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Do you play checkers?

Postby spacebot » Tue May 2, 2:00 2017

Do you play checkers?

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Re: Do you play checkers?

Postby Nachos » Tue May 2, 11:00 2017

Never.
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Re: Do you play checkers?

Postby Sonic# » Tue May 2, 12:08 2017

Only when I'm at Cracker Barrel.

Incidental question: does it bother anyone to play a game that has been solved by computers, that is, when "perfect play" can predict who will win every time?

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Re: Do you play checkers?

Postby rinn » Wed May 3, 7:13 2017

l used to play a lot of checkers when I was little, because I really didn't understand chess (and still don't).

@sonic: I guess it would depend on what type of game it was. there's some games, like solitaire, that will give you a scenario that may not actually be possible to solve, which I always thought was sort of ridiculous. for some reason, I like solitaire anyway...but on the windows 10 version they actually give you the option for solvable plays which is cool. really ticks me if that they added advertisements though!

so I guess the short answer would be no, I actually prefer plays that I know I can solve somehow. hopefully I understood your question.

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Re: Do you play checkers?

Postby DarkOne » Wed May 3, 8:56 2017

Sonic# wrote:does it bother anyone to play a game that has been solved by computers, that is, when "perfect play" can predict who will win every time?


Had to google that to make sure I understood you. The only solved game I would even remotely consider playing would be Connect Four if I was really really bored. As long as I'm not playing against a computer or a computer-like freaky person, it would be practically unsolved to me, so I wouldn't feel annoyed by it.
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Re: Do you play checkers?

Postby Tweek » Wed May 3, 11:14 2017

I used to play draughts (same game different name) as a child.

I sometimes drink at the Chequers (same pronunciation different spelling)
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