Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Solving the Tic-Tac-Toe game, finally...

The simple game that has been always after me laughing at my programming incompetence.

The very first time I tried to make a program that could play perfectly the game was in the university, after taking my very first course in Programming Languages (I learned Pascal). It was holidays and I was visiting my cousin and got the nice surprise of him getting a personal computer. It was a powerful 286 with a monochrome amber monitor. I couldn't find anything similar but for you to get the idea, games were played like this in those computers: