The Great Internet Ludic Experience Server
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GILES: the Great Internet Ludic Experience Server

Giles is a telnet gaming experience, meant to provide a platform for playing various games both old and new with nothing more complicated than a decent telnet client.

Chances are pretty good that:

telnet 9435

will connect you to the current testing instance of Giles (unless it's down). You should also feel free to crank it up on your own.

The official Giles IRC channel is #giles on Join us there!

Some screenshots:

Set screenshot

Y screenshot

A friendly game of Set.

Kibitzing a game of Y.

Giles is written in Python and makes use of Miniboa, a pure-Python telnet server implementation, and Bitstring, a pure-Python bitstring implementation.

Giles is released under the Affero GPL, version 3.

Miniboa is released under the Apache License, version 2.0.

Bitstring is released under the MIT license.