INSTRUCTIONS

Aim of the game you are taking part in is solving a range of situations in as few moves as possible.

TTT is played with a deck of 6 cards: 2, 3, 4 e 2, 3, 4 which are arranged by threes in two horizontal rows.

The three positions in the first row are labeled respectively “Color”, “Target” and “Number”. The card in the Target position is always face-up; the other two cards are face-down, the Player can click on them - when marked by a green edge - to display their face.

Aim of the game is moving 2 into the Target positions in as few moves as possible.

Moves consist in exchanging two cards, and vary depending on the turn. Turns change after every hand. To make an exchange, drag one card from its initial position, and drop it into the desired position.

Allowed moves at Color turn are:

  1. Show the color card clicking on the label turn color
  2. Exchange of card color with the card faced-down at the bottom left hand corner
  3. Exchange of card color with the central card laying in the bottom row
  4. Exchange of card color with the card face-down at the bottom right hand corner
  5. Exchanging the card in the Color position with the card in the Target position is only allowed when the two cards are of the same color
  6. Click on pass button: no exchange of cards shall occur, but a change in turn and a move is counted.

Allowed moves at Number turn are:

  1. Show the number card clicking on the label turn number
  2. Exchange of card number with card faced-down at the bottom left hand corner
  3. Exchange of card number with the central card laying in the bottom row
  4. Exchange of card number with the card face-down at the bottom right hand corner
  5. Exchanging the card in the Number position with the card in the Target position is only allowed when the two cards are of the same number
  6. Click on pass button: no exchange of cards shall occur, but a change in turn and a move is counted.

When 2 moves to Target position, the game is over and another hand can be dealt. The experiment consists in 42 hands total.

 

Enter your nickname; then click on Start the experiment   

 

This software was developed at CEEL for scientific and academic purposes. No warranty is provided with this software.

We downloaded the card images used here from http://www.eludication.org/playingcards.html. The card images were created by Jesse Fuchs and Tom Hart from free SVG images created by David Bellot, and are themselves available for use under a Creative Commons License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/).

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