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  Game tree - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In game theory, a game tree is a directed graph whose nodes are positions in a game and whose edges are moves.
The number of leaf nodes in the complete game tree is called the game tree complexity.
Game trees are important in artificial intelligence because one way to pick the best move in a game is to search the game tree using the minimax algorithm or its variants.
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 Complete game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In baseball, a complete game (denoted by CG) is the act of a pitcher pitching an entire game himself, without the benefit of a relief pitcher.
As the 20th century went on, complete games became less and less common, to the point where a good pitcher typically achieves only 1 or 2 complete games a season today.
To put in perspective, as recently as 15-20 years ago, 10-15 complete games a year by a star pitcher was not unheard of.
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 GameDev.net - A Practical Guide to Building a Complete Game AI: Volume I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If your game's AI is not up to the current level that game player's expectations demand then your game will feel dated and suffer for it in their opinions.
Game AI is not just neural networks and learning systems and complex mathematical structures, although it can be, but primarily game AI is about creating an environment and the appearance of thought from units.
The game developer mantra used to be, and always should be, "If it looks right, it is right." Don’t let the people who are interested in designing real world total physics simulations make you feel bad for creating a simple positional system where you add X to the position each frame.
www.gamedev.net /reference/articles/article784.asp   (3140 words)

 Learn about Game. Complete listing of Game. Game in Smartpedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Games are played primarily for entertainment or enjoyment, but may also serve an educational or simulational role.
All through human history, people have played games to entertain themselves and others, and there is an enormous variety of games types; for specific information about any type, see links at the end of this article.
Ludwig Wittgenstein argued that the concept "game" could not be contained by any single definition, but that games must be looked at as a series of definitions that share a "family resemblance" to one another.
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 The decline of the complete game : Announcers - YESNetwork.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The decline of the complete game : Announcers - YESNetwork.com
The Yankees, as an example, range from a high of 123 complete games in 1904, when they were still the Highlanders, to a low of one complete game exactly 100 years later.
It’s interesting to note that the number of saves recorded by the Highlanders in 1904 is the same as the number of complete games recorded by the 2004 Yankees, 1.
www.yesnetwork.com /announcers/article.asp?article_id=517   (708 words)

 Powered By Unreal Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The result is in-game objects with all of the lighting detail of the high poly mesh, but that are still easily rendered in real time.
All game content and data files are compatible across all supported platforms, for fast turnaround time between code and content development on PC, and playtesting on console or PC.
Different genres of games will have widely varying expectations of player counts, scene size, and performance, so these specifications should be regarded as one data point for one project rather than hard requirements for all.
www.unrealtechnology.com /html/technology/ue30.shtml   (2703 words)

 Complete Game Facing 13 Batters - Baseball Fever
There once was a complete game pitched where the pitched faced 13 batters.
The minimum number of batters to face in a complete game is 13, but I can't imagine it actually happening in a real game.
It would be a game where the visiting pitcher gave up 1 home run and got 12 outs in 13 batters faced, and the home pitcher shut out the visitors, with the game being called for rain after 4 1/2 innings.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=27849   (333 words)

 Gamasutra - Features - "Game Coding Complete: Smart Design Practices"
Game programmers love playing with neat technology, and sometimes their sense of elegance drives them to push non-trivial algorithms and calculations into C++ constructs such as copy constructors or overloaded operators.
One of the most common mistakes game programmers make is that they either over-design or under-design their classes and class hierarchies.
Games tend to build screens and other complex objects constructing groups of objects, such as controls or sprites, and storing them in lists or other collections.
www.gamasutra.com /features/20050629/mcshaffry_01.shtml   (2995 words)

 Gamasutra [Columns] “Book Review: Game Coding Complete”
Game Coding Complete is a generic, non-API specific game programming book that attempts to educate the reader with the ins and outs of the game industry and what goes into making a game from a production viewpoint.
Game Coding Complete meanders from one subject to another in no particular order, never being in-depth enough to really drive home a point; never insightful enough to give that “aha!” moment when the author points out the blindingly obvious that you should have known all along.
The book is littered with McShaffry’s experiences—dubbed “Tales from the pixel mines”—working in the game industry since 1990 where he started at Origin Systems, and it covers what I feel is his narrow experience and field of expertise, primarily DOS and Windows with the Ultima series of games.
www.gamasutra.com /columns/books/20040309/index.shtml   (664 words)

 Sutton Pitches A Complete Game As Nevada Downs SJSU 3-2 :: Butler Hit Streak Reaches 17-Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With the game tied at 2-2 heading into the top of the sixth inning Pack first baseman Erick Streelman got the inning started with a single up the middle.
His first complete game was a 7-inning 13-0 shutout of BYU back Feb. 27 in the Pepperdine Tournament in Malibu, Calif. Friday's nights win was his third in a rwo which established a career high.
Game two of the series is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.
nevadawolfpack.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/recaps/042404aaa.html   (632 words)

 Complete Broadcast Games
The majority of these games are two cassettes in length, and the price for the complete 2-cassette game is only $13.95 (plus applicable shipping).
With a tie game in the top of the 6th, Stan Musial is inserted as a pinch hitter and promptly proceeds to get a sharp single to ignite a 2-run rally, on what will be his final all-star hit in his illustrious career.
Your announcers for Games 1, 2, 6 and 7 are Harry Caray and Pee Wee Reese.
www.cooperstownmusic.com /complete.htm   (3956 words)

 Game Coding Complete - Portal
He tirelessly supports the local Austin game development community, and has much to contribute at the national level.
The second edition of Game Coding Complete is off press and headed to a bookstore near you - or your favorite internet site.
Much of Game Coding Complete Second Edition is the direct result of input and active participation of many users of this very web site.
www.mcshaffry.com /GameCode   (428 words)

 SI.com - Baseball - Ramirez throws Braves' first complete game - Tuesday July 08, 2003 04:34 AM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While Jones provided the offensive spark, rookie Horacio Ramirez shut down the Mets by throwing his first complete game as a major leaguer.
The Braves were last team in the major leagues to throw a complete game.
The game was interrupted momentarily in the ninth inning when a boy came out of the stands and ran toward center field.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/news/2003/07/07/braves_mets_ap   (748 words)

 Complete game list   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Primary games are unmarked and are the ones that fit the regular Mario formula (i.e.
Secondary games are marked with a (2nd) and let you control Mario, but don't fit the regular fomula.
Other Mario characters games are marked with a (char) and have a character from the Mario universe, but don't star Mario (i.e.
www.smbhq.com /list.htm   (260 words)

 Quick's Complete Game Shutout Propels Jayhawks to Season-Opening Win ::
Following the first two batters of the game, Quick retired 23 of the next 24 hitters before allowing two base runners in the ninth inning.
For the game, Quick threw 95 pitches and recorded eight strikeouts to give KU its first complete game shutout since the 2003 season.
With one out in the inning, junior left fielder Matt Baty drew his second walk of the game and moved to second in the next at bat on a sacrifice bunt by right fielder A.J. Van Slyke.
kuathletics.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/recaps/020505aaa.html   (516 words)

 GameDev.net - A Practical Guide to Building a Complete Game AI: Volume II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is based on making intelligent looking decisions, for the units in our games to look intelligent they have to perform actions that seem reasonable for the situations they are in.
Because we are working from a mouse based input system, we don't expect the user to have to make all the movements around obstacles like they would in a joystick or first-person shooter.
The secret to implementing all game AI is the understanding the cases you are trying to deal with and the results of what you want it to look like.
www.gamedev.net /reference/articles/article785.asp   (1299 words)

 Packers.com » Gameday » 2005 » 12-25
Returning to the lineup after leaving the game with a hip inury, Antonio Chatman returned a punt 85 yards for a touchdown, the first special teams TD of his career.
For every home game one lucky Packers fan between the ages of 7 and 14 is selected to be the Verizon Jr.
Captain of the game and join the team captains on the field during the coin toss.
www.packers.com /gameday/2005/12-25   (2615 words)

 ABC News: Wells hurls complete game in triumphant return   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
David Wells pitched a complete game in his return from a six-game suspension and John Olerud hit a three-run homer in a five-run fifth inning, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 5-1 win Sunday over the Baltimore Orioles.
It was the seventh time in eight games that he did not issue a walk.
Wells had one other complete game this season, a 3-1 loss at Baltimore that was shortened to six innings by rain.
abcnews.go.com /Sports/ESPNSports/story?id=1096817   (665 words)

 Borders - Store Inventory - Title Detail - Game Coding Complete
All of the code in the book has been completely updated to work with all of the latest compiler technology.
Description: Mike McShaffry's first edition of Game Coding complete rapidly became one of the top-selling game programming books and was widely praised by readers around the world.
Game Coding Complete, Second Edition takes programmers through the complete process of developing a professional quality game using hundreds of insider tricks and techniques developed and perfect by the author from over a decade of game development experience.
www.bordersstores.com /search/title_detail.jsp?id=54546539&srchTerms=1932111913&mediaType=1&srchType=ISBN   (365 words)

 Amazon.com: Game Over - The Complete Collection: DVD: Elizabeth Daily,Rachel Dratch,Artie Lange,Lucy Liu,Patrick ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
And because no neighborhood would be complete without a family of Kung Fu fighting Shaolin Monks, the Changs live next door.
The Complete Collection offers a surprisingly solid sampling of extras for a largely unknown series; chief among these is the sixth episode, "Monkey Dearest," which went unaired in America.
Patrick Warburton is the saving grace of the series and I guess there's a few game references in the first couple of episodes to validate your taste.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0007WQGSG?v=glance   (1262 words)

 GameSpy Presents: E3 2003 -- Complete Coverage
The Master Chief is back, wowing the crowds at E3 with a glimpse at the continuing war with the Covenant.
Konami's master game designer talks about the Metal Gear series and where games are going.
Microsoft's VP in charge of games talks tough about the future of Xbox -- and all about plans for Live.
archive.gamespy.com /e32003   (372 words)

 Baseball Direct - #1 online source for baseball videos, books & calendars
John Blanchard's homer ties the game in the eighth and Roger Maris puts the Yanks ahead with a homer in the ninth as New York wins Game 3 of the World Series.
The Reds rally for three runs in the last of the ninth in Game 3 of the NLCS to beat the Phillies and win the pennant.
The Braves win Game 7 of the NLCS with three runs in the last of the ninth.
www.baseballdirect.com /broadcasts2.html   (1605 words)

 South Carolina Edges Vols 2-0 :: Craig Cobb hurls third straight complete game.
Columbia, S.C. - Tennessee's Craig Cobb hurled his third straight complete game but it wasn't enough as Hank Parks slugged a two-run home run to power the South Carolina Gamecocks past the Volunteers 2-0 before a crowd of 4,502 at Sarge Frye Field.
Aaron Rawl (10-3) was just a little bit better as he twirled a two-hit complete game, facing just two batters over the minimum as he struck out seven and walked one.
It was his first complete game of the season.
utsports.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/recaps/051504aaa.html   (380 words)

 Howell strikes out 12 Baylor hitters in complete game win - Sports
When Sam LeCure threw a 148-pitch complete game last Sunday against Kansas State, J.P. Howell said there was no way he could have done it.
Howell got a complete game Sunday as well, but this one only took him seven innings.
He reached a career-high with 12 strikeouts, as Texas beat Baylor 11-1 in a game that was called in the bottom of the seventh inning, giving Howell his third complete game of the season.
www.dailytexanonline.com /news/2004/04/19/Sports/Howell.Strikes.Out.12.Baylor.Hitters.In.Complete.Game.Win-664414.shtml   (460 words)

 Boston.com / Sports / Soccer / Working on a complete game
US national team players are expected to begin training in Chicago May 22 in preparation for games against England (May 28 in Chicago), Costa Rica (June 4, Salt Lake City), and a visit to Panama (June 8).
Twellman has improved most noticeably in his ability to maintain possession and facilitate the Revolution passing game, less glamorous or noticeable qualities than scoring goals.
Twellman, limited by injuries the last two seasons, has scored three goals in six games, third on the team behind Clint Dempsey (five goals) and Noonan (four).
www.boston.com /sports/soccer/articles/2005/05/13/working_on_a_complete_game   (706 words)

 Complete game comes at ideal time - PittsburghLIVE.com
It wasn't a perfect effort, from the defense failing to register a takeaway for the second consecutive game to the three penalties sustained in the kicking game to the four fumbles on offense.
Given the desperate circumstances and the caliber of competition, Sunday's performance at Heinz Field might also have been the Steelers' most complete game of the season.
Linebacker Joey Porter was willing to declare the effort against the Bears the complete game the Steelers had been waiting for without any such further review.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/sports/steelerslive/s_403106.html   (466 words)

 anyway: A complete game has...
It was a "puzzle SF" game, inspired by old SF short stories by Issac Asimov or Poul Anderson -- in each scenario, I put the PCs in a situation with a scientific problem in it, and the players had to use deduction and their science knowledge to find a way out of it.
For example, part of one game was basically lifted directly from Poul Anderson's "A Three-Cornered Wheel", where the players had to move some heavy equipment from point A to point B, but the alien natives had a religious prohibition against the use of circles in wheels.
The rules for my game are going to be about secretly currying favor with the other players to get them to do what you want with their characters.
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 ABC News: Cards down Astros behind Marquis complete game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Jason Marquis pitched his second straight complete game and Jim Edmonds hit the go-ahead two-run double in the St. Louis Cardinals' 4-1 victory over Houston on Sunday that kept the Astros from taking over the NL wild-card lead.
On Sunday, he struck out five and didn't allow any walks while throwing 71 of his 98 pitches for strikes in his third career complete game, all this season.
It was the second straight complete game and 14th this season for the Cardinals.
abcnews.go.com /Sports/ESPNSports/story?id=1096889   (838 words)

 Happ Humbles Spartans; Throws Complete Game 3-0 Shutout :: Junior lefty finishes second on single-season strikeout list
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Northwestern junior J.A. Happ threw his fourth complete game of the season, defeating Michigan State 3-0 Friday afternoon in East Lansing, Mich. Happ dominated the Spartans, striking out 10, in his third nine-inning complete game, and second in a row.
In his second complete game shutout of the season, Happ did not allow a runner to reach second base until the ninth inning.
In the game, NU took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning, when left fielder Anthony Wycklendt smacked a single up the middle.
nusports.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/recaps/052104aaa.html   (579 words)

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