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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.
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.
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.
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