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In this file you describe the meta-information for your game: game name, publisher name, number of player, game categories, etc...
 
In this file you describe the meta-information for your game: game name, publisher name, number of player, game categories, etc...
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=== dbmodel.sql ===
 
=== dbmodel.sql ===

Revision as of 02:32, 29 July 2016

This is a quick reference for the files used to implement a game. For more information, edit the file and read the introductory comment.

'img' directory

This directory contains the images for your game (the game art). See Game art: img directory

gameinfos.inc.php

In this file you describe the meta-information for your game: game name, publisher name, number of player, game categories, etc...

See Main game logic: yourgamename.game.php.

dbmodel.sql

File for creating specific database tables that you will need to persist data during the game (for example a table for cards).

gameoptions.inc.php

File for describing your game options (= game variants)

<gamename>.action.php

File used to describe methods that can be called from the client interface through javascript, get parameters and call the appropriate game functions.

<gamename>.css

CSS styles specific to your game.

<gamename>.game.php

This is the main file for your game logic. Here you initialize the game, persist data, implement the rules and notify changes to the client interface. Also see game.php.

<gamename>.js

This is the main file for your game interface. Here you will define:

  • which actions on the page will generate calls to the server
  • what happens when you get a notification for change from the server and how it will show in the browser.

<gamename>.view.php and <gamename>_<gamename>.tpl

Files used to set up the page layout ('view') for the game.

material.inc.php

File used to describe all the game material (cards with their description, dices, tokens...). You can also use it to define game constants.

states.inc.php

This file describes the game states machine of your game (all the game states properties, and the transitions to get from one state to another).

stats.inc.php

File used to list statistics that you want to update during the game to be presented to players at the end of the game.

version.php

Don't edit this file. It is used internally by the build system.