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Pandemic 2013 by Z-Man Games
Pandemic 2013 by Z-Man Games
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I bought this to play at a weekend away with some friends. Having played a game on my own and also watching Wil Wheaton's full game play video on YouTube(worth a look if you want to or have bought the game as it shows you what happens in the game) I explained the rules to my mates and we were away with not much trouble.

First game I used what I believed to be the best role cards for us in 3 player game and we won, second game I randomised the role cards but got the same roles as the first game and the game beat us half way through on outbreaks...it was a great example of how the game changes every game even with the same roles. Having played through 3 times the tactics start… Read more
Prepare to Fly by Simon Blake
Prepare to Fly by Simon Blake
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This book will not teach you how to fly - there are other books that do that - tried and tested and they get you your CP licence.

What this book does tell you is what to do WHEN you fly...or in fact before you fly...preparation is the key before you even get off the ground.

The little tips dotted throughout the book are also great.

This book certainly looks like it is by someone who is a keen flyer who has made the odd mistake but also thought about how to make the most of his flying - mostly common sense and experience...but of course common sense is hard to come by sometimes.

If you have your CP or even EP licence this book is worth owning to… Read more
Street Magic by Paul Zenon
Street Magic by Paul Zenon
I was given this book as a present a few years ago and only recently decided to sit down and learn some tricks from it. There is nothing overly advanced in the book but the tricks I learnt are strong and have great impact.

I certainly know more complicated tricks but you can't beat 'simple' tricks - although they all require some practice to make them look good and the techniques taught in the book give a good grounding in some coin and card sleights.

The Out Of This World trick is a great classic.

There are no tricks out of any ones reach, a few require bought or home constructed devices but they are in a section labelled as such.

Having learnt a… Read more

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