Game FAQs:

Q: Is game a structured form of play?

A: Yes, and usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool.

Q: Is game a form of art in which participants?

A: Yes, and termed players, make decisions in order to manage resources through game tokens in the pursuit of a goal.

Q: Are games to link to some aspect of organizational performance and to generate discussions about business improvement?

A: Yes.

Q: Is game played by "building" the board tile-by-tile?

A: Yes.

Q: Are games unique in respect to the type of challenges a player faces?

A: Yes.

Q: Are games often classified by the components required to play them?

A: Yes, In places where the use of leather is well established, the ball has been a popular game piece throughout recorded history, resulting in a worldwide popularity of ball games such as rugby, basketball, football, cricket, tennis, and volleyball.

Q: Are games usually described as having "perfect information"?

A: Yes, the only unknown is the exact thought processes of one's opponent, not the outcome of any unknown event inherent in the game. Children's games, on the other hand, tend to be very luck-based, with games such as Candy Land and Chutes and Ladders having virtually no decisions to be made.

Q: Are games a universal part of human experience and present in all cultures?

A: Yes.

Q: Are games notable for often having rather less of a luck factor than many board games?

A: Yes.

Q: Is game a battle solely against an element of the environment?

A: Yes, and against one's own skills, against time, or against chance.

Q: Is game deciding who is part of their audience and who is a player?

A: Yes.

Q: Is game to engage in activity directed toward bringing about a specific state of affairs?

A: Yes, and using only means permitted by specific rules, where the means permitted by the rules are more limited in scope than they would be in the absence of the rules, and where the sole reason for accepting such limitation is to make possible such activity.

Q: Is game a system in which players engage in an artificial conflict?

A: Yes, and defined by rules, that results in a quantifiable outcome.

Q: Is game a form of play with goals and structure?

A: Yes.

Q: Are games often characterized by their tools?

A: Yes, and they are often defined by their rules.

Q: Is game played?

A: Yes.

Q: Are games thus popular as gambling games?

A: Yes, the game of Craps is perhaps the most famous example, though Liar's dice and Poker dice were originally conceived of as gambling games.

Q: Is game foremost in its play?

A: Yes, a board game using cards for random actions can usually use some other method of randomization, while Cribbage can just as easily be scored on paper.

Q: Are games played using an Internet connection?

A: Yes, some have dedicated client programs, while others require only a web browser.

Q: Are games computer- or microprocessor-controlled games?

A: Yes.

Q: Were games developed that involved a player guiding a character from a third person perspective through a series of obstacles?

A: Yes.

Q: Are games popular as drinking games?

A: Yes.

Q: Are games differentiated in that the dice do not determine the success or failure of some other element of the game?

A: Yes, they instead are the central indicator of the person's standing in the game.

Q: Are games preserved in modern times?

A: Yes.

Q: Is game an activity among two or more independent decision-makers seeking to achieve their objectives in some limiting context?

A: Yes.

Q: Are games sometimes played purely for entertainment?

A: Yes, and sometimes for achievement or reward as well.

Q: Are games similar in many respects to card games?

A: Yes, but the generic device is instead a set of tiles called dominoes, which traditionally each have two ends, each with a given number of dots, or "pips", and each combination of two possible end values as it appears on a tile is unique in the set.

Q: Are games distinct from work?

A: Yes, and which is usually carried out for remuneration, and from art, which is more often an expression of aesthetic or ideological elements.

Q: Is game played?

A: Yes.

Q: Are games goals?

A: Yes, and rules, challenge, and interaction.

Q: Are games outdoor games that can be played on a lawn?

A: Yes, an area of mowed grass generally smaller than a "field" or pitch.