Tiebreaker

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Tiebreaker

A random character assigned to a matchcode to prevent duplicate codes. This is important when matchcodes are derived from personal information such as addresses or zip codes in which repetitions are probable. A tiebreaker is also called a unique character.
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It's a good mix that draws readers into the unique characters' lives.
Set in the year 2083, this is a cyberpunk-themed action RPG, where four unique characters progress independently through the same narrative.
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Students have the freedom to be very creative when they begin to develop each of their unique characters with details and patterns.
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As with her first play, this work is filled with an extraordinary collection of vivid, unique characters. It was followed by Sweetly Sings the Donkey in 1963.
Directed by award-winning filmmaker Karim Huu Do, the 'Forever Chuck' series kicks off with 'Why Iconic Characters Wear Chucks,' celebrating the unique characters who have made Chuck Taylor an iconic symbol onscreen.
Matthews does a marvelous job of creating unique characters with subtle differences in his intonation and accents, making the reader take the story seriously, even while chuckling.
This menagerie of unique characters gathers at Callahan's Place, where good cheer mixes with terrible puns.