OT Re: Testers wanted for score tracking app

David V Glasgow dvglasgow at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 10:40:13 EDT 2021

I visited Finland in 40 years ago, and saw someone playing kyykkä

Much to the amusement of my host, I initially thought I was witnessing someone deranged throwing a stick at tins of beans.

> On 30 Sep 2021, at 3:30 pm, Andreas Bergendal via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Thanks Mark! 
> Here is a decent video on how to play (less than 2 minutes)
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fwtBomGp7Q <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fwtBomGp7Q>
> And here are the basics in text:
> ---
> 12 wooden pins, numbered 1-12, are set up close together.
> Players stand 3-4 meters away and take turns trying to knock over pins with a special throwing pin.
> If a player knocks down one pin, the number on the pin is the score.
> If a player knocks down more than one pin, the number of fallen pins is the score.
> After each throw and score count, all fallen pins are raised up at the exact point where they fell (resulting in an ever more scattered field).
> After the first round, each new round starts with the player with the lowest score etc.
> The first player to reach exactly 50 points is the winner, and the game then ends.
> If a player ends up scoring over 50 points, their total score is reduced to 25 points (but they remain in the game).
> If a player scores 0 (misses all pins) three times in a row, they are eliminated from the game.
> If only one player remains in the game, they are the winner regardless of score.
> ---
> Now, to test the app, pretend to be a few people playing, and just make up a score from 0-12 for each throw.
> Suggested things to test:
> Let someone get 0 three times in a row. 
> Let someone overshoot 50. 
> Let someone win, etc. 
> Shut down the app mid-game and check that it resumes the active game correctly.
> Click the Undo button to correct (imagined) mistakes in the scoring
> Modify the rules in the Settings section
> Change voices for the announcements (and language if you want :)
> Delete a previous games
> Delete a player
> Find a bug (if you can! :D)
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