yes but then you can still trap the computer :(
Originally posted by BMJ
What? You don't need to use something like a minimax algorithm for Tic-Tac-Toe!
Think about Tic-Tac-Toe for a second. What's the only 'strategy' the computer can make? It prevents you from getting 3 in a row.
So... using a matrix, parse the matrix after the player moves and check for any potential wins (2 adjacent X/Os)... then have the computer move to the 3rd position...
There's a little more to it, but it's not complicated.