This software is an ASCII-based one-player game of Connect4 where pieces may be dropped from both the top or right of the board. The first player to achieve 4 consecutive pieces (on a row, column or diagonal) wins. The player may play either white or black. White moves first. An ASCII interface is used The computer uses MiniMax searching with AlphaBeta pruning to arrive at its moves.
The BiConnect4 software is written in Java. If your system does not already have the Java Runtime Environment installed, it can be downloaded for free from the java.sun.com web site.
Click on the link below to download a zip file containing the BiConnect4 files. A README.txt file is included that gives installation instructions and an overview of how to use the software. The java source files are also included, for those interested in seeing how the image processing techniques were implemented.
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