My Aliens book library for wargaming consists of the following titles this is not an exhaustive library is just some of my favourites on the subject.
The Complete Alien Omnibus: "Alien", "Aliens", "Alien 3"
An omnibus edition of Alan Dean Foster's Alien science-fiction trilogy.
As the spaceship Nostromo glided through the silent reaches of the galaxy, the ships scanners detected a garbled distress call form a remote and long dead planet. But all the technology on board could not protect the ship's crew from the living nightmare they found there. It was a terror that stalked Ripley, the only survivor of Nostromo, and came to haunt her again and again...
Read the horrors of ALIEN and you won't believe that Ripley returned, with a team of death-dealing Marines, right back into the jaws of a threat too monstrous to contemplate. After the slaughter that was ALIENS, Ripley finds herself on a prison planet worse than anyone's imagined hell. But the nightmare of ALIEN 3 was only just beginning...
Aliens - Colonial Marines Technical Manual
The Aliens Colonial Marines Technical Manual is your official guide to the equipment and organisation of the United States Colonial Marine Corps as featured in the hit film Aliens. Packed with never-before-published diagrams, technical schematics and plans, the manual takes a detailed look at the guns, vehicles and ships of the USCMC, and the men and women who use them.
Alien: Illustrated Screenplay: Complete Illustrated Screenplay
Science fiction plucks from within us our deepest fears and hopes then shows them to us in rough disguise: the monster and the rocket. W.H. Auden We live, as we dream - alone. Joseph Conrad So begins the screenplay of one of the greatest movies of all time: Alien. For the first time the complete script of Ridley Scott's legendary film Alien has been cleared for publication. The package includes the complete script, including scenes filmed but not released into the theatres, and hitherto unseen stills from the films and a fascinating introduction by Ridley Scott.
The Book of Alien
The Book of Alien is the definitive companion to the classic movie, taking you right behind the scenes of the production, including interviews with legendary designer HR Giger and director Ridley Scott. Lavishly illustrated with scores of stunning stills and pieces of production art unpublished elsewhere, the book graphically demonstrates just why the movie won an Oscar for its visual effects.