[TUHS] Gaming on early Unix

Adam Thornton athornton at gmail.com
Tue Dec 10 15:08:51 AEST 2019

> On Dec 9, 2019, at 5:30 PM, Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:
> Moo and hunt-the-wumpus got quite a lot of play
> both in the lab and at home. Wump was an instant
> hit with my son who was 4 or 5 years old at the
> time.
> Amusingly, I speculated on how to generate degree-3
> graphs for wump, but obviously not very deeply. It
> was only much later that I realized the graph
> always had the same topology--a dodecahedron.

You know, maybe we’ve been looking at this wrong the whole time (I blame Yob).

Maybe the caves aren’t the vertices of a dodecahedron.  Maybe they’re the faces of an icosahedron.


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