These games has been created in Java with the purpose of learning the language and how to use Swing components. And, of course - just for the fun of it. They are all free to download and enjoy. All graphics has been found on the Internet or in iPad apps.
Version 1.4.2
jChess
  • A classic chess game program
  • You play against the computer
  • Four levels of difficulty
  • Computer moves are evaluated using the Alpha-Beta pruning algoritm
  • Unfinished games can be saved and continued later
  • Chess problem situations can be set up for solving
  • "Learn mode" allows taking back moves
Version 1.5.1
jPoker
  • A Texas Hold'em poker program
  • You play against up to nine computer opponents
  • No-Limit or Limit-Holdem
  • Blinds can be set to any value
  • Startup amount can be set to any value
  • All-in side pots
  • You decide whether program flow is to be halted after each betting round
  • An unfinished game can be saved and continued later
  • Sound effects can be turned on/off
Version 1.3.2
jBack
  • Traditional backgammon program
  • Play against the computer or a friend
  • Play "Match Play" or single games
  • Sound effects can be turned on/off
  • Possible move markers can be turned on/off
  • You or the computer may use doubling dice
  • Game statistics are saved to show your progress
  • An unfinished game can be saved and continued later
  • Test mode: you set the dices
Version 1.0
jMahjong
  • Choose between different tile layouts
  • Sound effects can be turned on/off
  • You can choose between a number of different backgrounds
  • All games are generated with a possible solution
  • Play your moves backwards and forwards
  • Set a bookmark that you can return to for trying different solutions
  • Game statistics are saved to show your progress
  • An unfinished game can be saved and continued later
Version 2.8.4
jSudo
  • Enter your own Sudoku puzzles from newspapers or magazines
  • Let the program generate puzzles with a suitable level of difficulty
  • Get as much help as you want from the program
  • Play your puzzle moves backwards and forwards
  • Set a bookmark that you can return to for trying different solutions
  • Use "list" mode for the more difficult puzzles
  • Save and load puzzles at any time
Version 1.1.3
jHarp
  • Choose between different card decks
  • Sound effects can be turned on/off
  • Help markers can be turned on/off
  • Cheat as much as you like (or as much as your conscience allows)
  • Play your game moves backwards and forwards
  • Set a bookmark that you can return to for trying different solutions
  • Game statistics are saved to show your progress
  • An unfinished game can be saved and continued later
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