Xjig Manager provides an easy way to launch Xjig, the jigsaw program. It allows you to preview images, set puzzle width, select piece size, swap mouse buttons, fix rotation angle to 90 degrees, set piece distortion, set shadow, set animation speed, and perform piece flipping and cropping. The 'no shuffle' option is good as a starter for younger children. It works with PNG, GIF, JPG, and BMP images. There is an image preview that can be seen as a floating picture while you solve the puzzle.
For users on Linux and Unix, KDE offers a full suite of user workspace applications which allow interaction with these operating systems in a modern, graphical user interface. This includes Plasma Desktop, KDE's innovative and powerful desktop interface. Other workspace applications are included to aid with system configuration, running programs, or interacting with hardware devices. While the fully integrated KDE Workspaces are only available on Linux and Unix, some of these features are available on other platforms. In addition to the workspace, KDE produces a number of key applications such as the Konqueror Web browser, Dolphin file manager, and Kontact, the comprehensive personal information management suite. The list of applications includes many others, including those for education, multimedia, office productivity, networking, games, and much more. Most applications are available on all platforms supported by the KDE Development. KDE also brings to the forefront many innovations for application developers. An entire infrastructure has been designed and implemented to help programmers create robust and comprehensive applications in the most efficient manner, eliminating the complexity and tediousness of creating highly functional applications.
0 A.D. (pronounced "zero ey-dee") is a cross-platform real-time strategy (RTS) game of ancient warfare. It's a historically-based war/economy game that allows players to relive or rewrite the history of ancient civilizations, each depicted at their peak of economic growth and military prowess.
Beastlands - Song of the Were is a lightweight hack and slash adventure game with some RPG elements. It is based on Tanir's Quest's engine. The story of the game is based on the Beastlands plane of existence where sylvan creatures make up most of the population. Ehlonna, Godess of nature, daughter of Gaia leads a party of hers through the wilderness on a quest against evil intent together with her Brother Dieties.
xJigsaw combines xjig with a simple GUI which allows easy creation of jigsaw puzzles. There is no need to install xJigsaw, and it does not need xjig. Everything is in a single file. Just download it, unzip it, and run it. It works with png, gif, jpg, tif, and bmp images, and offers image previews. The user can fix the rotation angle of puzzle pieces when dragging and can choose different shapes for the puzzle pieces. Puzzle pieces snap to 90 degree angles. The user can swap mouse buttons, set the width of the puzzle, and set the number of puzzle pieces.
Binary Puzzle Solver in Ruby is an automated solver for Binary Puzzles (a kind of logic game) featured on http://www.binarypuzzle.com/. The solver contains an API and a commandline program and explains why it thinks the player should place a 0 or a 1 in the box. Although it contains only a subset of the moves the authors could think of and does not use backtracking, it was able to solve all the puzzles from binarypuzzle.com which the authors tried.