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Giant book of computer games

Tim Hartnell

In English
ISBN: 0-00-636743-7 (Fennica) (HelMet) (Kirjastot.fi) (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Fontana
1983


More than 50 magnificent games for your computer are prought together in the bumber volume by one of the world's bestselling computer authors. Every kind of game is included for your entertainment:

BOARD GAMES - Chess, Gomuku, Awari, Knightsbridge, Shogun and others

ADVENTURE GAMES - Stronghold of the Dwarven Lords, The Duke of Dragonfear, The Bannochburn Legacy

SIMULATIONS - including Mistress of Xenophobia

DICE GAMES - Chemin de Computer, No Sweat, Under'n'Over and three more

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - including Eliza and Electronic Brain

JUST FOR FUN - Inner Spring, Robot Minefield, and five others

FUN WITH YOUR PRINTER - Celestia and Billboard

SPACE GAMES - including Moonlander

BRAIN GAMES - Fastermind, Switcheroo and several others

Plus how to create your own exciting games, and a chapter of games and program ideas for you to convert.

Table of Contents
 
INTRODUCTION 9
Getting your programs running on your system10
 
Board Games 15
How the computer plays19
CHESS23
GOMUKU49
FOUR IN A ROW54
CHECKERS62
SHOGUN72
AWARI77
KNIGHTBRIDGE85
REVERSI/OTHELLO91
 
Adventure 99
STRONGHOLD OF THE DWARVEN LORDS109
THE DUKE OF DRAGONFEAR115
THE BANNOCHBURN LEGACY126
 
Simulations 149
MISTRESS OF XENOPHOBIA153
RURAL PURSUITS158
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD163
 
Dice games 173
CHEMIN DE COMPUTER177
SEVEN/ELEVEN185
NO SWEAT188
ONE-AND-TWENTY193
SNAKES EYES198
UNDER'N'OVER206
 
Artificial Intelligence 211
ELIZA217
ELECTRONIC BRAIN224
PROBOSCIDEAN231
AMANUENSIS239
 
Just for Fun 245
INNER SPRING248
NIMGRAB250
CADDY253
CAVALCADE OF PUZZLES258
ROBOT MINEFIELD271
NOUGHTS AND CROSSES277
 
Fun with your Printer 289
CELESTIA289
BILLBOARD297
 
Space Games 301
MOONLANDER I and II304
HYPERWAR309
 
Brain Games 317
FASTERMIND320
IDAHO STARS323
EXECUTIONER329
CUBIST333
MUMBLE MARBLE337
CYCLOTRON341
SWITCHEROO345
FLIPPER248
SEARCHING FOR DARYL353
 
Creating your own Games 365
GAMES TO ADAPT366
BOOKS TO READ374
GLOSSARY OF COMPUTER TERMS377



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