jTans 1.0

jTans project is a Java Tangram puzzle game.
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jTans project is a Java Tangram puzzle game.

jTans is a Java version of Tangram, an ancient Chinese puzzle. The object is to put 7 geometric shapes together to form a given outline. All of the pieces must be used and are laid next to one another. It can be run as a Java 2 applet, a standalone application, or a Web Start application.

Here are some key features of "jTans":

Java2 application wich may be used as an applet, a standalone application or a Java Web Start application. (there is also a C/GTK version for Linux and Unix called gTans)
290 figures.
Hint and solution.
Most of the game colors and textures are configurable.
Internationnalized (actually english, spanish an partially french)
Resizeable window.
The size of the pieces (relative to the game area) may be changed.
The solved figures are remembered.


a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.3 or later : required in every case, if you don't already have one, choose the "full" version when downloading a plugin/webstart.
the Java plugin : required to run Java2 applets. It is included in Sun's JRE since version 1.3.
Java Web Start : required to launch Web Start application. It is bundled with Sun's JRE since version 1.4, but for Linux and Solaris it is not installed automatically : see here for more details.

What's New in This Release:

added spanish version

last updated on:
December 27th, 2006, 8:05 GMT
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Philippe Banwarth
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