Alien Tiles Game
November 11, 2002 2:42 PM   Subscribe

Alien Tiles Game. Play the game, then see the scientific papers from the UK and from Rutgers University on the subject. Enjoy.
posted by Morphic (11 comments total)
whoa whoa whoa... no good at directions, so didn't work for me. good luck to the rest of yall
posted by prescribed life at 2:47 PM on November 11, 2002

i don't get it, but i want to.
posted by folktrash at 3:08 PM on November 11, 2002

brain collapses.Å
posted by carter at 3:16 PM on November 11, 2002

If I didn't get JavaScript errors instead of results everytime I clicked, I might be having more fun with this.
posted by blissbat at 3:21 PM on November 11, 2002

anybody got fewer than 14 for task 1?
posted by mitchel at 3:23 PM on November 11, 2002

I can't do it.
posted by riffola at 3:35 PM on November 11, 2002

I understood the directions (click on a tile and every tile in that same row and column turns the next color in the series) but after only a few turns, the game stopped responding to my clicks.

It's a very attractive game, but response time (when it is working) is very sluggish. Maybe I'll try back later.
posted by Secret Life of Gravy at 3:37 PM on November 11, 2002

The answer for a 7x7 board had 587 moves. Of course I did it in 593 moves but I expect to do better next time.
posted by monkeyman at 3:44 PM on November 11, 2002

Nope. Doesn't work for me, either. I'll try it again later.
posted by obfusciatrist at 4:01 PM on November 11, 2002

I think 14 moves is the best possible for changing all tiles to blue, Mitchel.
posted by Nothing at 4:41 PM on November 11, 2002

i did the first one in 12 moves. can anyone beat that?
posted by carfilhiot at 4:14 AM on November 12, 2002

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