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LindseyB/riot_code_grrrl_manifesto.md
BECAUSE us girls crave apps and games and websites that speak to US that WE feel included in and can understand in our own ways.
BECAUSE we wanna make it easier…
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Mahjong: who needs four players?
This article first appeared in the May/Jun 2012 issue of World Gaming magazine.
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GoBase.org - History of Go -- Edo era
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10,000
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 1996 19:03:00 -0500 From: Rena Whitehouse (rwhitehous@rosser.com)
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In The Web of Alexandria, I suggested that some very stable and…
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SdJ Re-Reviews #8: Heimlich & Co. (a.k.a. Top Secret Spies)
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[erlang-questions] how are implemented lists?
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[erlang-questions] Automatic currying
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Civilization (series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Civilization is a series of turn-based strategy, 4X video games, many of them produced by Sid Meier (Sid Meier’s Civilization). As of 12 March 2008[update], the…
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M.U.L.E. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Hamurabi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hamurabi is a text-based game of land and resource management and is one of the earliest computer games. Its name is a shortening of Hammurabi, reduced to fit…
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Kintsugi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Original research which addresses significant problems is especially appreciated.Dictionary definitions, links to websites, quotations, source texts,…
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Games and Tools - The Deck of Boards
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m,n,k-game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Games of Soldiers - PRODUCT
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Product is played on an empty 5x5 hexagonal board:
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Games of Kings and Soldiers - BIPOD
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The game is played on the following board:
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Celtic knot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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I'm a black ex-cop, and this is the real truth about race and policing
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Architecture Evaluation and Review Practices
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Johnny Mnemonic
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Slitherlink - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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