HELP! This game's solution is frustrating me!

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  1. MarkHastings

    MarkHastings Executive Producer

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    Pearl Game

    I know there's a mathematical answer to it, but I just can't figure it out. I'm sure it's so simple that once I make a move, he's already got me beat by the very next move. [​IMG]
     
  2. Dave Poehlman

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    It's frustrating me too because ebaumsworld is blocked here at work! [​IMG]
     
  3. MarkHastings

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    Here's two hints:

    1) work it out backwards to figure out the logic

    2) cheat - open up two games, let him go first in one game, and copy his moves as you go first in the other game. [​IMG]
     
  5. MarkHastings

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    I was searching for an answer on the net and everyone else seems to have the same problem. Some of the mathmatical solutions were WAY beyond my knowledge. LOL - I'll have to try that. [​IMG]
     
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    Probably is some very simple solution to this, but I consistently lost.

    Gave up and followed George's second hint, cheat....it works.
     
  7. Bryan X

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    That's a fun game. Took me about an hour to beat him.
     

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