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Space Invaders (video game)

By: Retro Gamer

Space Invaders (スペースインベーダー Supēsu Inbēdā?) is an arcade video game developed by Tomohiro Nishikado and released in 1978. It was originally manufactured and sold by Taito in Japan, and was later licensed for production in the United States by the Midway division of Bally. Space Invaders is one of the earliest shooting games and the aim is to defeat waves of aliens with a laser cannon to earn as many points as possible. In designing the game, Nishikado drew inspiration fro...

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Chess Board Game (video game) : Version 2

By: Retro Gamer

Chess is a board game for two players. It is played on a square board, made of 64 smaller squares, with eight squares on each side. Each player starts with sixteen pieces: eight pawns, two knights, two bishops, two rooks, one queen and one king.[2] The goal of the game is for each player to try and checkmate the king of the opponent. Checkmate is a threat ('check') to the opposing king which no move can stop. It ends the game. During the game the two opponents take tu...

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Chinese Checkers (video game)

By: Retro Gamer

Chinese checkers is a strategy board game which can be played by two, three, four, or six people, playing individually or with partners. The game is a modern and simplified variation of the game Halma. The objective is to be first to race one's pieces across the hexagram-shaped gameboard into "home"—the corner of the star opposite one's starting corner—using single-step moves or moves which jump over other pieces. The others continue playing to establish 2nd, 3rd, 4th...

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Tetris (video game)

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Tetris (Russian: Те́трис, pronounced [ˈtɛtrʲɪs]) is a Soviet tile-matching puzzle video game originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov. It was released on June 6, 1984, while he was working for the Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Academy of Science of the USSR in Moscow. He derived its name from the Greek numerical prefix tetra- (all of the game's pieces contain four segments) and tennis, Pajitnov's favorite sport. It is also the first entertainment sof...

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Checkers (video game)

By: Retro Gamer

Checkers or draughts is the name of several different board games. All of these games are similar. In every kind of checkers, the other player's pieces can be taken by being "jumped" over. "Checkers" is the American name. In British English, and in various other English-speaking nations, these games are called "draughts." The rules and championships are controlled by the World Draughts Federation.

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Frogger (video game)

By: Retro Gamer

Frogger is an arcade game introduced in 1981. It was developed by Konami, and licensed for worldwide distribution by Sega/Gremlin. The object of the game is to direct frogs to their homes one by one. To do this, each frog must avoid cars while crossing a busy road and navigate a river full of hazards. Skillful players may obtain some bonuses along the way. The game is regarded as a classic from the golden age of video arcade games and was noted for its novel gameplay and...

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Classic Hangman (video game)

By: Retro Gamer

The word to guess is represented by a row of dashes, giving the number of letters, numbers and category. If the guessing player suggests a letter or number which occurs in the word, the other player writes it in all its correct positions. If the suggested letter or number does not occur in the word, the other player draws one element of the hanged man stick figure as a tally mark. The game is over when: An example game in progress; the answer is Wikipedia.Th...

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Play Learn Japanese (video game)

By: Retro Gamer

Japanese (日本語 Nihongo, [nihõŋɡo], [nihõŋŋo]) is an East Asian language spoken by about 125 million speakers, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language. It is a member of the Japonic (or Japanese-Ryukyuan) language family, whose relation to other language groups, particularly to Korean and the suggested Altaic language family, is debated.

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Chess (video game)

By: Retro Gamer

Chess is a board game for two players. It is played on a square board, made of 64 smaller squares, with eight squares on each side. Each player starts with sixteen pieces: eight pawns, two knights, two bishops, two rooks, one queen and one king.[2] The goal of the game is for each player to try and checkmate the king of the opponent. Checkmate is a threat ('check') to the opposing king which no move can stop. It ends the game. During the game the two opponents take tu...

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Astroids (video game)

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Asteroids is an arcade multi-directional shooter released in November 1979 by Atari Inc. It was one of the most popular and influential games of the golden age of arcade games, selling 70,000 arcade cabinets.[1] Asteroids uses a vector display and a two-dimensional view that wraps around in both screen axes. The player controls a spaceship in an asteroid field which is periodically traversed by flying saucers. The object of the game is to shoot and destroy asteroids and ...

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Pac Man (video game)

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Pac-Man (パックマン Pakkuman) is an arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan on May 22, 1980. It was licensed for distribution in the United States by Midway and released in October 1980.Immensely popular from its original release to the present day, Pac-Man is considered one of the classics of the medium, virtually synonymous with video games, and an icon of 1980s popular culture. Upon its release, the game—and, subsequently, Pac-Man derivatives—became a so...

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Elstron Table Games : The Rules of Play

By: Mu Pi Chan

The table games described in this book are based traditional tables games which have been modified to fit into a fantasy world where the inhabitants use a duodecimal numbering system (Base 12), and for whom the hexagon and numbers which are multiples 6 are of fundamental importance. When developing these table games the aim was to produce games with simple rules (easy to learn) which lead to complex outcomes (hard to master). Or to put this another way games which are...

The games described in this book originally started life as part of a novel about the fantasy island of Tarron and the hominoid races (Elstron, Assen, Durns, and Jowr) that inhabited it. Within this fantasy novel The College of Arnur, in the Elstron Kingdom of Westron, played a key role in the story. The College of Arnur can best be described as a cross between a monastery and a university, within which the Table Games described in the first four sections of this book pl...

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Importance of Practical Education and Useful Knowledge: Being a Se...

By: Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
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Projects for the elementary schools; sample materials for the kind...

By: Elliot, Charles Herbert, 1878-; Crow, Charles S., joint author

Contains References.

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Bulletin

By: Philippines. Bureau of Education

Description: Some numbers also in revised editions

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Émile : Ou, De L'Éducation

By: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778
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Rapport; Issue: 1899/00

By: Québec (Province). Ministère de l'éducation; Québec (Province). Ministère de l'éducation. Rapport du superintendant de l'instruction publique; Québec (Province). Département de l'instruction publique

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Canadian Libraries Collection; Canadian History; Canadian University Library Collection; Rare book preservation notes: Due to the deteriorated condition of this book, there were limitations with the digital preservation of this books. There may be pages missing, narrow margins or page content running into the gutter. Because of the historic uniqueness of this book, the book has been selected to be included in the library ev...

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Were you ever a child

By: Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature

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The History of Modern Education;

By: Williams, Samuel G[ardner], 1827-1900. [from Old Catalog]
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The District School as It Was

By: [Burton, Warren] 1800-1866. [from Old Catalog]
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