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  • Multi Player Video Games
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    2500 years ago the Romans were the most powerful civilization on earth, their global power hadn't been met until the 20th century. When the Romans wanted entertainment they turned to violence. They would have gladiators covered in armor wielding sharp swords fight till the death for entertainment. During the 1500's the French would behead a criminal publicly to show the citizens how powerful the law was and also for their entertainment. The turn of the century is almost here and such violent act...
  • Best Five Card Poker Hand
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    Poker: Draw vs. Hold 'em Compare and Contrast Essay Comm 105 Brian Reynolds University of Phoenix March 20th, 2005 Poker: Draw vs. Hold 'em As the room fills with smoke from cigars and cigarettes, I look across the table at the last guy in the hand. I think to myself, "Why did he just raise me?" I just raised the pot $25 on two pair. The other guy re-raised the pot another $25. My heart is beating like a freight train racing down the tracks, I'm doing everything in my power to stop from sweating...
  • Lives Of Game Players
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    Amongst the shelves that are packed with the latest computer software, sits a genre of games, that does not get the recognition that it deserves. Simulation games. These games do not give the player level after level of mind-boggling graphics, blood and gore, or even the feeling of accomplishment. Their one purpose is to give the control to the player, that they would normally not get in their everyday lives. By definition a simulation game is a game where the player must take on a role that is ...
  • Tit For Tat Player
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    Game Theory in Nature: Biologists observe that animals and even lower organisms often behave altruistically. Such behavior is obviously beneficial for the species as a whole. Although it is difficult to measure how an animal's altruistic behaviour affects its chances for survival and reproduction, theoretical research is starting to fill in the picture of how cooperation may survive natural selection. Some of the most illuminating ideas are coming from game theory, the field of mathematics that ...
  • Sport Of Lacrosse
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    Although lacrosse is not the most popular sport, it is considered to be America's first sport. The sport of lacrosse is a combination of hockey, football, soccer, and basketball. Lacrosse is the oldest sport in North America dating all the way back to the 1400's. After it was brought upon by the North American Indians, the French christened it, and the Canadians helped raise it. It was first played by the Indians to settle their disputes. The early history of lacrosse shows that it was a game to...
  • Three Player Games A Natural Value Concept
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    First Report on a Project Studying the Analysis of Cooperation in Games Through Modeling in Terms of Formally Non-Cooperative Action in a Repeated Game Context few years ago I gave a talk on the topic of the use of the 'Prisoner's Dilemma' game, in a context of repetition and evolution of strategies, by theoretical biologists who were interested in studying the natural evolution of cooperative adaptations. And after giving the talk I thought more about the concept of studying a game by studying ...
  • Pearson From The Smarter Of Life's Players
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    Bang the Drum Slowly Every game needs rules in order to ensure that everyone has a fair chance at succeeding in the game. If, however, fairness to all players is not a necessity, then no rules are necessary. In "Bang the Drum Slowly", this theme is inherent in everything from card games to life itself. The Exciting Game Without Any Rules (or "TEGWAR"), is the game by which Henry Wiggins and Bruce Pearson play in everyday life. As a card game, TEGWAR is an exercise of dominance. The only rule is ...
  • Checkers On Higher Numbered Points
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    Hello. Today I am going to teach you how to play a timeless and very entertaining game. But this is not just any game. It's a game that combines luck and skill all into one. What game am I talking about Backgammon. Now maybe some of you are saying to yourselves right now, "Eww, backgammon what a loser! That's an old farts ie game" but I am here today to maybe change those opinions. I will explain the history, fundamentals, and rules of the game. And hopefully by the time that I am done with this...
  • Affective State Of The Game Player
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    Shigeru Miyamoto, the father of the Mario and Zelda franchises, tells us that he designs his games around a series of specific emotional experiences. Console manufacturer Sony have christened the PlayStation 2's CPU the 'emotion engine'. Clearly the gaming community understands the importance of emotion in games, so why do most games offer the player such a shallow emotional play experience? The reason is partly due to the relative immaturity of the games industry. Whereas the film industry has ...
  • Interdependence Rational Behavior In Game Theory
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    Game Theory (Strategic Thinking in Everyday Life) Have you ever been faced with having to live with a decision you made knowing that had you taken the time to analyze the outcomes you may have made a more intelligible choice? Most likely the answer to that question was 'yes'. Afterall that is more - or - less is what life is about, a series of choices and the outcomes we are faced to live with as a result of our decisions. Well your probably asking yourself 'What does this obvious statement have...
  • Players From The Developers And Community Managers
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    Introduction According to the World of Warcraft Community Site, World of Warcraft is "a massively multiplayer online game... enabling thousands of players to come together online and battle against the world and each other. Players from across the globe can leave the real world behind and undertake grand quests and heroic exploits in a land of fantastic adventure" ("World of Warcraft Guide"). Although the origins of MMORPGs can be traced to the 1970's, the release of Ultima Online and Everquest,...
  • Small List Of The Many Game Genres
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    Video games have become one of the largest forms of entertainment within the last decade or two. People of all ages play these games to get out of the boring reality of things and experience the thrill of fantasy, combat, or adventure. But what kind of games gives you the experience you want? Some may want to control one person, a great being on a quest to restore his or her torn land, wielding great powers and becoming enveloped in a great story. Others may want to control a million persons, on...
  • Accomplishments And Records Of Players
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    The Greatest Players of All Time In recent history American culture has become more and more dominated by sports. Out of all of these sports baseball is considered to be America's pastime. Over the last couple years America's pastime has come under scrutiny about some of its players using anabolic steroids and other performance enhancing drugs. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said, ! SS... hopefully we can figure out ways to solve this proble...
  • Great Baseball Player
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    Being great at a particular sport, such as baseball, is actually quite simple. It takes a mix of talent and even more hard work. I have seen a very large number of athletes come through this high school with all the talent in the world, but had no work ethic. Talent is only a fraction of what is needed to be great. The process of becoming a great baseball player takes talent, hard work, and a ton of practice. Baseball, being the second hardest sport in the world is a hard sport to stay disciplin...
  • Myth Of The Ergodic Video Game
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    James Newman wrote an interesting paper concerning the issue of video games. The paper is called The myth of the ergodic video game and it expresses the authors attitudes towards the development of the game industry within the conceptual frameworks of the whole e-commerce industry. This paper can actually be classified as descriptive essay with the elements of explanation in it. Academics have recently begun to devote much-needed attention to a cultural form in which the processes of testing, ha...
  • Top Players
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    Our traditional salary cap game. Fill your roster, trade players, and build revenue to create a championship team. Invite your friends. Win great prizes. It's FREE! SIGN UP TODAY | More Info Our fast & easy hoops strategy game. You choose three new players every week, and every week you have a smaller player pool to choose from. Invite your friends. Win great prizes. It's FREE! SIGN UP TODAY | More Info Our ultimate test of supremacy. A fast and furious survival strategy game-not for the faint o...
  • Player In One Game Of Futsal
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    The game of Futsal. I am going to analyse the movements made by a player in one game of futsal, I will also be finding out which energy systems are used and how much they are needed. I will be collecting this information by watching and recording one player I can then see every move he makes in a game and record accurately. In Futsal the field is very small so you need speed to get to a player or the ball, balance so you don't fall while passing / shooting at high speeds, acceleration to get int...
  • Injuries Per Game
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    Sports now a days are considered rough by most standards. They resolve these conclusions by number of injuries occuring per year. NFL has approx. 15 injuries per game, some large and some minor injuries. Coaches and players think the game's being played are perfectly fine its the fans and critics who care about all this nonsense. so ya what is the thought by critics. The sporting world should make new rules to avoid such injuries to the players along with safer equipment. Everyone who actually p...
  • Very Realistic Baseball Game
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    It " baseball All-Star Baseball 2002 It's not perfect, but this is the best overall game of hardball that you " ll find on PS 2. March 19, 2001 After a slow start on PlayStation and Saturn, Acclaim's All-Star Baseball series went on to become fairly popular and well-regarded on Nintendo 64. But since the series became an exclusive to Nintendo's system, fans of other consoles were left out in the cold and often wondering if the game was really deserving of all that adoration. This needn't be a co...
  • Vince Carter And Kobe Bryant
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    Clash of the Titans Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrusupon em. (2, v, 77, Twelfth Night.) What makes a great basketball player? The National Basketball Association (NBA) consists of many talented players, all of whom have the potential to become great. Among the prolific scorers, towering shot blockers, diligent re bounders, and creative passers, none is more deserving for the title of great player than Vince Carter of the Toronto Raptors and Kobe Bryant o...

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