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  Game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Games are played primarily for entertainment or enjoyment, but may also serve as exercise or in an educational, simulational or psychological role.
Games were important to Wittgenstein's later thought; he held that language was itself a game, consisting of tokens governed by mutually agreed upon rules that governed the usage of words.
Games of pure skill are likely the oldest sort of game, and are found in all cultures, regardless of their level of material culture.
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 Game (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The mathematical and economic theory of games at game theory and its derivatives, such as combinatorial game theory
Philip Game, a British military leader, Air Vice-Marshal in the Royal Air Force, and Governor of New South Wales, Australia.
Game is an important concept in Transactional analysis.
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 Encyclopedia: Game (disambiguation)
A game show is a radio or television program, involving members of the public or celebrities, sometimes as part of a team, playing a game, perhaps involving answering quiz questions, for points or prizes.
Game theory is a branch of applied mathematics that studies strategic situations where players choose different actions in an attempt to maximize their returns.
The Game may mean: In games: The Game (game), a game whose objective is to forget its existence The Game (treasure hunt), a giant treasure hunt played on several college campuses The Game (college football), an annual football game between Harvard and Yale Universities In media: The Game (film), a...
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 Game theory - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Game theory is a branch of applied mathematics that uses models to study interactions with formalised incentive structures ("games").
Game theorists study the predicted and actual behaviour of individuals in games, as well as optimal strategies.
Game theory has come to play an increasingly important role in logic and in computer science.
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 Learn more about Game in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Games are a form of self-expression, and also a means of training young people, and of reminding adults of the preferred values of the society in which they live.
This covers most cases well, but does not quite fit with things like war games and sports that are often done not for entertainment but to build skills for later use.
Many technical fields are often applied to the study of games, including probability, statistics, economics, and game theory.
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 Game (disambiguation) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The word game may refer to a (An active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition) sports event, or e.g.
The mathematical and economic theory of games at ((economics) a theory of competition stated in terms of gains and losses among opposing players) game theory and its derivatives, such as (additional info and facts about combinatorial game theory) combinatorial game theory
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A game is a recreational activity involving one or more players, defined by a) a goal that the players try to reach,and b) some set of rules that determines what the players can do.
All through human history, people haveplayed games to entertain themselves and others, and there is an enormous variety of games types; for specific information aboutany type, see links at the end of this article.
In Philosophical Investigations, philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein argued that the concept "game" could not be contained by any single definition, butthat games must be looked at as a series of definitions that share a "family resemblance" to one another.
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 Game -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A game is a (An activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates) recreational activity involving one or more (A person who participates in or is skilled at some game) players, defined by a) a goal that the players try to reach, and b) some set of rules that determines what the players can do.
Games are played primarily for entertainment or enjoyment, but may also serve an educational or simulational role.
Games can involve one player acting alone, but more often involve (The act of competing as for profit or a prize) competition among two or more players.
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 Game theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Game theory is a branch of mathematics that uses models to study interactions with formalized incentive structures ("games").
The psychological theory of games, which originates with the psychoanalytic school of transactional analysis, remains a largely unrelated area.
Game theory has unusual characteristics in that while the underlying subject often appears as a branch of applied mathematics, researchers in other fields carry out much of the fundamental work.
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 Game theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although the foundation of game theory is mathematics, game theory is widely used in many different fields including biology, computer science, economics, philosophy, and political science.
The primary focus of game theory in economics is analysis of particular sets of strategies known as equilibria in games.
Game theorists may assume players always act rationally to maximize their wins (the Homo economicus model), but real humans often act either irrationally, or act rationally to maximize the wins of some larger group of people (altruism).
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A computer game is not necessarily a video game, or vice versa; for instance a text-based role-playing game could be played verbally by a blind person, which is clearly no longer a "video" game, and the first generation of video games, such as Pong, used dedicated electronic circuitry not even remotely resembling a computer.
Game theory is closely related to economics in that it seeks to find rational strategies in situations where the outcome depends not only on one's own strategy and "market conditions", but upon the strategies chosen by other players with possibly different or overlapping goals.
Game in these areas was certainly used as a source of food and furs, often provided via professional huntsmen; but it was also expected to provide a form of recreation for the aristocracy.
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 Golden Tee Arcade Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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The term was also adopted by carnivals and amusement parks, where the row of shops selling food and other goods were joined by those offering games of various sorts and were called "amusement arcades" or "midways".
The games came to be known as arcadegames, and since the explosion of electronic games in the 1970s these establishmentsbecame known as video arcades.
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 Beer Pong Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Pong was first released by Atari in 1972, although other video games inthis form had been created previously.
The original concept of Pong was as a simple ping pong (table tennis) simulator, hence the name of the game.
In pingpong, two players stand on either side of a ping pong table and bat a small ball back and forth between them, and this basicconcept is carried through to Pong.
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 Learn more about Game (disambiguation) in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Learn more about Game (disambiguation) in the online encyclopedia.
For the mathematical theory of Games see Game Theory.
African animals hunted for their pelts or ivory are known as big game.
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 Game (disambiguation) - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The mathematical theory of games at Game Theory
Game Disambiguation links to safe and secure online casino gambling and sports betting including Game Disambiguation.
Find game disambiguation and more at Lycos Search.
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 Game - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Games of chance, such as craps and rock paper scissors.
Music, including communal chanting and hand clapping, is frequently a component in games played by human females; it seldom plays an important role in the games played by males.
The games played by males often require more physical space and involve more physical contact than those played by women or girls.
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 Read about Game (disambiguation) at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Game (disambiguation) and learn about Game ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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European video game retailer, and former European licenser of the Electronics Boutique name.
"Great Game," a term used to describe the rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the
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 Articles - Game over (disambiguation)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Game over is the end of a video game.
Game Over (movie), a film which uses footage from five different Digital Pictures videogames.
Game Over (song) is a song by Lil Flip.
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 Economic Game Theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Strategy and conflict: an introductory sketch of game theory Strategy and conflict: an introductory sketch of game theory Nearly twenty sections of an (incomplete) introductory game theory textbook, with most of the material dating from 1997.
Game Theory has emerged recently as a powerful challenger to the conventional method of...
Didactic web-based experiments in game theory Didactic web-based experiments in game theory This site, presently under development, hosts a set of onine interactive games which can be customised by lecturers and then played by groups using web...
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 Bowling Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bowling is the common name for several sports that involve rolling a ball towards a target or to knock down pins.
All through human history, people haveplayed Gae s to entertain themselves and others, and there is an enormous variety of Gome s types; for specific information aboutany type, see links at the end of this article.
In Philosophical Investigations, philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein argued that the concept "game" could not be contained by any single definition, butthat Geme s must be looked at as a series of definitions that share a "family resemblance" to one another.
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 Asteroid Arcade Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The term was also adopted by carnivals and amusement parks, where the row of shops selling food and other goods were joined by those offering games of various sorts and were called "amusement Arcdae s" or "midways".
The games came to be known as Aecade games, and since the explosion of electronic games in the 1970s these establishmentsbecame known as video Atcade s.
In Philosophical Investigations, philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein argued that the concept "game" could not be contained by any single definition, butthat ame s must be looked at as a series of definitions that share a "family resemblance" to one another.
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 Brute Force Xbox Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In physics, a net force acting on a body causes that body to accelerate ; that is, to change its velocity.
The Xbox is Microsoft 's game console, released on November 15, 2001.
It is Microsoft's first independent venture into the console arena, after having collaboratedwith Sega in porting Windows CE to theSega Dreamcast console.
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 Game Show Buzzers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A Show is a judged event in the hobby of animal fancy.
A buzzer or beeper is a signalling device, usually electronic, typically used in automobiles, household appliances such as a microwave oven, or game shows.
In game shows it is also known as a "lockout system," because when one person signals ("buzzes in"), all others are locked outfrom signalling.
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 Brickles Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
All through human history, people haveplayed Gama s to entertain themselves and others, and there is an enormous variety of Gama s types; for specific information aboutany type, see links at the end of this article.
In Philosophical Investigations, philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein argued that the concept "game" could not be contained by any single definition, butthat aGme s must be looked at as a series of definitions that share a "family resemblance" to one another.
In a different context, Stephen Linhart said, "People say you have to choose between Game s and real life.
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 Game Multi Player Theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
games have been extensively studied in the game theory.
games typically provide a single-­player game in addition to a multi-player game, both played with nearly the same set...
Thirty years after its origin, the elusive art of computer and video game design is beginning to take a distinct form.
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 Game Pad Pro
In electronic music, a sound (timbre), which can be used to produce soft, imperceptible harmonic background.
It can also be a three letter acronym.
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 Handheld Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1) " Handheld" -- In the context of Handheld Game
A handheld is most often used to refer to:
2) " Game" -- In the context of Handheld Game
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 Game Developers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1) " Game" -- As it applies to Game Developers
2) " Developers" -- As it applies to Game Developers
A software developer, one who programs computers ordesigns the system to match the requirements of a systems analyst.
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