cool effect

take a look at ths cool effect!:

It’s pretty much similar to a sine wave in concept.

see if you can beat the comp.! : i’m trying right now…comp 1 me 0 :frowning:

That game is impossible to win.

took me 4 shots before understanding, darn I’m slow today.


Now I have 11/14 chances of winning, depanding on the initial number of matches.

nb = number of matches

The trick is to always leave the computer with (nb % 4 = 1) after each of your move.

Your first move is to reduce the number of matches to fit this rule. After that, always eliminate a number of matches as to always comply to this rules (that means that the number of matches that the computer eliminates + the number of matches that you eliminate must be equal to 4).

anyway, that was fun for a while.


let me try that… :smiley:

you talk too fast young grasshoper… :stuck_out_tongue:


now this is weird… :o

theeth: wow…i can’t do it. :frowning:


If you start with 17, 21 or 25 matches, you are screwed.
Otherwise, follow those rules.

Starting move

14, 18, 22, 26 matches: remove 1 match
15, 19, 23, 27 matches: remove 2 matches
16, 20, 24, 28 matches: remove 3 matches

After the first move, your opponent is already doom, as long as you follow that rule:

if he removes 1 match, remove 3
if he removes 2 matches, remove 2
if he removes 3 matches, remove 1

mind over matter


i won!!! LOL. :stuck_out_tongue: :stuck_out_tongue: thanx theeth! :smiley:

you’re welcome :smiley:

Martin - helping people beat the shit out of the computer since err…