GUILD WARS setzt da an, wo andere Online-Rollenspiele aufhören: Das Debütwerk aus dem Hause ArenaNet geht aktiv auf die Bedürfnisse der immer größer werdenden Rollenspiel-Community ein. Hinter dem Kreativteam von ArenaNet verstecken sich die Macher von Hitgames wie Diablo, Warcraft und Battle.net. Mit GUILD WARS erschaffen sie ein episches Fantasy-Szenario, in dem das Miteinander, das Ausbilden von interessanten Charakteren und natürlich der Gildenkampf oberste Priorität genießen. Als erstes Online-Rollenspiel berechnet GUILD WARS seiner Community keine monatliche Grundgebühr. Und dabei bietet das Game alles, was Rollenspieler anzieht: spannende Monsterkämpfe, packendes Mit- und Gegeneinander, knackige Quests und das Aufspüren seltener Artefakte. In GUILD WARS zählt dabei in erster Linie das Geschick des Spielers, mit dem er seinen Charakter durch die Welt führt, nicht aber die Anzahl an Stunden, die er dabei investiert.Mit Guild Wars: Factions läuten Publisher NCsoft und Entwickler ArenaNet die nächste Runde des Erfolgs-MMOs Guild Wars ein. Dabei handelt es sich nicht um eine schlichte Erweiterung - GW Factions ist eine eigenständige Fortsetzung, bei dem sowohl schon bestehende GW-Spieler wie auch Neulinge in den Genuss des grafisch beeindruckenden Fantasy-Szenarios gelangen.Neben Abenteurern kommen auch Anhänger des Player vs Player-Spiels in Guild Wars: Factions voll auf ihre Kosten: Das kooperative Vorgehen erfährt eine neue Dimension. In Factions schließen einzelne Gilden sich zu großen Allianzen zusammen, um gemeinsam neue Territorien zu erobern. Am Ende bringen sie ganze Dörfer und Städte unter ihre Kontrolle und finden in eigens für sie geschaffenen Zonen spezielle Belohnungen.Features:Ohne monatliche GrundgebührenEpische Gildenkämpfe mit tausenden internationalen MitspielernHochindividuelle Charaktererstellung mit hunderten einmaliger FähigkeitenNeue Technik sorgt für geringe Systemanforderungen trotz topaktueller GrafikSchnelle Erfolgserlebnisse, auch mit geringem Zeitaufwandneue Klassenneue Fertigkeiten und FähigkeitenVerbessertes PvP-System
This classic action novel takes place in England in 1194. Knights, wars, and nobility abound. This audio classic novel has been carefully abridged and adapted into 10 short, easy-to-understand chapters. This format enables listeners of all ages and English language abilities to understand and enjoy the story. Composition includes original custom background music. This adventure tale is appropriate for children and adults. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Iman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/edcn/000086/bk_edcn_000086_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the heart of post-war London, a bomb is discovered lodged at a disused station between Green Park and Hyde Park Corner. The bomb detonates, and as the dust clears, it becomes apparent that something has been awakened. Strange half-human creatures attack the workers at the site, hungrily searching for anything containing sugar… Meanwhile, Honoré and Emily are contacted by eccentric poet Randolph Crest, who believes he is the target of these subterranean creatures. The ensuing investigation brings Honoré and Emily up against a terrifying force from deep beneath the earth, and one which even with their combined powers, they may have trouble stopping. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mary Tamm. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/copy/000244/bk_copy_000244_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The year is 1938, after the Fall of San Francisco, and Captain Lance and his squadron, The Werewolves of War, are America’s last-best hope against the disintegrating flame and acid bullets of the United Slav Army. It will take luck, guts, and some fancy flying to carry out The Torpedo Plan, foil the enemy spies, and win freedom and glory for America in this science-fiction pulp-adventure classic. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Colby Elliott. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/last/000004/bk_last_000004_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
As suddenly as Death, the bitter cold came, and with it, the armored tanks, sleek submarines, and mailed warriors of the invading legions! An international syndicate, fearing America´s greatness and strength in war, had unleashed savage war-dogs to win the conflict before it fairly began. The greatest military genius of modern times commanded the enemy, and Operator #5 of the United States Secret Service - known to his dearest friends as Jimmy Christopher - was America´s choice to oppose him. But with the Intelligence slaughtered, with Diane in the camp of the enemy, the federal government in hiding, Operator #5 faced the stiffest battle of his career, and the Gods tossed dice to determine the victory! Into this unprecedented crisis plunged Jimmy Christopher. Only one man, but a man who embodied the American spirit - and stands prepared to perish to protect his country. Attack of the Blizzard Men is read with stirring intensity by Milton Bagby. Originally published in the October, 1935 issue of Operator #5 magazine. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Milton Bagby. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/058903/bk_acx0_058903_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Urgent message from Central Intelligence to local Cyber agent: ´´You will proceed to the planet Zakym with the utmost dispatch. Dumarest is not to be killed or his intelligence placed in danger. This is of utmost priority. Once found he is to be removed from the planet immediately. Zakym is approaching a critical state as regards the stability of its present culture. Find Dumarest and move him before he becomes embroiled in a war!´´ But Earl Dumarest, seeker of Lost Terra, was not ready to leave Zakym, world of the night rulers and the day people. He had a romance to defend, he had a mystery to be solved, and he had his next step to the mysterious Sol system to be determined. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ted Brooks. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/039626/bk_acx0_039626_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Enjoy Hans Christian Andersen´s enchanting classic fairy tale about The Tinderbox in this captivating audiobook with beautiful music and sound effects. Told in English by Noah Lazarus. A healthy soldier comes upon an old witch and a hollow tree while on his way home from the war. Before long, he has acquired an old lighter and all the money he could want. Meanwhile, the beautiful princess of the small town has been locked up by her own parents. The soldier falls in love with her - but cannot find a way to win her. Thanks to some good friends he made with the witch´s help, he ends up avoiding public execution and winning the princess´ heart. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Noah Lazarus. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hdoo/000011/bk_hdoo_000011_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It is the ninth year of the Greeks´ siege of Troy. Will the fighting go on forever? Achilles, the greatest of Greek heroes, is angered by Agamemnon and decides to withdraw from the battle. What is the reason for his wrath? Is there anything that will make him change his mind and return to the battlefield? Both armies have suffered tremendous losses, and the long war seems to be heading towards a stalemate. The Greeks, however, have an ingenious stratagem that may well determine the outcome of the war. Brave warriors, noble heroes, women of divine beauty, and envious gods moved by human passions come alive in this wonderful retelling of the most famous epic war story of all time. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jonathan Vickers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rlrd/000042/bk_rlrd_000042_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The road to hell is paved with good inventions.... Emiliano Nowell was a world-class genetic engineer. He was also a wealthy and idealistic man with the time and money necessary to follow his dreams. In secret laboratories far from Earth he used his powers to create 100 genetically perfect children...an enlightened cadre Nowell hoped would lead humanity out of that maze of war, famine, torture, and death called history. But the Golden People proved to be more intelligent than even he believed possible. Among other frighteningly advanced talents, they had the power to mentally influence normal humans. Now, one of them has become the group´s secret leader. His goal is not to help humanity - but to replace it. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tristan Morris. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/007173/bk_adbl_007173_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Once a celebrated author of scientific romances, Erik Clevedon is an old man now. But as Honoré Lechasseur and Emily Blandish discover after a chance encounter with a strangely gifted young pickpocket, his fiction conceals a dangerous truth. Born between the Wars, the superhuman children known as ´´The Peculiar´´ are reaching adulthood - and they believe that humanity is making a poor job of looking after the world they plan to inherit. Part mystery, part detective story, part dark fantasy, and part science fiction, the Time Hunter Series features original adventures in time and space. About the author: Philip Purser-Hallard has written science fiction, criticism, comedy sketches, and an inordinate number of emails. His first novel, Of the City of the Saved…, was published in 2004. His other published works include short fiction in The Book of the War, A Life Worth Living, and Wildthyme on Top. A long-term reader, fan, and critic of science fiction, he gained his doctorate from Oxford University by writing The Relationship between Creator and Creature in Science Fiction. About the narrator: John Leeson starred in over 60 episodes of classic Doctor Who as mechanical hound K9. He has since returned to the role in several audio adventures as well as the new series of Doctor Who, with regular appearances in The Sarah-Jane Adventures and his very own spin off series. Directed by Cliff Chapman. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Leeson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/copy/000358/bk_copy_000358_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.