Project 17B: Installing a Java-Based Game: Schnapsen

As you can see from all the games discussed thus far in this chapter, the Ubuntu Software Center is a great one-stop shop for most Linux games. As you have also learned, however, there are also many games beyond those in the Ubuntu Software Center. These include the games you worked with in Chapter 9 that were written in scripting languages, such as the Python-based pyWings and the Tcl/Tk–based Briscola, but it just wouldn't be right to leave out games written in what might be considered the mother of all scripting languages—Java. In this project, you'll learn how to install the Java Runtime Environment and how to install and run the Java-based version of a classic Austrian card game: Schnapsen. ...

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