A kind of game where the players use electronic mail to communicate. This may be done via a human moderator or an automatic mailing list exploder on some central machine or it may be fully distributed with each player just addressing his mail to all other players.
This is a natural extension of “play by mail” games conducted via snail mail.
(http://fermi.clas.virginia.edu/~gl8f/pbm.html). Usenet newsgroup: news:rec.games.pbm.
[pley-bahy-pley] /ˈpleɪ baɪˈpleɪ/ adjective 1. pertaining to or being a detailed account of each incident or act of an event, as in sports: a play-by-play broadcast of a baseball game. noun 2. a detailed and sequential description of a sports contest or other event, as by a sportscaster, usually as it is taking place.
- Play catch-up
[kach-uhp] /ˈkætʃˌʌp/ noun 1. an effort to reach or pass a norm, especially after a period of delay: After the slowdown there was a catch-up in production. 2. an effort to catch up with or surpass a competitor, as in a sports contest. 3. an instance of catching up. adjective 4. intended to keep up […]
noun 1. (NZ) a regular meeting of small children arranged by their parents or a welfare agency to give them an opportunity of supervised creative play Also called (esp in Britain) playgroup
- Play checkers
verb phrase To move about from seat to seat in a movie theater, soliciting possible sex partners (1972+ Homosexuals)