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Evolution of Arcade Games

The Early 1970’s saw the emerging of games on the online platform for the first time. Since then, these online games have become a part and parcel of our day to day lifestyle. These games have evolved from simple rectangular blips to rich-textured, full-color graphics with excellent sound and complex interaction between the players and the system. Many video game ...

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Escapism & Distraction As a Social Control During the Roman Empire

Escapism and distraction are social controls that can be employed by a governing body to hide inadequacies or divert attention from themes that can cause malcontent among the populace. It is important to distinguish between the two; distraction refers to anything that can take the attention of the populace away from the inadequacies of the government where as escapism refers ...

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Low Ball Bowling – A Great Method For Bowling Buffs

If you already love bowling, why not try it out in a couple of different ways for a change? There is a specific style of bowling in particular that I would like to mention for the avid bowlers out there. This type of bowling is called “Low-Ball Bowling.” Some bowling enthusiasts have found that experimenting with other kinds of bowling ...

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The Ten Most Rare and Expensive Super Nintendo Games

The Super Nintendo is a very popular game system with hundreds of great games. Many of the games for the SNES have become rare since their initial release. And a few have even become very valuable collectibles. Here is a list of the ten most expensive and rare games for the Super NES. 1. Donkey Kong Country Competition – $400 ...

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Card Games to Play Alone

One of the greatest things about card games is that you do not need anyone else to play a great game. There are a range of card games that you can play alone. All you need is a simple pack of cards and you can keep yourself busy for hours playing classic solitary card games. The most popular one person ...

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Flash Games to Play

Flash games are highly famous and have overpowered the internet world. When you are getting bored, simply switch online and play the flash plots. The fact is that the arcade games are not the perfect choice for all. Thus, the free flash games will work wonder for you. The amusing 3D flash games blow away your stress completely. In order ...

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Benefits of Using Gaming Chairs When You Play Video Games

If you are not sure why you spend over $100 on a gaming chair, you must evaluate the benefits these chairs offer. The following are some of the points to think of in this case. Prevention of aches and pains with ergonomic design Unlike children, adults get various aches and pains if proper care is not taken when they keep ...

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Pom Poms: History and Trivia for Party Games

While the history of cheerleading can be traced back to the late 1880s, pom poms did not become part of the cheerleaders repertoire until the mid 1930s when universities and high schools began using them. The pom poms used had been designed and copyrighted by Lawerence Herkimer, but it was Jim Hazlewood who took that copyright and actually created the ...

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10 Rare and Expensive Playstation 1 Games

The original PlayStation system was one of the best selling consoles of all time but there are many games for the system that are hard to find. Some of these PS1 games are extremely rare and expensive. Below is a list of the rarest and most expensive PlayStation 1 games and why they are so expensive. 1. Suikoden II – ...

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Who Was the First Person to Make a Video Game?

The absolute earliest and first game to be played on some type of a cathode ray tube, and use some type of computer, was a missile simulator type game played on circular screen that looked much like the old radar screens used during World War II. This game was created by Thomas T. Goldsmith Jr. and Estle Ray Mann in ...

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Pokemon Birthday Party Games

So you’ve got young boys who love Pokemon and their birthday is fast approaching? Never fear, help is here. Both of my young sons love Pokemon, they are ages 6 and 9. What is Pokemon you say? Pokemon means “Pocket Monster” in Japanese. The crazy characters evolve into different characters and they use pokemon moves to “fight” each other causing ...

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The Psychology of Board Games

A great deal of psychological study has been placed in the realm of figuring out what it is about board games which makes us, as people, so devoted and loving of the activity. What exactly is it about the brain that makes it so attached to the activity of competing against each other to solve a problem and win the ...

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Where To Find Spiderman Online Games

Peter Parker, also known as Spiderman, was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko and introduced to the world in August of 1962. Since first appearing in the issue of Amazing Fantasy #15, Spiderman has become one of the most popular and commercially successful comic book superheroes ever. Due to this fact, finding Spiderman online games to play ...

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Does He Really Want a Divorce? Tips and Advice That May Help

Sometimes, I get emails from confused wives who ask me things like “my husband is saying he wants a divorce.  How do I know that he’s really serious, that he really and truly wants the divorce, or whether he’s just playing mind games or trying to get the upper hand?” The honest answer to this question is that in truth, you can’t ...

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Bible Games for Kids: Persistence Spoons for Genesis 32

“Persistence Spoons” is a wonderful Bible game for kids that can be used when telling the story of Jacob wrestling the Angel in Genesis 32. It’s going to become favorite Bible game because: 1) It’s Active 2) It’s inexpensive 3) it works for younger and older kids and 4) it has a powerful Bible-based message that persistence pays off. Have ...

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Can Driver Education Involve the Use of Games?

For a new drivers, a driver’s education class is very important. Through this education, a students are taught driving techniques, laws, sign recognition and safety procedures. While the new drivers can learn from their parents, a dependable driving school is the right institution that will provide them a professional teaching. The students will be provided with a learning materials to ...

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The Truth About Real Time Strategy Games Online

The computer gaming industry has definitely evolved through time. In the era of the internet, a new breed of strategy games has been developed. These are called the real time strategy games or RTS Games. How do these strategy games differ from the usual online games that we already have in the market? Actually, there’s nothing new with this kind ...

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How Is Spider Solitaire Different From Other Solitaire Games?

Spider Solitaire is one of the most popular variations of single-player card games. The game is played with two decks of cards. Like traditional solitaire, the goal is to clear away all cards from the table. However, there are some key differences. First, let’s define some terms: Tableau – The tableau refers to the rows and columns of cards where ...

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Best Dinner Party Games For Your Christmas Dinner

Christmas is the season for get-togethers. It’s the best time to meet up with old friends, to hold a reunion, to celebrate with your office mates, or to just be with close family and friends. Christmas is a time for celebrating, and for the gracious host, it’s another opportunity to invite people over for dinner. When hosting a Christmas dinner, ...

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Ideas for Simple Halloween Party Games

With Halloween only a week away, we thought we’d share some ideas for simple spooky party games that your little monsters will love to play, and that take relatively little effort to organise: • Ghost Hunt – cut out ghost shapes from white paper or card (allow approximately 4 – 5 per guest). Hide them around the house and garden ...

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