The History of Games for Quantum Computers

March 2017

April 2017

May 2017

June 2017

July 2017

August 2017

September/October 2017

November/December 2017

January/February 2018

March 2018

We found it reasonably straightforward to conjure up a concept that either: (a) looked to be fun and engaging; or (b) faithfully represented the underlying quantum mechanics; but not both.

April 2018

May 2018

June 2018

July 2018

August 2018

September 2018

October 2018

November 2018

December 2018

January/February 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May 2019

June 2019

July-August 2019

September 2019

  • Quantum Hold ’em (a quantum spin on poker)
  • Dr Qubit (a quantum spin on Dr Mario)
  • Frozen Q (a quantum spin on Frozen Bubbles)
  • PewPew Cube
  • Q Snake (a quantum spin on Snake)
  • Q Rogue

The Future

Appendix: Quantum game prehistory

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Helping to make quantum computers IBM Research . Occasionally misusing them for fun and/or science. Two Ts and no Es. All nonsense here is my own doing