I was surprised last night that nobody in the meeting had read I, Robot. Grant it the writing style is terrible and the characters are flat and, well, it's not a great literary work. BUT, the idea of the three rules and how things can go wrong might be a good topic for a discussion. Perhaps we can search for more recent works (fictional or otherwise) that explore the ideas more thoroughly.
General game players are systems able to accept declarative descriptions of arbitrary games at runtime and able to use such descriptions to play those games effectively. Unlike specialized game players, such as Deep Blue, general game players cannot rely on algorithms designed in advance for specific games.