newsgroup is a Usenet group that was proposed by Mark Durham and formed in 1991 to discuss Core War and related games for recreational programmers. has the COREWAR-L mailing list to echo To subscribe to COREWAR-L send an email to containing subscribe corewar-l <yourname>.


#COREWARS is a freenode IRC channel created by John K Wilkinson in May 2009. The channel is not currently logged, but old logs are still available. previously hosted an IRC channel from November 1999 until May 2016. IRC logs are available.

Social Media

Core War also has a forum and a presence on social media.


The 20th Anniversary of Corewar Meeting was organised in Berlin by Christian Schmidt, on 23–25 July 2004.