The board-games package

[Tags:gpl, library, test]

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, base (>=1.0 && <5), cgi (>=3001.1 && <3002), containers, html (==1.0.*), httpd-shed (==0.4.*), network-uri (==2.6.*), random, transformers (>=0.2.2 && <0.6), utility-ht (>=0.0.3 && <0.1) [details]
License GPL
Author Henning Thielemann <>
Maintainer Henning Thielemann <>
Stability Unknown
Category Game, Web
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Uploaded Wed Jul 20 13:04:21 UTC 2016 by HenningThielemann
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Downloads 802 total (15 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs not available [build log]
Last success reported on 2016-07-20 [all 1 reports]


  • 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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