Ricochet Robots. Game 1, Round 13.

Posted by Don B on 24 April, 2020 8 comments

If you want to know how to participate in this low-tech online game of Ricochet Robots, see the original blog post here.

Standings for round 13: 
Dave 4 tokens
Gavin 4 tokens
Alison 2 tokens
Charlotte 1 token
Alan 1 token
Everyone else 0 tokens.

Post your bid for the number of moves in the comments below before 5:30pm, Saturday 25rd April 2020. You can submit your solution as a separate comment at any time before the 5:45pm deadline. You can also update your solution prior to 5:45pm and I will use the last submitted solution.

David's 11 move solution: 

... and even though Don is not competing, he could not resist offering his 10 move solution: 


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  1. Don April 25, 2020

    The priority order is David, Gavin, Alison. Since David has already submitted a valid solution with 11 moves. He wins the token for round 13.

  2. Don April 25, 2020

    Players have until 5:45pm to place or update their bids.

  3. Don April 25, 2020

    I won’t actually compete, but I thought I should point out that there is a 10 move solution which I will reveal if no-one else finds it.

  4. Alison April 25, 2020


  5. Don April 25, 2020

    Y – L,D
    Bk – L
    Bl – U,R,U,L,D,R,U
    10 moves

  6. Gavin April 25, 2020


  7. Dave April 25, 2020

    11 moves.
    Green: Left, Down, Right, Down, Right
    Blue: Right
    Black: Down
    Blue: Left, Down, Right, Up

  8. Dave April 25, 2020

    11 moves.