Month: October 2012

MazezaM is NP complete

Update 20170129: My claim that Mazezam is NP-complete is not shown by this argument. The argument does show that Mazezam is NP-hard, but it is not clear that Mazezam is itself in NP. See a follow-up post for more details. Many thanks to Aaron Williams for contacting me to point out my error. The post about AutoFickle reminded me of something I did a good while ago (2008) which doesn’t currently have a home. The connection is that this is also a project based on a game written by Malcolm Tyrrell. The game this time is MazezaM, dated 2002–2004; in it you push rows of blocks back and forth, trying to get from the entrance to the exit of a

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