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A Review of The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, takes place in Panem, which rose from the ashes of North America. Panem consisted of thirteen districts until District thirteen was destructed. After the destruction of the district, the Treaty of Treason was signed and the Hunger Games began. The Hunger Games was intended for the ci...
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Negative Effects of Video Games Have on Children
Video games have been a part of children's life for the past few
decades. Video games are almost second nature to modern children, and
they are very comfortable playing them. Video games will turn
thirty-eight in 2011. The industry that started with Pong is now a 10
billion dollar industry a year. These days, video games ha...
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Overview of Online Role Playing Games
Have you ever had an idea for a story but could never find a way to put it on paper? Have you ever wanted to share your ideas and writing pros with the rest of the world, but did not want to write a book to do so? Maybe you have a creative mind and have wanted to express your ideas while sharing them with others who will ap...
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Negative Effects of Violent Video Games
It all started when I walked into a room and saw the back of a head with headphones muffled tight over the ears. I stood there and watched as the young teenager wiggled his way to the edge of the couch. He lunged forward, backward, to left, and to the right. I thought he was on 3D on a roller coaster ride from all the su...
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How Violent Video Games Can Affect a Child's Development
Attention! Parents are you aware that violent video games can effect your child’s development. Violent video games have been around from the start. From the 1970s with the arcade game Space Invaders, to the 1980s with Atari’s battle zone. Violent video games can harm you child’s health, behavior, and social skills. Parents...
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Do Violent Video Games Influence Players to Become Violent?
Violent crime fell sharply in America in the 1990’s just as the use of video and computer games was taking off. So what’s all the fuss about? The debate over homicidal video games can be traced back to 1976 when the video game Death Race was released. The object of the game was to run over screaming “gremlins” with a car, a...
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Violent Video Games and Children
With video games being marketed towards a younger audience and
increasing in graphic violence, psychologists have been studying to see
if it has an effect on their mind. Games in this era have not been as
immersive and detailed as compared to its predecessors when graphics
only consisted of pixilated violence with little to...
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Are Violent Video Games a Threat to Our Society?
Since the early 1980's, video games have become part the newest target for activists looking for a reason. Most proponents in the argument for games state that games are an expressive medium, and opponents of the gaming industry state that games are a serious threat to our society and thus should be the subject of massive r...
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A Comparison of the Ancient Olympic Games and Modern Games
INTRODUCTION Today, the Olympic Games are the world's largest pageant of athletic skill and competitive spirit. They are also displays of nationalism, commerce, and politics. These two opposing elements of the Olympics are not a modern invention. The conflict between the Olympic movement's high ideals and the commercialism...
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A Brief History and the Origins of the First Olympic Games
In the present the Olympic Games bring together thousands of fine athletes to compete against one another. But as for when they first started, the Olympics have improved much and bring us all together to celebrate one great festival. During religious festivals of the ancient Greeks, athletics played an important ro...
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A Discussion on the Benefits of Playing Video Games
THE TRUTH OF VIDEO GAMES Convincing people that video games are not going to ruin the lives of the next generation may be a challenging task. People believe that anything new is probably evil, therefore video games are evil. Skeptics believe that video games ruin our children minds and bodies because children are physic...
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A Study of the Aggresion and the Effects of Frustrating Video Games on Teenage Males
Aggression and the Effects of Frustrating Video Games on Teenage Males Introduction In observing the behavior of my peers while watching them play video games, I have noticed that the major source of aggression stems not from the depictions of violence onscreen, but from the frustration that develops from losing. Their...
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A Step-By-Step Procedure for Playing Video Games
All Weapons Select the options menu and pick the CREDITS option. During the credits press L1, Triangle, Up, Down, Circle Twice, Triangle, Square, Up, Circle. Infinite Health Select the options menu and pick the CREDITS option. During the credits press, L1, Triangle, Up, Down, Circle twice, Triangle, Square, Right,...
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A Comparison of Ancient and Modern Olympic Games
Were the ancient games better than ours? More fair and square? More about sports and less about money? Are modern games more sexist? More political? Have we strayed from the ancient Olympic ideal? It's easy to assume that the ancient Olympic Games were different, that ancient Greek athletes were pure in mind and body, t...
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The Olympic Games: its Origins, Sources and Images in the Art of Ancient Greece
The Olympic Games, its origins, sources and images in the art of ancient Greece The Olympic Games are a tradition which has been maintained for literally thousands of years. From its origin dating back to prehistoric, Ancient Greece, the Olympic Games have captured the attention and hearts of countless athletes, artists...
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An Analysis of the Olympic Games and the Ancient Greece
The Olympic games are thegreatest sports event in the world. For many years, the Greeks used games for many reasons. The official ancient games were started in Greece. The first modern games in Athens, Greece, were held from April 6 through April 15 in the year of 1896. Since then, major world events plagued some of the Oly...
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An Analysis of the Video Games in the Use Worldwide
Video Games and Children Video games were first introduced in the 1970s. By the end of that decade they had become a preferred childhood leisure activity, and adults responded with concern about the possible ill effects of the games on children. Early research on these effects was inconclusive. However, resurgence in video...
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A Comparison of the Ancient and Modern Olympic Games
are an international sports festival that began in
ancient Greece. The original Greek games were staged every fourth year for
several hundred years, until they were abolished in the early Christian era.
The revival of took place in 1896, and since then they have
been staged every fourth year, except during World War I and W...
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The History and Evolution of the Olympic Games
have come a long way and have evolved into a whole new sport since the first ancient Olympics. For example, the events and the people that compete in the events have changed. The reason for taking place has also changed. Yet another aspect of how have changed, is that in the ancient Olympics, there was only the summer games...
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An Analysis of the Long Term Effects of Video games in Children and Society
Technology has evolved beyond our imaginations. The breakthroughs of today are but dreams of the past. Some items we used to dream about or see in movies are now a reality. Items such as television, telephones, microwaves and video games, are just a few of the technological breakthroughs and advancements. The long term effe...
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An Evaluation of the Influence of Video Games on Children
Children and Video Games Video Games and Children Video games were first introduced in the 1970s. By the end of that decade they had become a preferred childhood leisure activity, and adults responded with concern about the possible ill effects of the games on children. Early research on these effects was inconclusive. How...
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An Overview of the Negative Influence of Destructive Games on Teen Minds
In recent years, video games have been a popular icon of youth culture. However,as games have become popular, so has the amount of violence contained in them. Because of the immense popularity of video games with children, violence within them should be handled more properly. First of all, let s take a look at some backgro...
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The Positive and Negative Effects of Video Games on Children
Free @ To prove this these topics will be discussed: What is the point of blaming death on video games? Go ahead abolish violence in games and whilst you're at it... An Influence of violence? Yeah, Right. Computer guns can't train us to use a gun. Ratings. Positive Game Effects. Is there a point of blam...
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An Analysis of Baron Pierre de Coubertin's Views About the Ancient Olympic Games
The most important thing at the Olympic Games is not to win, but to take part, just as the important thing about life is not to conquer but to struggle well. The words spoken by Pierre de Coubertin, father of the Modern Summer Olympic Games. Baron Pierre de Coubertin may have intended for the new Olympic Games ‘to be a peri...
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An Argument Against the Proliferation of Video Games
Teenagers and Video Games Video games are a major source attraction for teenagers. One of the most popular video games is called Dream Cast. Video games should be banned because they are a waste of time and money, and they damage teenagers’ social skills. First, video games are a waste of time. Teenagers should be do...
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