History of video games/Early games/Dr. Nim

The Digicomp I computer, a distant relative of Dr. Nim.

History edit

Dr. Nim was a mechanical consumer computed dedicated to playing a single computer game released in the 1960's.[1]

Technology edit

Dr. Nim can play against a human opponent, or it can play against itself.[1] Dr. Nim also had a difficulty setting between perfect play which was between un-winnable without cheating, and winnable.[2]

Dr. Nim uses a special board and 18 marbles for operation.[3]

References edit

  1. a b "The Alan Kaminsky Museum of Antique Computing Devices". www.cs.rit.edu. Retrieved 1 November 2020.
  2. "Ryan's Blog: Beat Dr. Nim! (Part 1)". Ryan's Blog. 7 July 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2020.
  3. "The Amazing Dr. Nim board game 102688881 Computer History Museum". www.computerhistory.org. Retrieved 1 November 2020.