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Nova Praxis [FATE] by Void Star Games

By Void Star Games

Issues have replaced. we've got changed.

In what could have been the top, the synthesis of biology and know-how proved our salvation. Augmentation, starting from uncomplicated genetic manipulation to Apotheosis, set us at the direction of prosperity. however it additionally emphasised the significance of identification, person humanity, and the purity of the species.Earth is misplaced to us, yet even within the aftermath of this bad tragedy, we develop, evolve or even prosper. we now have witnessed the dying of our mom and the start of a brand new era.

The lack of Earth and the ensuing Exodus gave us a chance to begin over with a fresh slate. And we seized it.

Though the necessity for association, balance and a competent executive was once transparent, the outdated methods have been obvious via such a lot as archaic, clumsy and too vulnerable to corruption.

It used to be time for a brand new manner… a Nova Praxis.

Today, social networks enable the desire of the folks to be measured immediately, properly and with out the necessity for illustration. The Coalition, guided by way of the collective voice of its humans, has tested new houses on worlds lit by means of new suns. Molecular meeting know-how has made it attainable for society to supply a top quality of existence by no means earlier than imagined, at primarily free of charge, to every body. And we're nearly immortal.

But can this would-be Utopia last?

Corruption within the Coalition executive fosters decay from inside of. the homes, our benefactors and consumers, run shadowy networks of intrigue, espionage and assassination. Apostates, non-citizens, condemn those that might alternate their privateness for the Coalition’s fake protection. Remnants of Earth’s previous governments salary an unrelenting guerilla conflict on Coalition forces. Ideological extremists devote acts of terror utilizing the newest horror to spring from a manufacturing facility or try tube…

And the price of a human soul is weighed and measured in traces of code.

Nova Praxis is a post-singularity sci-fi environment that explores transhumanism and post-scarcity societies opposed to a backdrop of motion, experience, conspiracy and intrigue.

Nova Praxis is…

…a table-top role-playing online game that includes an evolution of the award successful destiny online game procedure used in Strands of destiny; streamlined and adapted particularly for the Nova Praxis setting.

…self-contained. you don't need to possess, or be acquainted with, the other destiny video game to play Nova Praxis.

…a quite "hard sci-fi" atmosphere that occurs within the aftermath of a temporary technological singularity.

…an exploration of the tropes of transhuman sci-fi. brain importing, resleeving, AI characters, and physique augmentation.

…an exploration of the societal effect of a name dependent post-scarcity economic climate.

…a online game during which avid gamers play characters who understand how to slide among the cracks of civilization and practice the roles their consumers could particularly beat back the books.

... a atmosphere jam-packed with clash. the homes salary a mystery Shadow battle opposed to one another, purist and transhuman ideologies erupt in violence, and apostates lash out opposed to the oppression of the Coalition government.

...home to rail weapons, powered armor, megastar ships, safeguard drones, bipedal battle frames, swarms of nanomachines, kill-sats, and the horrors of sped up evolution long gone wrong.

This is the PDF model of Nova Praxis, however it isn't just a completely bookmarked and associated PDF model of the ebook. The Augmented PDF has passed through a completely separate format technique, constructed from the floor as much as run on widescreen desktop monitors and drugs.

The Augmented PDF additionally encompasses a variety of navigational aids, permitting you to reference the PDF quicker than ever.

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The Ultimate IQ Challenge by Christopher P. Harding, Marcel Feenstra, Visit Amazon's

By Christopher P. Harding, Marcel Feenstra, Visit Amazon's Philip J. Carter Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Philip J. Carter,

The authors have created a suite of a hundred puzzles and 3 IQ assessments that are meant to supply hours of tough enjoyable.

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Mathematics in Nature: Modeling Patterns in the Natural by John A. Adam

By John A. Adam

From rainbows, river meanders, and shadows to spider webs, honeycombs, and the markings on animal coats, the seen international is filled with styles that may be defined mathematically. analyzing such comfortably observable phenomena, this ebook introduces readers to the wonderful thing about nature as printed by way of arithmetic and the wonderful thing about arithmetic as published in nature.

Generously illustrated, written in a casual sort, and replete with examples from daily life, Mathematics in Nature is a wonderful and undaunting advent to the tips and techniques of mathematical modeling. It illustrates how arithmetic can be utilized to formulate and resolve puzzles saw in nature and to interpret the recommendations. within the strategy, it teaches such themes because the artwork of estimation and the results of scale, quite what occurs as issues get higher. Readers will boost an realizing of the symbiosis that exists among easy medical rules and their mathematical expressions in addition to a deeper appreciation for such normal phenomena as cloud formations, halos and glories, tree heights and leaf styles, butterfly and moth wings, or even puddles and dust cracks.

Developed out of a college direction, this publication makes an excellent supplemental textual content for classes in utilized arithmetic and mathematical modeling. it's going to additionally entice arithmetic educators and lovers in any respect degrees, and is designed in order that it may be dipped into at leisure.

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mental floss presents Instant Knowledge (Collins Gem) by Editors of Mental Floss

By Editors of Mental Floss

Mental_floss is proud to offer a full-bodied jolt of concept for thirsty minds at the move. mixed with titillating proof, startling revelations, and head-scratching theories accrued from worldwide, Instant Knowledge will jumpstart riveting exchanges at cocktail events, the watercooler, or any powwow. To event the fresh, wealthy taste at domestic, simply tear right into a subject of your selection, and upload dialog. it truly is that simple!

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More Fallacies, Flaws, and Flimflam by Edward Barbeau

By Edward Barbeau

Extra Fallacies, Flaws, and Flimflam is the second one quantity of choices drawn in most cases from the school arithmetic magazine column “Fallacies, Flaws, and Flimflam” from 2000 via 2008. The MAA released the 1st assortment, Mathematical Flaws, Fallacies, and Flimflam, in 2000.

As within the first quantity, extra Fallacies, Flaws, and Flimflam includes goods starting from howlers (outlandish systems that still result in an accurate resolution) to deep or refined error frequently made by means of powerful scholars. even though a few are supplied for leisure, others problem the reader to figure out precisely the place issues pass wrong.

Items are taken care of by way of subject material. undemanding lecturers will locate bankruptcy 1 of so much use, whereas center and excessive schoolteachers will locate chapters 1, 2, three, 7, and eight appropriate to their degrees. collage teachers can delve for fabric in all the pieces of the e-book.

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1,001 Facts that Will Scare the Shit Out of You by Cary Mcneal

By Cary Mcneal

Fact: Chocolate comprises the alkaloid theobromine, which in excessive doses may be poisonous to people, and in even small quantities can kill canine, parrots, horses, and cats.
This signifies that regardless of its identify, the Kit-Kat sweet bar isn't really a prompt snack to your kitty-cat. i'm wondering what number cats have died due to this confusion.

Fact: the main germ-laden position in your bathroom is not the seat or maybe the bowl--it's the handle.
The resolution: do not flush. enable the following man fear approximately it.

There are "just the facts"--and then there are only the evidence that might frighten the bejeezus out of you. and due to this little gem a WC ebook, you are going to by no means examine the area an analogous method back, with no, er, dry heaving a bit bit.

From the sneaky fish that may swim up our genitals to the E. coli micro organism lurking within the very water we drink, stressful phenomena are in every single place we flip. academic, pleasing, and undeniably scary, this ebook isn't really absolute to assist you, um, visit the lavatory, yet it truly is absolute to make a while there more...informed.

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Blackbelt in Blackjack : Playing 21 as a Martial Art by Arnold Snyder

By Arnold Snyder

Within the spirit of Doyle Brunson's great method, Arnold Snyder's Blackbelt in Blackjack is an underground playing vintage written by means of one of many grand masters of blackjack and a legend. This newly revised and up to date variation is now made to be had for the 1st time to a countrywide viewers. this is often blackjack as a martial paintings, exact for critical avid gamers trying to win genuine cash on the online game. Snyder finds assistance and tips utilized by the pros-shuffle monitoring, crew play, a number of deck camouflage strategies in order that the on line casino cannot discover that the participant is utilizing profitable strategies, and lots more and plenty extra. 21 robust chapters comprise a whole direction on beating blackjack: the devastating crimson 7 count number, the hi-lo count number, the zen count number, the real count number, and lots more.

Arnold Snyder is a high-stakes specialist gambler who has been writing approximately on line casino video games for over twenty years. He was once the writer and editor of Blackjack discussion board, a quarterly magazine for pro gamblers, from 1981 via 2006. His books The Blackjack formulation, Blackbelt in Blackjack, and Poker event formulation 1 and a couple of every one challenged the traditional knowledge on optimum process for beating those video games. In January 2002, Snyder, who's one of many nice legends of blackjack, was once elected one of many seven constitution participants of the Blackjack corridor of repute. Snyder's 2012 novel possibility of spoil is the 1st of a deliberate sequence that includes characters who're specialist gamblers.

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Aha! Solutions by Martin Erickson

By Martin Erickson

Every mathematician (beginner, beginner, alike) thrills to discover uncomplicated, dependent recommendations to possible tricky difficulties. Such satisfied resolutions are known as ``aha! solutions,'' a word popularized via arithmetic and technology author Martin Gardner. Aha! suggestions are stunning, attractive, and scintillating: they display the great thing about mathematics.

This booklet is a suite of issues of aha! ideas. the issues are on the point of the varsity arithmetic scholar, yet there might be anything of curiosity for the highschool scholar, the instructor of arithmetic, the ``math fan,'' and an individual else who loves mathematical challenges.

This assortment comprises 100 difficulties within the components of mathematics, geometry, algebra, calculus, likelihood, quantity thought, and combinatorics. the issues commence effortless and customarily get more challenging as you move during the publication. a couple of ideas require using a working laptop or computer. a huge function of the ebook is the bonus dialogue of similar arithmetic that follows the answer of every challenge. This fabric is there to entertain and let you know or element you to new questions. if you happen to do not consider a mathematical definition or idea, there's a Toolkit behind the booklet that may help.

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