EARTHBOUND2-cover-nospine-shadowEarthBound by Ken Baumann

Arrives January 15, 2013.

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There is no better title with which to start a video game series than EarthBound, an RPG that flopped when it first arrived to the U.S., only to grow in fans and critical acclaim over the years, eventually becoming the All-Time Favorite Game of thousands, among them Ken Baumann. (MORE HERE)

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Galaga by Michael Kimball

Arrives Spring 2014. Pre-order it now with Paypal!

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For 15 seconds of the third highest-grossing film of all time, The Avengers’ plan to save the world comes to a grinding halt so that Tony Stark can call out a low-level member of S.H.I.E.L.D. for playing Galaga on the job. Acclaimed novelist and lifelong Galaga player Michael Kimball knows the compulsion… (MORE HERE)

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ZZT by Anna Anthropy

Arrives Spring 2014. Pre-order it now with Paypal!

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In 1991, long before Epic Games was putting out blockbusters like Unreal, Infinity Blade, and Gears of War, Tim Sweeney released a strange little MS-DOS shareware game called ZZT. The simplicity of its text graphics masked the complexity of its World Editor: players could use ZZT to design their own games. (MORE HERE)

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Arrives Spring 2014. Pre-order it now with Paypal!

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In perhaps the most famous switcheroo in all of game history, the Japanese version of Super Mario Bros. 2 was declared “too hard” by Nintendo of America and replaced with a Mario-ified port of the Famicom hit, Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic. (MORE HERE)

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Arrives Spring 2014. Pre-order it now with Paypal!

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The turn-based tactical role playing series Jagged Alliance has been sequeled, expanded, modded, optioned, multiplayered, and kickstarted, but the series’ many fans usually point to Jagged Alliance 2 as the high water mark, and one of the finest turn-based video games of all time. (MORE HERE)

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Chrono Trigger lavos cover boss fight booksChrono Trigger by Michael P. Williams

Arrives Winter 2014. Pre-order it now with Paypal!

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Los Angeles. 2013 AD. Boss Fight Books gives its backers the chance to vote for the game they most want to read a book about, and they choose the epic time-travel RPG Chrono Trigger. Why? Well for starters… the courtroom scene, Frog’s theme song, the meditations on free will… (MORE HERE)

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Missed our Kickstarter? No problem! Now anyone can subscribe to Boss Fight Books.Pre-order here and we will send you each of our SIX launch titles as they come out: EarthBound, Galaga, ZZT, Super Mario Bros. 2, Jagged Alliance 2, and Chrono Trigger.

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