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Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki

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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.


Featured Programming Games

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


Programming Games in History

  • 50 years ago: Victor Vyssotsky invented the first programming game Darwin at Bell Labs.
  • 25 years ago: Chip Wendell's Mice nibbled their way to victory in the First International Core War Tournament.
  • 10 years ago: Matthew Nelson released Robocode, a programming game designed to help people learn Java programming.


Lastest Updates

2015/10/06 07:0787.149.39.213 updated the page Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki.
2015/09/13 09:0987.149.35.147 updated the page cube-composer.
2015/09/12 19:2798.251.119.4 updated the page Code of Tanks.
2015/09/02 21:1476.22.27.36 updated the page Elevator Saga.
2015/08/05 03:1371.207.10.129 updated the page INJECTION.
2015/08/03 19:22Voidious updated the page BerryBots.
2015/07/22 04:37Voidious posted a message on the discussion of Thomas' Game (spam).
2015/07/22 04:09Voidious posted a message on the discussion of Web Based Robot Programming Game (spam).
2015/07/20 14:34217.205.78.90 updated the page Thomas' Game.
2015/07/17 17: updated the page A.I. Wars (The Insect Mind).



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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