[Five Field Kono] [Reversi]
The Games] [If you don't see the game above,
- Nim is an ancient game. There are a number of variations and you can play it
with bones, skulls, or anything else you happen to have lying around the house.
- Yes, well. It's a bit macabre.
- Who moves first?
- You do.
- How do I play?
- You pick up one, two, or three skulls at a turn (click on a skull to pick it).
Press the "rest" button when you're done with your turn.
- How do I win?
- The winner (in this variation) is the player that forces the other player to
pick up the last skull. I.e., if you pick up the last skull, you lose.
- Does the computer always win?
- Nim is fairly deterministic--it's actually more of a puzzle than a game. Once
you've solved the puzzle, you can win every time.
- But what's the answer?
- Here's a clue.
Programming Copyright (©) 1996 Timothy
J. Rogers - All rights reserved.
That means that if you copy any part of this game (including the images) and put
it on your web site, even if you give me credit, you are breaking the law. The games
are available under license. They are not for free.