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  • The war games of Nephilim and Dark Ones are too rich for our blood.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • As ever, they ignored me and carried on with their war games.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • The earth swallowed the Field of Mars, obliterating every trace of forts and trenches from the war games.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • The better to play the war games, and have a better chance of surviving when the buggers came again.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game

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  • A cute little backyard war game.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • "This is a good reason for new war games," Quintus continued, a glint in his eyes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • But war games were old hat, and even gangs had been totally overdone, thanks to Grand Theft Auto.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Remember, we have war games after dinner.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • It was like war games—to identify threats, develop counter-strategies, and all the time stay one step ahead of the industrial spies, blackmailers and thieves.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The group that runs war games for the U.S. military is called the Joint Forces Command, or, as it is better known, JFCOM.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink

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  • We played war games.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Why must men involve me in their stupid war games?
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Do they have a war game laid on?
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Meanwhile way out here they were putting troops in trenches for nuclear war games.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • She missed dinners in the mess hall, with wind spirits whisking platters through the air and legionnaires joking about the war games.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • My playmates and I carved them and played war games in the coffee farms and unfinished buildings at my grandmother’s village.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • She yanked furiously at the leash, and Marley, frothing at the mouth, yanked back harder still, clearly enjoying this excellent new tug-of-war game his teacher had called on him to demonstrate.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • "War games tonight," Hazel said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • He was even suspected of sabotaging a siege engine and getting his own centurion killed during the war games.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • I have a feeling tonight’s war games are going to be interesting.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • A bigger cheer went up—for the war games and for dinner.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • We can discuss strategies for the war games.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • AS HE MARCHED TO THE WAR GAMES, Frank replayed the day in his mind.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • All of this ran through Frank’s head as he walked with Hazel and Percy to the war games.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Sometimes we do chariots and gladiator competitions, sometimes war games.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • You’d be surprised what you can learn in the war games.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Percy, you must’ve done war games before.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • War games had deteriorated into "beat up the Fifth."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • War games.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • A week earlier, she had participated in the NATO war game NIFTY DOLPHIN, which had been postponed several days because the worst North Atlantic weather in twenty years had delayed other ships detailed to it.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • The Pentagon was in the earliest stages of planning for a war game that they were calling Millennium Challenge ’02.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Then they took a group of traders from Wall Street across New York Harbor to the military base on Governor’s Island and played war games on computers.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • It was the largest and most expensive war game thus far in history.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Planning for the war game began in earnest in the summer of 2000.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Some would say that it was an artifact of the particular way war games are run.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • On the opening day of the war game, Blue Team poured tens of thousands of troops into the Persian Gulf.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • He’d done okay during the war games, but this was real.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • The war games required them to make decisive, rapid-fire decisions under conditions of high pressure and with limited information, which is, of course, what they did all day at work.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • "The Operational Net Assessment was a tool that was supposed to allow us to see all, know all," Major General Dean Cash, one of the senior JFCOM officials involved in the war game, admitted afterward.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Or maybe Greenland was just a delicate piece of war-gaming played in a well-heated room in some defense institute, with hazelnut coffee and croissants.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Hazel tried to settle her stomach by thinking of pleasant things—the euphoria she’d felt last night when they’d won the war games, riding Hannibal into the enemy keep, Frank’s sudden transformation into a leader.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • When something’s going on—you know, a war game, tracking another sub, like that—I am the skipper.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • In war game parlance, the United States and its allies are always known as Blue Team, and the enemy is always known as Red Team, and JFCOM generated comprehensive portfolios for each team, covering everything they would be expected to know about their own forces and their adversary’s forces.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Never in a million years had he thought his grandmother would need rescuing, but now he started running combat scenarios in his mind—the way he had back at camp during the war games.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • All those things we looked at very comprehensively," the commander of JFCOM, General William F. Kernan, told reporters in a Pentagon press briefing after the war game was over.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • It was his daily chore to console Joachim, especially for his having to be here and miss the grand war games that had begun in early August— because he could not get over that, expressed out-and-out self-contempt for being so damned weak-willed, for having succumbed at the last moment.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
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