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Turbo GameWorks

Owner's Handbook

1st ed.

Published by Borland International in Scotts Valley, CA, U.S.A .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 1
Shake Hands with Your Computer Opponent 2
What's Inside Turbo GameWorks 2
Structure of this Manual 2
Typography 3
The Distribution Diskettes 3
Acknowledgements 3
1 Chapter 1. PLAYING GO-MOKU 7
How to Play Turbo Go-Moku 7
2 Chapter 2. PLAYING CHESS 9
How to Play Turbo Chess 10
Making Moves 10
The Opening Library 12
How Turbo Chess Handles Errors, Checkmates, and Draw Games 12
Turbo Chess Commands 13
Newgame 13
Quit 13
Level 13
Clocks 17
Changing Sides and Terminating Search 17
Taking Back Bad Moves 17
Need a Hint? 17
Changing Colors and Setting Up Positions (the Chess Board Editor) 18
Auto 18
MultiMove 18
SingleStep 18
Value Display 18
3 Chapter 3. PLAYING BRIDGE 21
How to Play Turbo Bridge 21
Options Menu 21
Bidding 22
The Bidding System 24
Table Talk with a Computer? Bidding Strategy 26
Trick or Treat: Playing the Cards 27
4 Chapter 4. ANATOMY OF A GAME 31
Types of Computer Games 31
How to Recognize a Game When You See One 32
Data Structure 32
Evaluation 33
User Interface 34
And They're Off! 34
5 Chapter 5. GO-MOKU PROGRAM DESIGN 35
6 Chapter 6. CHESS PROGRAM DESIGN 47
7 Chapter 7. BRIDGE PROGRAM DESIGN 87
A Appendix A. THE HISTORY OF COMPUTER CHESS 113
B Appendix B. CHESS RULES 119
C Appendix C. BASIC BRIDGE RULES AND STRATEGY 127
D Appendix D. SUGGESTED READING 131
E Appendix E. GLOSSARY 133

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 131.
"Source code, secrets, & strategies includes. Chess, bridge, & go-moku"--Cover.
"Tools for Turbo Pascal"--Spine.
Includes index.

Other Titles
Turbo game works.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
794.8/2
Library of Congress
GV1469.2 .T87 1985

The Physical Object

Pagination
vi, 143 p. :
Number of pages
143

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2753290M
ISBN 10
0875241468
LC Control Number
86105441
OCLC/WorldCat
14242458

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