Questions tagged [dominoes]

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Golfing for Domino Day

Given a setup of dominoes your task is to figure out which dominoes fall and which don't. Input Take a rectangular ASCII representation of a domino setup. The following characters are used for the ...
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Domino Circuits

Scoreboard Here are the raw scores (i.e. domino counts) for VisualMelon's submission. I'll turn these into the normalised scores described below, when more answers come in. The existing solution can ...
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Domino Recurrence Generator

Challenge We once had a challenge to count domino tilings of m by n grid, and we all know that, for any fixed number of rows, the number of domino tilings by columns forms a linear recurrence. Then ...
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Watch 'em fall like dominoes

You live inside a terminal that is 80 characters wide. You are bored, so you decide to play dominoes. No, not the boring kind that look like Scrabble, the fun kind where you spend an hour setting them ...
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Longest domino chain

Challenge description Dominoes is a game played with tiles with two values on it - one on the left, one on the right, for example [2|4] or ...
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Write a domino effect

Using the fewest Unicode characters, write a function that accepts three parameters: Total number of dominoes nth affected domino Topple direction of the affected ...
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Can this pattern be made with dominoes?

Given a pattern of squares on a grid, determine if it is possible to create that pattern with non-overlapping dominoes. In case you are not familiar, a domino is a rectangular shape created by joining ...
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Topple some dominoes!

Thanks to this question for some inspiration In this challenge we will represent a line of dominoes as a string of |, / and <...
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Maximal saturated domino covering of a rectangle

Inspired by this OEIS entry. Background A saturated domino covering is a placement of dominoes over an area such that the dominoes are completely inside the area, the dominoes entirely cover the ...