On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 10:38 AM, Govinda<govinda.webdnat...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> PHP is a great language. You can do a lot of things with him, even
>> have fun with it.
>> My idea is to make a simple game where your have to write some AI to
>> beat the other players AI
>> The idea, as simple as it looks, is really difficult to implement
>> specially about security
>> so, do you like me idea?
>> -- Martin Scotta
> sorry if this is getting OT:
> Martin, I wrote a really fun and charming remake of a great that 2 others
> wrote in the 1980's. My version has really fun graphics and sounds. I used
> visual basic as that is what I had then on my then windows laptop, without
> internet, literally in the mountains in north India where we only had
> electricity a couple hours per day, let alone no internet. It is a simple
> but very fun strategy game with more depth than say checkers (by far!), but
> less complex/daunting than say chess. It has 2-player option, but writing
> the AI for the various levels of difficulty when playing against the
> computer was the most challenging and fun part of the project. I often
> thought of taking it the next step and doing just what you propose here. I
> don't know what is LISP, but I assume that post meant to say that PHP is not
> the best language for this. (?) I say, "so?" If you know PHP, (and what,
> AJAX to go with it?) then you can do it, and HAVE FUN, regardless that it
> is very inefficient way to do it.
> For myself I can't afford to take time for that much programming fun, just
> now.. but let me know in case you (or anyone) would like a copy of that
> game.. it may give you some ideas, not to mention it is perfect fun for
> unwinding at the end of a day of coding. Takes 5 minutes to play. The
> expert level is not at all easy to beat! ;-)
> (for windows 98-->Vista. Windows-7 I don't know... I use Mac when I have
> a choice.)
That's the idea. You will have fun programming the AI and looking how
it "match" between others.
I'd like to see your game, do you still have it?
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