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Open Yahtzee 1.9 Portable Edition Released

Open Yahtzee 1.9 PE was released today. Open Yahtzee PE is the portable edition of Open Yahtzee, a full-featured Yahtzee implementation. It is doesn't require installation and is well suited for devices like USB sticks.

The new version contains all the UI improvements and changes of Open Yahtzee 1.9 such as scoring hints. On top of that the portable edition features reduces size, just 620KB, making it fit easily to any USB stick.... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2009-04-30

Open Yahtzee 1.9 Released

Open Yahtzee is a full featured Yahtzee game. The game is cross-platform (written in wxWidgets) and released under the GPL.

This release comes after a long wait. It features many UI tweaks and improvements that will enhance the gameplay, such as previewing the score for each box. In the inside, the code has undergone a big refactoring process, allowing the game executables to be smaller and more efficient.... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2009-04-20

Open Yahtzee Download Milestone

Open Yahtzee is a cross-platform Yahtzee game.
Today Open Yahtzee reached a new download milestone: 60,000 downloads, making it one of the most popular open-source Yahtzee games and the most popular here in SourceForge.

You can download and learn more about Open Yahtzee via the its website:

http://www.openyahtzee.org/

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2008-12-07

Open Yahtzee 1.8.1 Released

Open Yahtzee is a full featured Yahtzee game. The game, written in wxWidgets, is cross-platform, so you can enjoy it on every system you're using.

This release is basically a bug-fixes release, but it also has important improvements to the packaging. This release brings back the support for many Linux distributions. It includes, beside the installer for Windows and the source package, packages for Gentoo, RPMs (both 32 and 64 bit), DEBs (32 and 64 bit) and packages for Slackware.... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2008-02-04

Open Yahtzee 1.8 PE Released

Open Yahtzee 1.8 PE was released today. Open Yahtzee PE is the portable edition of Open Yahtzee, a full-featured Yahtzee implementation.

This release features all the improvements over Open Yahtzee 1.7 PE as the regular Open Yahtzee 1.8 did. But as well it features much smaller binaries (1.1MB) which makes it more easier to fit on a Disk On Key than ever before. As for now only a Windows version of Open Yahtzee PE is available but, I'm checking the possibilities to create ports to other platforms as well. ... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2007-11-19

Open Yahtzee 1.8 Released

Open Yahtzee is a full featured Yahtzee game. it's written in wxWidgets and it's cross-platform.

Open Yahtzee 1.8 features many new features and implements enhancements asked for by the user. Among those, one can find usability improvements (such as clicking on dice to keep them) and new UI layout option (this version introduces new horizontal layout besides the standard one). Work on this version included fixing some annoying bugs from previous version, and reducing the windows binaries and installer file size by more than half.... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2007-08-11

Open Yahtzee Portable Edition Anounced

Open Yahtzee is a full featured Yahtzee game. it's written in wxWidgets and it's cross-platform.

Open Yahtzee Portable Edition (PE) is a version of Open Yahtzee with modifications optimizing it for use on disk on keys and other kinds of media without actually installing Open Yahtzee on the system. This release is based on Open Yahtzee 1.7 with some bugfixes.

You can download the new version from here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=175453... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2007-05-12

Open Yahtzee 1.7 Released

Open Yahtzee is a full featured Yahtzee game. it's written in wxWidgets and it's cross-platform.

Open Yahtzee 1.7 features enhancements to game play such as new dice graphics and dice animation. Another important change that now Open Yahtzee allows scoring according to the Yahtzee Joker rules, that means that if you have a yahtzee but already scored (even a zero) in the yahtzee box you will be able to score the dice in any open box in the lower section (assuming you scored already the suitable box in the upper section). The new version also interduces several bug-fixes.... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2007-02-09

Open Yahtzee 1.6 Released

Open Yahtzee is a full featured Yahtzee game. Open Yahtzee is written in wxWidgets and is cross-platform. Open Yahtzee 1.6 features couple of enhancements to the game play such as the ability to undo moves such as accidental scoring (you can't undo rolling dices of course). Another new feature is a new icon set for the program and ability to check for updates via the web.

The release contains source-package, ebuild for Gentoo users and installer for Windows. Other packages will follow soon.... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2007-01-10

RPMs for Open Yahtzee

Neil Gierman added today RPMs for the 1.5.1 release. the rpms are available for both i386 and x86_64.

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2006-12-26

Windows builds for Open Yahtzee

Open Yahtzee is a full-featured cross-platform Yahtzee game. Although Open Yahtzee was cross-platform and it's code could be compiled on many platforms, compiled binaries for windows were never released.

Today I released the first version of Open Yahtzee for windows. It is an installer that installed precompiled binaries for windows. The installer is based on NSIS.

You can download the Installer from:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=175453&package_id=201410&release_id=470710

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2006-12-19

Open Yahtzee 1.5.1 Released

I released today Open Yahtzee 1.5.1, a bug fix release.
The release includes except for the source code also an ebuild for gentoo users.

Download Open Yahtzee 1.5.1
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=175453&package_id=201410&release_id=470710

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2006-12-12

Open Yahtzee 1.5 released

Open Yahtzee is a full-featured version of the classic dice game Yahtzee. It is written in C++ with wxWidgets, the new version also uses SQLite embedded database for storing the high-score table and other settings.
The Open Yahtzee 1.5 has a new high-score table support. The new high-score table is pretty customizable and you can easily set its length.

One more important change is the shorter interface. Until now Open Yahtzee had pretty long interface which prevented using it on anything but high resolution screens.... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2006-11-11

Open Yahtzee 1.5 beta released

Open Yahtzee is a full-featured version of the classic dice game Yahtzee. It is written in C++ with wxWidgets, the new version also uses SQLite embedded database for storing the high-score table and other settings.
The Open Yahtzee 1.5 has a new high-score table support. The new high-score table is pretty customizable and you can easly set its length.
I hope to add soon some binaries packages for both linux and windows and also ebuild for gentoo users.... read more

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2006-10-18

Open Yahtzee 1.5 alpha

Open Yahtzee 1.5 alpha was released to the cvs and tagged alpha_1-5. It's features are almost final and by the release of the final version only an option to easly configure the size of the highscore table will be added.
It is also worth noting that there where several sturcture changes in the cvs and from now on the code will be under the "OpenYahtzee" module.

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2006-10-10

OpenYahtzee 1.0.1 is out

The first public stable version of OpenYahtzee is out. You can fetch the source package or an ebuild file. More packages are to follow soon.

Posted by Guy Rutenberg 2006-08-23