Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri: Power of the Mind Worms

2.54 avg rating
( 13 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781561632428: Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri: Power of the Mind Worms
From Library Journal:

This short graphic novel is based on the popular computer game of the same name. In this spin-off, two factions are warring on a distant planet. The Gaians are environmentalists, and the technologically superior Morgans believe in using the planet's resources regardless of the cost. Into the mix comes Lindley, a Gaian who can communicate with the "mind worms" who have been attacking the colonists. The pacing is slow and may refer to the computer game itself; the artwork has that technically professional feel that one expects from computer graphics. In one poignant sequence, after she has been exhausted by dealing with the mind worms, Lindley says that she needs a "human touch." That could be said about the book itself. This first title in a new series could nonetheless have followers among game devotees, and libraries with popular sf collections should expect demand.
-Stephen Weiner, Maynard P.L., MA
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From School Library Journal:

YA-Flat, airbrushed images illustrate this game-derived fantasy in which a future society still must confront human transgressions against the environment. Fast paced, with clear delineations between good and evil-both qualities requisite to any text intended to attract those who play the electronic version-this tale nonetheless offers interesting characterizations and plot twists. The hero here is, in fact, a heroine who, although scantily clad, wins through intelligence rather than seduction. The mind worms of the title are gruesome and wondrous, used to excellent effect in the denouement as well as the climax. Although the primary audience for this tale will be those Alpha Centauri players who want to expand into book peripherals, it stands alone and has appeal to fantasy and science-fiction readers unfamiliar with the game.-Francisca Goldsmith, Berkeley Public Library, CA

Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Rafael Kayanan; Steve Darnall; Sid Meier; Michael Ely
Published by Nbm Pub Co (1999)
ISBN 10: 1561632422 ISBN 13: 9781561632428
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nbm Pub Co, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1561632422

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 23.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Rafael Kayanan, Steve Darnall, Sid Meier, Michael Ely
Published by Nbm Pub Co (2000)
ISBN 10: 1561632422 ISBN 13: 9781561632428
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nbm Pub Co, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1561632422

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 20.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Kayanan, Rafael; Darnall, Steve; Meier, Sid; Ely, Michael
Published by Nbm Pub Co 1999-10-01 (1999)
ISBN 10: 1561632422 ISBN 13: 9781561632428
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nbm Pub Co 1999-10-01, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1561632422 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-1561632422

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 26.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Kayanan, Rafael, Darnall, Steve, Meier,
Published by Nbm Pub Co (1999)
ISBN 10: 1561632422 ISBN 13: 9781561632428
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nbm Pub Co, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111561632422

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 44.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Kayanan, Rafael; Darnall, Steve; Meier, Sid; Ely, Michael
Published by Nbm Pub Co
ISBN 10: 1561632422 ISBN 13: 9781561632428
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Nbm Pub Co. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1561632422 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1593891

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds