Groundhog is a game I wrote in order to get familiar with
GTK because I wanted to write a
plug-in for the Gimp.
The program is written for Linux and published under the GPL.
Apart from the GTK stuff the code is portable and will probably
work on any UNIX platform.
The goal of the game is very simple: put the balls in the pockets
of the same color by manipulating a maze of tubes.
The latest version is 1.4. Click
here to download. This version
The latest version that still uses GTK-1.2.x is 1.3.2. Click
here to download.
Below is a picture of a game in progress.
There are a few things still left on my todo list. In no particular
- Better looking graphics (any volunteers?)
- Add more translations (Spanish, German, etc.)
- Merge with Debian version of Groundhog
- Sound effects
- Add commandline options
- 'Solve' mode: let the computer show you how to solve such a
People that have contributed
Ruud de Rooij for
providing valuable input and bug fixes. He is also the Groundhog
maintainer for Debian.
Sean Nichols for creating the groundhog icon in the 'About' dialog.
Mathieu Roy for providing a French translation.