I use this little project to test algorithms and libraries, but it’s marginally fun to play with some of these.
- Download basicss-1.0
- Install Chez Scheme
- Works on Mac and Linux. Might be usable in WSL on Windows?
./basicss, type ? at the prompt for interactive fun.
> ? Commands: acey, aceyducey Card game of Hi/Lo. bagel Guess a 3-digit number with place hints. banner W H TEXT... Draw a banner, each char WxH sized, max 10. bofh BOFH Excuse Generator. d, dice N S Roll N number dice of S sides. guess Guess a number 1-100 with hi/lo hints. hangman Guess the word before you hang. hello [NAME] Say hello. hurkle Catch the Hurkle. maze W H Maze generator. W H are size, 8+ seabattle Sea battle. slash W H Simple slash maze generator. W H are size, 8+ stars Guess a number 1-100 with star hints. wordsearch [FILENAME [ALPHABET]]Create a word search puzzle, words from filename or entered by hand. ?, help Show this help. quit Quit.
./basicss wordsearch puzzle.txt 0123456789for word search with words from puzzle.txt (one per line), and a new filler alphabet of just numbers.