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A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction is a 1977 book on architecture, urban design, and community livability.
Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization.
Adobe Flash is a deprecated multimedia software platform used for production of animations, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications, mobile games and embedded web browser video players.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals.
Axonometric projection is a type of orthographic projection used for creating a pictorial drawing of an object, where the lines of sight are perpendicular to the plane of projection, and the object is rotated around one or more of its axes to reveal multiple sides.
Bada (stylized as bada; Korean: 바다) is a discontinued operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.
BlackBerry 10 is a proprietary mobile operating system for the BlackBerry line of smartphones, both developed by BlackBerry Limited (formerly Research In Motion).
BlackBerry OS is a proprietary mobile operating system developed by BlackBerry Limited for its BlackBerry line of smartphone handheld devices.
Brian Michael Lynch (born June 21, 1973) is an American film and comic book writer.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Charles Hampden-Turner (29 September 1934 in London, England) is a British management philosopher, and Senior Research Associate at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge since 1990.
The term chat room, or chatroom, is primarily used to describe any form of synchronous conferencing, occasionally even asynchronous conferencing.
is a Japanese slang word describing something short (a thing, an animal or a person).
A desktop computer is a personal computer designed for regular use at a single location on or near a desk or table due to its size and power requirements.
Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California.
An expansion pack, expansion set, supplement, or simply expansion is an addition to an existing role-playing game, tabletop game, video game or collectible card game.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
Freemium is a pricing strategy by which a product or service (typically a digital offering or an application such as software, media, games or web services) is provided free of charge, but money (premium) is charged for additional features, services, or virtual goods.
The Game Boy Advance (GBA) is a 32-bit handheld video game console developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo as the successor to the Game Boy Color.
The GameCube is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan and North America in 2001 and Europe and Australia in 2002.
GameRankings is a website that collects review scores from both offline and online sources to give an average rating.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.
iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.
The iPod is a line of portable media players and multi-purpose pocket computers designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first version was released on October 23, 2001, about months after the Macintosh version of iTunes was released.
The iPod Classic (stylized and marketed as iPod classic and formerly just iPod) is a portable media player created and formerly marketed by Apple Inc. There were seven generations of the iPod Classic, as well as a spin-off (the iPod Photo) that was later re-integrated into the main iPod line.
The iPod Nano (stylized and marketed as iPod nano) is a portable media player designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The first generation model was introduced on September 7, 2005, as a replacement for the iPod Mini, using flash memory for storage.
The iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as iPod touch) is an iOS-based all-purpose mobile device designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-controlled user interface.
Java Platform, Micro Edition or Java ME is a computing platform for development and deployment of portable code for embedded and mobile devices (micro-controllers, sensors, gateways, mobile phones, personal digital assistants, TV set-top boxes, printers).
John Andrew Davis (born July 20, 1954) is an American film producer and founder of Davis Entertainment.
The Fire Tablet, formerly called the Kindle Fire, is a tablet computer developed by Amazon.com.
A laptop, also called a notebook computer or just notebook, is a small, portable personal computer with a "clamshell" form factor, having, typically, a thin LCD or LED computer screen mounted on the inside of the upper lid of the "clamshell" and an alphanumeric keyboard on the inside of the lower lid.
Life simulation (or artificial life games) is a subgenre of simulation video games in which the player lives or controls one or more virtual lifeforms.
This is a list of Sim games, their expansion packs, and compilations.
This is a list of The Sims games and their expansion packs.
Live action is a form of cinematography or videography that uses actors and actresses instead of animation or animated pictures.
The family of Macintosh operating systems developed by Apple Inc. includes the graphical user interface-based operating systems it has designed for use with its Macintosh series of personal computers since 1984, as well as the related system software it once created for compatible third-party systems.
macOS (previously and later) is a series of graphical operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001.
Maslow's hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” in Psychological Review.
A massively multiplayer online game (MMOG, or more commonly, MMO) is an online game with large numbers of players, typically from hundreds to thousands, on the same server.
EA Maxis is a subsidiary of Electronic Arts (EA).
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
A Mii is a customizable avatar used on several Nintendo video game consoles and mobile apps.
Myst is a graphic adventure puzzle video game designed by the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller.
The N-Gage (a pun on the word “engage”) is a PDA combining features of a telephone and a handheld game system developed by Nokia, announced on 4 November 2002 and released on 7 October 2003.
The Nintendo 3DS is a handheld game console produced by Nintendo.
The Nintendo DS, or simply DS, is a dual-screen handheld game console developed and released by Nintendo.
The Oakland firestorm of 1991 was a large suburban wildland-urban interface conflagration that occurred on the hillsides of northern Oakland, California, and southeastern Berkeley over the weekend of October 19–20, 1991.
Playfish, currently a property of Electronic Arts, was a developer of free-to-play social network games.
The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
SimCity is an open-ended city-building video game series originally designed by Will Wright.
Spore is a 2008 life simulation real-time strategy single-player sandbox god game developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright, released for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. Covering many genres including action, real-time strategy, and role-playing games, Spore allows a player to control the development of a species from its beginnings as a microscopic organism, through development as an intelligent and social creature, to interstellar exploration as a spacefaring culture.
In computer graphics, a sprite is a two-dimensional bitmap that is integrated into a larger scene.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
The Sims is a strategic life-simulation video game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts in 2000.
The Sims 2 is a 2004 strategic life simulation video game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts.
Stuff packs are minor expansion packs for The Sims 2 that add new items, clothing, and furniture to the game without implementing any significant changes to gameplay.
The Sims 2: Apartment Pets is a video game for the Nintendo DS.
The Sims 2: Castaway is the third console spin-off of the video game The Sims 2.
The Sims 2: Pets is the fourth expansion pack in The Sims 2 series of games published by Electronic Arts.
The Sims 3 is the third major title in the life simulation video game developed by The Sims Studio (Maxis) and published by Electronic Arts.
Stuff packs are minor expansion packs for The Sims 3 that add new items, clothing, and furniture to the game without implementing any significant changes to gameplay.
The Sims 3: Ambitions is the second expansion pack for the strategic life simulation computer game The Sims 3.
The Sims 3: Pets is the fifth expansion pack for The Sims 3 on PC and Mac, and is the second console game in the series.
The Sims 3: University Life is the ninth expansion pack for The Sims 3.
The Sims 3: World Adventures or World Adventures is the first expansion pack for the strategic life simulation computer game The Sims 3.
The Sims 4 is the fourth major title in the life simulation video game series The Sims, developed by Maxis and The Sims Studio and published by Electronic Arts.
The Sims 4: Seasons is an expansion pack for The Sims 4 released on June 22, 2018.
The Sims Bustin' Out is a video game that was released in 2004/2003 for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, & N-Gage.
The Sims Carnival was a casual games series created by Electronic Arts.
The Sims Castaway Stories is the third and final game in The Sims Stories.
The Sims FreePlay is a strategic life simulation game developed by EA Mobile and later with Firemonkeys Studios.
The Sims Life Stories is a video game, the first game in The Sims Stories series.
The Sims Medieval is a video game that was released in March 22, 2011, by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and iOS, part of ''The Sims'' series.
The Sims Mobile is a life simulation game based on The Sims 4 and The Sims FreePlay for Android and iOS devices.
The Sims Online, also known as EA-Land was a massively multiplayer online variation on Maxis's computer game The Sims.
The Sims Pet Stories is the second game released in The Sims Stories series.
The Sims Social was a Facebook addition to the ''Sims'' series of video games.
The Sims Studio is a division of Maxis, a subsidiary label of Electronic Arts.
The Urbz: Sims in the City is a video game that was released in 2004 for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, and Nintendo DS as a launch title for that system.
A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.
A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.
A video game publisher is a company that publishes video games that have been developed either internally by the publisher or externally by a video game developer.
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.
William Ralph "Will" Wright (born January 20, 1960) is an American video game designer and co-founder of the former game development company Maxis, and then part of Electronic Arts (EA).
Windows Phone (WP) is a family of discontinued mobile operating systems developed by Microsoft for smartphones as the replacement successor to Windows Mobile and Zune.
A world record is usually the best global performance ever recorded and officially verified in a specific skill or sport.
The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft.
The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.
Yahoo! Games was a section of the Yahoo! website, launched on March 31, 1998, in which Yahoo! users could play games either with other users or by themselves.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.
3D computer graphics or three-dimensional computer graphics, (in contrast to 2D computer graphics) are graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data (often Cartesian) that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 2D images.
In 3D computer graphics, 3D modeling (or three-dimensional modeling) is the process of developing a mathematical representation of any surface of an object (either inanimate or living) in three dimensions via specialized software.
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