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Computer gamesmanship

the complete guide to creating and structuring intelligent games programs

by David N. L. Levy

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer games.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Levy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1469.2 .L48 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3177564M
    ISBN 100671495321
    LC Control Number83020039
    OCLC/WorldCa9969040

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Computer Gamesmanship is a unique introduction and insider's guide to the most challenging games you can play, or create, on your computer.

"This is a simply written and serious little book about how computers go about playing games. (Computer Gamesmanship] leaves the reader with a sense of admiration for the stratagems of computer /5(3). Widespread acknowledgment of "gamesmanship" as such really opened up with the publication of the British book The Theory and Practice of Gamesmanship, Or the Art of Winning Without Actually.

Gamesmanship is the use of dubious (although not technically illegal) methods to win or gain a serious advantage in a game or sport. It has been described as "Pushing the rules to the limit without getting caught, using whatever dubious methods possible to achieve the desired end". It may be inferred that the term derives from the idea of playing for the game (i.e., to win at any.

Gamesmanship, or more fully, The Theory and Practice of Gamesmanship: or, The Art of Winning Games without Actually Cheating, is all about interrupting the flow of your opponent while maintaining all the aspects of good sportsmanship.

For example, if you can't return volleys in tennis, Potter counsels you to wear velvet socks.4/5. Gamesmanship is the art or practice of winning a game by clever methods which are not against the rules but are very close to cheating.

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This book, The Theory and Practice of Gamesmanship: Or the Art of Winning Games Without Actually Cheating, illustrated by Frank Wilson, was published inand sold prodigiously. [21] [22] It was the first of his series of books purporting to teach ploys for manipulating one's associates, making them feel inferior and thus gaining the status.

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Last Updated: Febru   Computer Gamesmanship How Computers Learn to Play Games of StrategyThis is book is for anyone who has ever tried to match wits with a computer in chess, bridge, or any other game requiring long-range strategy and studied decisions/5(9).

Computer Gamesmanship; Year of release: ; Publisher: Century Communications Ltd (UK) Author(s) David Levy; Type: Book: Paperback; ISBN: ; Number of pages: ; Language: English; Original price: £; Comments: David Levy was the Chairman of Intelligent Software Ltd and published games for the ZX Spectrum.

Score: No votes yet. When the whole world (or even a good-size city) is your playing field, you might find that a move your company makes in one market provokes a counterattack from a.

Chess Cunning, Gamesmanship and Skulduggery. Edward Winter. C.N. quoted from pages of Complete Chess Strategy: Play on the Wings (London, and New York, ), where Ludĕk Pachman related a piece of foxiness to which he resorted in his game against Zbigniew Doda of Poland at the Capablanca Memorial Tournament in Havana, gamesmanship (gāmz′mən-shĭp′) n.

The use of aggressive or dubious tactics, such as psychological intimidation or disruption of concentration, to gain an advantage over one's opponent while still observing the rules in a sport or game.

The use of expedients or morally questionable acts to gain an advantage, as in politics. gamesmanship. Potter's books on gamesmanship etc. are lightly fictionalised (e.g. they pretend to be brief summaries of the vast existing literature on the subjects in question), but there is no reason for supposing that this story is untrue, except that Potter's original book is the only source for it.

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