console othello is an Othello-style board game running on a text console. The AI is not brilliant and the game is simple, but several improvements are planned, including support for a web version and network play. The source should (theoretically) compile on any platform supporting printf() and fgets(): Linux, Solaris, Windows, BeOS, etc.
Cryptogram Puzzle Tool helps solve the simple cryptogram puzzles that appear in the daily newspapers. While these puzzles can often be solved almost by inspection, CPT4 provides a handy tool the ones that turn out to be not quite so easy. If you just want a little bookkeeping help, CPT4 will instantly update all occurances of the new assignments as well as provide frequency and used/not-used letter lists as you drag-and-drop or key in suspected solution letters. But if you'd rather have the computer do the work, the automatic solution algorithm will usually come very close to a complete solution in just a few seconds. CPT4 can also create new puzzles from keyed in plaintext or from a file.
GCompris is an educational software suite with numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game-orientated, but nonetheless still educational. These include computer discovery (keyboard, mouse, different mouse gestures), algebra (table memory, enumeration, double entry table, mirror image), science (the canal lock, the water cycle, the submarine, electric simulation), geography (place the country on the map), games (chess, memory, connect 4, oware, sudoku), reading practice, and others (learn to tell time, puzzles of famous paintings, vector drawing, cartoon making, etc.). It currently offers in excess of 100 activities, and more are being developed.
IceBreaker is an action-puzzle game in which you must capture penguins from an Antarctic iceberg so they can be shipped to Finland, where they are essential to a secret plot for world domination. To earn the highest Geek Cred, trap them in the smallest space in the shortest time while losing the fewest lives. IceBreaker was inspired by (but isn't an exact clone of) Jezzball by Dima Pavlovsky.
Quadra is an addictive puzzle game and competitive, action-packed multiplayer game all-in-one. It features incredibly smooth gameplay, recursive line clearing allowing blocks to combine in violent chain reactions, block shadow to help you drop blocks with precision 10 levels with colorful background images and matching sound effects, integrated CD music player, worldwide highscore table with recordings of your best performances, fully configurable multiplayer mode with team play, keep an eye on your opponents with the remote watch windows, chat window, powerful and flexible user interface TCP/IP support for internet or LAN multiplayer games and more.