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One Pile

One Pile is the most direct generalization of Scoring and the simplest of the Subtraction games. On each move a player is permitted to remove any number of objects bounded both from above and below. (In the applet, a move is performed by pressing one of the buttons located on the perimeter of the drawing area. The Min and Max attributes can be modified by clicking a little off their central line.)

<hr> <h3> This applet requires Sun's Java VM 2 which your browser may perceive as a popup. Which it is not. If you want to see the applet work, visit Sun's website at http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp, download and install Java VM and enjoy the applet. </h3> <hr>

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