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What will I learn?

This puzzle will make you manipulate grids and tree data structures.

You will learn about optimization and searching for a solution through a decision tree.

External resources

Decision tree

Learning Opportunities

This puzzle can be solved using the following concepts. Practice using these concepts and improve your skills.


You need to find the best successive positions to place bombs on a grid, in order to maximize the amount of destroyed blocks while minimizing the amount of bombs used.

You will have to foresee the impact of your actions in order to create new opportunities.

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Help Viktor hack the super-computer, Fate, by strategically placing fork-bombs to destroy its firewall.


This difficult exercise was proposed for the « Vox Codei » challenge. Once you've solved it, you're ready for more difficulty with Vox Codei - Episode 2.