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Super Reversi

Sinclair QL Super Reversi by Digital Precision

Super Reversi is a good quality implementation of the board game Othello, which was sold by Digital Precision Ltd as part of their QL SuperForth package. The source code was included to help you learn about programming in Forth.

The program has the following features:

  • 9 levels of play,
  • the ability to set up opening positions, retract moves
  • save and play back games
  • exchange sides during the game
  • display evaluation scores.

Super Reversi uses alpha-beta search with strong heuristic programming, which makes it a very strong opponent, which beat all other versions of Reversi at the time, including the ZX Spectrum's MOI Othello (which it beat 10 games to zero)!


Title: Super Reversi
Language: QL SuperForth
Author: R. E. Jackson
Publisher: Digital Precision Ltd
Year of Publication: 1985
Platforms Suitable for: All Sinclair QLs and emulators
Commercial Status: Public Domain
Price in November 1985: £29.95
Reviewed: Unknown
Sources Available from: Included with program
Latest Version available from: Sinclair QL Homepage

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