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Category Archives: Games

Playing Bingo Online

Gala bingo says that the order the bingo balls are drawn is determined by their Random Number Generator (RNG for short). The RNG Gala bingo uses has been developed by market leader Sun Microsystems. Sun says their Virtue Fusion software ensures the outcome of each game is absolutely random.

The Virtue Fusion network is used by several other bingo sites. The advantage for this for players is that each game will have a depth of players and a prize big enough worth playing for.

Players can mingle in online chat rooms before playing but when the game starts the chat ends and the serious stuff begins. The numbers are called out by the host and the numbers are automatically crossed off your bingo card for you. So there’s no need to be fast on your clicks to dab your numbers. The chat panel is constantly feeding updates to you on who has only two or one number left so you can tell where you are in the game.

Bingo games vary and some may already be familiar with variations to the traditional 90 ball bingo. Variations such as 75 ball bingo and 80 ball bingo are self descriptive. Games with more of a twist are such as The Money Ladder Deal or No Deal where the house winner has to choose to take an offer from the ‘banker’ or take a prize in a chosen box at the start of the game.

There has never been so many online bingo sites to choose from. Most are based offshore and many players would not have heard of these except for some of the big names. Paddypower and William Hill have an online bingo presence as well as some other high street brands. The smaller bingo houses are however proving popular such as 32Red and Gala Bingo. Competition in this sector means that players can get sign up deals that are so good it would be enough to tempt anyone. Free money to play with being the most desirable. 32Red for example give away £10 to each new player, no deposit required.

Betting High

Before venturing into investing, let’s learn few basic things about the industry. Gaming involves a host of betting activities such as betting on races and sports events, casinos, poker, and slot machines. These companies can be one of the two types: American-styled gaming which is modelled after the destination based gambling and European-styled gaming which consists of retail betting shops. With the advent of internet a third type of gaming companies have emerged which focus only online gaming. This involves both the suppliers of software and operating platform and host gambling companies which provide gaming products to customers online.

Historically, all forms of gaming activities were considered illegal. Many illegal operators existed on regional level due to existence of strong demand for the sector. This led to change in the perception of gambling activities and governments across world legitimised gambling labelling it to be leisure or recreational activity. This resulted in widespread development of casinos (mainly in US) and betting shops (in Europe). With the changing times, new products were added such as slot machines, off course betting, telephone betting and ultimately to online betting. While most of the countries are which allow gambling are silent on online gambling, European countries have been the pioneers in the field. In 2000s, UK followed by Italy and Spain legalised online gaming, giving way for new kind of players in the markets.

Though highly regulated, both land-based gambling and online gambling have turned into lucrative business. Investors will to enter gaming sector could invest in some of the companies which have their shares listed in stock exchanges for instance William Hill. Also, few of the gaming companies have bonds outstanding, giving good opportunities for fixed income investors to gain exposure to this sector. However, the sector is highly regulated, exposed to technological changes and has high operational gearing. Investors are advised to hire financial advisors who will be able to access these risks associated with the bond, match it with risk appetite of clients and provide recommendations for investments.

Online Games on Small Children

Sharpening the Future

Parents whose kids are always tuned to the online games stay worried about the impact on their life. Let us tell them that they should not worry. We believe if the parents could keep an eye on what the kids are playing online then this can actually help them in sharpening their future. The games online have features which can lead to test the abilities of the children. It will gradually lead to the improvement of their proactive thinking, interpersonal skills and sociability.

Teaching Concepts and Enhancing Understanding

Some games are even there that deals with certain subjects. They are thus directed to explain certain concepts to the persons who are using them. Children can learn a whole lot of things from these types of games. They reinforce development and give them assistance in learning a skill.

An Escape from Reality

Children who are surrounded by an abusive environment often find an escape from the harsh reality of their lives in the games. The games help them to maintain their normal state of mind. On the other hand, children who are introvert in nature can make friends in this virtual world of games where there is no fear of getting judged.

Build Team for Brave Frontier

First quest will always be fire, meaning 95% of the units you face will be fire units. I say 95% because there is a chance the quest will have a mimic or two, a dark unit. The second quest will be water, again 95% chance of all water units. The third quest is earth, 95% chance of all earth units. The fourth quest is thunder, 95% of units will be thunder. These first four quests are known as the elements quests, because each has 95% of the same unit. The next two quests are light and dark. Light quests are 90% light units; mimics are a rare event in light quests. Dark quests are 100% dark units, if a mimic is triggered, it will be a dark unit. The final quest is a mix of all 6 types; it randomly picks the units you will face.

Now that you know the quest order, you must learn the strengths and weaknesses of each element.

  • Using a water attack on a fire unit does double damage, fire attack on a water unit does half damage.
  • Using a fire attack on an earth unit does double damage, earth attack on a fire unit does half damage.
  • Using an earth attack on a thunder unit does double damage, thunder attack on an earth unit does half damage.
  • Using a thunder attack on a water unit does double damage, water attack on a thunder unit does half damage.
  • Light attacks are double damage to dark units
  • Dark attacks are double damage to light units

Each element has its own strengths and weaknesses, using the wrong team can end the game quickly. That is why there is no perfect team, each element can be beaten. Each element also has its best power, the power of each type is best when matched.

  • Fire – Anima – 10% more HP
  • Water – Oracle – 10% more REC
  • Thunder – Breaker – 10% more ATK
  • Earth – Guardian – 10% more DEF
  • Light – Lord – No Bonus
  • Dark – Lord – No Bonus

Android Game Packs

Abduction! World Attack

Android’s Abduction game is targeted for kids. Android App Developers has created this relatively simple gaming platform which allows players to use the screen to bounce up for rescuing the star cow from the clutches of the predator aliens. The aliens are hell bent on devouring the cows. The rescue act of cows is accomplished by jumping the platform. This app is controlled by mobile phone hardware feature, accelerometer, and by tilting the phone, either side, you can manipulate the movement with the bounces of the cow on the way to space ships and alien ships. This is ideal for people to fill their occasional free time.

Robot Defense

Robot Defense is among the best game on the Android store, and it promises the ultimate portable tower defense gaming featuring open maps, upgrades, achievements and nice graphics. This is a classic application wherein the player has to guard the tower by erecting defenses to ward off nasty robot attacks by employing skillful strategies. There are 3 levels of difficulty in this app, and each level has 40 sub-levels with a sum total of 120 levels. The choice of defenses can be upgraded. Robot Defense offers a fast forward feature that runs the game at twice the number of speed. If you have the experience of playing tower defense game, then you’ll plunge into this app as it offers a surprising amount of strategy for such a simple setup.

Strategy War Games Online

The logical thinking, tactics and game plans, which apply strategy war games, require reflecting on your plans and strategies before they can be implemented. This helps you in improving your real life skills as well and actually ends up benefiting you in two ways, improving your intellect, while providing you entertainment at the same time. Especially in free browser based games, you must be quick and sharp, in order to beat other players from all around the world.

Strategy war games require that the players plan ahead and then decide on the course of action they plan to take. These are not just games, but a way to map out, how to win smartly without incurring too many losses. Ever since globalization took place, interacting with people from different cultures and walks of life has become easier. Online multiplayer strategy games are a great learning experience as to get to see different people in action, and compete with them.

Whether you play a strategy war game on a single or multiplayer basis, in either case, you’ll be sure to enjoy a lot. The choices available to you are varied, having different themes, with each game having its own storyline and plot. You can be sure to have an epic adventure, full of entertainment, with games like Battle Gear, School Wars, Gem Craft, etc. every game will put you in situations, where you will have to conceptualize and then devise a strategy to win, with minimal casualties.

Online multiplayer strategy games can be quite thrilling, as you are against an opponent who, just like you, is trying to think of a strategy to beat you. Because you are not competing with the computer, therefore, the results may be unexpected and exciting. You will keep on thinking until you beat your opponent, thereby, making it the ideal way to improve your concentration and tactical skills.

Pro Gaming Products

There a two kinds of controller sticks you can use; concave and domed. Concave is where the center of the stick is caved in and the domed is where the stick is in the shape a dome. They do not necessarily make you play better, it is just your preference for what you would want to use. The paddles are designed for button mapping. By this I mean having the paddle replace a button so you do not have to use that button.

These go on the back of the controller. For example let’s say that the A button is used to jump, when customizing the controller paddles you can assign one the paddles the A button. So instead of always having to press A to jump you can just push the paddle instead. Now the paddles can be assigned to any button you want, just do what fits your style of play. You can have up to four paddles, which means you can have four buttons remapped for the paddles.

The next thing you will want to get is a gaming headset. The top two companies are Turtle Beach and Astro Gaming. These headsets allow you to hear game audio and chat audio in the headset. It is up to you to figure out what levels you want each audio at. Each person has their own preference but majority of the pro players use Astro gaming. Also, each person will say that one is better than the other based on what headset they have. I have had a Turtle Beach headset before but now have an Astro Gaming headset. I personally think Atros are better because they are designed better, and I think they have better quality.

You want to have one of these brands because they will help you in-game. It will help you hear things at a distance and it helps you hear people coming up behind you. Do some research, look at reviews, and talk to your friends about them and buy what you think is best. The last main thing you will need is a monitor. There are a lot of companies who make monitors, just like headsets each person has their own preference of what brand they use. Major League Gaming uses BenQ monitors. They even have a specific monitor that is used by the pros at events. You can find these by just Googling them. These have the best quality and the lowest lag response time. The picture is so clear, colorful, and is nice because there is no lag which means everything that happens, happens in real time with no delay. Another thing that I would recommend is a recording a device to record your gameplays. You can get an El Gato or and Hauppague HDPVR.

These are the only two that I know of, but I am sure there are more. Before purchasing one these make sure your computer or laptop reaches and or exceeds the specifications of the device. These are not necessary to be a pro gamer, but it is nice to record your gameplays and makes videos out of them and post them to YouTube. Basically every pro player makes YouTube videos from their games. You can get fans to watch and subscribe to your YouTube channel. This is not necessity but it is a nice thing to have to show to others. These are the products that players in general and pro players use. I highly recommend looking into all of these. Theses would be an investment, a one time purchase that would last a very long time. I hope that these help you guys out. Happy gaming.

Interesting Games to Play

League of Legends

This is perhaps one of the most popular games in the world right now and has approximately 100 million unique players on a monthly basis. This doesn’t even include the eSports elements that’s also growing in popularity. In fact, this game has become especially synonymous with the MOBA genre. There are about 130 playable champions with several game modes and maps that help in keeping the game exciting and fresh year-on-year.

Paragon

This is one of the newest games in this category and is the work of Epic Games, the company that launched Gears of War and Unreal Engine. It is one of the most graphically impressive games at the moment and everything from the attack animations to the environments is very detailed. A third-person perspective is used in this game, but the mechanics remain the same as all the others; it is all about destroying towers, pushing lanes and destroying the enemy base while using cards for boosting your skills and moving up levels.

Smite

If you are interested in pitting the likes of Zeus and Thor against one another, then the best MOBA for you is Smite. The game features a wide array of deities that go against one another in a three-lane arena. A third-person perspective is used in this game as well, just like Paragon, which can make it difficult to stay aware of your surroundings. However, the different viewing angles allow you to implement moves that couldn’t have been made otherwise. For instance, Thor is able to launch into the sky and come flying down and crush his enemies with his hammer.

Heroes of the Storm

This was the first MOBA-style game and has expanded greatly since its introduction as Blizzard continues to introduce new heroes to its lineup, other than using characters from its other games. But, it doesn’t have any items and players simply upgrade their abilities as they move up levels. There are also various maps that add some spice to the game.

CSR Classics

This problem is well solved in CSR Classics, where the drag racing is taken to a fictional “strip” (think Las Vegas). Players buy, improve, and race cars from a large catalog of classic cars, from traditional muscle (Ford Mustang, Chevy’s Corvair and Nova, and the awesome Dodge Challenger to name a few) to high end classics such as Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, and BMW, with a ton in between. Cars can be purchased in either “loved” or “unloved” condition. Loved cars look and perform a lot better than their unloved counterparts. As for myself (and many people who have become involved with CSR Classics), I prefer to buy rusty, sweaty, beat up relics and race to win money to upgrade them, making CSR Classics much more than simply a racing game, but one of collecting and building as well.

The racing dynamics in CSR Classics are deceptively simple. To begin a race, the driver (that’s you!) taps the gas pedal to bring the needle into the “green zone” on the tachometer, trying to keep it there as the counter runs down and the race begins. Starting a race in the green zone provides a “perfect start,” which makes life a lot easier. If the needle is to low in RPM’s your car struggles to get up to speed, while if you over-rev your engine before the start, you spin your wheels, losing valuable time until the wheels find their grip on the pavement.

One the race begins, everything remains based on timing, as you must try to achieve a “perfect shift” through the gears. A fraction of a second early or late can cost a race, especially when racing more difficult opponents. Race difficulty ranges through Easy (you can make a lot of mistakes and still come out on top), Challenging (a mistake here of there is overcome-able, but don’t make a habit of it), Hard (be on top of your game or you’ll go home a loser) ans Extreme (I’ve never beaten one of these and don’t even bother to try anymore.

As I’ve said, timing is everything in CSR Classics while on the drag, as there is no steering, braking, or acceleration (except for the start) to worry about. The range of difficulties of the races helps to keep your interest, however, as do the different types of races available.

In the “career” mode, you attempt to rise through the ranks in better and stronger cars, spending your cash to improve what you have and to buy new rides. Within each tier are a variety of races, including ladder races, restriction races, crew races, and manufacturer or car-specific events. CSR Racing also provides an “online” mode where the developers say you can race against real life opponents. This is somewhat disingenuous, as you do in fact race against other real-life players in ladder events for cash, reputation, and prizes. What you cannot do, however, is engage in a real-time drag race against real-life opponents, which is a bit of a drag (pun intended).

Like all games, CSR Classics has its share of problems. The two most glaring are the replay factor, which I have run into from time to time if I’ve played a lot recently, but I keep coming back. Let’s face it, there’s only so much timing and tapping a guy can do before things get a little boring. But, for me, a little time off and the lure of new cars (which NaturalMotion routinely adds), brings me back.

The other major drawback is one common in every “free” game that I have ever played, namely that at some point the developers make it very frustrating to NOT put money into the game. CSR Racing does that through the use of “gold,” which CAN be won in races, or earned through completing free offers, but that is an extremely slow and tedious process, especially since there are some truly awesome cars that can only be purchased with vast amounts of gold.

Gaming Mice

One of the most critical peripheral devices that could have a very substantial effect on a gamer’s standard performance could be the mouse and not simply any kind of mouse. Nevertheless, a mouse must first fulfill a few requirements prior to it being regarded as a gaming mouse. For example, it should possess a minimum DPI of 2000. DPI (dots per inch) fundamentally represents the precision of the mouse in line with the cursor’s movements on the display. As a general rule, the higher this specific value is, the higher the precision of the mouse.

Nevertheless, this does not mean that the mouse with a greater DPI will equate to it being the best. In reality, there’s a certain limit in relation to DPI that, when attained, wouldn’t have an added advantage in regard to the mouse’s accuracy. This particular limit is established to be about 2000 or 3000 DPI. Of course, regardless of this fact, mice with the progressively higher value of DPI will still be produced by the gaming mice manufacturers in their attempts to market their items successfully by employing this as a product sales element.

The very best gaming mice should also be comfortable enough in order that its user can thoroughly enjoy his gaming sessions which are usually rather prolonged. Normally, this is attained by making certain the perimeters and the palm rests of the mouse are ergonomically rounded in line with the form of a person’s hand. A gaming mouse which is really well-designed will provide its users with the freedom as well as capacity to withstand gaming sessions for several ongoing hours and come out without sensations of fatigue at the wrist or the fingers.

It’s every bit as important that the build quality of the mouse is of a superb level. With this, the requirement to replace the gaming mouse persistently may be removed. A gaming mouse will ultimately be used for continuous gaming periods and the intensity of numerous games will need game enthusiasts to tap intensely within a regular manner on the mouse’s buttons to keep up with the pace. With this, you can expect the particular mouse to have a shorter life-span as compared to almost every other traditional mice. To remedy this kind of concerns, the gaming mouse companies will regularly be releasing improved upon variations and often, the particular feedback and also complaints which it has gotten are going to be resolved up to a significant degree. As you might have suspected, right up until today, the durability aspect of a gaming mouse goes on to plague this particular area of interest.