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Game Files

You can save games in text files. The X & O supports three formats of games files for all games and poz format for renju.

Files with moves of game

This is a default format then if set up position mode turn off.

The symbol ; is begin of comments.
Rules Example
[GAME]
Type=Code of Game
Notation=Code of Notation
Rows=Number of Rows
Cols=Number of Columns
DirectMode=No
[MOVE]
mov1, move2,move3
; Black start and win
; Level 9
; solution: g7
; To solve the problem computer should use level 1
;
[GAME]
Type=101
Notation=0
Rows=15
Cols=15
DirectMode=No
[MOVE]
h8,h7,h6,i7,j7,g6,i6,k8,j6,j5,
j4,i4,h4,g4,

Files with occupied cells of board.

The application uses this type if set up position mode turn on.

The symbol ; is begin of comments.
Rules Example
[GAME]
Type=R
Notation=0
Rows=15
Cols=15
DirectMode=Yes
CapturesX=number of captures for x
CapturesO=number of captures for o
[x]
;cells occupied by x (move),(move),...
[o]
;cells occupied by x number of captures],
(move),(move),...
; minuet
; Black start and win
;
[GAME]
type=102
Rows=15
Cols=15
notation=0
DirectMode=Yes
CapturesX=4 CapturesO=4 [x]
f9,
[o]
j5,g6,j7,k8

PDN

This is portable notation used in chess and checkers programs.

Ckicjk here for more detail

You can use this format only if set up position mode turn off.

General notes

The move is recorded using selected notation The notation is coded by next rules:
  • 0 notation as a1,h7,,,,
  • 1 notation as l1r1, r4,...

The type of the game selected from table
Game Code
Tic-tac-Toe105
Gomoku100
Renju101
Pente102
Keryo-Pente103
Repensi104
Stack 4120
Connectris123
Stack 4x4122
Anti-Stack 4121
Gravity124
Ataxx52
Othello50
Reverse-Othello51
Checkers21
Pool30
Russian Shahki25
Canadian checkers27
International Checkers20
Italy Checkers22
Spanish Checkers24
Russian Give-Away31
Go80
Tanbo81
Entropy201
Quadrature200
Chess0
Shogi1