POW 6: linear nim

For this game of Linear Nim you draw 10 line marks on a piece of paper and two players take turns crossing off only 1, 2, or 3 marks per turn. The person who crosses off the last mark is the winner. Firstly what I did was play a few games with my Mom and […]

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Walmart Group Supply Chain Game

This time, the game was more complicated. We need to plan and control production capacity, shipment method and further distribution to different areas. Our performance was not as good as last time. The distribution network of the company consists of a single factory and a single warehouse, both in Calopeia. We can build extra factories […]

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Is Playing Mahjong a Good Entertainment

Mahjong is a traditional Chinese game that requires skill, strategy, and calculation, as well as a certain degree of luck in order to defeat your opponents. It is a good leisure for people relieving boredom and gathering with friends. However, Mahjong is also popularly played as gambling which may lead to plenty of issues. Therefore, […]

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The Beautiful Game

The beautiful game, for all its imperfections and flaws, never ceases to amaze. Whether it be a stunning goal, a shock result, a controversial transfer, or a shocking revelation, football’s unpredictability is what drives our passion for the game. In the first month of 2010, football threw up many surprises that have shocked the English […]

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World Chess Championship

Chess, game of skill between two people that is played using specially designed pieces on a square board comprised of 64 alternating light and dark squares in eight rows of eight squares each. The vertical columns on the board that extend from one player to the other are called files, and the horizontal rows are […]

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The Most Dangerous Game: Zaroff

In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” the author, Richard Connell, does an outstanding job of portraying the bizarre adventure of an insane, however experienced hunter, General Zaroff. The protagonist, Rainsford, another experienced hunter from New York City, appears on General Zaroff’s island, explores, and eventually encounters with Zaroff. They introduce themselves, settle down, […]

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Video Games Speech Outline

* Attention grabber/introduction – Slaying dragons, defending your planet from alien invasion, or bouncing on the heads of koopas and saving the same princess who gets caught every time? Sound Familiar? If you’re anything like me you have tried all of these. Of course not literally but I’m sure you have all played a video […]

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Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter by Tom Bissell

Tom Bissell, in his essay, “Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter” has described video games and how they are unique and different from movies, books, or even interactive films. Bissell says “I came to accept that games were incompetent with almost every aspect of what I would call traditional narrative.” This is showing the readers […]

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DotA Hypothesis

School Problems – Student tends to put their attention in playing DotA if they get fail grades or low grades. School is a great source of self – esteem. It can build up or break down a student. So whenever the student gets failing grade or low grade, their motivation gets low. When they are […]

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Snatching the Handkerchief

Snatching of Handkerchief or commonly known as Agawan ng panyo o Laglag Panyo. It is commonly played by children, usually using handkerchief. In the Philippines, due to limited resources of toys of Filipino children, they usually come up on inventing games without the need of anything but the players themselves. With the flexibility of a […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of dota

To understand the history of DotA, one must begin from Starcraft. In the early days of Starcraft, there was a UMS (Use Map Settings) map called Aeon of Strife (AoS) made by a modder called Aeon64 that featured a cooperative game with four heroes facing off against endless waves of computer-controlled creeps in four lanes. […]

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Dream machines

In “Dream Machines”, Will Wright suggests that human have amazing imagination that invented games. Although games have a bad image as “violent, addictive, childish, worthless” among public, Wright, as a gamer, finds some positive impacts of games that are hardly discovered by normal people. He insists games can enhance gamers’ problem-solving skills because they tend […]

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