Afghan Hound Quote of the Day Daemon uses both TCP and UDP port 17 to return a random quote from fortune(6) style quote files. It has performance benefits over other programs which use fortune(6) to source their quotes. The server also includes the ability to limit the number of client connections per second. Client and benchmarking programs are included in the package.
Asymptopia Crossword Builder (Math/Text) is an application that runs in any modern Web browser, but does not require an Internet connection (if it is installed locally). The application was designed to allow teachers to quickly produce well-designed, challenging activities. The application features a configuration panel where the user can either enter their own word-hint pairs, or generate math-crossword problems via a single button. The math functionality generates word:hint pairs like: "four:7/x-3/8=11/8", where the hint corresponds to the problem, and the student would write the letters "four" in the corresponding boxes of the puzzle.
The BoardGame tool is a front end for programming custom boardgames. It features an easy and flexible interface to interact with the players and has transparent support for network or AI-controlled games. Through a clear XML interface, games elements can be specified. Using an easy-to-learn back-end language like Python for rule implementations makes it very easy to implement, adjust, or enhance rules that come with a game. The same back-end language can be used easily for simple or complex AI implementations.
The goal of the CSPoker project is to develop Poker software and experiment with Artificial Intelligence for Poker. A Texas Hold'Em server written in Java and client software in JavaFX have already been developed. In the long run, it should be possible to train A.I. bots by playing against human players.
Catch the Furball is an icebreaker board game intended for friends to play around a computer. It features a freshly-generated board for each game, an eclectic collection of cards, and beautiful pictures of Cambridge University. The distribution is intended both to allow Web masters to quickly set up their own copy of the game, and to allow tinkerers to use the game engine to make their own games. It includes the editor used to create game data.