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  1. Sex, Murder and Video Games (2003)

    Subject
    Media studies; Psychology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 17 minutes), £49.00

    This programme explores the impact of aggressive video games and media on viewers, especially children. Psychologist and media expert Dr Walsh looks at how violence towards women is portrayed as...

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  2. Manchester Olympic 2000 bid (1993)

    Genre
    News report; Special; Speech

    Report on the nations and cities put forward to host the 2000 summer Olympic Games and how the voting of the International Olympic Committee in Monte Carlo, Monaco might go. Speakers are Chairman of...

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  3. Siege of Barcelona, The (1992 Video)

    Director
    Patrick Buckley; Chris Haws
    Producer
    Thelma Rumsey
    Subject
    Architecture
    Distribution
    out of distribution, Videocassette. VHS. col. 56 min., 1993 price: £20.00

    A look at the six years of preparation that have gone into Barcelona’s preparation for the 25th Olympic Games. Presents a ‘behind the scenes’ view of how Barcelona prepared for and managed the games,...

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  4. Should You Really Play Video Games? (2016)

    Director
    Graham Russell
    Producer
    Graham Russell
    Subject
    Psychology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 60 minutes), £195

    Horizon finds out if the brains and behaviour of a generation are being shaped by the hours spent playing video games. The film reports on how developers engineer their games to make sure they reach the...

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  5. Passing Judgements (1998 Video)

    Producer
    Betty Talks
    Subject
    Classical studies
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1999 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    The Roman games are regarded as bloodthirsty, cruel and voyeuristic. To the Romans, however, there were not so much entertainment as part of the judicial system. Five classicists discuss how we have arrived...

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  6. Tennis Practice Games (2003)

    Subject
    Sports science
    Distribution
    Sale, VHS (PAL, 55 minutes), £26.96 (inclusive)

    The video, and its accompanying book which is available separately, bring a game-based approach to learning tennis skills from stoke development to strategy. This practice method is designed to replicate the...

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  7. Teaching Games to Physically Disabled Children: A Prescriptive Approach (1994 Video)

    Subject
    Education
    Distribution
    Hire Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 35 min., 1994 sale: £37.60 inc. VAT & p&p

    Illustrates the progressive development of games teaching over a period of 16 weeks in which a mixed class of children with cerebral palsy were integrated with several boys suffering from speech and language...

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  8. Fall and Roll (2000 Video)

    Subject
    Information technology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min., 2000 sale: £30.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Looks at developments in Britain’s computer games industry, focusing on development of artificial intelligence in programming and the attempt to encode the laws of physics into character movement. Features...

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  9. Writing for Games: Debate (2011)

    Subject
    Media studies

    Audio recording of a discussion held at BAFTA on 28/10/2011. Which techniques can be adapted from film, TV and other media to make characters and stories in video games more engaging, and which need radical...

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  10. Simulations and Games. Part 4: An Example (1980 Video)

    Director
    I MacKenzie
    Producer
    I MacKenzie
    Subject
    Education
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. b&w. 36 min.

    Show the playing of the simulation ‘Legislative Session’ from Coleman’s ‘Democracy Game’; skills used; aspects of the legislative session simulated; aims of de-briefing.

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