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Year Published
1998
# of Players
2 − 6
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 2 players
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Mfg Suggested Ages
12 and up
Playing Time
20 minutes
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Programmer's Nightmare
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In this game, players take turns laying out program instructions with "ownership bits" on the cards they play, creating a long line of interrelating program instructions that become more complicated as the program builds. Finally, a player will play a RUN card and set the program running. Who will survive the convolutions of the program? That's anyone's guess; each player decides if and how their own program instructions will function!

There is a "Version 2" of the game in the rules; the program is dealt out at random in a loop, the players take turns claiming instructions that they think will let them win the game. Much of this game's strategy is based upon the initial selection of Program Instructions. Version two involves much more strategy and less luck.

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Publisher: Jolly Games
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Year: 1998
Size: 7.25 x 5.00 x 1.00 inches
0.39 pounds
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Board Game Rank: 8706
Num Ratings: 43
Average Rating: 5.64
Standard Deviation: 1.75
Num Views: 16117
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Avg. Game Weight: 2.7
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Personal Comments: 21
Users Owning: 98
Users Wanting: 16
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