Friday, 27 September 2013

My Delightful Reading List...

Hello again!

Below I have listed some of the books that I have used for my prep work for the game. There are some very interesting books listed below so I thought I might share some of them with you and give you some idea of how much I like to do prep work.

Since I am a rotten low down, cheeky bastard I am even going to post a link to an Amazon Wish List at the bottom for some other books I would love to have ;)

Dropbox Goodies will become available on your entry into the game so you will have access to the game rules and some other useful info.

Other Stuff is the catch all section for all the other gubbins I have been reading :)


Dropbox Goodies:



Night's Black Agents Core Rules.

NBA Double Tap Expansion.

GUMSHOE Zoom Martial Arts.

The Encyclopaedia of Espionage, Intelligence & Security Vol. I-III.

GURPS 4th Ed High-Tech.

GURPS 4th Ed Tactical Shooting.

GURPS 3rd Ed Covert Ops.

GURPS 3rd Ed Espionage.

Millenniums End - Tactics and Investigations Handbook.

Osprey Elite 138 - The Yugoslav Wars (1) Slovenia & Croatia 1991-95.

Osprey Elite 163 - Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan.

Osprey Elite 170 - Special Operations Forces in Iraq.

Osprey Elite 197 - Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces Since 1991.

Osprey New Vanguard 144 - Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.


Other Stuff:



The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB.

Glitter & Greed: The Secret World of the Diamond Cartel.

The Bureau: The Secret History of the FBI.

The Octopus: Europe in the Grip of Organised Crime.

Spies For Hire: The Secret world of Intelligence Outsourcing.

Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatised Military Industry.

Wired For War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century.

Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA.

Killer Elite: The Inside Story of America's Most Secret Special Operations Team.

The Spying Game: The Secret History of British Espionage.

Traffick: The Illicit Movement of People and Things.

Secret Armies: A History of the SAS, Delta Force and Spetznaz.

The World's Elite Forces.

The World's Secret Police.

Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Private Army.

Information Warfare.

Global Intelligence: The World's Secret Services Today.

Gomorrah:Italy's Other Mafia.

The Money Launderers.

Ghost Plane: The Inside Story of the CIA's  Secret Rendition Programme.

Intelligence In An Insecure World:

Spy: A Handbook.

Secrets of Surveillance.

Surveillance Countermeasures.

Countering Hostile Surveillance.

The Encyclopaedia of Secret Societies.

SOE Syllabus: Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare.

How to Cheat at Everything: A Con Man Reveals the Secrets of the Esoteric Trade of Cheating, Scams and Hustles.

McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime.

How to Read Buildings: A Crash Course in Architecture.

Dictionary of Medical Terms.

The Vampire Encyclopaedia.

GURPS 3rd Ed Special Ops.

GURPS 3rd Ed Cops.

GURPS 3rd Ed SWAT.

GURPS 3rd Ed various other "fluff" books.

Lots of very interesting history and geography books (too many to list).

Lonely Planet Guides for most of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.


As you can see from the list above I have been quite busy. I hope that this will translate into an interesting, absorbing and, most importantly, fun experience for you as players.

Here is the link for my disgracefully cheeky Wish List

Cheers!

Paul