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Benjamin Richard "Yahtzee" Croshaw is an English comedic writer, video game journalist and author of adventure games created using Adventure Game Studio software. He writes articles for Australia's Hyper magazine, a major games publication. He uses his website "Fully Ramblomatic" as an outlet for his own work, including weekly dark humour articles, essays, fiction, and webcomics. He is currently making a series of video-reviews named Zero Punctuation for The Escapist, as well as the weekly column Extra Punctuation. In the February 2008 issue of PC Gamer (US), Croshaw took over Gary Whitta's "Backspace" column as a contributing editor. He is also one of the four founders of The Mana Bar; an Australian cocktail bar and video gaming lounge in Brisbane, Australia.
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Will Destroy the Galaxy for Cash
Yahtzee Croshaw - 2019-09-26
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In "Will Destroy the Galaxy for Cash," a former star pilot named Dashford Pierce is struggling to find his place in a universe where the age of heroic star pilots and galactic villains has been killed by quantum teleportation. When a familiar face offers him the chance to participate in a slightly illegal heist, Pierce jumps at the opportunity to start a new life and save his childhood hero. He soon finds himself surrounded by danger and forced to partner with the very supervillains he had spent his career thwarting. As he questions the intentions and actions of the star pilots, Pierce wonders if the villains had the right idea after all.
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Differently Morphous
Yahtzee Croshaw - 2018-03-06 (first published in 2019)
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Magical creatures are invading the English countryside and a serial killer is on the loose. The Ministry of Occultism must expose their secrets to the world and navigate politics and social media. Join a team of unique agents, including an insane magician, in this thrilling tale by acclaimed writer Yahtzee Croshaw.
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Will Save the Galaxy for Food
Yahtzee Croshaw - 2017-02-14
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An un-put-downable science fiction adventure follows a former space hero struggling to survive in a galaxy where Quantum Teleportation has made his profession obsolete. When he impersonates a famous but hated pilot named Jacques McKeown, he finds himself embroiled in a corporate and political conspiracy that puts him in danger from every angle. Filled with space pirates, creepy creatures, and plenty of twists and turns, this book will keep you on the edge of your seat. From the brilliant mind behind Mogworld and Jam comes a hilarious and entertaining read that fans of Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett won't want to miss.
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Yahtzee Croshaw - 2012-10-23
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When disaster strikes, are you prepared for anything? Explore the unexpected end of the world in this witty and creative novel that will leave you questioning your own emergency plans. From floods to zombies, this book has it all - plus a surprising twist that will leave you "sticky" and "strawberry scented."
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Machine of Death
A collection of stories about people who know how they will die
Ryan North - 2010-10-13
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Discover a world where a machine can predict your death based on a sample of your blood. Without giving specifics, Machine of Death tells thirty-four different stories of individuals who learn how they will die. This collection of tales will move you to tears, send shivers down your spine, and tickle your funny bone. With illustrations from well-known artists such as Kate Beaton and Aaron Diaz, this book is an unpredictable journey you won't want to miss.
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Yahtzee Croshaw - 2010-09-08
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A grumpy and dead protagonist finds himself in a bizarrely wrong world and just wants to find a way to die properly. Alongside a few shambling corpses and an inept thief, he's up against angry mobs of adventurers and a body falling apart at the seams. This book is a humorous fantasy adventure full of oddball characters and challenging obstacles.