Mirage 2 is a clear-directing scanner which entered Pizza's 94 hill on 5th April 1996 and survived 411 challenges before being pushed off on 12th May. Mirage 2 was published in Core Warrior issue 36.

;name Mirage 2
;author Anton Marsden
;strategy Faster version, boot and decoy, no pspace
;assert CORESIZE==8000

ORG scan
step EQU 3024; mod-16

ptr:  dat.f  >0,$step
      dat.f  >0,$btm-ptr+3
cc:   spl.a  #1,$btm-ptr+4
top:  mov.i  $cc,>ptr
scan: seq.i  $2*step+8,$2*step
      mov.b  $scan,$ptr
a:    add.f  $inc,$scan
      jmn.b  $top,$scan
inc:  spl.a  #step,>step
      mov.i  @1,>ptr
btm:  djn.b  $-1,{cc