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Pete Mack
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shortest roguelike

So one somewhat popular style of C obfuscation is writing minimal length programs (shortest sort subroutine, say.) Well I recently found a candidate for shortest roguelike (though it's obviously not worth playing.) 483 characters to get a primitive game:

Utterly unreadable, with ridiculous optimizations like reusing 'm' character as the screen width, (77) to avoid one extra character (the 0 in 80.)
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