Essays about: "word games"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 16 essays containing the words word games.

  1. 11. Functional shift and semantic change in Lord of the Rings Online

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Susanne Norlin; [2013]
    Keywords : Semantic change; functional shift; LotRO; MMORPG; English; pejoration; word formation process; metaphorical extension; amelioration; widening; denominal verbs.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to identify functional shifts and semantic changes in the Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game Lord of the Rings Online. The focus is on new uses of established terms in Standard English and the intent is to see how the word formation processes work in an online gaming environment, and identify the possible reasons behind them. READ MORE

  2. 12. Multiple and weighted Potential Fields in arena games

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för datavetenskap och kommunikation

    Author : Helena Staberg; [2011]
    Keywords : AI; Potential Fields; Artificial Potential Fields; Formless; Arena games; Weights;

    Abstract : Potential Fields is an obstacle avoidance and general path-finding technique that has only quite recently started to be used in AI for video games. It has previously mainly been used in robotics for robot navigation. Although quite unexplored, Potential Fields have so far worked well in video games. READ MORE

  3. 13. Designing and implementing a word quiz in Flash

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : David Sundelin; [2010]
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    Abstract : Education is evolving and is taking advantage of the digital society. Classrooms, study material, communication, etc. are in their traditional senses fading away and being replaced by their digital counterparts. Because of personal computers, faster Internet, and instant information access the need for Web-based education services has appeared. READ MORE

  4. 14. Video Game Vocabulary : The effect of video games on Swedish learners‟ word comprehension

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Joel Laveborn; [2009]
    Keywords : Vocabulary acquisition; word comprehension; learning principles; English as a second language; dictionary approach; video game approach;

    Abstract : Video games are very popular among children in the Western world. This study was done in order to investigate if video games had an effect on 49 Swedish students‟ comprehension of English words (grades 7-8). The investigation was based on questionnaire and word test data. READ MORE

  5. 15. Morpho-semantic processes in the English language used in a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game : A case study of neologisms in Warhammer Online

    University essay from Växjö universitet/Institutionen för humaniora

    Author : Daniel Nilsson; [2009]
    Keywords : abbreviation; acronym; computer-mediated communication; MMORPG; netspeak; semantics; word formation process.;

    Abstract : The language used in Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (or MMORPGs) is a form of computer-mediate communication. It consists of elements from both written and spoken language, but it is a highly abbreviated and innovative form of written language. This study focuses on the English language used in a MMORPG called Warhammer Online. READ MORE