To play for a stake or prize; to use cards, dice, billiards, or other instruments, according to certain rules, with a view to win money or some other thing waged upon the issue of the contest; to gamble.
A table tennis game ends when one player has scored at least 11 or 21 points and at least 2 more than the opposing player. International rules now call for an 11-point game, but the 21-point game is still often used in informal player. See deuce.
contract worth 100 points (or more) bid and made. The minimal games are 3NT, 4â(tm)¥, 4â(tm) in majors, and 5â(tm)£, 5â(tm)¦ in minors. The game can also be achieved by making a doubled or redoubled contract, e.g. 2 spades doubled is initially worth 2Ã—(2Ã—30) = 120 points. The pair bidding and making the game is awarded a high bonus.
a sales promotion activity that features the offering of prizes based on chance and which requires little skill to play; generally, play continues for a period of time, often involving repeated trips to the store to continue playing for the prizes. See contest and sweepstakes.
A promotion that is a form of sweepstakes because it has a chance element or odds of winning associated with it. Games usually involve game card devices that can be rubbed or opened to unveil a winning number or prize description. [Go to source
(1) a competitive activity done with a domino set and two or more players. (2) A collection of hands in which a player or partnership obtains a winning score. See also round, hand and the note at the end of the definition of match.
A water polo game consists of four periods of 7 minutes each, with a 2-minute interval between periods. If the score is tied after the fourth period, there are two overtime periods of three minutes each, with a 1-minute interval. If the score is still tied, a penalty shootout is used to determine the outcome.
a series of contests between all strategies in proportion to their frequency. The summed outcome of these contests determines the outcome of a game; a game could be viewed as the interactions that occur over one generation although other definitions are certainly possible.
A game in Euchre involves playing a sequence of hands until the score reaches 10. British variations of Euchre end at a score of 11. A short game of Euchre can be played until 6 points. The scoring model ensures that at least 2 hands would have to be played, and then only the best circumstances would make it end in two hands.
Gameâ€(tm) is a catch phrase that can be used to describe the total sum of an individual players or teams collective talents, skills, limitations, playing style, on-field playing actions etcâ€¦ in Rugby League. Often it is limited to describe a particular group of skills e.g. a â€œplayers passing gameâ€ or a â€œteams kicking gameâ€, but it can be used generally e.g. â€œthey were off their game tonightâ€ or â€œthe fullback still has mistakes in his gameâ€. Alternatively â€˜gameâ€(tm) can refer to an individual match or the game of Rugby League itself.
Game scoring is no-ad (first team to win four points wins the game). Should the game reach deuce (3 points each), the receiver chooses the side from which he/she will receive serve. IN mixed doubles, the serve is always gender to gender at deuce. Each game counts as one point in the tam's cumulative match score. Players change sides after every four games. Lets are played and either partner may return the let serve in doubles.
A contest in which one player or side serves throughout. The first contestant to take four points wins the game, but the margin of victory must be at least two points. Scoring follows the sequence, Fifteen-Thirty-Forty-Game. If both players or sides reach forty, it's called deuce. See also advantage; deuce; set; match.
A game is a meeting of two teams playing for a specific length of time for the purpose of declaring a winner through the scoring of goals. The game consists of regular playing time and overtime, if such is required.
Comprised of a series of points when the same individual is serving; the first player to win four points, or in the case of tie to win by two points, wins a game. There are at least six games in a set.
A PlayFive game consists of your five game picks for a particular sporting event. Your game picks are based on the game type and the scoring type. Scoring types may be "high score wins" or "low score wins". Game Picks The five ordered selections that make up your PlayFive game. Your game picks are based on the game type and the scoring type. The order of your picks is important (see tiebreaker).
An accepted group activity which is limited by rules and group agreement; fun, spontaneity, enthusiasm, and joy accompany games. An activity providing entertainment or amusement; a pastime: party games; word games. A competitive activity or sport in which players contend with each other according to a set of rules.
any species of bird reptile, or mammal, including a feral domestic animal, found or introduced in the state, except domestic birds and mammals; game may be classified by regulation as big game, small game, furbearers or other categories
A class of computer program in which one or more users interact with the computer as a form of entertainment. Computer games run the gamut from simple alphabet games for toddlers to chess, treasure hunts, war games, and simulations of world events. The games are controlled from a keyboard or with a joystick or other device and are supplied on disks, on CD-ROMs, as game cartridges, or as arcade devices. tapha View
a series of complimentary ulterior transactions followed by one of the players switching ego states, leading to a moment of confusion, followed by a familiar feelings and thoughts which reinforces the players life script
An exercise in which competition or cooperation (or both) are used to illustrate or practice principles. Usually intended to be fun, games incorporate rules, decisions, and time pressure. Games may have hidden agendas or purposes which are revealed after the game is complete.
a non-conscious dramatic strategy by which a person or a group participate in an interaction (series of transactions) that has a predictably negative conclusion or payoff for all the concerned parties (including the occasional ''unwilling'' observer)
A set of actions that play out some concept, idea, etc. for some purpose, i.e., to "win" something, another emotion, stroke, transaction, etc. A frame generated realm that describes and creates our virtual reality or matrix.
A game is a structured or semi-structured , usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes also used as educational tools. (The term "game" is also used to describe simulation of various activities e.g., for the purposes of training, analysis or prediction, etc., see "Game (simulation)".) Games are generally distinct from work, which is usually carried out for , and from art, which is more concerned with the expression of ideas.
Game or Gameness is a quality of fighting dogs that are selectively bred and conditioned from a very early age to develop traits of eagerness despite substantive injury. Dogs displaying this trait can also be described as ready and willing, full of fight, spirited, or plucky. Gameness is valued as it gives the dog the ability to maintain the attack in baiting, despite ripped flesh, dehydration, exhaustion or broken bones.
Structured musical activities. Jaques-Dalcroze referred to the activities as games because the brain learns more at rest and games have inherent rules that are both interesting and challenging to learn and master. Pedagogically, the game becomes the authority for the student, rather than the teacher. This circumvents the problems inherent in the typical student-teacher relationship. The student is also able to measure her/his success by how well s/he was able to master the rules, rather than waiting for the teacher’s evaluation.(empty)(empty)(empty)
A voluntary interactive activity in which one or more players follow rules that constrain their behavior, enacting an artificial conflict that ends in a quantifiable outcome (Zimmerman "Narrative" 160).
This could be a game run within an event or a reference to LARP itself. Live role play has adopted many games and made some of them their own. Mentioned in this glossery are, Circle of Treachery, Idiot Ball and Juggers.
Dreaming of playing games traditionally means a time of relaxation and ease, wherein one can regather his or her resources. But in this day and age, it could be a pun, indicating that someone is Ã¢Â€Âœplaying gamesÃ¢Â€Â with you. Watching a game hints at feelings of being on the outside looking inâ€”or possibly feelings that youÃ¢Â€(tm)re sitting on the sidelines while life passes you by. If youÃ¢Â€(tm)re playing and enjoying a game, then life will be good to you. But if youÃ¢Â€(tm)re frustrated by it, expect a few setbacks.
an objective combined with a system that provides method(s) of obtaining the objective, along with a method(s) of hindering the pursuit of the objective, where the hinderance is intended to be entertaining
The GAME Group plc (LSE: http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?d=&s=GMG.L&m=L GMG.L), usually known by its high street trading name GAME, is a UK based video games retail company with over 500 stores across Europe in a variety of guises and its European Headquarters and Warehouse in Basingstoke, England.
Acronym for the GEWEX Asian Monsoon experiment, the goal of which is to understand the role of the Asian monsoon in the global climate system and develop methods for long-range forecasting. See the GAME Web site for further information.
GAME is a C language framework for creating geometrical games using ncurses text screens. Created in unix platforms, but can be ported to more systems, because it uses standar ansi C. No graphics, no directX
A hockey game is made up of three periods of 20 minutes each. There are various methods of dealing with a tie after the regulation game has ended, depending the level of play and the importance of the game in question. See overtime; penalty shootout.
A Game is the software and accompanying data files required to run a particular server. A game can be installed on a host, allowing a game server to be created on that host. In particular, note that game modifications, or mods, are generally treated as separate games in GameCreate.