Dummies disc is a kind of experiment. It is not usefull in any way.
This is a demo of simple A.I. algorithms of best solution seeking. Written with DirectX-8, not using any external graphic only generated with code. Dummies disc teaches how to use "deep-search", "breadth-search" and "a-star" search.
Imagine a ring (a toro). The ring contains eight separated parts - every part the same size, but other color.
Imagine 3 more rings as same as this one before. Got Disk of Dummies (look at image).
Spin each ring in any direction you want. You got something similar to this:
It looks simple - and it IS simple. So, what's the point ?
There is no point... It was just a fun to make something good-looking from a problem which looks like shit...
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