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Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki

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Modified on 2016/02/04 13:52 by impomatic Categorized as Uncategorized
Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki, a community site for programming game addicts. In a programming game players write programs to compete against each other. Feel free to add anything on-topic or just chat about the games on the discussion page.

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Early Programming Games

1961
  • The earlier known programming games is Darwin, played on an IBM 7090 mainframe at Bell Labs.

1968
  • The earliest reference to Core War, 15 years before the version invented by A. K. Dewdney.

1970s
  • Silas Warner's first version of RobotWar on the PLATO system.

1981

1984
  • Modern Core War was introduced by A K Dewdney in Scientific American.
  • DROID was developed at Reichhold Chemicals as a teaching aid.
  • Robot Arena was published for the RM 380Z series of computers by SPA Publishing.

1985
  • CROBOTS was published as shareware by Tom Poindexter.

1988



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Lastest Updates

2016/02/04 13:52impomatic updated the page Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki.
2016/02/04 13:51impomatic updated the page RobotWar.
2016/02/04 13:43impomatic updated the page OMEGA.
2016/02/04 13:31impomatic updated the page Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki.
2016/02/04 13:23impomatic updated the page Color Robot Battle.
2016/02/04 13:19impomatic updated the page Core War.
2016/02/04 13:12impomatic updated the page Darwin.
2016/02/04 12:36impomatic updated the page Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki.
2016/02/04 12:3487.114.16.79 updated the page Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki.
2016/02/04 11:47impomatic updated the page Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki.



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Featured Programming Games

RobotWar

RobotWar

RobotWar was the first commercial programming game, originally written by Silas Warner for PLATO. In 1981 RobotWar was published for the Apple II by MUSE Software.
OMEGA

OMEGA

OMEGA was a commercial game for the Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and PC. OMEGA was designed by Stuart Marks and published by Origin Systems in 1989.
Core War

Core War

Core War was introduced by A. K. Dewdney in Scientific American. The game Dewdney described has since been extended and implemented on a number of systems.
Color Robot Battle

Color Robot Battle

Color Robot Battle was a commercial game for the Tandy TRS-80 Color Computer, designed and written by Glenn Sogge and Del Ogren.

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Programming Games of Note


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- color_robot_battle.jpg 6.51 KB
- corewar.jpg 7.99 KB
- omega.jpg 8.67 KB
- prog_games_125.jpg 7.21 KB
- robotwar.jpg 5.19 KB