" and "Rules of the Game
" are two books by author and journalist Neil Strauss, based on his experience with the pick-up artist community. "The Game" is his story as he explored the community falling head first into the deep end, while "Rules of the Game" is more of the how-to manual written after he went from novice to expert.
"The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pick-Up Artists
" is a true story of the "pick-up artist" community, written by a journalist who found himself immersed in the community. He wanted to learn how to approach women, so he explored this society meeting various "experts" within it and learning all he could about each of their styles. Each "expert" had their own unique