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Tower of Hanoi

Description: The Tower of Hanoi (also referred to as the Tower of Brahma) was invented by the French mathematician Edouard Lucas in 1883. He was inspired by a legend that tells of a Hindu temple where the pyramid puzzle was used for the mental discipline of young priests. [ More about the legend here]

The objective of the game is to move a stack of disks from the left-most pole to the right-most in the least amount of moves, the catch being a smaller disk must always be stacked on top of a larger, and never the other way around. Depending on the number of disks, this can become very challenging. Interesting features of this script are:

  • Powerful drag-and-drop interface.
  • Completely script driven- no images used.
  • Auto "solve game" ability.

This script works in IE5+, NS6+, and Mozilla 1.0.

Demo: Click here to view script.


Directions Developer's View

To retrieve this script, simply save the page towerhanoi.htm (right click link, and select "Save As"), or copy source manually from the Developer's view.