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'''Player''': Any Human Player or AI Player
 
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'''Player 1''': A Player who makes the first move in a game
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'''Player 2''': A Player who makes the second move in a game
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'''Human Player''': Any person(s) playing the game as either as static or online player
 
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'''Turn''': A game type for two human players that is played on the same device and not across the server.
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'''Turn''': A single move by either player 1 or player 2.
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'''Round''': A set of 1 turn by Player 1 and 1 turn by Player 2.
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'''Move''': A single Translation or Rotation of a single piece by any player.
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'''Translation''': A type of move where a single piece is moved 1 square in any direction. Directions include North, South, East, West, Northwest, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest.
  
'''Move''': A game type for two human players that is played on the same device and not across the server.
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'''Rotation''': A type of move where a single piece is turned 90 degrees clockwise OR 90 degrees counterclockwise.
  
'''Translation''': A game type for two human players that is played on the same device and not across the server.
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'''North, South, etc''': The directions on the compass that are used in descriptions refer to an orientation of the board where North is the top, and Player 1 is on the East and Player 2 is on the West. The directions then follow the standard compass directions.
  
'''Rotation''': A game type for two human players that is played on the same device and not across the server.</div>
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Revision as of 12:04, 8 November 2010

Player: Any Human Player or AI Player

Player 1: A Player who makes the first move in a game

Player 2: A Player who makes the second move in a game

Human Player: Any person(s) playing the game as either as static or online player

AI Player: A subprogram (not human) playing the game as either as static or online player

Static Player: person playing the game on the device itself, and not using the server

Online player: person playing game in multiplayer mode across the server, whom is also a member

Client: person who has product installed

Core program: functions of game needed to play a 2-player game

Customer: person who bought paid version of app

Standard piece: Any of the four original pieces from the game, being the Oblisk, Djeid, pharoah, and Pyramid.

Add-on piece: any other current or future piece(s) that are not included in the four described in the standard piece section.

Playing: Any player, whom has a “started game”, and has not finished the game.

Started game: A game will considered to be started when a new game has been initiated. A game will be considered initiated when the board has been set and play is ready to begin.

Time out: A multi-player online game will be terminated and cleared from the server when a either online player fails to make a move as described in the Game Rules for 7 days. The online player whose turn was pending will be considered to have forfeited the game, and the other player will be considered to be the winner.

Membership: all online players will be required to register with the system, thus becoming a part of the online, multi-player community. This makes them eligible for online play.

Registration: to become a member the player will be required to log unique and identifying information with the system.

Free-User: Any Client that is a non-customer.

Free-version: this version of the game will be free for download and use, however this version of the game may be subject to outside advertisement sources during play.

Paid-version: This version of the game will be free from outside advertisements during play, and will be able to upgrade without charge as new features and updates are released.

Multi-Player: A game that is played by two players across the server, using different devices for interfaces.

2-player: A game type for two human players that is played on the same device and not across the server.

Turn: A single move by either player 1 or player 2.

Round: A set of 1 turn by Player 1 and 1 turn by Player 2.

Move: A single Translation or Rotation of a single piece by any player.

Translation: A type of move where a single piece is moved 1 square in any direction. Directions include North, South, East, West, Northwest, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest.

Rotation: A type of move where a single piece is turned 90 degrees clockwise OR 90 degrees counterclockwise.

North, South, etc: The directions on the compass that are used in descriptions refer to an orientation of the board where North is the top, and Player 1 is on the East and Player 2 is on the West. The directions then follow the standard compass directions.


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