"Yes Virginia, there is a plot against all new to average pc gamers by
the better guys to humiliate and kill you. Over and over again and
again.... This book changes the game and your future for a measly $10.
What a buy.
In January I finally had the time and resources to
pursue this hobby. I spent weeks searching for practical guidelines to
learn how to game and what to buy. While there is no end to information
on the equipment side of things - there is practically nothing on how to
begin and grow the understanding necessary to succeed as a beginner. Go
ahead and try. Good luck.
Other gamers want you to know nothing so they can splatter you over and over. They love it. It's why they play.
missing out there is the big broad strategies and specific common-sense
tactics. This only comes from years of experience and an extrordinary
ability to teach. While there's plenty of equipment tutorials, there is
almost zero about how to start and grow as a player. Just because I can
buy a rocket does not mean I can pilot one. Yes, I can buy a rocket and I
can launch. OOoooppss! Crash and burn. Guess I won't be strapping
myself into that cockpit anymore - I don't like to die a horrible
humiliating death - over and over.
Pwning NOObs solves this
learning curve problem. It gave me the confidence about the real
concepts in building/buying a gaming pc but more importantly it told me
how to survive, what to expect and how to get better. This book is - for
me - a lifesaver. I'd say this book is required reading for any new
player and at the same time I'd wager a large sum it would be essential
for most part-time players as well. Nobody knows what they don't know.
And based on John David's know-how the benefits are obvious across all
aspects of this wierd and wonderful world of pc gaming.
line: because this is my best and last chance to establish my hobby and
more fun in life, this is the most practical and useful book I ever
bought. 10 Stars for John David!"