Questions tagged [handicap]

For questions that discuss the idea of language handicaps in code golf challenge. Note that it is generally discouraged to include handicaps, and to instead treat code golf as a series of competitions between solutions in the same language.

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Code challenge - do your best with limited code size. How much to allow?

I would like to make a code challenge (or a new type of challenge), which is based on code size, but in a "dual" way to code-golf: code size is limited, and the winner is whoever makes the best code (...
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Define new languages?

Can I define some new languages, to be used in future code golfs? For example, CG-VB.NET would be a language which is equivalent to itself as VB.NET code, but wrapped in: ...
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Language Handicap [duplicate]

This question is because my favorite language C++ does not lend itself to code golf. Now I could try and pick up a new scripting language (like golf-script) or brush up on an old favorite (perl), but ...