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This game is based on an old calculator game concept. The actual listing came from the HP club publication DATAFILE, V8N5P15, July/August 1988, in a column written by Mark Power.

The object of the game is to rearrange 8 numbers to form the number 12345678. To do this, you make moves by specifying a number in the range of 1 to 7. This number is the 'gap' between two of the digits around which the two halves of the number are rotated. Note that if you specify a 1 for your move, the left-most digit stays where it is and just the ones on the right rotate. Likewise, if you specify a 7, the right-most digit stays put and the ones on the left rotate. Here's an example:

**Example Game:**

XEQ 'SWAP' SEED? 0.123456789 R/S 25178463 3 R/S 12584637 5 R/S 41258376 6 R/S 34125867 5 R/S 53412678 7 R/S 75341268 6 R/S 27534186 ...... and so on...As you can see, I do not have it quite figured out yet. Eventually, you should make a move that results in a display that shows '24 MOVES' or such. I am told, that once you figure it out, you should be able to do this in 6-7 moves. Enjoy!

Line Instruction 01 LBL 'SWAP' 02 'SEED?' 03 PROMPT 04 STO 06 05 12345678 06 STO 02 07 STO 03 08 FIX 0 09 CF 29 10 5 11 STO 05 12 SF 25 13 LBL 01 14 RCL 06 15 997 16 * 17 FRC 18 STO 06 19 7 20 * 21 1 22 + 23 INT 24 XEQ 03 25 DSE 05 26 GTO 01 27 LBL 02 28 1 29 ST+ 05 30 RCL 02 31 RCL 03 32 X = Y? 33 GTO 04 34 STOP 35 X <= 0? 36 GTO 02 37 8 38 X <= Y? 39 GTO 02 40 X <> Y 41 XEQ 03 42 GTO 02 43 LBL 03 44 8 45 X <> Y 46 - 47 STO 00 48 RCL 03 49 RCL 00 50 10^X 51 / 52 INT 53 STO 01 54 LASTX 55 FRC 56 10 57 * 58 FRC 59 LASTX 60 INT 61 RCL 00 62 10^X 63 / 64 + 65 STO 04 66 RCL 01 67 10 68 / 69 INT 70 LASTX 71 FRC 72 8 73 RCL 00 74 - 75 10^X 76 * 77 + 78 RCL 04 79 + 80 RCL 00 81 10^X 82 * 83 STO 03 84 RTN 85 LBL 04 86 RCL 05 87 1 88 - 89 CLA 90 ARCL X 91 '-> MOVES' 92 AVIEW 93 FIX 4 94 SF 29 95 CLX 96 END

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