Overview (cases/missions) • Books • Clothing • Food • Psychopaths • Locations • Survivors • Weapons
Dead Rising 3 Books are items found in Dead Rising 3. Books increase the player's abilities in different ways, so long as they are in his inventory. Books are equivalent to magazines in Dead Rising 2 and share the same name as Dead Rising 1 books.
There are an unknown number of books available in Dead Rising 3. In comparison, Dead Rising had 24 books and Dead Rising 2 had 28 magazines. Book's effects are cumulative, meaning the same effects the books provide build upon each other, increasing with each book. If another player is carrying one in co-op mode, copies will not appear.
Different books have different effects. After collecting a book you are able to see the trait that it enhances in the main window None of the books have any effect on the durability of combo weapons, though there is a book that enhances weapon durability.
Book bonuses stack multiplicative for weapons, which means if one book affects a weapon, it's 3 times the durability, 2 books is 9 times, and 3 books is a whopping 27 times! Weapons that can be triple-booked are:
- ↑ Jeffrey Matulef, Bigger really is better: Dead Rising 3 preview, (13 June 2013). "Read books to increase your skills."