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Old 12-06-2011, 08:03 PM
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Question Dodgem sign-up and peanut gallery

Anyone fancy trying a game of Dodgem?

This is a deceptively simple game - one player plays the right arrow pieces :rarrow: on each move this player can move one of the pieces right, up or down, but never left.

The other player plays the up arrow pieces :^: on each move this player can move one of the pieces up left or right, but never down.

The start position looks like this:

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:rarrow:
:rarrow:
:rarrow:
:^::^::^:

The :rarrow: pieces can exit the board at the right hand side - similarly the :^: pieces can exit at the top.

The winner is the first player who is unable to make a move, so you win by getting all your pieces across (and off) the board, or if your opponent makes a move that results in all your pieces being blocked.

With a 3x3 grid, the game is already more complex than you might at first imagine, but we can always go up to a 4x4 or 5x5 etc. if we become expert.
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I'd be willing to give the game a shot. The worst I can do is lose badly.
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I'll play a game when you are done or when someone else shows up.
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Okay I'll start a game thread. I've never played before either, so we start off with equal experience! :)

You can go first if you wish MonCap, and you can choose whether you want to play the :rarrow: or :^: pieces.
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Old 12-08-2011, 07:11 PM
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I will play this after finals are over next week...
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You can go first ceptimus as I have no table setting skills.
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