Friday, 19 August, 2022

Topic: Games

5 Best Tapping Games to Play

Tap games, commonly called idle games, are ideal for unwinding after a long day because they have assured virtual progressions and wins, requiring little work and participation.

MetaShooter — a decentralised blockchain-based unique hunting Metaverse

The game delivers sharp graphics that give users a real-life hunting experience. It also has a chat session & leaderboards where players can communicate with their counterparts.

Livecasinoindia’s guide to finding the best online casinos in India reviews casino sites based on several criteria for those eager to gamble online.

A foot race of only 192.28 meters in length – that’s how the Olympics began in Greece

In 'The Most Incredible Olympic Stories', sportswriter and journalist Luciano Wernicke traces the evolution of the Olympics through powerful stories of honour and dishonour.

This smartphone game helps you save endangered species

More than 35,500 species are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List.

Want to fly Tejas, Rafale or Su-30? IAF rolls out multiplayer version of its mobile game

The IAF's mobile game 'Indian Air Force - A Cut Above' is a combat simulator which lets players choose from an array of fighter jets, and play team battles or a death match.

Throughout history, humans have blamed games for moral decline & addiction

Even the Buddha and other leaders of the time were warning about addicting games and recreations including 'throwing dice' & 'Games with balls'.

AI beats humans at their own games — playing poker, solving Rubik’s Cube

An AI named Pluribus beat professionals at Texas hold’em poker — both in one human-versus-five AI as well as five humans-versus-one AI settings.

Monopoly was created 100 years ago to teach the dangers of capitalism

Progressive writer Elizabeth Magie Phillips designed the game in 1904 to teach players about the disadvantages of wealth concentration.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.