NIM

 

Nim     (NIMROD computer)   1951

 

 

Game is lost.

Emulation: only simulation (Nim simulator)

 

First instance of a digital computer designed specifically to play a game, first game with book-manual.

 

Silent game.

Gameplay video

NIM  computer nimrod
TWO WINDMILL GIRLS (DANCERS) PLAYS NIM AT THE FEATIVAL OF BRITAIN (1951)
Nimrod computer
Nimrod computer 1951
Manual nim nimrod
Manual

Trivia:
1) NIMROD computer Using a panel of lights for it's display,  was designed exclusively to play the game of Nim ( Simple game, where you start with a number of piles of tokens — traditionally matches. Each player in turn takes one or more tokens from any one pile, and the game continues until the last token is taken from the last remaining pile).
2) Due to it's historical importance, famous German politicians were present including Konrad Adenauer, the Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and Ludwig Erhard, the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs.

3) Alan Turing beat this game.

4) Released 4 may 1951.

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