Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The loser is the player who takes the last counter.
A new card game for two players.
Follow-up to the February Game Rules of FEMTO.
Place one counter on each spot. Players, in turn, remove one
counter or two adjacent counters; ('adjacent' means that they are
connected by a line and there are no other counters in between).
The winner is the player who picks up the last counter or the last
Have you played some of the Nimlike games from the
September 1999 collection? Perhaps you are developing your
strategies for these games? Make a few notes on good strategies and
try to see common patterns. A complete mathematical analysis has
been made of Nim so look out for some articles here in future
months. You may become expert at one of these games. Then the
challenge is to spot similarities and adapt strategies that work
for one game to other ones.