Rush Hour Game
October 7, 2002 7:00 AM   Subscribe

this childs game (java applet) is so complex you could use it to construct a computer. the original paper (postscript), is heavy going - if you're not a compter science student but would like to understand more try this wonderful book by one of the authors (example pictures).
posted by andrew cooke (7 comments total)
A perfect game for playing on a PalmOS PDA.
posted by skryche at 7:15 AM on October 7, 2002

Dangit, my workday just got pre-empted by the Expert-level puzzle... Great post, Andrew!
posted by Johnny Assay at 7:37 AM on October 7, 2002

Wow, between this and PacMan, I will never get bored in a meeting again.
posted by greengrl at 7:55 AM on October 7, 2002

Evil! Pure evil! Addictive when you're winning, addictive when you're not...
posted by dash_slot- at 7:55 AM on October 7, 2002

these puzzles are terrific. I got this game on my palm-pilot one day and couldn't stop playing
posted by LuxFX at 8:38 AM on October 7, 2002

Here's another Palm version. Hundreds of subway rides have gotten me up to level (ahem) 31.
posted by thijsk at 8:49 AM on October 7, 2002

A related game using single-sized objects and obstacle walls is Sokoban; this author even has a new hexagonal version.
posted by dhartung at 9:56 AM on October 7, 2002

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