game out

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game out

1. To examine or investigate various possible scenarios, strategies, possibilities, etc., as to how something could be accomplished or may pan out. A noun or pronoun can be used between "game" and "out." We gamed the attack out from every conceivable angle. Analysts are gaming out the fallout from the senator's actions.
2. To no longer have a desire to play video games, especially as a result of playing for an excessive amount of time. Usually used in passive constructions. We played Mario Kart and Call of Duty until we were gamed out, then we stayed up watching Schwarzenegger films. Best sleepover ever. A: "I've just been feeling kind of gamed out recently." B: "Why don't you go read a book or go to the gym instead?"
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