If the spiritual heritage of larp is ancient, its gaming roots are unapologetically modern.
Running Windows 8, it also comes with joysticks, air-hockey paddles, and a large die to turn this tablet into a gaming table.
Investigators found a gaming console in his room, along with an Xbox 360, a Sony PlayStation 2, and an iPhone.
Judging by the reaction so far from the gaming world, “magic” is exactly the word for it.
But retail is ultimately only one way for the gaming industry to earn revenue and consumer interest.
The minor is not prevented in the cigar store joints from gaming any more than he is prevented from drinking at the saloon bar.
gaming relieved me from that insuperable listlessness by which I was oppressed.
The outworks consisted of all the saloons, gaming hells, and houses of ill-fame in the City of New York.
But by degrees he was once more ensnared by the lure of the gaming table.
Some of the gaming houses were attacked; the iron doors were forced; the barred windows were escaladed.
Old English gamen "game, joy, fun, amusement," common Germanic (cf. Old Frisian game "joy, glee," Old Norse gaman, Old Saxon, Old High German gaman "sport, merriment," Danish gamen, Swedish gamman "merriment"), regarded as identical with Gothic gaman "participation, communion," from Proto-Germanic *ga- collective prefix + *mann "person," giving a sense of "people together."
Meaning "contest played according to rules" is first attested c.1300. Sense of "wild animals caught for sport" is late 13c.; hence fair game (1825), also gamey. Game plan is 1941, from U.S. football; game show first attested 1961.
"lame," 1787, from north Midlands dialect, of unknown origin, perhaps a variant of gammy (tramps' slang) "bad," or from Old North French gambe "leg" (see gambol (n.)).
"brave, spirited," 1725, especially in game-cock "bird for fighting," from game (n.). Middle English had gamesome (adj.) "joyful, playful, sportive."