The folks over at Humble put together some particularly noteworthy bundles that aim to both teach and entertain. Whether you want to perfect your virtual sporting performance, cook up some delicious BBQ, or learn the ropes of cybersecurity, these limited-time bundles are hard to pass up. Best of all, a portion of each sale goes to charity.
Humble Book Bundle: Cookbooks by Chronicle
Tired of living the takeout lifestyle? Well, now’s an excellent opportunity to learn how to cook myriad exciting dishes in your own home without spending big. You can nab a selection of digital cookbooks for as little as $ 1 with this week’s Cookbooks by Chronicle Bundle. From paleo dieting to Texas BBQ to muffin mastery, there are countless new recipes here for you to try.
Sale Ends:August 8 at 11 a.m. PT
Humble Book Bundle: Cybersecurity 2.0 by Wiley
If you’re looking to brush up on the ins and outs of modern cybersecurity, this Humble Book Bundle by Wiley is just what you need. Not only is it jam-packed with $ 779 worth of security-focused DRM-free ebooks, but some of your purchase price will go toward the Electronic Frontier Foundation to help protect digital rights.
Sale Ends: August 13 at 11 a.m. PT
Humble Sports Bundle
Sports fans take note! This brand new Humble Sports Bundle delivers countless hours of virtual entertainment for as little as a buck. Grid 2, Sega Bass Fishing, and the Eastside Hockey Manager will all unlock on Steam for just $ 1. And if you’re willing to pay a bit more, you can even grab the likes of Football Manager 2018 and F1 2017 at a significant discount.
Sale Ends: August 14 at 11 a.m. PT
Humble Book Bundle: Game Design & Puzzlecraft by Lone Shark Games & Friends
Ever wanted to make a game of your very own? Maybe you’re just looking to take your weekly tabletop game to the next level. Well if you’re ready to tackle the heady concepts of game design and puzzlecraft, this Humble Book Bundle by Lone Shark Games and friends can help you understand some of the most challenging aspects of developing a game that’s actually worth playing.
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