Pac-Man: A Lesson in Perfection

Couple of things for you to watch this week, rather than something to read for a change. I wrote some time back about Jon Stoodley’s attempts to achieve a perfect game of Pac-Man. If you want to familiarize yourself with the contents of that article, go here. Jon gave a great talk earlier this year at…

Pac-Man: Achieving The Perfect Game

After some 32 years in the making, UK player Jon Stoodley achieved a live perfect score on Pac-Man on August 22nd 2015. Here’s how Wikipedia describes a perfect game of Pac-Man: A perfect Pac-Man game occurs when the player achieves the maximum possible score on the first 255 levels (by eating every possible dot, power…