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Note: this programming contest is the property of myself and is in no way a reflection of Tripod. All decisions are made by myself in collaboration with various judges that advise me.

This programming contest is open to all Tripod members, especially TechBits members. It is designed to increase participation in the TechBits pod and does not have formal prizes, only recognition for all of your hard work.

Programming languages that are allowed in this contest as of right now are QBASIC/QuickBasic, Visual Basic, and C(++). More will be added as judges are added that can handle those languages. In order to suggest a language, use the form below:

  1. What is your suggestion for a programming language?
  2. If there is a place to obtain a freeware compiler for this language (type in URL if yes)?
  3. Name:
  4. E-mail:
  5. Will you judge (before checking this, please read and agree to the rules listed below? Yes | No

Please note that whether you choose to judge or not does not determine that a language gets chosen. That is a function purely of how many people subscribe to that language.

The Rules

Do you like Tic-Tac-Toe? Well, I do, but I like a different format of Tic-Tac-Toe. I like to play Tic-Tac-Toe in 3D. For this month, design a program that plays Tic-Tac-Toe in 3D. In other words, the program plays Tic-Tac-Toe on three parallel fields (or a cube, if you so choose), and can be won when a person gets a Tic-Tac-Toe either on one field, or on a combination of the three fields. Bonus points for computer player.

Check back often.