The Unbeatable Game from the 60s: Dr NIM by standupmaths   3 years ago

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Buy a modern version of Dr NIM!
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The game of (single pile) Nim can be won by anyone who understands a simple trick. A trick so easy, a 1960s mechanical plastic computer can play with perfect strategy, defeating all humans.

Learn the method and proceed to beat your friends, family and colleagues.

Read more about single-pile Nim on the Maths Busking site:
http://www.mathsbusking.com/shows-twenty-quid.html

My Domino Computer. The Domputer.
http://youtu.be/OpLU__bhu2w

Dr NIM at the Computer History Museum:
http://www.computerhistory.org/collections/catalog/102688881

And someone has put the whole instruction booklet online:
http://www.cs.miami.edu/home/burt/learning/Csc427.152/491_Dr-Nim-Manual5b15d.pdf

MATT PARKER: Stand-up Mathematician
Website: http://standupmaths.com/

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