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November 28, 2010 @ 11:01 PM
shownmichle

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signer Chris Crawford attempted to define the term game[1] using a series of dichotomies:
Creative expression is art if made for its own beauty, and entertainment if made for money. (This is the least rigid of his definitions. Crawford acknowledges that he often chooses a creative path over conventional bu
November 28, 2010 @ 11:01 PM
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wisdom, which is why only one of his 13 games is a sequel.)
A piece of entertainment is a plaything if it is interactive. Movies and books are cited as examples of non-interactive entertainment.
If no goals are associated with a pla
November 28, 2010 @ 11:02 PM
shownmichle

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g, it is a toy. (Crawford notes that by his definition, (a) a toy can become a game element if the player makes up rules, and (b) The Sims and SimCity are toys, not games.) If it has goals, a plaything is a challenge.
November 28, 2010 @ 11:02 PM
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If a challenge has no "active agent against whom you compete," it is a puzzle; if there is one, it is a conflict. (Crawford admits that this is a subjective test. Video games with noticeably algorithmic artificial intelligence can be played as puzzles; these include the patterns used to evade ghosts in Pac-Man.)
November 28, 2010 @ 11:03 PM
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inally, if the player can only outperform the opponent, but not attack them to interfere with their performance, the conflict is a competition. (Competitions include racing and figure skating.) However, if attacks are allowed, then the conflict qualifies as a game.
November 28, 2010 @ 11:03 PM
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A game is a system in which players engage in an artificial conflict, defined by rules, that results in a quantifiable outcome." (Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman)[7]
"A game is a form of art in which participants, termed players, make decisions in order to manage resources through game tokens in the pursuit of a goal." (Greg Costikyan
November 28, 2010 @ 11:04 PM
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n activity among two or more independent decision-makers seeking to achieve their objectives in some limiting context." (Clark C. Abt)[9]
"At its most elementary level
November 28, 2010 @ 11:05 PM
shownmichle

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n we can define game as an exercise of voluntary control systems in which there is an opposition between forces, confined by a procedure and rules in order to produce a disequilibrial outcome." (Elliot Avedon and Brian Sutton-Smith)[10]
"A game is a form of play with goals an
November 28, 2010 @ 11:05 PM
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ames can be characterized by "what the player does."[1] This is often referred to as gameplay. Major key elements identified in this context are tools and rules that define the overall context of game and that in t
November 28, 2010 @ 11:06 PM
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ften classified by the components required to play them (e.g. miniatures, a ball, cards, a board and pieces, or a computer). In places where the use of leather is well established, the ball has been a popular gam
November 28, 2010 @ 11:07 PM
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ece throughout recorded history, resulting in a worldwide popularity of ball games such as rugby, basketball, football, cricket, tennis, and volleyball. Other tools are more idiosyncratic to a certain region. Many countries in Europe, for instance, have unique standard decks of playing cards. Other games such as chess may be traced primarily through the development and evolution of its game pieces.
November 28, 2010 @ 11:07 PM
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present other things. A token may be a pawn on a board, play money, or an intangible item such as a point scored.
Games such as hide-and-seek or tag do not utilise an
November 28, 2010 @ 11:08 PM
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us tool; rather, their interactivity is defined by the environment. Games with the same or similar rules may have different gameplay if the environment is altered. For example, hide-and-seek in a school buil
November 28, 2010 @ 11:09 PM
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y their tools, they are often defined by their rules. While rules are subject to variations and changes, enough change in the rules usually results in a "new" game. For instance, baseball can be played with "re
November 28, 2010 @ 11:09 PM
shownmichle

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baseballs or with wiffleballs. However, if the players decide to play with only three bases, they are arguably playing a different game. There are exceptions to this in that some games deliberately involve the ch
November 28, 2010 @ 11:10 PM
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November 30, 2010 @ 05:40 AM
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November 30, 2010 @ 09:31 AM
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People should base their vote on policy.
December 5, 2010 @ 08:35 PM
COMMANDER

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Grey suedes are dope.
December 8, 2010 @ 09:48 PM
RaSe23

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black suedes are really nice. clean & simple shoe. go with everything.
December 8, 2010 @ 10:29 PM
Simbarc

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It's nice.
December 23, 2010 @ 12:49 PM
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Anyone know how much I could sell mine for? vnds w/ og box ensign blue
January 6, 2011 @ 02:22 AM
Murasame

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Puma suede or clyde are an overall clean shoe,
and comes in multiple colors which is a plus.
I used to have a baby blue pair of clydes, but im looking for
a sea crystal pair or a red pair.

wanted in size 10 DEADSTOCK only..01 bred 1s

January 6, 2011 @ 05:28 AM
SouthSideSneak

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Puma Style Suede Classic Color(s) Black/White are a classic buy
Definitely the most well-known and popular of all Puma's shoes, the Suede is a design classic rightly deserves its place in public affection and in every Hall of Fame
January 6, 2011 @ 05:11 PM
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January 17, 2011 @ 07:05 AM
lagsinner

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where to cop these? can't seem to find black/white at a nonoverpriced price at the mall
January 17, 2011 @ 10:08 PM
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January 24, 2011 @ 10:20 PM
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ill post pics when i get my post count up
January 25, 2011 @ 03:28 AM
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February 13, 2011 @ 10:48 PM
TALIBAN

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i like suedes. i own a pair and they're comfortable. i want a pair of red ones though

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