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Robot War Apple II Title screen


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Create code for a robot using the provided programing language, limited to 256 lines of code. Test your robot on the test bench by examining the code line by line and determining whether the bot performs as intended. Then put your finished robot in the arena with up to four other bots, set the number of battles, and watch them fight it out in a top-down view. Computer Gaming world had annual contests for several years in which readers could send their bots on disk to participate in the match, with results and prizes reported in the magazine.


Robot War Apple II The main menu
Robot War Apple II Four robots out on the battlefield
Robot War Apple II Title screen

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Robot War Magazine Advertisement

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  • "RobotWar" -- Alternate spelling (Media)

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Computer Gaming World (CGW) Nov, 1981 Unscored Unscored


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Robot War was named #85 overall among the “150 Best Games of All Time” by Computer Gaming World Magazine (15th Anniversary Issue--November 1996).
Joel Fradin (9) added Robot War (Apple II) on Feb 09, 2004
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