The charter of this newsgroup is the discussion of the game Core War and related topics. This will include discussion of standards, tournament rules, tournaments, Redcode, Redcode programs, MARS implementation, Core War systems, and the International Core War Society and its Branch Sections, as well as related games and systems for recreational programmers.”

Durham, Mark A. RESULT: rec.games.corewar passes 138: 33 2 Nov 1991.

rec.games.corewar is a Usenet group that was formed in 1991 to discuss Core War, programming games and programming contests. The newsgroup can be accessed in a number of different ways:

KOTH.org has a mailing list echoing rec.games.corewar. To subscribe to COREWAR-L send an email to listproc@koth.org containing subscribe corewar-l <yourname>.

History

rec.games.corewar was proposed by Mark Durham on 7th September 1991 with a call for votes the following month. 171 votes were cast: 138 for and 33 against. rec.games.corewar was created on 7th November 1991.

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