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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

2014/09/10 06:4787.152.232.15 updated the page AntMe!.
2014/08/02 03:59203.106.151.178 updated the page Web Based Robot Programming Game.
2014/07/31 11:2473.55.255.121 updated the page Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki.
2014/07/29 20:0369.86.190.157 updated the page Welcome to the Programming Games Wiki.
2014/05/20 05:29em2 updated the page ChipWits.
2014/05/20 05:28em2 updated the page Gate.
2014/05/20 05:25em2 updated the page ChipWits.
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2014/05/17 10:36138.232.251.75 updated the page Untrusted or the Continuing Adventures of Dr. Eval.



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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