A Gaming Nexus founder writes a book

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William Abner was one of the founders of Gaming Nexus. He's moved on to bigger and better things and one of those is The 2006 Gamer’s Tome of Ultimate Wisdom: An Almanac of Pimps, Orcs and Lightsabers (ISBN: 0789734656). It's a 300 page book taking a look back at last year and some of next year as well as offering insights into the gaming world that only William can do. It's available now at $19.99 so pick it up for one of your gaming friends for the holidays or yourself for a good read.

Que Publishing Releases The 2006 Gamer’s Tome of Ultimate Wisdom: An Almanac of Pimps, Orcs and Lightsabers

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – December 23, 2005- The 2006 Gamer’s Tome of Ultimate Wisdom: An Almanac of Pimps, Orcs and Lightsabers book by William Abner is filled with entertaining reviews, previews, and commentaries on all gaming platforms and the gaming industry as a whole. The 300 page book takes a month-by-month look back at the significant game releases of 2005 and looks ahead to the exciting titles gamers can expect to see in 2006.  Along the way the Gamer’s Tome offers insights into anything and everything that has to do with gaming, including why sports games are the biggest rip-off in the industry, advice on how to talk about games in public without being shunned by “regular” people and even what energy drinks give you that extra oomph you need to get through an all-night LAN party.

The 2006 Gamer’s Tome of Ultimate Wisdom: An Almanac of Pimps, Orcs and Lightsabers (ISBN: 0789734656) priced at $19.99 is currently available at major retail stores and online sellers. For more information and quick delivery visit Que Publishing at www.quepublishing.com

The book includes:

    ·       A daily dose of gaming goodness for PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, GameCube, GameBoy, Nintendo DS, and the PSP

    ·       "Best of" and "Top 10" lists for every aspect of gaming
    ·       Trivia, history, and nifty facts about gaming
    ·       Nostalgic trips with classic games and how to play them on your computer today.
    ·       Corporate Graveyard essays that discuss the legacy of formerly popular developers such as Ion Storm, Troika Games, and Looking Glass Studios

    ·       Bargain Bin essays that highlight great games that can be bought for $20 or less
    ·       Links on where to grab some of the best mods for popular PC games
    ·       The Gamer's Tome covers every genre from sports, shooters, platformers, adventure, role-playing, strategy, MMOGs, and much, much more

About the Author:
Author William Abner is a graduate of The Ohio State University and has been an avid gamer since the days of Space Invaders and Pong. He has worked in the gaming industry as a member of the media since 1996, first as the founder of The Gaming Nexus website and then as Managing Editor for GamePen.com. He then served as an Associate Editor for Computer Games Magazine until the fall of 2000. Since then, he has worked out of his home near Columbus, Ohio as a freelance writer for Computer Games Magazine, GameSpy.com, and GameShark.com. 

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