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nconnect version: 2002.04.22

[Main Features]: This Java applet implements a fully configurable board game which you win by connecting the same N specified objects horizontally, vertically, or diagonally against the computer.

[Execution Tips]: Click within one grid cell to place your object. Computer will move next. To start a new game, click on the 'New' button. Click '?' to see the simple rule. Click "Resume" to resume play.

[Download and Installation Guide]: Be sure to read our FAQ 1 about license agreement before you use this program. Download and uncompress the file under your web directory. You can use the configurator in the next section or do it by yourself as follows:
Use a file editor (e.g. WordPad) to open nconnect.html and copy the code segemnt between starting and ending APPLET tags into your desirable HTML file. Supply your own images and type in their filenames. If you have a game, say, 10 rows and 10 columns, with each grid 36 x 36, you will have a display area 360 wide and 360 tall. Remember to add 20 to width and 50 to height for the display area. So, you should set 'width' to 380 and 'height' to 410 for the applet.

[Parameters and HTML Configurator]:
Parameter Value Description
regcoderegistration code
bgimagebackground image file: fill in "none" if no background image
meimageplayer's image
foeimagecomputer's image
movefileaudio filename for a move
errorfileaudio filename for an error
overfileaudio filename for gameover
panelbgpanel background color: R G B
panelfgpanel foreground color: R G B
buttonbgbutton background color: R G B
buttonfgbutton foreground color: R G B
crosscolorfinal cross line color: R G B
linkto'|' seperates gameover URL and target frame
* fill in "none" for URL if you don't want to link to anywhere
* target frame options are as follows
_self = current frame
_parent = parent frame
_top = top-most frame
_blank = new unnamed top-level frame
x = new top-level frame named x
magicnumbernumber of objects in a row for a winner (suggested 3 to 9)
rownumber of rows for the game board
colnumber of columns for the game board
gridwidthwidth for each grid cell
gridheightheight for each grid cell
NewGameTexttext string for starting a new game
ContinueTexttext string to resume play
RuleTexttext string to display the rule
WinTexttext string for a player win
LoseTexttext string for a player loss
TieTexttext string for a tie game

Auto-generated code to be inserted into your HTML page:

P.S. Copy all necessary *.jar, *.class, images (e.g. *.gif or *.jpg), and data files (e.g. *.txt) to your web directory and embed the above code into your own HTML file.

[More Package Info]:
  • File Description:
  • nconnect.html - this file
  • nconnect.jar - nconnect program classes
  • nconnect*.au - sample audio files
  • nconnect*.gif - sample image files