Challenge levels (Exams):

  • Challenge Levels will take place (roughly) at the end of four week blocks.
  • Solutions will be handed out in class.
  • All Challenge Levels will be held in our normal lecture room.

Challenge Level Contents:

Challenge Level 1 covers material tested in the Levels 1, 2, 3—Pong, Zork, and Space Invaders:
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Challenge Level 1 Clock:

Challenge Level 2 covers material tested in Levels 4, 5, and 6—Asteroids, Pac-Man, and Donkey-Kong:
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Challenge Level 2 Clock (Guest boardwork by Tom McAndrew):

Challenge Level 3 covers material tested in Levels 7, 8, and 9—Galaga, Pitfall, and Q*bert:
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The Final Boss Level covers material tested in all Levels 1–10, Pong through Tetris:
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Final Boss Level Clock:

Summary of Challenge Level Scores:

Challenge Level 1 (out of 24):
Mean=20.0, Median=20.0, Std. Dev.=2.49, Min=12.0, Max=24.0.

Challenge Level 2 (out of 24):
Mean=19.8, Median=20.5, Std. Dev.=3.08, Min=7.5, Max=24.0.

Challenge Level 3 (out of 24):
Mean=20.3, Median=21.0, Std. Dev.=2.46, Min=13.0, Max=23.5.

Final Boss Level (out of 36):
Mean=29.5, Median=29.8, Std. Dev.=3.78, Min=17.0, Max=35.0.