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Computer Game - A game played on the computer. "Computer game" is commonly used to refer to activities intended to be a game (so meta-gaming like survivor spoiling does not count) with set rules and goals. There is some ambiguity as to whether computer game specifically refers to an executable program downloaded to the hard-drive or played on disk or to ANY game played on the computer (This second option would then include browser based flash games). Of course, the term 'game' can be defined either very broadly or quite restrictively; this entry operates under a more exclusive defintion of 'game'. McAllister-A Grammar of Gamework

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