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This is a collection of videos of interesting games modes featuring AI vs AI gameplay.

They are also available in a YouTube playlist.

Tough to win outright. The challenges tends to be to not be the one losing player.

Saturday, May 30, 2020 Sat, May 30, 2020 30 May '20

First to two lines on a 3x4 grid. Not much better than Classic Tic-tac-toe once you see the AI player.

Also shows two of the Gemini star sign icons.

Saturday, May 23, 2020 Sat, May 23, 2020 23 May '20

Drop four (with three-in-a-row) with free turns and on a vertical cylinder.

Drop four has the unique feature that horizontal and vertical wrapping obviously play differently. Sadly, this is an example of a really unfair game in which the first player has to do something really silly to lose. In this case, the AI does just that.

Friday, May 15, 2020 Fri, May 15, 2020 15 May '20

Drop four (with three-in-a-row) with free turns and on a Möbius strip.

Friday, May 8, 2020 Fri, May 8, 2020 08 May '20

Classic Tic-tac-toe. Most of the showcases have used the “normal” difficulty AI. Normal or higher results in nearly identical games, so to make it more interesting, the “easy” AI is used.

I previously wrote about how the easy AI is different.

Saturday, May 2, 2020 Sat, May 2, 2020 02 May '20

A reasonably fair four player game.

Friday, April 24, 2020 Fri, Apr 24, 2020 24 Apr '20

Probably the simplest misère variant that is competitive.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Tue, Apr 14, 2020 14 Apr '20

The same rules as the classic board game.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Tue, Apr 14, 2020 14 Apr '20

Combining “free turn” with “overlines disallowed” produces odd results. You will often find yourself forced to make overlines, having your score reduced, and then being forced to make more overlines. Repeatedly.

Monday, April 13, 2020 Mon, Apr 13, 2020 13 Apr '20