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Software Library: MS-DOS Games : Free Software : Download & Streaming | Internet Archive

Software for MS-DOS machines that represent entertainment and games. The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable. Please be aware this browser-based emulation is still in beta – contact Jason Scott, Software Curator, if there are issues or questions.

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The Mystery of Go, the Ancient Game That Computers Still Can’t Win | Enterprise | WIRED

When Deep Blue was busy beating Kasparov, the best Go programs couldn’t even challenge a decent amateur. And despite huge computing advances in the years since — Kasparov would probably lose to your home computer — the automation of expert-level Go remains one of AI’s greatest unsolved riddles. […]

Rémi Coulum shows off Crazy Horse. Photo: Takashi Osato/WIRED

Rémi Coulum shows off Crazy Horse. Photo: Takashi Osato/WIRED

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Video gamers’ aggression linked to frustration : NewsCenter | University of Rochester

stressed guy playing video game

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Aggressive Behavior Linked to Players’ Experiences

The disturbing imagery or violent storylines of videos games like World of Warcraft or Grand Theft Auto are often accused of fostering feelings of aggression in players. But a new study shows hostile behavior is linked to gamers’ experiences of failure and frustration during play—not to a game’s violent content.

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