Ep 102: Core Wars



Core Wars

In 1984, the game Core Wars was written and introduced to the public. Contestants write programs in a special language called redcode, and attempt to halt or overwrite the other programs in order to be the last game standing.

Here’s a beginner’s guide to redcode

The beginners’ guide to Redcode

Here is a link to a page that has html versions of the original scientific American articles that introduced the game.

A. K. Dewdney’s Scientific American Articles on Core War

Here are a couple more links to pages about the game.

Core War

Corewar – the Ultimate Programming Game


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