Lightway web app, that helps to play boardgame Twilight Struggle.
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Twilight Struggle web helper

The Twilight struggle game itself is ranked first in world wide ranking http://boardgamegeek.com/browse/boardgame/page/1?sort=rank This lightweight app is going to help you in playing the game.

Play

Current version is hosted at http://kmorcinek.github.io/TS-web-cards-helper/src/KrzysztofMorcinek.TSCardsHelper.Web/ (or at http://twilightstruggle.krzysztofmorcinek.com/)

Main reason for developing this app

  • there are 110 cards in game, if you see which cards have already been played, you are in better position
  • many cards target specific countries. So it will be nice to reverse it and to have a fast overview of all possibble cards targeting my country
  • after coming back to the game after month you forgot a lot. It helps to find out again, what are the cards

Where it can be used?

I usually play online using vassal engine.

Technologies used

  • JavaScript
  • KnockoutJS
  • TypeScript (you need Web Essentails 2012 to generate .js when saving .ts files)
  • C# (only for offline data parsing from other pages and converting to JSON)
  • (probably will evolve towards Single Page Application).

Contributors

http://twilightstrategy.com - for providing great website about the game. I am parsing knowlegde already entered there.

I accept pull requests

  • you are very welcome

Screenshots

  • 2013-05-12:
    Card border shows probability of card appearance

    Example of Iran. Cards with:

    • red border are "Sure to be in somebody's hand now"
    • no border are in the deck
    • blue border are "Will come soon, but not in the deck yet" - if you are in early war this means cards after reshaftle and Mid War cards, in Mid Game this means cards after second reshaffle and Late War.
  • 2013-05-11: Directly connected cards are first Cards that are connected directly to a country (UK in this example) are shown first before cards connected with Region (Europe).

  • 2013-05-09: All countries and cards All countries and cards are added. Connected cards are displayed on the map (not next to map like before), saves space.

  • 2013-04-25: Connected cards as a pictures Hover over a country and you will see cards that are somehow connected to this country.

  • 2013-07-23:

Undo button

Undo a last card action you did (Discard or Remove).