"Contest of Athena and Poseidon" — Gayley, 1893

Athena Poseidon

"Contest of Athena and Poseidon" — Gayley, 1893

A game in which counters or pieces are placed, removed, or moved on a premarked surface or "board" according to a set of rules. Games may be based on pure strategy, chance or a mixture of the two and usually have a goal which a player aims to achieve.

Game Board

A game in which counters or pieces are placed, removed, or moved on a premarked surface or "board" according…

An illustration of hermit craps shedding their shells and finding new ones. As hermit crabs grow they require larger shells. Since suitable intact gastropod shells are a limited resource, there is frequently strong competition among hermit crabs for the best available shells. The availability of empty snail shells at any given place depends primarily on the relative abundance of gastropods in the right range of sizes, compared to the demographics of the population of hermit crabs.

Hermit Crabs

An illustration of hermit craps shedding their shells and finding new ones. As hermit crabs grow they…

This is a hunting game consisting of a contest with rules to determine a winner.

Hunting Game

This is a hunting game consisting of a contest with rules to determine a winner.