Combinatorial Game Rulesets

Combinatorial games are two-player, perfect-information games with no randomness. This table contains many rulesets and known properties. I update it as I learn new things.

New: Hover over the name cell of a ruleset to see a brief description. I don't have descriptions for all of them yet.


Ruleset Image and Variants Partiality Length Initial Position Outcome Classes Computational Complexity Other Properties

†unpublished or not-yet-published. (Please challenge these!)


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Here is the GitHub Repo for the underlying javascript I use to put this all together.