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Gaming method in resource and action based virtual communities
A method for providing an activity involving a plurality of users in a plurality of virtual communities is disclosed. The method includes the steps of (a)...
Communication device and method between an audiovisual information
playback system and an electronic game machine
The invention relates to a communication device between an audiovisual information playback system (1) and at least one electronic game machine (2), each...
Method and system for generating signatures and locating/executing
associations for a game program
Disclosed are a method and system for generating signatures and locating/executing associations for a game program. In this way, hints pertaining to particular...
Method and system for simulations of dynamic motion and position
Methods and systems for simulating dynamic motion and position. The methods and systems are particularly well-suited for use in sports simulation video games...
Facilitating player interactions with tiles in an online game
A system and method for facilitating player interaction with sets of virtual tiles in a game space are disclosed. A set of virtual tiles may be provided for...
Computer-readable storage medium, information processing system, and
information processing method for...
It is determined, based on attitude data, whether or not a direction of a predetermined axis set in a portable display device is within a first range. When the...
Reshapable connector with variable rigidity
An accessory is disclosed for use in a human-computer interface gaming or other application. The accessory can be held or otherwise interacted with by a user,...
System and method for dynamically altering an in-game experience based on
a user's connection to the game
Dynamically altering an in-game experience based on a user's connection to the online game. The online game may monitor connection strength of a device of the...
Intelligent game loading
Methods, systems and media are provided. One system includes a video source configured to provide a streaming video to a first client geographically remote from...
Apparatus and method for controller accessory
An electronic smart device controller comprising a right side panel, a left side panel, and optionally a chassis and a detachable cradle. The right side panel...
System and method for playsets using tracked objects and corresponding
There is provided a system and method for playsets using tracked objects and corresponding virtual worlds. There is provided an object for use with a physical...
Game device and computer-readable storage medium
A game device having a touch panel to accept an input by a flick operation according to a contact operation and a slide operation on the touch panel, instructs...
Storage medium storing game program, game device, game system, and game
An example of a game device accepts inputs from a plurality of players to allow a game to progress. First, the game device accepts a first rhythm input by a...
Method and system for facilitating chance-based payment for items in a
A method and system for facilitating chance-based payment for items in a game. In implementations, the disclosure relates to such systems which can be used in...
System for implementing internet-based games with a core platform, game
modules, and protected game outcome...
An internet gaming system includes a core platform, and a vertical extension functionality configured with the core platform and having a first application...
A method for biometric identification for use with a computing device is provided herein. The method includes capturing a temporal sequence of images of the...
Game apparatus cards move game pieces along playing stations
A table game apparatus in which a number of players can participate and comprising a display device having an updateable electronic display of a track, a table...
Mapping real world actions to a virtual world associated with a
Computer-implemented methods and systems for mapping real world actions to a virtual world associated with a parallel reality game are provided. The virtual...
Display of a game through a primary and mobile display with individualized
audio through the mobile device
The disclosure relates to systems and methods for communicating a primary display comprising information that facilitates visual presentation of a view of a...
Crane game with modified pulley system
An arcade game is disclosed having a modified three dimensional control of an acquisition device using three motors, pulleys, and belts that maneuver the...
Intelligent automatic shoe and cartridge
A playing card delivery shoe has a cartridge for receiving a first set of shuffled playing cards useful in the play of the casino table card game, the cartridge...
Card shuffling apparatuses and related methods
Card shuffler apparatuses include a card repositioner used to randomly reposition a plurality of cards on-edge over an aperture extending through a card support...
Story based card game
A story based card game has a series of sequential rounds, the card game comprising a plurality of sets of location cards, one set of location cards for each of...
Billiard training aid
A support that is positioned on either a table or a tripod and holds a cue stick to either train an arm of a billiard player to move in a perfectly straight...
Apparatus and method for cleaning bowling balls
A compact and portable bowling ball cleaner apparatus has a controlled heated temperature/timed steam process that properly and effective removes oil and dirt...
Low-maintenance bocce court
A low-maintenance bocce court surface comprising a base layer with a horizontal backing and vertical polymer fibers attached to the backing; an infill layer of...
Summer style wheeled ski
A summer style ski having three different types of wheels aligned to allow the ski to travel on non-snow or ice surfaces and to create the feel of carving or...
Snowsport apparatus with non-newtonian materials
A design for snowsports devices such as skis and snowboards uses non-Newtonian materials. Non-Newtonian materials exhibit rate-sensitive characteristics, with...
Multi-material impact protection for contact sports
A protective device may be configured to be worn to protect a portion of a wearer's anatomy. A pliable first material may form a perimeter portion and at least...
Wearable device assembly having athletic functionality
A wearable device assembly has a housing supporting a controller, display and indicator system thereon. The controller has at least one sensor wherein activity...
Method of analyzing a golf swing and practice mat
A method of practicing a golf swing and a kit for use with the method is provided, whereby the golfer applies a colorant to the sole of a golf club with a...
Golf swing ball impact teaching tool
A golf teaching tool to provide instant user feedback, while explaining and encouraging proper ball impact. The golf teaching tool includes a rectangular plate...
Climbing holds for use in rock climbing and rock climbing system
A climbing hold and a rock climbing system for use in rock climbing are disclosed. The climbing hold includes a climbing hold body which is provided with a...
Batter assist power trainer device
A practice device for use with a bat in batting sports to instruct a batter on proper swing technique and form. It is a batter assist power trainer for sports...
Selectable weight assembly for golf clubs
The present invention is directed to a selectable weight assemblies for insertion into a golf club shaft. An embodiment of the selectable weight assembly...
Golf tee measuring apparatus and divot repair tool
A golf tee measuring device and divot repair tool is provided for measuring the length of a golf tee, repairing divots, and housing a marker, the device...
Golf club shaft
[Object] To provide a golf club shaft that can provide a moderate rigidity and enhance an impact strength. [Solution] A shaft 6 includes full length layers s3,...
Golf club head
A golf club head includes a head body that has a recess part at a front portion thereof, a face plate that is in a plate shape and arranged in the recess of the...
Golf club head having texture pattern and method for producing the same
Provided are a golf club head and a method for producing the golf club head. The golf club head comprises a striking face that in turn comprises a recurrent...
Face plate for a golf club head
Golf club heads with patterned face plates described herein. Other examples, embodiments and related methods are also disclosed herein.
Golf club weight attachment mechanisms and related methods
Embodiments of golf club weight attachment mechanisms are described herein. In some embodiments, a golf club head comprises a head body with an interior cavity,...
Adjustable golf club shaft and hosel assembly
An adjustable shaft and hosel assembly allows for dependent and independent adjustment of a golf club's face angle, loft angle, and lie angle. The adjustable...
Sport ball casing and methods of manufacturing the casing
A spherical sport ball may include a casing that includes first and second substantially hemispherical panel components. Each substantially hemispherical panel...
Soccer ball with motion graphic
Balls for team and individual sports include a motion graphic that provides enhanced perception of ball rotation. The motion graphic is typically defined with a...
Golf ball with encapsulated RFID chip
A spherical compressible ball having an RFID tag is described. The ball comprises an RFID integrated circuit, an encapsulating material, a first antenna...
Multi-layer golf ball
Multi-layer golf balls having a thin, relatively hard outer core layer surrounding a large, relatively soft inner core layer are provided. The inner core layer...
Swimming race system, swimming race method, method of managing water
quality, and display apparatus
A display system comprising a user terminal apparatus configured to transmit a swimming image to a display apparatus, the display apparatus configured to...
Prone workout assisting instrument
An assisting instrument allows a person to effectively train their core muscles by movements in twisting directions or one leg raises, and allows the twisting...
Exercise system for shifting an optimum length of peak muscle tension
The present disclosure relates generally to exercise equipment for enabling a user to vary the effective muscle tension during the course of the performance of...
System for improving the power delivered by a rider to a peddle-operated
A system comprising structures connected to the rider of human-powered vehicles improves the force a rider may apply to the vehicle. The elements are primarily...