It was the basis for the movie War Games in which the military's computer finally figures out it can't win in a nuclear launch scenario and says of such a war, Strange game.
Two kids plotting against a bully, exploring new haunts, exchanging secrets, making up games and building a club house together.
You can play video games and paint or draw from anywhere.
If jump ropes or board games or ice cream turn out to have positive externalities—that is, if they help society—a subsidy could lower the prices of these items.
No one suggested evening games and by the time the dishes were cleared, everyone was fidgety and ready to proceed but Quinn remained in his lab.
One clue following another until we are together and I rid myself of your foolish games and inconvenient interruptions.
You know they're at war with each other and playing games with us here on earth.
"Are you done playing these games?" the Watcher asked.
Dates back to 1912 when Woodie won sixteen games in a row.
But they did play games with each other.
Let's not play games with one another today.
It covered her by the time he'd finished his sick games with her.
"Yes, but I'm happy here with my video games and painting," Kiera reminded her.
It reminded her of one of her favorite space empire-building games, Homeworld.
Excited to see that even this world had video games, she sat in the chair behind the buttons and screen, studying all three in an attempt to figure out how the game worked.
Mountain winters were always a surprise to lowlanders and easterners, where the chemistry of moisture played games that produced slush and wet snow, not the sparkling crystals so soft a broom could clear a foot-deep snowfall with a few swishes.
But please, let's not play silly games like good-cop, bad-cop and all that bullshit.
"This isn't the time for your games," Gabriel said.
Or if you and the girls want to play a game, we have a bunch of board games too.
Coach Grayson, first name Henry, had gone oh-for-four, lifetime, in just two games for the Boston Braves in the late forties.
Stop playing games, Vinnie.
As soon as he had lost the tail, he was sorry, sorry he'd played games and ditched it instead of trying to find out who was following him.
But part of her knew Darian would not only excel at the games she played with people; he'd push back.
If they hadn't gone off playing those silly war games, Rosie the riveter would have stayed at home barefoot and pregnant the way women belong.
She'd play his little games – as long as he didn't bite her – if it meant she had a second chance to get her hands on that necklace.
He was going to play games with her until she confronted him.
Not about to get caught up in his games, Jessi rose with her coffee and started into the apartment.
Satisfaction bloomed within her at the thought that she had to be one of the few people he'd ever met over the thousands of years that was immune to the strange mind games he played with others.
At odd hours of lessons she picked up a smattering of Latin, music and natural science, but most days were holidays and spent in country rambles and games with village children.
In the extensive grounds there is accommodation for all kinds of games: the final tie of the Association Football Cup and other important football matches are played here, and there are also displays of fireworks and other attractions.
Foreigners were frequently granted the right of public hospitality by the senate down to the end of the republic. The public hospes had a right to entertainment at the public expense, admission to sacrifices and games, the right of buying and selling on his own account, and of bringing an action at law without the intervention of a Roman patron.
As curule aedile in 58, Scaurus celebrated the public games on a scale of magnificence never seen before.
In 61 Gabinius, then praetor, endeavoured to win the public favour by providing games on a scale of unusual splendour, and in 58 managed to secure the consulship, not without suspicion of bribery.
Aston Lower Grounds, adjoining the park, contain an assembly hall, and the playing field of the Aston Villa Football Club, where the more important games are witnessed by many thousands of spectators.
Herodotus mentions the temple dedicated to "Perseus" and asserts that Chemmis was remarkable for the celebration of games in honour of that hero, after the manner of the Greeks, at which prizes were given; as a matter of fact some representations are known of Nubians and people of Puoni (Somalic coast) clambering up poles before the god Min.
His position, indeed, often necessitated his presence at games and shows, but on these occasions he occupied himself either in reading, in being read to, or in writing notes.
Her chief festivals were the ludi Cereris or Cerealia (more correctly, Cerialia), games held annually from April 12-19 (Ovid, Fasti, iv.
He describes for instance the Sunday games in the village, football, and the struggle for food at great feasts; 1 Script.
Certain games (7rcrpcos aryc'ev), of which nothing is known, terminated the proceedings.
When the boy grew up, he went to some funeral games at Thebes, and was recognized by the mark of a dragon on his body.
Thus we find dictators destined to hold the elections, to make out the list of the senate, to celebrate games, to establish festivals, and to drive the nail into the temple of Jupiter - an act of natural magic which was believed to avert pestilence.
He also posed as an author and patron of literature; his poems, severely criticized by Philoxenus, were hissed at the Olympic games; but having gained a prize for a tragedy on the Ransom of Hector at the Lenaea at Athens, he was so elated that he engaged in a debauch which proved fatal.
In the large playroom of the house at Ajaccio, while the others amused themselves with ordinary games, Napoleon delighted most in beating a drum and wielding a sword.
Large sums of money and games and shows were provided for the people, and, in addition, all the arrears of taxation for the last fifteen years (about £10,000,000) were cancelled and the bonds burnt in the Forum of Trajan.
The fragments indicate the great 'variety of subjects discussed: the origin of the appeal to the people (provocatio); the use of elephants in the circus games; the wearing of gold rings; the introduction of the olive tree; the material for making the toga; the cultivation of the soil; certain details as to the lives of Cicero and Terence.
The Stadium, in which the Panathenaic Games were held, was first laid out by the orator Lycurgus about 330 B.C. It was an oblong structure filling a natural depression near the left bank of the Ilissus beneath the eastern de clivity of the Ardettus hill, the parallel sides and semicircular end, or acev50vn, around the arena being partially excavated from the adjoining slopes.
They deal chiefly with the games of the circus and works of art, and the language shows the author to have been well acquainted with the legends and antiquities of the classical period of Rome.
Of his reign little is known except that he celebrated the secular games with great pomp in 248, when Rome was supposed to have reached the thousandth year of her existence.
At the funeral games of Pelias, she wrestled with Peleus, and won.
Athletic games, open to all who traced their nationality to Athens, were part of this festival.
In the afternoon there were to be games and races.
In the afternoon they all went to a great field outside the city gates where the games were to be held.
Such radical redistribution attempts are dangerous games, for the rich are creators of economic opportunity, not just for themselves, but as employers, for society.
In 106, the Roman Emperor Trajan celebrated his defeat over the Dacians by ordering 123 consecutive days of gladiatorial games in the Roman Coliseum.
We played games and ate dinner under the trees, and we found ferns and wild flowers.
A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.
There are no larger fields than these, no worthier games than may here be played.
Dolokhov could play all games and nearly always won.
The younger ones occupied themselves as before, some playing cards (there was plenty of money, though there was no food), some with more innocent games, such as quoits and skittles.
There was still the hunting establishment which Nicholas had enlarged.
How long would these mind games go on?
I don't play games, Wynn.
There would be no sport here, no games and certainly no manipulation.
Xander, I don't want to play games with you.
Every player uses four lignum vitae bowls in single-handed games and (as a rule) in friendly games, but only two in matches.
For the first time since he began his sick games, Jenn felt genuine fear trickle through her.
After the Passover he went to Caesarea, where he had games performed in honour of Claudius, and the inhabitants of Tyre and Sidon waited on him to sue for peace.
"Keep playing your games," Darian growled.
We played games, and ate ice-cream and cake and fruit.