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Show HN: GuessHub, our Github Game off entry. Guess a commit's repository (guesshub.io)
122 points by amasad on Dec 1, 2013 | hide | past | web | favorite | 17 comments



Well done. In my opinion, the entry levels are a bit too easy. I finished "fastest" and died for the first time in "hardest". Until then it is mostly sufficient to look at the namespace.


Thanks! Agreed, we need to tweak the difficulty.


Source code: https://github.com/max99x/guesshub/

Tech summary:

Built with Component[1] on the frontend. Backend is a github crawler and Bayesian Classifier for commit difficulty written in Python.

[1] https://github.com/component/component


Beautifully done, may I ask what was the context for developing this game?


GitHub Game off II competition https://github.com/blog/1674-github-game-off-ii


Most of the time you can guess the respitory by looking for it's name in the snippet.


That's only in the easy levels. If you advance to the harder levels you can almost never see the repo's name in the code.


I liked it. But was able to get almost all off them correct even though I have never been on github, just matched the words in the code with the options. Is there a difficulty level I can set ?


Fun! A bit easy though. I had a flawless run. Maybe try reducing the timer? Or perhaps a game-mode that runs until you choose incorrectly?


Its possible to play the same level over and over again if you fail by closing your tab and reopening it in Chrome (CTRL+w CTRL+SHIFT+t)


You can also click 'retry' on the score screen :)

Levels you've unlocked will remain unlocked but you need to win them to unlock new levels.


Love this. It has the bonus of trying to quickly parse different languages in a very short period of time.


Wow, really polished! Love the sounds.


Yep, although the timer and sounds pause as long as you scroll in iOS.


Didn't do any testing on mobile. But thanks for the feedback will look into it.


This is really cool, nice work. Simple and slick interface.


fun to play. is it more or did it seem like there wasn't too much variety in repos?




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