Before the Game

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  • Categorical Imperative Case Study

    Examining the effects of DLC on the video-game industry from the approach of Kant’s Categorical Imperative yields a slightly different conclusion. Kant’s Categorical Imperative states that one should act only on rules that they would be willing to see everyone follow, treat every human as an end and not a means to the end, and consider every rational being as a maker of universal law. Based on this approach, the effects of DLC are mixed. The more traditional approach to DLC, where it is developed after the game goes gold and offered after the launch of the game, is completely ethical, as it offers fair benefits at a usually reasonable price to the consumer. However, on-disk DLC would be considered unethical in this approach, as it takes sections…

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  • Personal Narrative: Championship Team

    team name was the wizards. We played all over the city, sometimes we would play out of town but mostly in St. Louis. Our season was coming to an end, but not before playoffs. Like college basketball in march madness if you lose a game, you are eliminated. We were a great team so we advanced through the first few rounds pretty easily. But our last three games were all difficult. Our first difficult game was against one of our rivals. We usually could beat them without a fight, but not this game.…

    Words: 943 - Pages: 4
  • Descriptive Essay About Volleyball Game

    Volleyball games are a time with excitement and intensity for all ages. From digging, and sets to serving and kills, this sport has mastered the art of entertainment for all. Volleyball is one of my favorite sports. Though I don’t get to play it all year round, the memories of the events will forever stay. During these events many things do occur, like friendship, trust, and believing in yourself that you can do more. This has encouraged me to portray opportunities and do more actives.…

    Words: 1142 - Pages: 5
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas Sociological Analysis

    Sociological Analysis of The Nightmare Before Christmas The Nightmare Before Christmas, a stop-action animation movie written by Tim Burton and directed by Henry Selick, is a classic Halloween movie. With Halloween quickly approaching, a sociological analysis of this film seemed particularly appropriate. This film demonstrates many sociological phenomena in our society, but the one that was most prominent was Role Theory. This film shows how society prescribes us roles, and how filling these…

    Words: 998 - Pages: 4
  • What Is The Theme Of Prejudice In A Lesson Before Dying

    A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines takes place in the 1940’s, a time period of segregation. This was a time when blacks were often at fault for a crime they did not commit, such as what transpired in this book. A man named Jefferson was convicted of a crime he did not commit and was insulted during court. Now his family, friends, and even Jefferson himself were trying to prove the white community wrong about their beliefs that a black man is unequal and lacks dignity for both Jefferson…

    Words: 1837 - Pages: 8
  • Personal Narrative-Ballball

    things didn't go as planned. Although I didn't succeeded I took a lesson from it in the end. “Play ball” the umpire called out as we jogged on to the field. Like every game before I headed for third base. The game begins and I can tell for the start the game wasn't going to go well. “Ball ball ball” an outfielder calls as a ball flies over her head. Another player has a ball roll between her legs. Our pitcher hadn't been pitching the best of games at this point in her life and…

    Words: 449 - Pages: 2
  • Reflective Essay: My Basketball Experience

    Mrs. Hamm asked me every morning before school if I was going to play basketball, some days I would just say I wasn't sure, but then as I thought about trying a new sport, my answers started becoming, "Heck yeah!" In 5th grade, basketball was this unknown sport that I didn't really know much about. I had played basketball video games, but never the real game. I was excited, but really nervous to play. I got through 5th grade year, and 6th grade started. When I walked into school on the first…

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  • College Athletes-Personal Narrative

    in the arena. I knew it was bad, I’ve been hit before but this one was different, this is the kind where they say, it might be time to hang it up, if I had a nickel for every time some coach or some doctor said that to me, well I probably wouldn’t have to work anymore. The trainers came onto the ice and were yelling my name “Matty, Matty can you hear us!” I could hear them but I couldn’t respond. I heard them say “We’re going to need the stretcher. We need to keep the neck still, don’t move…

    Words: 1280 - Pages: 6
  • Personal Narrative: Soccer In My Life

    answer to that question for me happens to be a soccer game. Soccer is the best way for me to be who I am and who I want to be. Since I was nine years old, soccer has been a huge part of my life. Throughout all my years of playing, one certain game sticks out in my mind. That special game happened during my junior year of high school, against our biggest rivals. During that game, I learned new things about myself. I learned that I could push myself harder than I had ever thought. Most…

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  • My First Basketball Game

    I was in seventh grade, the first year of middle school and it was my first basketball game. When I woke up I already was so pumped to play. When my mom woke me up I felt like nobody can stop me from playing this game and that meant that we were going to dominate this game. I also felt that nobody was going to ruin my day that day because I was going to play a basketball game today. When I went to school I had athletics for first period and it was a lot more fun than the other days because we…

    Words: 873 - Pages: 4
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