Open source gaming - or things I do when I should be working

Posted by zigzag on Apr 22, 2011 10:12 PM EDT
Heise; By Richard Hillesley
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The best games are a learning experience, an exercise in strategic thinking, memory retention, what-if scenarios and problem solving – not unlike programming itself. Each piece in a game like chess has a limited number of moves, yet the game itself is a world of possibilities, and like a chess player, a programmer has to think ahead, so it isn't really surprising that many coders approach programming as if it was a game of chess, and are also gamers.

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