The board-games package

[ Tags: game, gpl, library, web ] [ Propose Tags ]

Three games that might run as CGI script in a web server: Connect Four, Rows&Columns, Mastermind

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You can build an example web server by installing with

cabal install board-games -fbuildExamples

Then start the server with


and play the games in your browser at the URL http://localhost:8080/.

Currently the games use German texts. I wanted to use gettext, but this is not thread-safe.


Versions 0.1,,,,,,
Dependencies array (>=0.1 && <0.4), base (>=1.0 && <5), cgi (==3001.1.*), containers (>=0.2 && <0.5), html (==1.0.*), httpd-shed (==0.4.*), network (==2.3.*), random (==1.0.*), transformers (>=0.2.2 && <0.3), utility-ht (>=0.0.3 && <0.1) [details]
License GPL
Author Henning Thielemann <>
Maintainer Henning Thielemann <>
Category Game, Web
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Source repo head: darcs get
Uploaded Fri Sep 2 18:18:28 UTC 2011 by HenningThielemann
Distributions NixOS:
Executables board-games
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  • Game
    • Game.Mastermind
      • Game.Mastermind.CodeSet
        • Game.Mastermind.CodeSet.Tree
        • Game.Mastermind.CodeSet.Union
      • Game.Mastermind.HTML
    • Game.Tree
    • Game.VierGewinnt
      • Game.VierGewinnt.HTML
      • Game.VierGewinnt.Text
    • Game.ZeilenSpalten
      • Game.ZeilenSpalten.HTML



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