Scripting Games

  • Scripting Games May 2016 AD Puzzle

    I love working in AD (Active Directory) with PowerShell. I find that I have had to really dig in to learn some of the syntax nuances that you need to understand to really mine data and change configurations within Active Directory. This puzzle reflects the kind of situation that people have to deal with in […]

  • 2016-March Scripting Games Wrap-Up

    Carlo really put a brain-twister out for our March 2016 Puzzle. Also, as a note, we’re eagerly awaiting submissions of next month’s puzzle, so don’t delay in handing that in. Here’s how you can contribute to the community’s favorite scripting game. Official Solution It’s probably easiest just to share his solutions as actual script files, […]

  • Calling all Scripting Games Puzzles!

    Have you been enjoying our monthly Scripting Games puzzles? Want to keep them going? Then it’s time to jump in and contribute! is a community site, which means it only works when community makes it work! So come up with your Scripting Games puzzles (you’ve seen the different kinds we’ve done)! Your submission should include: […]

  • 2016-January Scripting Games Wrap-Up

    Here’s the official answer to our January 2016 Scripting Games puzzle, provided by Adam Bertram (the puzzle’s author). Official Answer This month’s puzzle made you do some work. Not only did it make you write some PowerShell but it also probably forced you to do some background research on the Interwebz as well. Being able […]

  • 2016-February Scripting Games Puzzle

    Although we have a couple of puzzles queued up, we’ll be taking a brief break for the month of February 2016. So, no puzzle this month! However, we are in need of puzzles, including sample solutions and explanations. This is a community effort, so if you’ve never contributed – now’s a great time to start! Drop an […]

  • 2015-December Scripting Games Wrap-Up

    Happy New Year! Here’s the official answer to our December 2015 Games, where Board Member challenged you to add some code to your holiday spirit. Want to share your own puzzle for a future Games? Drop a line to admin@ via email! Official Answer You started with this here string.   $list = @” 1 Partridge […]

  • 2015-November Scripting Games Wrap-Up

    The November puzzle was all about cleaning up someone else’s code, and came from community member Tim Curwick. Want to share your own puzzle for a future Games? Drop a line to admin@ via email! Official Answer Sometimes things break. Then we have to dive into the code and figure out what it does. Figuring out […]

  • 2015-October Scripting Games Wrap-Up

    The October puzzler was a tough one, especially if you’re not used to dragging information from the Web in XML form. Adam Bertram provides our Celebrity Entry. Celebrity Entry Note: Adam’s entry is helpfully posted in his GitHub repo. As Don mentioned in the challenge, putting the functionality of finding items in a RSS feed should […]