Essays Tagged: "Games"

Wages in sport

beyond reason. Due to these great wages being paid in particularly in the sport of basketball, the games greatness is being lost.One example of the extreme pay an athlete can achieve is shown by an a ...

(2 pages) 76 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Evalution of My Coaches

rying techniques of coachingbrought about different attitudes and expectations during practices and games. I found that duringpractice, coaches had either the nice-guy or the drill sergeant approach. ... guy or the drill sergeant approach. They also had differentmethods of coaching during and after the games.Practices are very important to basketball. If you practice hard and take it seriously, yourte ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Leader ship philosphy

a leader that is physically fit will find mission accomplishment easier to fulfill.In baseball many games are lost by one or two runs. Many of the hitters just do not have thestrength to hit home runs ... home runs. Obviously if those same hitters that hit routine fly balls, instead,hit home runs, those games conceivably could of been won. This perfectly illustrates howphysical strength leads to a succ ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


ghtful laid back kid when I first met him, He was always by himself playing jumping jacks and other games in which he could play by himself. He did not have to play by himself but he would for some re ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How the Internet is a black hole that sucks it's victims into isolationism

t provide to its users?" The Net is almost all-inclusive. Any type of entertainment: movies, books, games... all of these can be provided online. Sounds, pictures, and even programs that let users tak ...

(4 pages) 120 1 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Animal abuse: Why Should These Furry Creatures Take This?

ainment aren't usually killed, but suffer a greatdeal. In sports, the animals are involved in abuse games such as horse-racing, dogracing, rodeos, circuses, and sock fighting. These are only a few exa ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Marriage games in the Tenretni(Internet) or How Females Find Their Males.

Marriage games in the Tenretni or How Females Find Their Males.The most exiting world that I have ever seen i ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Why golf isn't a sport.

me. The most strategy involved is picking which club the golfer wants to use. Golf, like most other games (not sports), has one objective you have to meet, and one obvious way of getting to it. Golf i ... s that all professional sports require - movement/athletic ability, skill, intelligence, and sweat. Games all require at least one of these attributes, but a game will never require all four of them ( ...

(4 pages) 121 7 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Comparison between the screenplay and the film "House of Games" by David Mamet.

House of Games represents David Mamet's directorial debut. He has directed the film of the screenplay he has ... an death which she burns the check for six thousand dollars she wrote when she went to the House of Games the first time. In the film, this sequence is eliminated; she goes directly out to dump the co ... urs after the poker game scene. Ford, the Las Vegas man, Mike and Joey are across from the House of Games. It is night. Joey explains to Ford how to do a con. But in the film it is not the same trick; ...

(13 pages) 45 0 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A comparison of Everquest to reality.

me isn't exactly designed to be a virtual reality, but it has far more similarities than most other games mimicking our reality.Like our reality, Everquest players can move from one location to the ne ... own if they don't reach the surface for oxygen. Players are unable to walk through others like some games allow. In some areas where it's slippery, movement for a player can be difficult. For example, ...

(3 pages) 82 2 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This work is an essay about entertainment (TV, plays, etc.) in the past, and about how it will look in the future.

ave learned to tell stories, to sing, to act, - simple theatre was invented. At this time primitive games were also applied. Games had the advantage that their users were not only passively entertaine ... y possibilities of getting entertained, but the good old theatre is still there and the very simple games are to. That's because they still have so much charm!

(2 pages) 79 3 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How do Beckett and Kafka convey the imprisonment of the main characters in Waiting for Godot and Metamorphosis ?

y are trapped in an endless cycle. Consequently, they undergo habitual dialogues and play senseless games in order to endure their desperate situation.The main characters's imprisonment is expressed a ... ion to these dialogues, the main characters' imprisonment is enhanced by their senseless playing of games. They are in steady quest of "diversion", for silence and passiveness is "awful" to them. That ...

(6 pages) 70 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How do you become a game developer in todays modern market? This detailed eassy will explain how to become part of todays hottest market.

The man behind Shenmue and many other games, Yu Suzuki. Mark Cerny (creator of Marble Madness and founder of Cerny Games) drives a Ferrari ... PC game engines, drives a Ferrari.The parties, the shows, the glamour, and the chance to work with games all day ... a generation of gamers is growing up looking for careers in the interactive gaming ... ent or design.And that list does not include DigiPen, a college in Redmond, WA, that specializes in games.The Job MarketDave Theurer (Tempest, Missile Command) and Yoshiki Okamoto (Time Pilot, Street ...

(10 pages) 141 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Gladiators and Rome

though such an immoral act would be vulgar and they would be ridiculed, for the participants in the games were revered as scum. Its is not as it is shown in the movies, the games involved violent figh ... hs of men and animals still disturb modern sensibilities. And yet, are we so different? We revel in games where there is a chance of injury, we go to cinemas that display movies portraying violent act ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Games such as football are not only dangerous but also a waste of time" What do you think?

I agree to a certain extent that games such as football are not only dangerous but also a waste of time. Firstly, there are no prospe ... n teacher. Even as a teacher, he would still have to academically incline. Therefore, it shows that games is a waste of time.Athletes take steroids when the game becomes too competitive. This can be e ... een improving so rapidly that sometimes steroids cannot be detected. This reinforces the point that games are dangerous.Athletes, especially footballers, are prone to accidents as compared to a person ...

(2 pages) 21 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

What Made Me the Person that I Am?

ially when I saw other children my age come home from school - if they went - and play "child-like" games whenever and however long they wanted to. This was certainly not the case with me because I wa ...

(6 pages) 129 0 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


en a company wants to advertise a product they need a webmaster. ICT brings jobs like people making games and then selling them. ICT also brings jobs like people making software and then selling them. ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Sports Clubs

Ice Hockey, and Basketball are intriguing games played on ice and, and hardwood games in the history of sports. Basketball is a great g ... , the referee in some sense an impartial judge dictates and controls the game keeping it fair. This games is intense, fundamental, and requires great skill and talent. Ice Hockey is a invigorat ... one person yells out after realizing how fast the four , 20 minute segments(periods) passed by, the games approaching the final seconds. Left and right the goalie moves as he tries to defend a 7 by 5 ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ancient Rome's Animal Cruelty for their entertainment in the Amphitheatre and to maintain Political Status Quo.

rized as loving violent and cruel entertainment in the amphitheatre. It has been suggested that the games served the dual purpose of providing entertainment for the people and maintaining the politica ... were condoned, accepted and glorified.There were four different genres of such entertainment in the games held in amphitheatres (Amphi-theatres are outdoor arenas. "theatres in the round": Amphi- mean ...

(7 pages) 60 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Analysis of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot

d one another to pass the time. Since passing the time is their mutual occupation, they try to find games to help them achieve their goal. As a result, they engage in insulting one another and in aski ... ause they are waiting for Godot. They constantly back to their purpose, waiting for Godot, if their games break down or are played out. For example, after Pozzo and Lucky leave in the first act, we ha ...

(8 pages) 67 0 2.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama