CoTerminalApps contains colored-ascii-character games that run in a commandline terminal on msWindows, OS-X and Gnu/Linux.

Now with runtime-priority control of console terminal, in Windows.

They can also be rebuilt after installing the GNAT GPL Ada compiler.

Includes rpn(calculator), cinv(SpaceInvaders),cpac(Pacman), cfrog(Frogger) and 10 puzzle games that use ascii characters only: crush(rush-hour), cslid(klotski), c7(flat7), caz(flatAZ), csok(sokoban), chio(hole-in-one), chio4(hole-in-one+4), c9(nine), cdd(dirty-dozen), cpan(panama);

Keyboard setup is important. You should have a short key-delay and fast repeat rate setting.

Usable keys for all:

arrow-keys or WASD or IJKL for movement; (q)=quit (?)=help toggle

All puzzles & games can now be launched from the selector app thusly:

Windows: winterm.bat Mac/OSX: Linux:

Name Zeit Größe
(Parent folder)
 Source code.tar.gz 2017-10-26 05:38 160.31 KB
 Source 2017-10-26 05:38 160.29 KB
 co5dec17.tar.gz 2017-12-06 08:30 40.08 MB

ver 1.1.5 -- 5dec17

  • added DLLs needed under Windows;
  • now using the intrinsic file detection function: Exists();
  • elliminated need for directory links, simplifying Windows install.
  • huge performance improvements by not erasing screens between redraws.

  • added prebuilt executables for msWindows;

  • added working build scripts for msWindows;