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On the Complexity of the “ Reflections ” game David Kempe January 2 , 2003

  title={On the Complexity of the “ Reflections ” game David Kempe January 2 , 2003},
  author={D. Kempe},
  • D. Kempe
  • Published 2003
  • The game “Reflections” is a puzzle game that has been around and entertaining users in various versions for many years. A single player tries to hit a given set of light bulbs with a laser beam, by placing mirrors and other optical items on grid cells. In this document, we investigate the complexity of the game, and show that deciding whether a given level has a solution is NP-complete. This is strong evidence that we are unlikely to come up with a simple way to solve levels of the game… CONTINUE READING
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