To all aMSN users/developers,
A plugin for Game support is currently under development.
This includes a newly designed protocol, currently *ONLY* supported
by aMSN (so you cannot play with MS-MSN or other chat clients users).
When finished, there will be support for both two-player games
and multi-player games.
At this moment, it is only possible to play the game "Dots and Boxes"
(this is a two-player game).
I'm working on the first multi-player game, which probably will be called
Sketch. This game (as all multi-player games) is played in a conference
window. One player will be selected to draw a word (coming from a
file, the dictionary). Other persons have to guess which word is being
For drawing, I implemented both the Vertex Reduction and the
Douglas-Peucker algorithm. Then, through the remaining points, I draw a
quadratic spline (supported by Tcl 8.4, Tcl 8.5 also has support for
This might be relevant for other developers, I mean:
utils/drawboard used by the HandDrawing ink plugin
Find the plugin at: https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=54091&atid=733148
The special Friday 13th version includes Sketch_demo.tcl
Have fun playing Dots-and-Boxes! ("kamertjeverhuur" for the Dutch).
Greets to all,