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February 24, 2007

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Flash-Based Epidemiologic Strategy Game

My high score in Virus 2 is 43441. I got down to 25 attempts, and my fastest growth time was 23.

I think I’d wager that the number of games invented in the last 10 years and spread around the world outweighs the number invented in the last 10,000.

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Posted February 24, 2007 at 1:20 | Comments (5) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Video Games

Comments

Gah! Amazing!

21,955, fastest growth 25. You're a madman.

37,638, fastest growth 25. I have no idea how you hit 40,000+.

But does any recent game approach Chess or Go for most number of times played?

52,129... fastest 23.

No I have not been playing it all night.

Re: chess and go, I don't know, I think we've got a shot at it, especially if you consider a) the intensity of play (college kids playing 20 games of Counterstrike a night, etc.) and b) the population differences over time... the population of the world has only several hundred million for a LONG time, which means there weren't that many go players!

52,381, fastest growth 20 (lucky board), final stage 22.

I guess the time needed for Chess or Go can be prohibitive too. And then there's the issue of needing two people, and really in fact needing two equally matched people.

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