This Is How Pac-Man Ghosts Are Programmed To Move

Avoiding the ghosts in a game of Pac-Man is essential for your success in the game. But, what if you had advanced knowledge of their movements. What if you knew how they are programmed to move?

Well, now you do.

The four ghosts in the game Pac-Man, are each programmed to act differently. Blinky, the red ghost, chases you. Pinky, the pink ghost, simply tries to position herself in front of Pacman, Inky, the blue ghost tries to position himself in the same way as Pinky and Clyde, the orange ghost, moves randomly. (the article continues after the ad)

If you’d like to know more about the programming rules behind Pac-Man, Jamey Pittman’s The Pac-Man Dossier provides a thorough and fascinating explanation.

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