Cubist lets you intuitive take control over the classic 3x3x3 cube, via mouse or keyboard. Several moves to solve the cube are included, as well as some nice patterns, a shuffle function and a (straightforward) complete solution. The graphics are simple but nice and self explaining. The default keys are customisable.
Download the file cubist_jar_2012-05-04.zip. Create a folder(directory) "Cubist" or something similar which fits your needs. Open the zip file and go into the directory "dist". Copy the files "buttons_64_solve.png", "cubist.jar" and "README.TXT" to the new created folder(directory). You don' need the other files. Next open the file "cubist.jar" with a suitable program. Delete the directories ".git", "code", "cubist-code" and "ssh:". The last directory contains stuff not for a game so to speak. Save "cubist.jar". That's it!
The used Cubist.cmd file
The customized Cubist works with Open JDK in OS/2-eCS. I have made a "Cubist.cmd" file with the following contents;
@echo off set CLASSPATH= set BEGINLIBPATH=[drive: java]\JAVA160ga5\bin set path=[drive: java]\JAVA160ga5\bin [drive: cubist] cd [drive: cubist]\cubist java -Duser.home=[drive: cubist]\cubist -jar cubist.jar 2>cubistbugs.txtI use 2 separate folders (directories), one for Java and one for Cubist with the files created by this program. The references used in the cmd file;
should be replaced by real drive letters. Adjust the file from the distribution below, ie. different drive and directories. Save "cubist.cmd" and copy it to the "cubist" folder (directory).
Create a new program object. Specify the path and file name: "[drive: cubist]\cubist\cubist.cmd". In the tabpage Session check the boxes "OS/2 window", "Running as an icon" and "Close Window to end program". In the tabpage General you can enter the name "Cubist". The download also has an OS/2 icon.
Parameters / options explained
The program starts up full screen height. Klick in the OS/2 frame on the upper right icon with the full screen logo. It will size your game to full screen with the OS/2 programbar still visible. The plus in this action is that for some reason the program runs faster.
The exit button with key Alt-F4 doesn't work, probably due to differences in Java brands. If you want to stop the program key in Shift-Alt-F4 or the cross in the upper right corner.
In the file you can find the above command file (all drive letters are on set to C:) and an OS/2 Cubist icon: cubist-ecs.zip.
revision October 4, 2016