exam and shows you that it's not so problematic after all! This easy-to-follow guide examines the types of logic puzzles presented on the LSAT and offers step-by-step instructions for how best to correctly identify and solve each problem within the allocated time. Coverage of all six question types Detailed strategies for quickly and correctly recognizing and solving each question type Complete with loads of practice problems Whether you're preparing to take the LSAT for the first time or looking to improve a previous score, LSAT Logic Games For Dummies is the logical study companion for anyone looking to score high on the LSAT!

America Online For Dummies

Author : Jennifer Kaufeld
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Fun, Fast, & Easy! Fast Answers to Your America Online Questions A Quick Reference for the Rest of Us!® Get in and get right out with just the information you need — without wading through lots of unnecessary information! Inside, you'll find clear, plain-English explanations of all the great features of America Online, the most popular online service in the world. Discover the ins and outs of America Online version 5.0 Set up and customize your account Find the coolest areas on America Online Use AOL keywords to get you where you want to go — fast Get expert tips on managing files and folders Master Instant Messenger and other AOL tools Access your account while on the road Look for IDG Books Worldwide's America Online® For Dummies®, 6th Edition, for more information on the topic. For Dummies Quick References and For Dummies books are available on all your favorite or not-so-favorite hardware and software products. Look for them wherever computer books are sold. see us at: www.dummies.com

Internet Games for Dummies

Author : John Kaufeld
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Offers advice for using Internet game services, discussing games in chat rooms, downloading game software, adapting commercial games to Internet use, and upgrading computers for enhanced play

LSAT For Dummies with Free Online Practice Tests

Author : Lisa Zimmer Hatch
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Increase your score on the LSAT If you're preparing for law school, your single biggest hurdleis the Law School Admission Test or LSAT. This three and a halfhour exam consisting of five multiple choice sections and one timedwriting sample can make or break your legal aspirations. Fortunately, LSAT For Dummies, Premier PLUS 2ndEdition—now with access to practice tests online preparesyou for the LSAT by giving you proven test-taking strategies andample practice opportunities. From the book you'll gain the vitaltools you need to understand the reasoning behind analyticalreasoning, get a handle on logical reasoning, flaunt your talent inthe writing section, master reading comprehension, and much more.Plus, go online and study wherever and whenever with free access toadditional LSAT practice opportunities; and the ability to createcustomized practice in the subjects you need to study the most. Includes proven strategies to help you identify common pitfallsand increase your score Lets you test your skills with practice problems for everyquestion type Premier edition offers additional test-taking opportunitiesonline If you're an aspiring lawyer and want to put your best footforward, LSAT For Dummies, Premier 2nd Edition has youcovered.

ASVAB For Dummies Premier Plus with Free Online Practice Tests

Author : Rod Powers
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Macs For Seniors For Dummies

Author : Mark L. Chambers
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Your ticket to entering the exciting world of Macs! If you've always thought computers were too complicated and intimidating, you're in for a pleasant surprise! Written and designed with your unique needs in mind, Macs For Seniors For Dummies makes it faster and easier than ever to experience all your Apple computer has to offer. In no time, you'll find out how to stay connected with family and friends, explore the Internet, create and print documents, watch your favorite movies, get apps from the App Store, and so much more. From advice on which Mac you should buy to getting started with set up and configurations, this hands-on, accessible guide covers everything needed to help you make the most of your new computer. You'll learn how to customize OS X El Capitan, work with files and folders, connect to a printer, use Safari to browse the web, and keep in touch through social media—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Set up your Mac and move around the desktop Make FaceTime calls and send emails Store photos and files using iCloud Play videos, music, and games With the help of Macs For Seniors For Dummies, you'll soon discover that you don't have to be a millennial to make a Mac your minion!

2019 2020 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice

Author : Angie Papple Johnston
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Qualify for the military job you want More than 1 million potential U.S. military recruits take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) every year. Get the scores you need to stand out with 2019/2020 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice. Inside this bestselling study guide, you'll encounter in-depth reviews for making sense of the verbal, math, and general components, plus expert tips and tricks to help you discover the areas where you need the most help. If you want to put your military career on the fast track to success, ASVAB For Dummies is your first stop. Your test results will tell the Department of Defense which jobs you’re most likely to excel in. To qualify for the top jobs, you’ll need these proven study tips, cheat sheets, and practice exams, updated for the 2019/2020 test suite. Review all 9 subject areas covered on the test Access free online instructional videos hosted by the author Study smarter with hundreds of targeted flashcards Take ASVAB practice exams to sharpen your test-taking skills Boost your test-taking strategies and know what to expect on exam day 2019/2020 ASVAB For Dummies will put you on the road to a successful military future.

2016 2017 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice

Author : Rod Powers
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The bestselling ASVAB test-prep guide—now updated for 2016/2017 Inside, you'll get in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects you'll encounter on the ASVAB, strategy cheat sheets for verbal, math, and general components, and tips to help you pinpoint your weaknesses and hone your test-taking skills in the areas where you need the most help. Your book purchase also includes a one-year subscription to online study tools, where you'll access six ASVAB practice tests, one AFQT practice test, 500 flashcards to improve your vocabulary, and tools to track your progress. The ASVAB is the most widely used multiple aptitude test in the world. If you're one of the more than one million people preparing to take the ASVAB this year, this updated edition of ASVAB For Dummies gives you everything you need to get the score you need to get the military job you want! Test your skills with practice problems on each of the test's nine subtests Score high and qualify for the military job you want Boost your math, science, and English skills Get one-year access to additional online practice If you have your sights set on enlisting in the military and want to ensure you perform your very best on test day, ASVAB For Dummies makes it easier.