One of the most complete books about paper and pencil games in the world. It contains 101 games among traditional, less known and totally original ones, all to be played with just paper and pencils. Featuring contributions by renown game designers as Spartaco Albertarelli, Domenico Di Giorgio, Alessandro Gatti, Dan Glimne, Beppi Menozzi, Paolo Mori, Water Obert, Pier Giorgio Paglia, Silvano Sorrentino and Andrés Voicu. Rules, variants, history, anecdotes, problems and strategy/tactics notes are included.
In the '90s, a previous Super Sharp Pencil & Paper Games featuring 50 games (39 in the English and Korean editions) appeared.
In 2008 a reduced version for children, with rewriteable boards, has been published by Editoriale Scienza as "Battaglia navale e altri giochi con carta e matita".