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The Great Game

- With the Hindu Kush being 7, 692 meters in height and an essential geographical defense, leading imperialist powers such as the British Empire and the Czarist Russia race to seize Afghanistan. On two separate occasions, British troops from India were able to enter into the country and establish puppet governments for economic reasons. This phase of Afghanistan history is respectively known as “the Great Game.” However, those who existed at this time frame would not simply word it as “a game”. People of invaded regions underwent devastating states of material destruction and poverty....   [tags: Afghanistan]

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The Great Game of Business

- The Great Game of Business “ I am often asked to say exactly what the Great Game of Business is. I have to admit I find this hard to do. It is not a system. It is not a methodology. It is not a philosophy, or an attitude, or a set of techniques. It is all of those things and more. It is a whole different way of running a company and thinking of how a company should be run.” Business has many different parts to it. The main two aspects of business are making money and generating cash. Many people don’t know the difference between the two, but it is this distinction that can determine whether or not your business will fail or be successful....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Rising of a New Game because of The Great Depression

- Through neo-Aristotelian criticism, we can see how the logos, ethos and pathos appeals to the game and why, even though not entirely loved in the beginning, was soon the thing to talk about and get involved into in the 1930’s. It can be clearly seen that there are a lot of pathos involved in the concept of the board game Monopoly. Rather, the emotions involved with the realism of the game could be harsh to some but given the history behind The Great Depression, the harshness of the game is what made it exciting and somewhat daring to ‘play-along’ with the make-believe world most people get swept up in....   [tags: charles darrow, monopoly, board game]

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Video Game Industry Is Responsible For A Great A Part Of American Entertainment

- The Video game industry is responsible for a great a part of American entertainment. All sorts of people have use of video games wether they are male or female or if they are in elementary, high school, college, or even married. Video games revolve around the superficial life where you can accomplish mostly anything. Government, parents, news media and so on believe video games lead to Gun violence. The video game industry has been blamed for gun violence since most massive gun shooters have been associated with video gamers....   [tags: Video game, Video game industry]

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The Boxer Rebellion and The Great Game in China by David J. Silbey

- ... As a group they were largely autonomous, with no central leader or a ranking system. The Boxer’s were largely composed of poor illiterate males, although they were thought to have a mystical female group called Red Lanterns. The Boxer’s followed a philosophy which when in practice used physical and religious rituals which can make the person supposedly impervious to bullets and physical harm (Page 7). They wore elaborate red clothing and sashes and displayed spiritual martial arts performances in public spaces to display their prowess....   [tags: books analysis]

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Nurture Vs. Nature : Nurture Versus Nature

- English 12 Mrs. Ortmann Joshua Dalsky 13 March 2015 Nurture Vs. Nature The true impact of the way people have seen and learned is sometimes genetics or environmental (where we live). The impact of both is huge but the way of thinking is always changing. In Nurture Vs. Nature, nurture is our environment. Our ever changing environment is seen in violent video games where players think that people won’t actually die and will get back up, a possible solutions, and movies which could create copycat killers....   [tags: KILL, A Great Way to Care, Video game]

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The Ice Breaker Game

- At the beginning of the World Café, I felt that the food was a great way to set the tone and atmosphere for the event. It took the educational tone out of the event and allowed us to meet everyone briefly without expectations. Everyone, regardless if they were shy or not joined into the conversation. The next step was the ice breaker game which was also a great way to break the silence it was quiet and forced us to communicate get an understanding of each other in order to work together. These two things I felt played a contributing role in the success of the conversations at the table it took away anxiety and helped form an idea of how the event will flow....   [tags: A Great Way to Care, Question, Girl, Woman]

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The Game Of The Nintendo Game

- The Nintendo game, Splatoon, managed to boost WiiU sales after its release, due to its creative gameplay, concept of the game, and character design. It is considered one of the most popular games on the system despite its lack of local multiplayer and voice chat. The game became well known before initial release due to its concept of a character that is both a squid and a kid, that is able to shoot ink from their weapon and the playstyle. The goal is to cover the map with your team’s ink colour, whatever team has the most surface covered wins the match....   [tags: Massively multiplayer online game, Online game]

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The Game Of The Best Video Game

- Do you want to play the best video game known to man. The game company Bethesda produced the game Skyrim in 2011. When Skyrim was released it changed the gaming market with its unique gaming engine and graphics. A game that is now five years old it still is considered one of the best games ever made. Bethesda announced at E3 that they will be remastering Skyrim for next generation consoles. Bethesda added console mod support, advanced shaders, and all three-downloadable content in one game. I have personally bought both games and I see a huge difference between the two games....   [tags: Learning, Play, Skill, Game]

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A Report On The Game

- As I stated earlier. It 's 4:15AM on a Saturday morning. "Why is my alarm going off. This torturous noise box is only to be used on the weekdays. Who is playing this obnoxious prank. My son. My Daughter. It 's probably my Wife." As I stumble out of bed and head downstairs for a ritual cup of coffee with a drop of cream, no sugar. It dawns on me, "I got the Overwatch beta invite last night!" The coffee from my Keurig is not flowing fast enough into the cup. hurry, hurry... finally. I grab the cup and clamber back upstairs to my office, which happens to have a litter box and random junk stored in the confines of its 4 walls....   [tags: Play, Game, Video game, Games]

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Effect Of Game Play On The Classroom

- Using games in the classroom is a hot button topic for many teachers. There are teachers who will stand up and proudly say they use games in their classes for various reasons, and there are those that vehemently oppose them, stating they are a waste of time and effort. We first need to decide on what gaming is. “Gaming refers to an interactive process with educational value that is a part of the teaching and learning environment. Games should add new value to the teaching and learning process, lead directly or indirectly to academic achievement, and have the potential to contribute measurable progress in reaching teaching and learning goals” (Burr, 2014)....   [tags: Game, Play, Board game, Learning]

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What Makes A Good Game?

- Many gamers question what makes a good game. For this essay we will be talking specifically about Action Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games. These types of games feature action based combat in which players are actively moving around, dodging, and timing their own attacks in order to effectivly face the challenges thrown at them. There are four elements that I believe each Action Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, which will be referred to as AMMORPG, should posses to be truly successful....   [tags: Role-playing game, Game, Play]

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Video Games Vs. Video Game

- Oh no, the princess has been kidnaped by the evil dragon for the fifth time this week. We must call on the help from the guy who has no experience dealing with an army of creatures who have no weapons on them but slowly crawl and cause massive damage. He will jump from one platform on to the next, platform and until he finally rescues the princess, only to find out that she has been kidnaped once again the next day and repeat the same process again. Will this same exact plot ever change, find out next time in the next installment of the never changing genre....   [tags: Video game, Video game genres]

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Sports Is A Popular Online Game

- Introduction Fantasy sports is a popular online game that consists of 56 million participants in North America and has been around since 1963. Participants select imaginary or virtual teams of real players of a professional sport. These teams that they created compete based on the statistical performance of their selected players in actual games.Once the season begins, players track their teams through an online site or an app and can choose to play against a group of friends or play against actual strangers online....   [tags: Game, Play, Player, Fantasy sports]

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Final Fantasy 13: Breakthrough Video Game

- Ever experienced a video game with stunning in-game graphics that some games give only in their major event cut scenes. Ever played a game with an excellent mixture of strategy and fast-paced motion. Well if that game is Final Fantasy 13, a single player game developed by Square Enix, you have played a game that Gaming Age calls “one of the most gorgeous games to grace a video game console”. Playing this game was one of the greatest moments of my life. This game has actually influenced me to go full force in wanting to make video games for a living....   [tags: Video Game]

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Video Games And The Video Game

- Of the 318.9 million people in the United States of America, 155 million of those people play video games(That is 48 percent!). 42% of Americans play video games regularly(3 hours or more.) Ever since I could remember, I had a controller in my hand. I can remember the day that my dad put a controller in my hand and I was hooked. I can remember that I started out on the Playstation 1. I played games like Crash Bandicoot, Spyro the Dragon, Gran Turismo, Monsters Inc, Need for Speed, Tomb Raider, Crash Team Racing, Tekken, Mortal Kombat, PaRappa the Rapper, and a whole lot of puzzle games....   [tags: Video game console, PlayStation 3, PlayStation]

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Richard Connell's The Most Dangerous Game

- “Hunting is not a sport, in a sport both sides should know they’re in the game”(Paul Rodriguez)."The Most Dangerous Game," an adventure tale that pits two notorious hunters against one another in a life and death competition, is the story for which Richard Connell is best remembered. First published in 1924, the story has been frequently drawn together as a classic example of a suspenseful narrative loaded with action. Connell's story raises questions about the nature of violence, cruelty and the ethics of hunting for sport....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game]

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Game Is A Popular Culture Around The World

- Game is a popular culture around the world. I doubt no one can say they never played a single game in life. Nowadays, great number of people, without the age difference, plays games on their computer, phone, and television. With the highly developed technology, more people have access to play games. Myriad types of games are offered such as adventure, arcades, sports, educational, puzzles, and more. One of the most popular current games is the “League of Legends”. The name itself is an organization that is created to deal with the political conflicts that is occurring in Valoran....   [tags: Crime, Violence, Video game controversy]

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The Video Game Industry And Community There Is No Platform Better Than The Internet

- In bringing attention to the sad state of women in the video game industry and community there is no platform better than the internet, specifically YouTube. The internet is the home of many in the gaming community and has immense potential to be a source of societal change due to the capability of spreading information around the globe in a fraction of a second. In choosing this platform, I draw inspiration from YouTube content creator Anita Sarkeesian’s Feminist Frequency, which is a web based video series that critically examines the representation of women in pop culture (“About”)....   [tags: Video game, Video game industry, Arcade game]

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Tyrion Lannister Speech Analysis : The Show Game Of Thrones

- Tyrion Lannister Speech Analysis In the show Game of Thrones (produced by HBO, originally written by George R Martin) there is a character name Tyrion Lannister, this character is known for abnormal characteristics. Many people describe him as intelligent, a great speaker, sarcastic, witty, and thinking about the next step. Through both of these speeches the exigence (purpose for the speech), rhetor (speaker), and audience (person or group speech is directed) stay pretty much the same. The exigence for the speech that occurred at Blackwater, Tyrion is speaking to convince the people to fight even though their King is not present....   [tags: Rhetoric, Appeal, A Great Way to Care, Trial]

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Finally A Good Board Rpg Strategy Based Adventure Game

- Finally A Good Board RPG Strategy-Based Adventure Game… We live in a world abundant of akin RPGs that might be aesthetically different on the outside, but are generally all the same (and you know it). Yet, that’s why it is so refreshing for me to see a development team (in this case, League of Geeks) taking a huge risk and attempt to create a truly original concept, turning the generic idea that we all have of an “RPG,” and creating Armello, a genuinely great turn-based Strategy board game, and yes, that’s a thing....   [tags: Game, Board game, Dice, Wargaming]

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The On The Video Game

- The absence of an envelope-bearing owl soured the sweet taste of cake icing on my eleventh birthday. I cannot be the only child who dutifully waited until twelve o’clock that evening before relinquishing the hope that I, too, could join the ranks of pubescent witches and wizards at a school where magic is reality: Hogwarts. That is the magnificence of a story; we can harness the beauty of ideas and imagination to muddle that line between the epic of a fantasy and the mundane rhythms of everyday life....   [tags: Video game, Game, Video game industry, Arcade game]

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Hunting At The Great Smoky Mountains

- Hunting in Eastern Tennessee, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains is scenic and teeming with wildlife. Experienced and novice hunters alike enjoy the area, but not every hunter takes the time to research specific information about the area before setting out. Below is an informational guide to big and small game, hunting seasons, and bag limits for participants of hunting in the breathtaking and challenging Smokies. Big Game Eastern Tennessee offers a variety of big game animals for hunters....   [tags: Hunting, Game, Raccoon, Mammals of North America]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell And The Lottery

- Chaos vs order "Both “the most dangerous game” by Richard Connell and “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson are both examples of how a seemingly nice story can be turned into an adventure if written properly. Both Connell and Jackson have different ways of achieving this goal. In “The Lottery” a seemingly nice community will go to great lengths to keep the status quo even kill a friend. In “the most dangerous game” a hunter sets out for what should be a normal exciting hunt but ends up fighting for his own life instead....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Hunting, Short story]

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The Love Of The Game

- For The Love of the Game It is a lovely spring day, the sun is shining bright, delighted birds are flying in the sky, and the esteemed American flag is fluttering slightly in the soft breeze. The field is immaculate, the grass is brilliant green, and the bases surrounded with attractive brown sand. You can smell the aroma of hot dogs cooking and popcorn popping. The bleachers filled with anxious, chattering fans. Suddenly, the uniformed man behind the plate yells, “PLAY BALL!” Then, the first nervous batter steps up to the plate; the players in the field crouch down in anticipation of what will happen....   [tags: Baseball, Game, High school, Play]

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How Games Can Be A Game

- I believe a game can be any game throughout the world that wants to be played like a game and a gamer can be any gamer that it is willing to challenge the game. Many individuals throughout society determine what game to choose and which game to play. When I talk about games I do not mean video games only. A game and a gamer player can be created in the real world, obstacles that come across life, and of course video games. In the real world people are set to actually have an everyday game. What I mean by an everyday game is that most individuals play games trying to work, have money, stay fit, stay strong, stay healthy, be perfect, and etc....   [tags: Play, Game, Video game, Video game culture]

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Video Games And The Video Game

- If video games did not exist what would society blame for peoples violent outbursts, or acts of aggression. The truth is video games have been around since 1958. In the 58 years after its creation, the video game continues to maintain its bearing even when its continually bombarded with false accusations of being the reason people in the gaming community act out with violence and aggression. True, there are those select few individuals that did something so shortsighted that they ended up on the news....   [tags: Video game, Game, Video game culture]

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Video Games And The Video Game

- Introduction Through the years gaming consoles and video game graphics have evolved, including the violence depicted in these games. Modern day video games are divided by genres of role-playing, first person shooter or sandbox games that involve their various types of violence. Often these video games make people feel that they are not in reality. Somehow the game they are playing immerse them into their virtual reality. Sometimes when a person is too immersed in a game, they may take it seriously and begin to get frustrated that may lead them to become aggressive verbally and physically....   [tags: Video game, Aggression, Video game console, Game]

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Video Games And The Video Game

- Playing video games. Do you interest playing video game. Everywhere, every house and every place that you visit today in the United States you will see that the children and adults play video games. In today “some 150 million Americans play video games” so what are video games and what do people play video games. According to the Wikipedia “A video game is an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor....   [tags: Video game, Video game addiction, Game, Gameplay]

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Hard Work And Dedication, You Can Achieve Great Things

- With hard work and dedication, you can achieve great things. One of the greatest accomplishments in my life was winning state last year. I have never once wanted to win this game for my teammates more than this one. This game I played for my brothers on the field with me. I remember ever single moment of the that week leading up to it and the game. We practiced Monday through Friday, every single practice was freezing cold. I specifically remember the Thursday practice. What made this practice stand out was the fact that it was on Thanksgiving day....   [tags: Play, Game, The Score, Score]

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Dodge Ball : What A Game?

- Dodge ball. What a game. Everyone learns to play it. You are forced to learn. It is a basic part of elementary P.E. or at least it used to be, kids are becoming “too sensitive” to play games like this now days.. It is almost every man for himself out there in the court, but there are teams, and your team mate help you outby throwing balls for you to use from the sidelines or yelling great advice like “don’t get hit” from the sideline. Typically the best two players will be the team captains, unless a referee appoints the teams....   [tags: Game, Play, Ball games, Ball game]

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Child Learning Experience Was A Great One For Me

- This Parent- Child Learning Experience was a great one for me because I love helping children succeed in fun ways when it comes to education. The two families that I worked with was a joy and the best part is that I have the honor of severing thesis families on a daily basis. The first family that I was able to sever was Nayeli and her mother Esmeralda. Nayeli is a four year old Hispanic preschooler. The classroom that she is in is a G.S.R.P, Head start blended classroom. Nayeli’s mother is from Mexico and was very happy when I let her know I was going to use her child for my class assignment because she has concerns about areas of her child learning....   [tags: Play, Game, Chocolate chip cookie, Family]

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Video Game A Positive Resource

- Video Game a Positive Resource “The objective of video games are to entertain people by surprising them with new experience” (Shigeru Miyamoto).Video games have been a leisure activity for many people around the world but for some people it has become a way of life. Video games help us escape everyday life and bring us to a land of imagination. That is why many people play video games because it is a great way to relieve stress. Video games have many benefits than just being fun. Not only are video games shown to have positive effects on the individual if used in the right manner, but it also helps to connect people with common interest; bring a sense of community....   [tags: Video game, Video game industry, Problem solving]

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Video Games And Violence : Video Game

- Video Games and Violence Throughout the century, video games have got a lot of attention from people of all ages and cultures. A study done by (Baran in 2012), shows that video gamer age range from the age of eight to forties. As video games started to progress more so did its fan base, products, as well as genre. Companies such as Capcom, Sega, Sony, Microsoft, and much more have paved the way to how video games are today. I remember my first Gameboy, you had to put two double A batteries to play it....   [tags: Video game, Video game controversy]

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Orson Scott Card's Enders Game

- Ender's Game is a science fiction novel set in the fairly distant future, in a time when aliens have already attacked Earth twice and the population is so great that a worldwide birth limit has been imposed. While some of Ender's Game takes place in the peaceful North Carolina countryside, the greater part of the story is set in outer space, and at the very end, on an alien planet. The exotic time and place immediately heighten the sense of adventure in the story, but mainly the setting reflects the feelings of Ender Wiggen, the main character of the novel....   [tags: Enders Game Orson Scott Card]

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Game design of the future

- Game design, my whole life I have dreamed of doing this, being in the field of professional video game designing. Started off when I was a child, first favorites were Mario, sonic, streets of rage, and of course mega man. My past was so magnificent and I wouldn’t dare to change a thing about it, however, not that I have most of the necessary skills I plan on at long last creating my own games, making my dreams come to life. To get to this master plan I did some research and learning an unspeakable amount of knowledge attending ITT Technical institute....   [tags: technology, video game]

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Video Game Addiction : Video Games

- Video game addictions does exist, in 2007 a study was conducted and found that almost 12 percent of participants in a 7,000 person study study were diagnosed as addicted to video games. If this trend reflects numbers in greater populations we can be in a deep hole. Video games can be played at all ages causing a greater population of gamers, this leads to more and more people becoming addicted making the world of gaming hard to maintain. Despite video games being entertaining to play and a great way to build relationships, video games are addicting because they cause long-term physical health complications and eventually having trouble being social and engaging in the real world Psycho...   [tags: Video game, Video game addiction]

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Jessie Pope's Attitude toward War in the Poem Who's For the Game

- Jessie Pope was a journalist who wrote recruitment poems for the Daily Mail during the First World War. The poems she did write were positive propaganda poems for the war; her objective was to stimulate patriotism in the readers so that the men would join the forces. Pope wrote a persuasive poem where she compared war to a game. This is illustrated in the title 'Who's for the game?' It shows that her attitude toward war was that it was a great big event that everyone should take part in one way or another....   [tags: Who's For the Game]

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The Most Dangerous Game

- "Get ready, General Zaroff," (Connell) states Rainsford as he is about to fight the General. "The Most Dangerous Game" is an adventurous story, written by one of the greatest American Literature authors. The story includes all the works: a detailed setting, an intriguing point of view, an interesting conflict, a protagonist and antagonist, a theme that shines throughout the story, and a mysterious twist at the end. "The Most Dangerous Game" won the O. Henry Memorial Award for short fiction in 1923 and 1924, which is proof that this story is worthy of reading....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game]

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Format Video Game Platforms For The Future

- Formatting Video Game Platforms for the Future Video games have impacted world culture since the late 1970’s. Video game companies like Atari and Midway helped lead this digital revolution by introducing arcade games such as Pong, Pac-Man, and Asteroids. Though Atari and Midway receive the most recognition for beginning this video game revolution, no video game technology would have been possible if not for Japanese companies like Namco and Taito. Namco and Taito created the software for the video games listed earlier....   [tags: Video game console, Nintendo, Video game]

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Ender 's Game And Variant

- Ender’s Game & Variant The author, Orson Scott Card was born in Richland, Washington in 1951. He is a descendant of Brigham Young. Orson has spent a lot of his life working with the Mormon church, Later Day Saints. He even put off completing his education as a theatre major at BYU to go to Brazil for two years and do mission work. As a young boy Orson read a variety of literary wrks that were well advanced for his age. He read the likes of The Prince and the Pauper, and The Army of the Potomac as a young boy....   [tags: Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card]

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Video Game : Playing Video Games

- When you think of video game player, do you think of a guy sitting alone while staring at a screen, maybe even in a basement. Would you be shocked to hear that the previous assumption is not exactly true anymore. Of course, there are still some gamers who prefer to play alone, but most game players play in groups, whether online or while in the same room. There are even games where it is almost required to have multiple players, like World of Warcraft. Playing in groups raises the enjoyment of the game itself, even if that group happens to all be playing single player games....   [tags: Video game, Video game console, Player, Gamer]

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Video Games : Video Game Addiction

- Nowadays, technology gradually improve; humans make friends with video games when they were young.Video games are invented which is suitable for society’s development. Video games are inexpensive pastime which is easy to play. Moreover, videos games are really interesting with catchy images, vivid sounds, and attractive characters which get the youth and children’ attention. Video games are created for main purposes which are entertain and reduce stress in daily life. A lot of people show a question, which is” How do the video games affect humans life?’’....   [tags: Video game, Addiction, Video game addiction]

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Video Games Vs. Video Game

- Through the years gaming consoles and video game graphics have evolved, including the violence depicted in these games. Modern day video games are divided by genres of role-playing, first person shooter or sandbox games that involve their various types of violence. Often these video games make people feel that they are not in reality. Somehow the game they are playing immerse them into their virtual reality. Sometimes when a person is too immersed in a game, they may take it seriously and begin to get frustrated that may lead them to become aggressive verbally and physically....   [tags: Video game, Video game genres, Aggression]

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The Angry Birds Game Video Games

- The Angry Birds game created such a cult following that it was inevitable for a movie to be created about it. Other popular video games like Pac Man have been created into other forms of media like TV shows and other video games that exist, so why shouldn’t angry birds be on this list as well. Angry Birds Movie was arguably more successful than many other spin off movies for any video game franchise, especially since it soared in box offices. This kind of movie will allow for new spin offs and help the brand become more and more popular, especially when releasing more games out and when they plan on releasing more movies....   [tags: Advertising, Game, Film, Entertainment]

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Video Games : Video Game Genre

- The average video player today is far from the image of a nerdy, lonely man sitting in a basement drinking cola drinks. Far from it, video gamers are young, old, men and women. The grace of getting lost in these virtual worlds is something all of us enjoy. But as gaming has become more popular, the number of games has also grown exponentially. Unfortunately, not all games are worth the time and money, so what to play if you want to enjoy something good. We’ve created a list of the must-have video games in different genres....   [tags: Video game genres]

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The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell

- Hunting big game animals for sport was a popular pastime with the wealthy classes following World War I. The morality of killing for sport was not questioned in reality, but in this short story the author does question it by taking it a step further and having the protagonist, Sangor Rainsford, hunted by the antagonist, General Zaroff.In a short story full of irony, one of the greatest ironies of Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game” is that General Zaroff repeatedly tells Rainsford that he maintains a sense of civilization on his island....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game]

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Persuasive Speech : My Basketball Game

- There’s 6 seconds left on the clock, we’re up 70-39. Whether we said it or not we all came into this game thinking we were going to lose, or at least I did. I take a moment to look around me and at this 6 seconds I notice I’m playing with four girls who over the years I have grown to “hate”, but walking out of this gym tonight I will be leaving with different thoughts. The clock is winding, and so are the few seconds of my last basketball game on my home court or my last game at all for the matter....   [tags: Game, Play, Games, Toy]

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Analysis of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game

- The buggers from Orson Scott Cards Enders game and subsequent novels, at first appear to be bug eyed monsters, a science fiction cliché. However as the story develops it becomes apparent that the buggers are much more than just a cliché, they develop as a sentient species, they undergo a transformation from varelse, “the true alien” (speaker 34) into raman “the stranger that we recognise as human but of another species”. (34) As this transformation occurs Ender learns a great deal from the buggers, in this manner card illustrates that there is much one can learn from the transformation of varelse to raman....   [tags: Ender's Game]

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Ida Fink 's The Key Game

- The holocaust is known for the great number of deaths; including the six million Jews. Ida fink is a writer that captures this time period in her works. In “The Key Game” she appeals to pathos because of imagery used, connections to your own family, and dialog used by both the father and mother. Through her fiction stories, she tells tales that relate to what could have been and probably what was. Ida Fink is known for telling her stories in a journalist like tone with very little color. In her stories, she does not like to tell you how to feel she instead leaves that up to the reader....   [tags: Rhetoric, Emotion, Game, The Reader]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Sanger Rainsford And General Zimbardo

- In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game”, there are two main characters, Sanger Rainsford and General Zaroff. The story starts off with Rainsford and Rainsford’s hunting partner, Whitney, on a yacht heading to Rio de Janiero to hunt big game animals. Rainsford ends up becoming trapped on Ship-Trap Island, and that is where he and the reader are introduced to General Zaroff. Unfortunately for Rainsford, General Zaroff is not your normal General. General Zaroff and Rainsford are similar and different in many ways, and even though Rainsford believes that Zaroff is a sick individual, at the end of the story he becomes more like Zaroff than he realizes....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Hunting, Game]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Most Dangerous Game '

- “The general sucked in his breath and smiled. "I congratulate you," he said. "You have won the game." Rainsford did not smile. "I am still a beast at bay," he said, in a low, hoarse voice. "Get ready, General Zaroff." The general made one of his deepest bows. "I see," he said. "Splendid. One of us is to furnish a repast for the hounds. The other will sleep in this very excellent bed. On guard, Rainsford." . . . He had never slept in a better bed, Rainsford decided.” Also known as “The Hounds of Zaroff”, “The Most Dangerous Game” is the ultimate showdown between instinct and reason....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Hunting, Human]

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My Personal Statement On Soccer Game

- There are certain moments in your life where you choose to pause and take a mental picture to help you remember every detail. For me, this moment took place on the sideline of my sixth grade championship soccer game. As a child, I was never drawn to soccer as a sport. I started playing when I was five for the sole purpose of playing with my friends during the weekdays. I did not even begin liking soccer until three years later when I was eleven. But even though my feelings about it changed, one thing about my soccer career always remained the same....   [tags: Game, Association football, Luck, Football]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

- In “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, the protagonist (Rainsford) struggled with the actions of the antagonist (General Zaroff) throughout his adventure. The images used to describe the island, deadly swamp, and castle show that it is inhabited and a dangerous place with the use of setting, imagery, and the tone Connell shows Rainsford’s difficulties, persistence, and triumph to the audience. By using these key aspects, Connell makes important connections to the theme while alluding to hunting as the main concept of this whole adventure....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

- When it comes to survival, one can prove that with determination, the middle and lower class can succeed and triumph over the high class. “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, is about a hunter Sanger Rainsford and General Zaroff on Ship Trap Island. Sanger Rainsford finds shelter on the island and is greeted by General Zaroff. He created a dangerous game which was to hunt humans and Sanger Rainsford was forced to play the game in exchange for his freedom. Frightened and sleep deprived, Sanger Rainsford tried to survive and was able to escape....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell]

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Causal Argument : The Negative Effect Of Mmprpg 's Online Role Playing Game

- Causal Argument Essay- The Negative Effects of MMPRPG’s Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game’s made a quiet appearance into the video game world in 1996, with the game Meridian 59. It wasn’t until 1999 when the game EverQuest was released by Sony Online Entertainment that this new genre of video games blew up the gaming world. It was a massive success, a game like none other and I should know, I was one of the firsts to play it. This new style of gaming that came to be known as MMORPG allowed you to enter a 3 dimensional reality....   [tags: Video game, Game, Video game addiction]

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Female Characters Of The Female Video Game

- Even though I found solace in the female video game characters of my childhood as these icons of Amazonian womanhood, with age I have come to realize that many of these female characters often rely on dated stereotypes. So much so, that many of these female characters become walking tropes, displaying only the most basic of female stereotypes: a love for shopping, makeup, and shoes. Anita Sarkesian, a feminist blogger who critiques anti-woman tropes in video games, created the name of this particular trope, the 'Ms....   [tags: LGBT, Homosexuality, Lara Croft, Video game]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

- Short Stories 1. The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell features a manhunt that puts a hunter in the place of a prey. In The Most Dangerous game, Rainsford is a hunting enthusiast. The conversation with a shipmate, Whitney, reveals that Rainsford is unable to empathize the prey he is hunting and maintains that his killing is justified since the animals he is hunting have “no understanding”. When he falls overboard, he lands on an island and meets General Zaroff. Zaroff owns a great mansion on the island; he invites Rainsford in for a comfortable stay....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell, Human]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

- Rachel Neugart English 9A Hour 5 Mrs. Rice Literary Essay 7 October 2014 A Drop in the Caribbean, A Ripple in Character "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often" (http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_change.html), this quote by Winston Churchill is something I can connect with as I often feel the need to improve myself which can only be done with change. It also relates to the protagonist, Sanger Rainsford, of the short story, "The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard Connell....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Hunting, Richard Connell]

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The Game That Can Give You Ten Extra Years Of Life

- In her Ted Talk, “The game that can give you ten extra years of life” Jane McGonigal explains how she created a game called “Jane the Concussion Slayer” to help her overcome a concussion that didn’t heal properly. McGonigal describes to her audience the different levels and power-ups she created to cope with the process of her concussion since she had an unhealed concussion that left symptoms like headaches, nausea, vertigo, memory loss, and mental fog. In addition to this, McGonigal had to avoid everything that triggered her symptoms such as: writing, video games, work, emails, exercise, alcohol, etc....   [tags: Game, Play, Academic term]

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The Game That Can Give You Ten Extra Years Of Life

- In Jane McGonigal’s Ted Talk, “The game that can give you ten extra years of life” explains how she created a game called “Jane the Concussion Slayer” to help her overcome a concussion that didn’t heal properly. McGonigal describes to her audience the different levels and power-ups she created to make herself feel better. In doing so, she believed it helped her tackle challenges with more creativity, determination, and optimism. McGonigal then concludes her speech and challenges her audience to create their own game to add years to their lives....   [tags: Play, Game, Academic term]

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Rivalry in Video Game Industry

- Rivalry in Video Game Industry Introduction The video games industry faces an entirely new rivalry situation. After 11 years of leadership, Sony has nearly lost its strong positions on the market, which gives the other two players – Microsoft and Nintendo - the chance to compete for the leadership. While the goal of Nintendo is to stay in the industry, Sony and Microsoft aim to strengthen their positions on the home entertainment market, which is constantly growing. The key factors, the companies need to consider in order to gain a competitive advantage, are good marketing and well developed distribution, as well as providing a huge range of games with recognizable characters....   [tags: Video Game Gaming]

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Personal Narrative in Game Maplestory

- Warriors: Wizards :: Mushrooms: Pigs The sun shone brightly as I stared off into the distant grass, swaying unrelentingly as the winds lashed upon it. But within the silky surface of the monotonous sea of green, I spotted an interruption – a staccato in the melody of the breeze. From afar, I could see only see a vague outline, but I knew it was approaching me, mindlessly yet fervently as if I were a light and it were a bug. And so it began. I tightly wielded my club. I could feel the coarseness of the wood beneath my battle-worn fingers....   [tags: Online Roleplaying Game RPG]

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The Career Of A Baseball Game

- Introduction The 2014-2015 season was a historical one for the MLB. After several years, they finally put in effect instant replay. It proved to be a great addition to the game, but at the end of the season talk about instant replay arose. People wondered how it could change the pace of the game and those questions led to this year’s expansion to the rules. These rules were made to fix any bugs that where in last year’s instant replay system and shorten the time of the game at the same time. The Pace of the Game A baseball game can be very drawn out, because of how much of a mental sport it is....   [tags: Minor league baseball, Major League Baseball]

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The Game That Can Give You Ten Extra Years Of Life

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Ball Of Shame Is A Video Slots Game Developed By Cayetano Gaming

- Ball of Shame Review Ball of Shame is a video slots game developed by Cayetano Gaming, featuring 5 reels and 20 paylines. The game has a locker room sports theme, and the reels consist of various sporting symbols. Speaking further on the name behind the game, Cayetano Gaming is a company out of Sofia, Bulgaria, and a leading provider of online casino games and software. They are considered innovative in the sense that the brand’s games often deliver great graphics, fun audio effects, and engaging themes....   [tags: Casino, Slot machine, Game, Symbol]

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Mechanical Warfare Is The Aim Of The Game

- Meta: Mechanical warfare is now the aim of the game, as 777IGT has unleashed Robo on the world. Built with nuts and bolts, this brand new release does exactly what it says on the tin. Robo Review Robo is a non-progressive slot machine with 100 paylines spread across 5 reels, with it representing the first in a brand new series of online slots titles. Robo comes to us from 777IGT and it takes you to a whole new world that’s a bit like ours, except it’s ruled by robots. The reels are filled with robots looking to destroy all humans and stop the rebellion....   [tags: Casino, Slot machine, Progressive jackpot, Play]

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Atari and the Video Game Industry

- Many members of the current generation enjoy playing video games, but how many of them actually know where this interactive entertainment art form started. This is where Syzygy, now Atari, comes in. At its height, Atari almost single-handedly started and sustained the video arcade and home console markets, but was also a major contributor into the downfall of this same market in 1983. Atari started video game history with their video arcade games. Although they did not actually start the video arcade, Atari did make the first commercially sold and commercially successful arcade games....   [tags: Syzygy, history of interactive entertainment]

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Rules on the Game of Basketball

- Do you remember growing up and you had to obey mommy and daddies rules. “sit up straight while you’re eating. Don’t sit too close towards the television. Stop being selfish with your belongings.” Meanwhile as you get older you follow the rules of being in a daycare, classroom, work environment, and society. To be able to know your rules it allows you to know your boundaries on what can you do and what you cannot do. So we encounter rules in our everyday lives even in sports. In sports we need rules in order to play the game correctly and for our safety....   [tags: basketball, nba, james naismith, wnba]

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The Beginning of Video Game Consoles

- The video game industry has grown very powerful over the last five decades due to gamming consoles. A new generation of gamming was created, taking games from arcades and putting them in one’s household. Although arcade games were a great hit, there were modifications that needed to be done to them to make them smaller and more compact. In 1967, German born Ralph Baer and some of his coworkers were the first to get an actual prototype to work on a regular home television. After the console, Magnavox Odyssey (1972), was released and made a big impact on the market, more and different companies and corporations released more systems with such specifications....   [tags: Gaming]

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Trickery and Treachery Game for Xbox360

- A figure enters into vision; he searches for riches and for fame. Little does he know that there is a trap door in front of him. He cautiously walks forward, anticipating anything out of the ordinary, and his eyes catch the trip wire that was placed and laughs as he circumvents the trap that was so deviously placed. He drops his guard, a flurry of spikes fly out from the side of the hallway taking all of his possessions (including his life) and adding them to your wealth. Trickery and Treachery is a new game with a twist on the RPG genre, with its engaging storyline and gameplay elements will make an excellent game for the Xbox360....   [tags: xbox, video games, ]

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American Football As A British Game

- American football derives from rugby, a British game. Ivy League colleges were the first to play American Football games. Harvard was the first college to finally develop standardized rules for the game. Football, America’s great pastime and most popular sport. Why do we love it so much. People enjoy the shared experience, the socialization it offers. Others appreciate the technical aspects of the game, the strategy involved, what it takes to win. Some are in it just for the money, playing fantasy football leagues to owning the teams themselves....   [tags: American football, Football, Football helmet]

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The Value of Life in The Most Dangerous Game

- The Value of Life in The Most Dangerous Game   He is hunched down in the bushes, a .22-caliber pistol in his hand.  His blood-red lips split open in a smile as he watches his prey writhing, blood spouting from the wound, dry green leaves becoming wet crimson.  Then, with a terrible pleasure, he places the gun against the skull of his prey and fires one last round.  The hunter, brimming with sadism, drags his kill behind him, leaving a trail of blood behind on the ground.  Human blood.  This premise of man hunting man is one set up by Richard Connell’s short story The Most Dangerous Game....   [tags: Most Dangerous Game Essays]

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Market Research for Game Developers

- You might be surprised to see 'Market & Audience' so early in this book, after all, isn't that where the game ends up last. But that is exactly why you need to be thinking about it now. This is especially true if you wish to sell your game. Knowing what market you're after will give you an advantage when deciding which features to cut or add later on. Just remember to keep yourself satisfied with it too; you can't make a great game if you don't like it. In the illustration you can see a magician performing a trick before an amazed audience....   [tags: Marketing]

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The Game Theory of Baseball

- Decision-making in Baseball Baseball is a great game to analyze from game theory perspective because of the scale of strategic decisions that are continuously made on the fields and each play. In every play, there are various players (baseball players, coaches, team managers and owners) with different goals and payoffs, and thousands of pitch-by-pitch decisions are made in course of an at-bat, inning, game, and season. Major League Baseball, one of the four major professional sports leagues of North America, is the most suitable platform for analysis because statistical information is tracked for almost every single complexion of the game....   [tags: decision making in baseball]

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The Game of Adversity: Football

- Success without adversity is impossible. Everyone in life has their ups and downs and nothing in this world is perfect. At some point in life, hardships begin to occur and that’s when the real test begins. Some people rise up and try their absolute best to take a stand against the challenge. Then there are others that would crawl back into their shells, crying for mercy. There should be no excuse for giving up or not putting in the effort. People are only successful in winning the battle of adversity when they are mentally tough....   [tags: football, sports, ]

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The Day Of The Last Homecoming Game

- Friday night lights shined on the Vandeblit Catholic High School’s stadium field as hundreds of students and fans gathered to support their fighting terriers at the 2002 homecoming game. After two quarters of some great football action, it was finally time to announce the 2002 homecoming king and queen. As football player Andre Melancon stood on the sideline he anxiously awaited the results. Surprisingly his name was announced as homecoming king. Leaving the sideline he maneuvered to center field to except his crown, queen, and title with pride....   [tags: Love, Family, God the Father, Clergy]

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The Game - Fire Emblem

- Gaming has had a long history with controversy and other heated topics over the course of it 's lifetime. Some developers and companies have chosen to try to avoid these topics in order to seem neutral, but that sometimes sells the players short. Nintendo had received a lot of complaints over the decision to not allow gay marriage in Tomodachi life, a game which you could replicate your whole life through, and now it looks like they have tried to be more inclusive in their newest game - Fire Emblem: Fates....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage, LGBT]

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The Game Of Table Tennis

- The game of table tennis is a pastime that involves a great deal of understanding in order to become an expertise. The physics as well as mathematics are intriguing concepts to explore. These concepts help us better understand the game and how to become the best player one can possibly be. Newton’s laws of motion play a big role in this game. They affect major elements to the game and make the game interesting. Other major players in the game include air resistance, work, momentum, and torque. Ping pong is a sport played on a table with paddles and a ball....   [tags: Classical mechanics, Newton's laws of motion]

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Pricey Game or Home Entertainment?

- Throughout the United States sports has taken the consumer captive, by providing them with entertainment and pleasure. Sporting venues continues to rob their loyal fans by boosting the prices of tickets, merchandise, food, and beverages. Recently over the summer, I went to see a baseball game being held at Dodgers Stadium and was horrified at the prices that I saw. My ticket alone was $40, at this price that put me just below the nosebleed section of the stadium. During the game I went to one of the vendors and was flabbergasted to see the price for a hot dog was $6.50 dollars, a drink was $3.75 and a side of fries for $4.25....   [tags: Sports, Venues, Base Ball]

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