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    In this article, the authors engineered an experiment to see how a storyline in a first-person shooter video affected the players’ experiences in comparison to players’ experiences when there is no storyline involved. During the experiment, participants played 4 total games, two that included a storyline (Outlaws and Half-Life) and then two that did not include or have minimal storylines (Doom 2 and Quake 2). After finishing eight minutes of each game, the participants answered specific questions and completed a nonverbal assessment related to the completed game before continuing to the next specified game. This experiment was conducted through observations and participant responses to test the author's’ theory that players experiences while playing video games will be affected greater when a storyline is included during the gameplay. The authors talked about how a narrative or story structure in places such as television cause people to be more interested and understand the topic being presented. Previous research concludes that story structure is a basic component of communication between people. The authors include the term story schema, meaning the inner abstract parts of a story and how they relate to each other. Sharing and receiving different stories is a part of human nature that begins early in a person’s life. The idea that people can identify with another person or a fictional character has become a new topic that many scholars have become interested in..…

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    Gaming Is Just A Hobby Gaming is a hobby that I have been interested in since I was in elementary school. As a boy my family did not have a ton of money, but eventually we could afford a gaming system to entertain my two brothers, two sisters, and I. Gaming as a whole should be seen as just another harmless hobby, and not something to blame when people commit crimes or act a certain way. Being able to call myself gamer made me proud, until accusations of violence, immaturity, racism, sexism,…

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    How Has Softball Changed

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    It has impacted the world by becoming a popular international sport and the United States then, by giving us Americans, the gold and silver medals at the Summer Olympic games and now by allowing ou Olympic team to continue the quest for gold at the 2020 Tokyo games. We are very proud of the phenomenal athletes past and present, for their dedication, hard work and perseverance. The game of softball has acquired several historical players over the years, such as the amazing Olympic gold and silver…

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    thoughts and life, and by the age of 14 her career goal was to win an Olympic medal (AIATIS, 2015). Consequently, at the age of 16, Freeman made history by being the first Aboriginal to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth games in Auckland (Creative Spirits, 2013). Freeman’s success was also recognised when she was named ‘Young Australian of the year’ in 1990 for her efforts by the National Australia Day Council [NADC] (2013). Furthermore, in 1992 despite not making the finals, Freeman became…

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    because it could become awkward if anything was to go wrong. At the beginning we kept things very low-key but found we had a similar sense of humour and enjoyed the time we spent together. We spent a lot of time together during the summer of 2007/2008. I was renting an apartment in Elwood and Ben and I started spending a lot of time as a two instead of in a group setting. We slowly introduced each other to our family and friends from outside of school. Ben has always made me feel happy, safe and…

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    Boys in the Boat and Night are two very different books and people, yet they share the same struggles/tragedies and morals. In Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown, nine boys compete in rowing races and experience tough challenges and hard work. After all the rowing practice, they soon make it to Berlin to row in the Olympics. In Night, by Elie Wiesel, Elie and his family go through very tough times being Jewish and fearing Germans and basically losing trust in everyone. Joe Rantz and Elie…

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    Falls In Argentina Essay

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    Fantástico Viaje a Argentina Argentina is a fantastic vacation spot to visit because of all the unique features/places to visit and many monuments to explore. To start off, one of Argentina’s unique feature/place to visit is Iguazu Falls which is located on the Iguazu River, on the border of Brazil and Argentina. In the area of the falls includes walkways to take strolls near it and boat rides to get as close as possible to the falls. This main waterfall was mentioned as one of the New Seven…

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    2013132324 Final Paper Soft Power is a tremendous way of attaining success in world politics if one can use it in an intelligent manner. Japan as an example used it in a very commendable and impressive way since then up to now making it one of the best ever used such approach in diplomacy. Supporting instances as well as the recently talked about Japan hosting on the 2020 Olympics shall be discussed. Japan’s changeover from being a negative imperialist state into a peace loving one…

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    Brazil Struggles

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    Many of Brazil’s citizens were kicked out of their homes. The cost of Food rose and the standard of living plummeted. All the while the government and large corporations were making a killing in trade. In 2013 the announcement that Brazil would host not only the Confederations Cup and the World Cup, but also the Olympics in 2016, the people had had enough. According to the Guardian, “At least eighty cities held demonstrations with a turnout of over two million. Some protestors wore Guy Fawkes…

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    Business Law Case Study

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    INTRODUCTION: This case involves an unknown suspect(s) taking the victim’s property from her residence by an unknown means of entry in violation of PC 459-Residential Burglary. LOCATION DESCRIPTION: This incident took place at the victim 's single family residence located at 550 MacDonald Street. The unknown suspect(s) took the victim 's property from the dresser in her master bedroom. The point of entry is unknown. LOSS: • A silver "XL Olympiade Berlin 1936" Olympic medal, worth…

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