distBoggle by Kryo
distBoggle is the wordgame Boggle for 1-MAXCLIENTS players
playing together over TCP/IP. See screenshot
. It is coded in C, has a ncurses text interface, and can use any textfile (UTF-8, one word per row) as dictionary.
After each round of play, all the missed words are shown. Next step the users see a list
of all words written during the game that was possible to write but not part of the dictionary. All players vote on which they want to include, and if a word gets 100% it is added to the list.
Installation is easy, just run make
To open a server on port 1789:
You can also specify game length and server name on the command line.
To join game:
./client nickname server
./server acronyms 180 boggle4ever
./client Player1 localhost
Get the source here:
We have two dictionary files available under the license
Creative Commons ShareAlike
500+ computer/network related acronyms
Swedish (near 400k words)
(1.9 MB) based on DSSO
An english dictionary is often available at /usr/dict/words or /usr/share/dict/words.
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