h2048: a haskell implementation of Game 2048

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a haskell implementation of Game 2048, based on https://github.com/gabrielecirulli/2048.

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Dependencies base (==4.*), h2048 (==0.*), MonadRandom (==0.*), mtl (==2.*), text (==1.*), transformers (==0.*), vty (==4.*), vty-ui (==1.*) [details]
License MIT
Copyright Copyright (c) 2014 Javran Cheng
Author Javran Cheng
Maintainer Javran.C@gmail.com
Category Game
Home page https://github.com/Javran/h2048
Uploaded by javran at 2014-03-24T12:56:06Z
Distributions NixOS:
Executables h2048-vty, h2048-simple
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a haskell implementation of Game 2048

Based on 2048


Simple CLI version

vty CLI version

Build and run

With cabal

If you have Cabal installed, you can use the following command to build this project:

cabal build

The executable will be located at dist/build/h2048-simple/h2048-vty, to run the program:


Or alternatively:

cabal run h2048-vty

If you have trouble building the vty CLI version, you can try to turn off feature vty and use h2028-simple:

cabal configure --flag="-vty"
cabal build
# now the program should be ready
cabal run h2048-simple
# or alternatively:

Without cabal

First make sure the following dependencies are installed:

In addition, if you want to play with vty CLI version, the following dependencies are also required:

You can use following commands to run the program without cabal:

cd src # assume your working directory is the project home.
# to play the simple CLI version
runhaskell MainSimple.hs
# to play the vty CLI version
runhaskell MainVty.hs

How to play


  • q: quit
  • i: up
  • k: down
  • j: left
  • l: right

If you are using h2048-vty, you can also use arrow keys.