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* Patolli, a board game originating in Mesoamerica played by the ancient Aztec
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Patolli and board
The Aztec game board for Patolli which — because it consists of a collapsed circle without an interior cross — has the distinction of being a cross that is a circle ( topologically ), without being a cross plus circle.
Patolli and game
Patolli and Mesoamerica
Patolli ( or variants of it ) was played by a wide range of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures and known all over Mesoamerica: the Teotihuacanos ( the builders of Teotihuacan, ca.
Patolli and played
board and game
When it was decided that Asteroids would be a vector game as well, Delman modified a Lunar Lander circuit board for Ed Logg.
Achilles and Ajax play a board game with knucklebones on this late 6th-century lekythos, a type of oil-storing vessel associated with funeral rites
The array on the game board is arranged with lettered rows ( A through I ) and numbered columns ( 1 through 12 ).
Any player may declare the game over at any time during his turn if either of two conditions is true: one chain has 41 or more tiles, or there is at least one chain on the board and every chain on the board has 11 or more tiles.
A board game is a game that involves counters or pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or " board ", according to a set of rules.
Rules can range from the very simple, as in tic-tac-toe, to those describing a game universe in great detail, as in Dungeons & Dragons ( although most of the latter are role-playing games where the board is secondary to the game, helping to visualize the game scenario ).
Senet is the oldest board game known to have existed, and was pictured in a fresco found in Merknera's tomb ( 3300 – 2700 BC ).
* c. 3000 BC: The Mehen board game from Predynastic Egypt, was played with lion-shaped game pieces and marbles.
board and originating
In a one-way trunk, the originating or A board sends a short for off-hook, and an open for on-hook, while the terminating or B board sends normal polarity or reverse polarity.
Renju ( Japanese: 連珠 ) is the professional variant of Gomoku, a strategy board game originating in Japan from the Heian period.
Ashta-kashte is a race board game from Bengal akin to the Cross and Circle family for two to four players originating in India.
board and played
Most games use a standardized and unchanging board ( chess, Go, and backgammon each have such a board ), but many games use a modular board whose component tiles or cards can assume varying layouts from one session to another, or even while the game is played.
It also means that in the case of an irregularity or dispute over a hand before the cards are returned to the board, they can be reviewed and it can be determined who played which cards in what order.
If all four players pass in the first round, the deal is not played ; in rubber bridge the deal is not scored and the hand is redealt by the original dealer, while in duplicate the score is recorded as zero for each pair and returned to the board.
When removing checkers from the board (" bearing off "), the exact roll must be used unless a die is greater than any checker can use to bear off ; in that case the die is played by taking a checker from the highest-numbered point off the board.
In practice for publicly-traded companies, the managers ( inside directors ) who are purportedly accountable to the board of directors have historically played a major role in selecting and nominating the directors who are voted on by the shareholders, in which case more " gray outsider directors " ( independent directors with conflicts of interest ) are nominated and elected.
Chess is a two-player board game played on a chessboard, a square checkered board with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid.
Chess is played on a square board of eight rows ( called ranks and denoted with numbers 1 to 8 ) and eight columns ( called files and denoted with letters a to h ) of squares.
Crokinole is most commonly played by two players, or by four players in teams of two, with partners sitting across the board from each other.
Chinese checkers ( alternate spelling Chinese chequers ) is a board game that can be played by two, three, four, or six people, playing individually or with partners.
Also called Gobang or Five in a Row, it is traditionally played with Go pieces ( black and white stones ) on a go board ( 19x19 intersections ); however, because once placed, pieces are not moved or removed from the board, gomoku may also be played as a paper and pencil game.
* Omok is played the same as Standard Gomoku ; however, it is played on a 15 × 15 board and does not include the rule of four and four.
* Renju is played on a 15 × 15 board, with the rules of three and three, four and four, and overlines applied to Black only and with opening rules, some of which are following the swap pattern.
board and by
Ann, pleased to see her friend happy, was intrigued by the new fruits a friend of Captain Heard had sent on board for their enjoyment.
That such expansion can be obtained without a raise in taxes is due to growth of the tax digest and sound fiscal planning on the part of the board of commissioners, headed by Chairman Charles O. Emmerich who is demonstrating that the public trust he was given was well placed, and other county officials.
Overriding of mayoral veto on budget changes will require concurrence by board and Council, and a two-thirds vote.
It will determine the amount of money to be spent by the college and will certify this amount to the board of freeholders, which `` shall appropriate in the same manner as other appropriations are made by it the amount so certified and the amount shall be assessed, levied and collected in the same manner as moneys appropriated for other purposes ''.
Interest rates are determined by the board of directors of the bank with the approval of the Farm Credit Administration.
He claims that he was denied due process of law in violation of the Fifth Amendment, because ( 1 ) at a hearing before a hearing officer of the Department of Justice, he was not permitted to rebut statements attributed to him by the local board, and ( 2 ) at the trial, he was denied the right to have the hearing officer's report and the original report of the Federal Bureau of Investigation as to his claim.
He says that he was not permitted to rebut before the hearing officer statements attributed to him by the local board, and, further, that he was denied at trial the right to have the Department of Justice hearing officer's report and the original report of the Federal Bureau of Investigation as to his claim -- all in violation of the Fifth Amendment.
In a periodic review, the local board on July 30, 1953, reclassified him 1-a and upheld this classification after a personal appearance by petitioner, because of his willingness to kill in defense of his church and home.
Its ground for this recommendation was that, while petitioner claimed before the local board August 17, 1956 ( as evidenced by its memorandum in his file of that date ), that he was devoting 100 hours per month to actual preaching, the headquarters of the Jehovah's Witnesses reported that he was no longer doing so and, on the contrary, had relinquished both his Pioneer and Bible Student Servant positions.
Petitioner first contends that the Department denied him procedural due process by not giving him timely opportunity, before its final recommendation to the appeal board, to answer the statement of the local board as to his claim of devoting 100 hours to actual preaching.
We fail to see how such procedure resulted in any prejudice to petitioner's contention, which was considered by the appeal board and denied by it.
In the light of these circumstances, as well as the fact that the issue at trial in this respect centered entirely on the Department's recommendation, which petitioner repudiated but which both the appeal board and the courts below found supported by the record, we find no relevancy in the hearing officer's report and notes.
The loss in growth of sawtimber because of damage by destructive agencies in the United States in 1952 was estimated to be about 44 billion board feet.
For the year 2000 this means servicing ( A ) the protection requirements of a watershed producing at least 200 million acre-feet of water each year, ( B ) recreation and wildlife resources used each year by 635 million visitors, ( C ) a timber resource supporting an annual cut of 21 billion board feet, and ( D ) 60 million acres of rangelands.
For, in accordance with Mr. Lowell's concept of an advisory board, our selections are made by experienced selectors who give both constancy and consistency to our processes and our choices.
Campbell studied the records of 172 school board members in twelve western cities over the period of 1931 - 40 and found `` little or no relationship between certain social and economic factors and school board competence '', as judged by a panel of professional educators who studied the voting records on educational issues.
In general, it appears that trustees and board members attempt to represent the public interest in their administration of educational policy, and this is made easier by the fact that the dominant values of the society are middle-class values, which are generally thought to be valid for the entire society.
This development is reflected in the action taken in February, 1961, by the general board of the National Council of Churches, the largest Protestant organization in the Aj.
For hundreds of years, the evidence available consisted of ( 1 ) the captain's fragmentary journal, ( 2 ) a highly prejudiced account by one of the survivors, ( 3 ) a note found in a dead man's desk on board, and ( 4 ) several second-hand reports.