gameclock - a simple game clock
This manual page documents briefly the gameclock command.
gameclock is a simple application designed to track the time spent
thinking by the players during a chess game. Various ways of tracking
time are supported, with only ‘countdown’ (aka ‘blitz’) and ‘fisher’
for now. The graphical interface is keyboard driven and is intended to
be minimal and simple. The code is made to be extensible to other game
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (‘-’). A summary of options is
Show summary of options. This includes the program’s version and
Show progress information to standard output. More ‘-v’ will
display more information: timestamps then game state engine.
Start the application in fullscreen mode.
Most of the interface is keyboard-driven, apart from the initial clock
and game configuration.
space start the game / end turn
end the turn, but only for the appropriate side (left or right
p pause game
reset game - this resets all counters and clocks to the initial
configuration, use this to restart the game.
f toggle the fullscreen mode
gameclock was written by Antoine Beaupré.
August 13, 2008