Rick Cook





Rick Cook


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January 01, 1944

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Rick Cook is a journalist, computer hacker, and fantasy author best known for his "Wiz" series of books. Since his hospitalization in 2000 he has not resumed fiction writing.

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Japanese Edition of Wizard's Bane There is a Japanese edition of Wizard's Bane published as a paperback (think Moira as an anime character. --RC
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Average rating: 3.88 · 5,848 ratings · 196 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Wizard's Bane (Wiz, #1)

3.83 avg rating — 1,768 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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The Wizardry Compiled (Wiz,...

3.86 avg rating — 729 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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The Wizardry Consulted (Wiz...

3.89 avg rating — 694 ratings — published 1995
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The Wizardry Cursed (Wiz, #3)

3.87 avg rating — 627 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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The Wizardry Quested (Wiz, #5)

3.89 avg rating — 412 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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The Wiz Biz (Wiz, #1-2)

4.09 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Mall Purchase Night

3.43 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Cursed and Consulted (Wiz, ...

4.04 avg rating — 122 ratings — published 1991 — 5 editions
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Limbo System

3.36 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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The Wizardry Capitalized (W...

3.65 avg rating — 20 ratings
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Wizard's Bane The Wizardry Compiled The Wizardry Cursed The Wizardry Consulted The Wizardry Quested
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“Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.”
Rick Cook, The Wizardry Compiled

“Moira nodded vigorously. She didn't know what BASIC or COBOL were, except that Wiz said they caused brain damage in those who used them.”
Rick Cook, The Wizardry Compiled
tags: humor

“Jerry thought about what a letter of recommendation from a council of wizards would look like in his resume file.
"Totally secret," he said firmly.”
Rick Cook, The Wizardry Compiled
tags: humor

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