The Science of Fortnite (Paperback)

The Real Science Behind the Weapons, Gadgets, Mechanics, and More!

By James Daley

Skyhorse, 9781510749627, 144pp.

Publication Date: November 19, 2019

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

Discover the science behind the Fortnite phenomenon!

Drawing in more than a hundred million players in its first year of existence, Fortnite's crazy mix of intense combat, wild weapons, innovative construction mechanics, and eccentric environments has made it one of the most popular online video games in the world. A perfect gift for any Fortnite fan, The Science of Fortnite addresses more than fifty topics that span the entire Fortnite universe! This book includes scientific discussions of many of Fortnite’s most interesting gameplay details, including:
  • The island
  • The battle bus
  • Traps
  • Gadgets
  • Weapons
  • Schematics
  • Building
  • The storm 
This book will discuss how many of the game’s most fantastical weapons might actually work, how the player-made structures would or wouldn’t stand up to the stress of battle, and what the deal is with that huge purple storm! Whether you’re a fan of Battle Royale, Save the World, or Creative play, The Science of Fortnite will entertain and enlighten you with the scientific truths behind this amazing game.


About the Author

James Daley is a writer, editor, and designer of various paper-based and digital things. Since finishing his MFA at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2004, he has been spending most of his time teaching writing to college students, creating websites about video games, and writing mystery novels about pensive young ne’erdowells. When he's not obsessively poring over pixels and pronouns, he can usually be found arguing with strangers on the Internet or seeking out adventure with his indomitable wife and venturesome daughters.