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In-game incentive granting device and program for incentive granting
Provided is an incentive granting device, comprising: a second game notifying unit 16 which notifies an existing user of the existence of a second game during...
Physics simulation apparatus and method
A method and apparatus wherein complex physical interactions and collisions are modeled at a high level of detail while reducing the computational demands...
Communication system, terminal device, communication processing method,
communication processing program,...
A controller to which a second controller is connected arranges, based on predetermined integrated scenario information defining a first input region allotted...
Managing location-based meta games
In a method of managing a location-based meta game, a presence of a device is detected at a location. The device is configured to execute a computer-implemented...
Providing virtual items configured to facilitate temporary resource
requirement reduction in an online game
A system and method for facilitating resource requirement reduction in an online game are disclosed. Instances of resource requirement reduction items may be...
User identified to a controller
Methods, systems, and computer programs for configuring a computer program based on user are provided. One method includes an operation for detecting, by a...
System and method for determining in-game capabilities based on device
A virtual space is provided to users via client computing devices. Device information related to a client computing platform used by a user to interact with the...
Blocking mechanism for amusement game with multiple lifting pins
A blocking mechanism for a table-type amusement game, and a table-type amusement game equipped with a blocking mechanism. The blocking mechanism utilizes a...
Competitive game with spinning game wheel and playing pieces
A competitive table game includes a rapidly spinning game wheel, an annular collection area, a base, and a plurality of rollable playing pieces. The game wheel...
War game using cards and dice
The war game using cards and dice includes a plurality of game cards having a distinct first subset of game cards including a plurality of Soldier game cards, a...
Method of playing a bonus
A method of playing a game bonus triggered by the rank of the player hand. In a first embodiment, a number of bonus hands is displayed, each assigned a bonus...
Pool rack assembly
A pool rack assembly for arranging a plurality of pool balls into an operative orientation upon a pool table comprises a containment assembly. The containment...
Toe-piece for ski-touring bindings
A toe-piece for ski-touring bindings includes a base plate coupled to two jaws. The base plate provided with holes for fixing by screws to the surface of a ski...
Goal tender leg pad
A goaltender leg pad providing profile adjustment, toe attachment and/or toe thickness adjustment. The leg pad can include an adjuster element that configures...
Multilayer electronic structures with integral vias extending in in-plane
A multilayer electronic support structure comprising at least one pair of adjacent feature layers extending in an X-Y plane that are separated by a via layer;...
Described herein are methods and apparatuses for simulating golf. For example, described herein is a system for simulating a golf game. The system includes a...
Modular airbag system for personal protection
A modular airbag system may include at least one inflatable airbag configured to deploy outward on a side(s) of the airbag system, for example, in two opposite...
Rung wall ascender
A rung wall ascender including a support frame and a rung ladder transport mechanism positioned at a variable angle relative to the support frame. The rung...
Sports training device
A device for training a baseball/softball player to swing a bat with a positioning apparatus affixed to the bat and a guide component tethered to an adjustable...
Shuttlecock and manufacturing method thereof
A shuttlecock includes: a set of feather units, a shuttlecock head, and a connecting arrangement which including a feather planting arrangement. The feather...
Animal shaped golf bag
An animal-shaped golf bag is a golf bag that houses, transports, and protects golf clubs and additional items. In addition to maintaining the original...
Method of making a grip
The disclosure herein includes a grip for a golf club with a flexible tube and a layered sheet. The tube includes a tubular body and raised portions extending...
Golf clubs and golf club heads
Golf clubs according to at least some example aspects of this disclosure may include a golf club head and a shaft configured to engage with the golf club head...
Golf club and golf club head structures
Golf clubs and golf club heads having a weight member that is configurable in multiple positions to alter the performance characteristics of the golf club head...
Putter alignment aid
A golf club head comprising a three dimensional alignment feature is disclosed herein. In particular, the golf club head, which preferably is a putter,...
Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads
Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. In one example, a golf club head may include a body...
Golf club head with accessible interior
The invention provides a golf club head having a port for providing a view into the interior cavity of the club head. The club head further includes at least...
Golf clubs and golf club head structures having contoured backstop
Golf club and golf club head structures include an inner wall or backstop arranged behind a ball striking surface of the golf club head and defining a gap...
Coated golf club head/component
A golf club component, such as a golf club head and/or a golf club shaft, can comprise a golf club component substrate having an outer layer of titanium...
Ball holder for table tennis tables
A ball holder for a table tennis table designed for non-intrusive mounting under a corner of a table tennis table. The ball holder can be manufactured in two...
Golf ball having specific spin, moment of inertia, lift, and drag
Golf ball with a novel combination of spin rate, lift coefficient, drag coefficients, and optionally moment of inertia: a golf ball with a low spin rate, a high...
Multi-layer golf ball
Multi-layer golf balls having a hard, high compression center, a relatively soft intermediate layer, and a stiff outer cover layer, are provided. The outer...
An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball which shows a high spin rate on approach shots and an excellent stain resistance. The present...
Golf ball having surface divided by triangular concave sectors
In a golf ball having a surface divided by triangular concave sectors, an area of a surface of a sphere is divided into a plurality of areas forming spherical...
Dimple patterns for golf balls
The present invention provides a method for arranging dimples on a golf ball surface in which the dimples are arranged in a pattern derived from at least one...
Boot sole system and fin for same
In one illustrative embodiment, there is provided a boot sole system for guiding a fin, the system comprising: at least one toe sole body connectable to the fin...
Cardio-based exercise systems with visual feedback on exercise programs
In general, a computing device disposed in a cardio exercise machine receives data related to a fitness level of a user. The computing device selects a workout...
Bat selection device and bat selection method
A bat selection device includes: a parameter input unit which receives an input of a swing parameter value relevant to swing of a batter, for each of at least...
Dual chamber exercise device
A dual chamber device 1 for exercising is comprised of a first chamber 2, a second chamber 3 and a rotation bracket 12 connected therebetween, said device 1 can...
Push-up exercise device
A pair of identical exercise devices that provides for a pair of hand grips that slide reciprocally in independent axial alignment about their individual...
Bicycling exercise apparatus
An apparatus permitting a user to perform a simulated bicycling exercise is provided. The design includes a frame having a head tube, a first upper rear...
Multipurpose exercise stool
A multipurpose exercise stool for enabling aerobic and anaerobic exercise for a user seated thereon comprises a base member for providing a lower level having...
Exercise device with treadles
An exercise device employing side-by-side pivotally supported moving surfaces. In one particular example, an exercise device employs a first belt deployed about...
Apparatus for positioning a component of an exercise device
An exercise device including at least one positionable component configured to be positioned by a user. The exercise device includes a frame to which a collar...
Exercise apparatus having guided foot pad carriers and a weight stack
An apparatus for human exercise in certain configurations includes a first foot pad attached to a first guided carrier member. A first curved guide rail is...
Dry sprinkler assemblies
A dry sprinkler for a fire protection system having a configuration with one or more coupling arrangements for connection to a fluid supply piping of the...
Fire suppression flow control system apparatus and system
In various embodiments, a fire suppression system includes a high rate discharge system and a low rate discharge system. The low rate discharge system may...
High speed automatic fire suppression system and method
An automatic fire suppressing system is preferably provided onboard a vehicle and is supplied with one or more fire suppressing agents that are discharged in...
Flame dispersant canister mounting system for under-microwave location
A fire extinguisher apparatus and related system is described for automatically suppressing stovetop fires. The fire extinguisher apparatus includes a canister...
Fire and/or smoke blocking device
A fire door assembly is provided for covering a structure opening in a sidewall of a structure. The fire door assembly has a roller assembly to be mounted to a...