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2 years agoempires: Simply game for to require only a character name
Carl Worth [Sat, 23 May 2020 17:42:40 +0000 (10:42 -0700)]
empires: Simply game for to require only a character name

Since the palyer's own nickname is now requested earlier (when first
joining the game).

This will hopefully be less confusing for players (who were sometimes
confused about which name was which).

2 years agoMerge branch 'flempires-repo-merge'
Kevin Worth [Sat, 23 May 2020 14:10:01 +0000 (10:10 -0400)]
Merge branch 'flempires-repo-merge'

This brings in the files which were originally being tracked at

2 years agoRename flutterempires to flempires
Kevin Worth [Mon, 18 May 2020 12:26:06 +0000 (08:26 -0400)]
Rename flutterempires to flempires

Because its way more nerdy to have a corny name for an app, so
flempires it is (or at least its directory).

2 years agoPrepare directories for merge into lmno.games
Kevin Worth [Mon, 18 May 2020 12:24:31 +0000 (08:24 -0400)]
Prepare directories for merge into lmno.games

In order to merge this (flutterempires) repo into the lmno.games repo,
it will be much cleaner to have all of the files in the top level
directory named flutterempires in order to avoid conflicts with
top-level files in lmno.games.

2 years agoAdd all linux files generated with flutter create .
Kevin Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 10:20:46 +0000 (06:20 -0400)]
Add all linux files generated with flutter create .

Accordingly with this documentation:


This commit adds all of the files in the `linux` directory which came
from running `flutter create .` while on the master branch of

2 years agoMerge branch 'add-macos'
Kevin Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 10:18:41 +0000 (06:18 -0400)]
Merge branch 'add-macos'

2 years agoMerge branch 'player-list'
Kevin Worth [Tue, 12 May 2020 11:35:21 +0000 (07:35 -0400)]
Merge branch 'player-list'

2 years agoEnable network requests in mac os app
Kevin Worth [Fri, 15 May 2020 13:03:32 +0000 (09:03 -0400)]
Enable network requests in mac os app

According to documentation here:


this change is needed so that the app can send network requests

2 years agoMerge branch 'data-models'
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 13:44:42 +0000 (09:44 -0400)]
Merge branch 'data-models'

2 years agoGet rid of extra FutureBuilder widgets
Kevin Worth [Tue, 12 May 2020 03:16:20 +0000 (23:16 -0400)]
Get rid of extra FutureBuilder widgets

Now that the ListView is working correctly, we can get rid of these two
FutureBuilders which were essentially intermediate steps to get to this

2 years agoAdd all macos files generated with flutter create .
Kevin Worth [Fri, 15 May 2020 12:59:21 +0000 (08:59 -0400)]
Add all macos files generated with flutter create .

According to this documentation:


This commit adds all of the files which came from running `flutter
create .` while on the master branch of flutter-sdk.

After this commit (and while still on the flutter-sdk master branch) the
native mac os app can be run with `flutter run -d macOS`.

2 years agoChange name of Android app to Empires
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 13:32:51 +0000 (09:32 -0400)]
Change name of Android app to Empires

The generated code lazily made the app name match the package
name, so now Empires is much better than flutterempires.

2 years agoClean up some leftover hello flutter code
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 13:07:17 +0000 (09:07 -0400)]
Clean up some leftover hello flutter code

The hello flutter code has button which increments a number on the
screen and this has just been cluttering things up. This will likely be
a good place to put the logic we'll need for submitting the user's
name and character, so we won't get rid of it completely.

2 years agoShow text if player list returns empty
Kevin Worth [Tue, 12 May 2020 03:13:11 +0000 (23:13 -0400)]
Show text if player list returns empty

Better to show "No players yet" than nothing when the server returns an
empty list.

2 years agoMerge branch 'families-to-empires'
Kevin Worth [Mon, 4 May 2020 12:02:01 +0000 (08:02 -0400)]
Merge branch 'families-to-empires'

Rename everything that was initially created with `flutter create flutterfamilies`
so that it is now called "flutterempires" instead

2 years agoMake space for showing the full list of players
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 12:59:50 +0000 (08:59 -0400)]
Make space for showing the full list of players

Up to now, the widgets were centered on the screen. With them now moved
up to the top, there is room to show the list of players at the bottom.

2 years agoClean up indentation
Kevin Worth [Mon, 11 May 2020 12:30:01 +0000 (08:30 -0400)]
Clean up indentation

This commit changes whitespace only, now that the FutureBuilder is
inside the Expanded widget.

2 years agoClean up by removing some tutorial text
Kevin Worth [Sat, 2 May 2020 11:23:47 +0000 (07:23 -0400)]
Clean up by removing some tutorial text

Removes comments only - no functional code changes

2 years agoRename directory flutterfamilies to flutterempires
Kevin Worth [Mon, 4 May 2020 11:53:03 +0000 (07:53 -0400)]
Rename directory flutterfamilies to flutterempires

Originally the flutter app was created in a directory called flutterfamilies
and this should take care of the final references still pointing to that old
directory now that it's renamed to flutterempires

2 years agoDisplay total number of players
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 12:58:03 +0000 (08:58 -0400)]
Display total number of players

Setting up a new widget to display the list of players, but for the
time being (for simplicity's sake) it's just displaying the size of the
returned list of players.

2 years agoAdd Expanded to fix the scrollable in a scrollable problem
Kevin Worth [Sun, 10 May 2020 20:34:41 +0000 (16:34 -0400)]
Add Expanded to fix the scrollable in a scrollable problem

Since the ListView can't be put into the Column widget, we
instead add an Expanded widget and put the ListView in there.

2 years agoFix indentation after adding Container
Kevin Worth [Sat, 2 May 2020 11:20:42 +0000 (07:20 -0400)]
Fix indentation after adding Container

Changes whitespace only

2 years agoRename "Families" to "Empires"
Kevin Worth [Mon, 4 May 2020 03:13:17 +0000 (23:13 -0400)]
Rename "Families" to "Empires"

Because the name is better

2 years agoAdd fetchAllPlayers method
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 12:53:45 +0000 (08:53 -0400)]
Add fetchAllPlayers method

This method is really the one we've needed all along and so now we
can display the list of players instead of just the first player.

2 years agoMove the FutureBuilder into the Column (does not work)
Kevin Worth [Sun, 10 May 2020 20:28:53 +0000 (16:28 -0400)]
Move the FutureBuilder into the Column (does not work)

Again, this is a commit to get us back to the broken state before more
properly fixing things.

2 years agoAdd new Container to allow for margin
Kevin Worth [Sat, 2 May 2020 11:13:08 +0000 (07:13 -0400)]
Add new Container to allow for margin

The Center widget can't have margin, apparently, so we'll put it in
a Container which can.

2 years agoRename application id to com.appsiom.empires
Kevin Worth [Mon, 4 May 2020 03:06:08 +0000 (23:06 -0400)]
Rename application id to com.appsiom.empires

Because com.example was no good and so was flutterfamilies

2 years agoStop using dart:js in player.dart
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 12:52:02 +0000 (08:52 -0400)]
Stop using dart:js in player.dart

This "web only" package was preventing the app from being built on
Android and iOS, so now that we have a method for parsing the player
list, we no longer need to use the (albeit simpler) JsArray type.

See: https://dart-lang.github.io/linter/lints/avoid_web_libraries_in_flutter.html

2 years agoPut back the Column in main.dart
Kevin Worth [Sun, 10 May 2020 20:27:16 +0000 (16:27 -0400)]
Put back the Column in main.dart

This is a quasi-revert of e318ede47bc5b8563db84ce2c676c6a9297c860e

...where we took a shortcut by removing a bunch of stuff just to get
things to work, now we're putting it back in the broken state and some
following commits will fix it.

2 years agoAdd README.md
Kevin Worth [Mon, 27 Apr 2020 13:29:08 +0000 (13:29 +0000)]

2 years agoAdd method parsePlayers to player.dart
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 12:48:10 +0000 (08:48 -0400)]
Add method parsePlayers to player.dart

This gives us a convenience method to parse the
json returned from the server into a List<Player> object

2 years agoAdd another screenshot to the README
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 15:09:34 +0000 (11:09 -0400)]
Add another screenshot to the README

The README now has two screenshots in order to
demonstrate how the list of players can be updated
(by clicking on the "plus" button).

2 years agoAdd screenshot to root for current progress
Kevin Worth [Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:51:02 +0000 (08:51 -0400)]
Add screenshot to root for current progress

2 years agoChange fetchPlayer to fetchFirstPlayer
Kevin Worth [Mon, 4 May 2020 02:39:44 +0000 (22:39 -0400)]
Change fetchPlayer to fetchFirstPlayer

Initially I was going to fix the logic in this method to fit the name,
but instead - for the time being - I'll simply make the name more
accurately describe what the method is doing.

2 years agoUpdate screenshot for README
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 15:06:24 +0000 (11:06 -0400)]
Update screenshot for README

The newest screenshot is now showing the game on an Android
emulator with a list of players.

2 years agoAdd some space in between TextFields for aesthetics
Kevin Worth [Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:47:01 +0000 (08:47 -0400)]
Add some space in between TextFields for aesthetics

2 years agoAdd initState to start the async call to fetch player
Kevin Worth [Mon, 4 May 2020 00:21:31 +0000 (20:21 -0400)]
Add initState to start the async call to fetch player

initState is a good place to do asynchronous calls that we just
need to happen one time at the beginning.

So, in initStart we fetch the player and put it in a Future, and then
when (each and every time) build gets called, it uses what has
been fetched or shows the spinner if the fetch hasn't completed
successfully yet.

2 years agoMake the plus button act like refresh
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 15:02:30 +0000 (11:02 -0400)]
Make the plus button act like refresh

Tapping on the plus button now calls fetch again and redisplays the
updated list of players

2 years agoAdd label and TextField for entering the player's game name
Kevin Worth [Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:38:57 +0000 (08:38 -0400)]
Add label and TextField for entering the player's game name

2 years agoAdd a FutureBuilder widget to hold a fetched player
Kevin Worth [Sun, 3 May 2020 19:31:41 +0000 (15:31 -0400)]
Add a FutureBuilder widget to hold a fetched player

Rather than doing a fetch within this build method (which gets called repeatedly),
we use a FutureBuilder to show a spinner until the player has finished being
fetched asynchronously.

2 years agoRip out column and just show player list view
Kevin Worth [Fri, 8 May 2020 15:01:21 +0000 (11:01 -0400)]
Rip out column and just show player list view

This was the easiest thing to do quickly, because a list view does not
play nicely inside of a column widget (can't put a scrollable inside of
a scrollable, sort of thing...)

Eventually, we need to combine the views or make separate screens for
each one.

2 years agoAdd TextField for entering (real) name
Kevin Worth [Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:37:36 +0000 (08:37 -0400)]
Add TextField for entering (real) name

2 years agoAdd class RegisteredUser with name and character attributes
Kevin Worth [Sun, 3 May 2020 02:40:48 +0000 (22:40 -0400)]
Add class RegisteredUser with name and character attributes

This data model will be used when POSTing to /register

    at commit 0411bdc

2 years agoAdd 'Empires' to homepage title
Kevin Worth [Mon, 27 Apr 2020 03:10:21 +0000 (23:10 -0400)]
Add 'Empires' to homepage title

2 years agoAdd class Player with id and name attributes
Kevin Worth [Sun, 3 May 2020 02:36:42 +0000 (22:36 -0400)]
Add class Player with id and name attributes

This data model will be used when hitting the /players endpoint

    at commit 0411bdc

2 years agoChange app name to 'Families Game'
Kevin Worth [Mon, 27 Apr 2020 02:06:01 +0000 (22:06 -0400)]
Change app name to 'Families Game'

2 years agoAdd http library version 0.12.1 to pubspec.yaml
Kevin Worth [Sun, 3 May 2020 02:44:46 +0000 (22:44 -0400)]
Add http library version 0.12.1 to pubspec.yaml

2 years agoAdd all from `flutter create <name>`
Kevin Worth [Mon, 27 Apr 2020 01:56:32 +0000 (21:56 -0400)]
Add all from `flutter create <name>`

2 years agolmno.js: Drop the lmno_login and lmno_login_loadend functions
Carl Worth [Sat, 23 May 2020 13:00:25 +0000 (06:00 -0700)]
lmno.js: Drop the lmno_login and lmno_login_loadend functions

These were supporting some code in a separate repository (lmno-server)
but that repository has now gotten smart enough to host its own
JavaScript code so this is currently serving no purpose here.

2 years agoUse an absolute path for the events API
Carl Worth [Thu, 21 May 2020 17:24:31 +0000 (10:24 -0700)]
Use an absolute path for the events API

Again, from a bug report where a user's browser was unable to fetch
this resource.

2 years agoUse absolute references for CSS and JS files
Carl Worth [Thu, 21 May 2020 17:14:55 +0000 (10:14 -0700)]
Use absolute references for CSS and JS files

I wouldn't expect this to have a behavioral change, but I recently got
a bug report from some users who where unable to get these resources,
(their browser was trying to fetch them from
https://lmno.games/game.css instead of

2 years agoAdd JavaScript handling for the recently-added login form
Carl Worth [Thu, 21 May 2020 17:13:54 +0000 (10:13 -0700)]
Add JavaScript handling for the recently-added login form

The HTML for this login form isn't seen here. It exists inside of

2 years agoAdd an "lmno_" prefix to our loadend functions
Carl Worth [Thu, 21 May 2020 17:10:13 +0000 (10:10 -0700)]
Add an "lmno_" prefix to our loadend functions

This gives a more natural binding between, for example, lmno_join and

2 years agoDrop debugging statement to console.log
Carl Worth [Wed, 20 May 2020 14:43:23 +0000 (07:43 -0700)]
Drop debugging statement to console.log

We don't really intend to clutter up the browser console like this.

2 years agoActually make the top-level "join game" button work.
Carl Worth [Tue, 19 May 2020 15:44:34 +0000 (08:44 -0700)]
Actually make the top-level "join game" button work.

Embarrassingly enough, when I first implemented the handling of this
form, I only tested that it gave a proper error message for an invalid
ID. Somehow I totally neglected to even test (let alone implement!)
the handling of a valid ID.

Fortunately, the missing implementation is _very_ easy. Just send the
browser to the URL for the game ID that was entered.

2 years agoFix a typo: "fot" instead of "for"
Carl Worth [Mon, 18 May 2020 15:58:39 +0000 (08:58 -0700)]
Fix a typo: "fot" instead of "for"

And while fixing that, cleaning up the surrounding sentence.

2 years agoAdd the standard viewport element
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 23:56:13 +0000 (16:56 -0700)]
Add the standard viewport element

I wish this were the default. I'm always having to receive a report
that it's broken before I realize what's going on.

2 years agoAdd a link from the top-level page to the static page Empires
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 22:43:26 +0000 (15:43 -0700)]
Add a link from the top-level page to the static page Empires

So that it's actually possible to find how to host a new game

2 years agoAdd basic them-based styling of link colors
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 22:43:01 +0000 (15:43 -0700)]
Add basic them-based styling of link colors

Since the default lnik colors are _horrible_.

2 years agoempirs: Switch to using local server to handle all game events
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 22:37:32 +0000 (15:37 -0700)]
empirs: Switch to using local server to handle all game events

The local server is now much more capable than the old one at
https://families.cworth.org/api (since the local one can now
handle multiple simultaneous games each with a different ID).

2 years agoempires: Fix references to "local" CSS and JS files
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 22:13:24 +0000 (15:13 -0700)]
empires: Fix references to "local" CSS and JS files

While it's tempting to just treat these as coming from the current
directory, in practice this HTMl page will be served from a dynamic
path that includes the game ID as a path component. So we have to
look up one directory to find these resources.

2 years agoempires: Add a top-level static page for the Empires game
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 22:10:08 +0000 (15:10 -0700)]
empires: Add a top-level static page for the Empires game

This has a basic description of the game along with a button to host a
new instance of the game.

There is a tiny bit of JavaScript added to support the new button,
(simply calling the server API to generate a new game and then
redirecting to the new game ID or else generating an error message).

2 years agostyle: Add some padding at the bottom of any form
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 22:05:57 +0000 (15:05 -0700)]
style: Add some padding at the bottom of any form

This is some really basic style that is sorely needed by default.

It's also exactly the styling that was missing that motivated be to
put a gratuitous <br> in here earlier. So we take that out here.

2 years agostyle: Add some basic support for a bulleted list.
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 22:02:07 +0000 (15:02 -0700)]
style: Add some basic support for a bulleted list.

It's somewhat surprising that the reset.css even removes all bullets
from list items, but there you have it.

2 years agostyle: Remove some duplicated code between h1 and h2
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 21:59:57 +0000 (14:59 -0700)]
style: Remove some duplicated code between h1 and h2

By adding one block for both h1 _and_ h2 to hold common properties.

2 years agoempires: Fix indentation of game.html
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 16:39:05 +0000 (09:39 -0700)]
empires: Fix indentation of game.html

There were a couple of misguided attempts to keep content closer to
the left column here, but were in fact just inconsistent
indentation. Fix things up to be consistently indented according to
the actual document structure.

2 years agoempires: Rename all files (html, js, and css) to game.*
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 16:35:43 +0000 (09:35 -0700)]
empires: Rename all files (html, js, and css) to game.*

These are all the files for manipulating a single instance of a
game. We're moving this away from index.html so that we can have a
separate page at index.html for giving game instructions and allowing
users to host a new game.

So, along with the new name of game.html, we also rename supporting
files to game.css and game.js to be consistent.

2 years agomake deploy: Go back to deleting any pre-existing files on the server
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 16:13:37 +0000 (09:13 -0700)]
make deploy: Go back to deleting any pre-existing files on the server

We stopped doing this back in commit
0bce98367c70c43eaa425aad101e15ed3db612a8 specifically because I was
concerned about a deployment of the top-level "lmno.games" content
obliterating lower-level content (such as that deployed by the
"empires-html" repository).

But now, I've switched to hosting the empires HTML content in this
same repository where it will be deployed together. And that's my plan
going forward, to house all static HTML content here in this
lmno.games repository. So in this commit we start passing the --delete
flag to rsync again.

The one exception is the "flempires" directory where Kevin is
currently experimenting. In the future, we'll likely incorporate that
content into this repository as well. But for now, we simply
explicitly exclude it so that deployments here won't destroy anything
he has deployed there.


2 years agoAdd some comments on the CSS for styling the empires client
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:58:04 +0000 (08:58 -0700)]
Add some comments on the CSS for styling the empires client

At this point, all of the generic styling, (for paragraphs, forms,
etc.), has been moved up to the top level. So the only styling left at
the level of the empires directory are things to set very
empires-specific things, (such as showing/hiding elements for
particular game states).

2 years agoUse named color to set the character of the character-reveal element
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:56:54 +0000 (08:56 -0700)]
Use named color to set the character of the character-reveal element

This makes me so happy! With these named colors, a low-level style
file like this one now has no explicit color values in it, but instead
simply inherits the defined, named colors from the theme above.

2 years agoMove input sizing from empires to top-level
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:52:25 +0000 (08:52 -0700)]
Move input sizing from empires to top-level

There's no reason the empires client should be overriding the size of
input fields. These should be consistent across all games.

And we choose the size of 40 that the empires client had, which is
slightly smaller than what we were getting otherwise, (which looked
just a tiny bit, comically large).

2 years agoMove paragraph-spacing from empires/style.css to style.css
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:50:44 +0000 (08:50 -0700)]
Move paragraph-spacing from empires/style.css to style.css

This is a useful spacing directive, so we want it applied at the
top-level, not just in the empires directory.

2 years agoApply our selected text color to haeaders (h1 and h2)
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:47:54 +0000 (08:47 -0700)]
Apply our selected text color to haeaders (h1 and h2)

This was previously happening in the empires client, but now we move
this up to the top-level.

Note that we don't use the selected text color at minimal font sizes
(such as in the "body" element in general). This is because we want a
high contrast there for maximal legibility. So we introduce an
additional named --text-fo-color-max-contrast which is set to pure

2 years agoUse CSS custom properties to define named colors
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:43:19 +0000 (08:43 -0700)]
Use CSS custom properties to define named colors

Hurrah! I've only wanted this feature for decades.

Thanks to Richard for pointing out that it's now been well-supported
long enough that I can reliably use it. This will really help so that
I can change colors in one place and have the entire style follow the

2 years agoInsert a line break before the "Players in the game" section
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:30:32 +0000 (08:30 -0700)]
Insert a line break before the "Players in the game" section

It would be more semantic to have actual "sections" in the content and
some styling that sets proper spacing between sections. But that feels
like overkill given the current simplicity of the page, and the
current problem that there was just too little space at this one

If we do make the page more complex in the future, we can certainly
add semantic sections.

2 years agoFix the page width to allow the content to be a full 720px wide
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:25:06 +0000 (08:25 -0700)]
Fix the page width to allow the content to be a full 720px wide

The code that was written here with numeric values of 720px was
assuming that the page interior would be as wide as 720px and that
padding would not be counted in that. But when we brought this code to
lmno we violated that assumption by using "box-sizing: border-box" on
the page, (making the padding be counted in computing the width of the

The result of that was that the actual content of the page was only
620px and with actual paragraphs of text included now as part of the
empires client, it's clear that that was narrower than we really want.

So, in this commit, we account for the border-box semantics by using a
maximum page width of 820px (padding inclusive) so that the actual
page contents can be as wide as 720px.

2 years agoTweak the line-height down a bit
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:23:41 +0000 (08:23 -0700)]
Tweak the line-height down a bit

Now that we've added some actual paragraphs of text, (with the empires
client), it's plain to see that a line spacing of 1.5 is just a bit
too much. It just looks better a bit smaller like this.

2 years agoempires: Adapt HTML to use 'form-field' instead of 'form-row' class
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:15:45 +0000 (08:15 -0700)]
empires: Adapt HTML to use 'form-field' instead of 'form-row' class

The top-level style.css uses this slightly different (but more
accurate) class naming. By adapting to it here, we also simplify the
empires-specific CSS file to not need to define its own form layout.

2 years agoempires: Defer to top-level style sheet for as much as possible
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:13:02 +0000 (08:13 -0700)]
empires: Defer to top-level style sheet for as much as possible

Most of the top-level lmno style.css was originally copied from the
style.css file from empires-html in the first place. So there was a
lot od fuplication in these files.

In this commit, we reference the top-level style.css from the empires
HTML file and drop from the empires style.css file all directives that
already exist above.

2 years agoRemove the reset.css from the empires sub-directory
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 15:04:00 +0000 (08:04 -0700)]
Remove the reset.css from the empires sub-directory

Instead, just pointing up to the top-level one instead, (which happens
to be identical anyway).

2 years agoDrop the Makefile from the empires directory
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 14:58:38 +0000 (07:58 -0700)]
Drop the Makefile from the empires directory

The top-level Makefile knows how to deploy all content including all
sub-directories, so we don't need a lower-level Makefile at all.

2 years agoMerge in empires-html client
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 14:53:51 +0000 (07:53 -0700)]
Merge in empires-html client

This HTML client for the empires game was originally developed in a
separate repository (and at the top-level).

In order to create this commit, I first rewrote the history of the
empires-html repository with:

git-filter-repo --path-rename '':empires/

to move all of its content down into the empires sub-directory.

I then fetched things over to thi repository with:

git fetch ../empires-html-filtered
        git merge --allow-unrelated-histories FETCH_HEAD

Going forward, we can develop the empires client within a
sub-directory of the lmno.games content (so they can share common
resources such as reset.css and style.css, etc.).

2 years agoPopulate the name fields in site.webmanifest
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 14:01:33 +0000 (07:01 -0700)]
Populate the name fields in site.webmanifest

It's odd that the realfavicongenerator.net site doesn't ask for these
names. If it's going to go to the trouble of creating this resource it
might as well ask for the information it needs to create it correctly.

2 years agoPoint to various favicon resources in the <head> of the index page
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 13:58:58 +0000 (06:58 -0700)]
Point to various favicon resources in the <head> of the index page

This is a direct copy/paste from the recommendations of

2 years agoAdd many assets expanded from lmno.png
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 13:57:08 +0000 (06:57 -0700)]
Add many assets expanded from lmno.png

These are all directly as generated by https://realfavicongenerator.net
by selecting a couple of arbitrary background colors in a couple places.

2 years agoAdd a very simple LMNO logo
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 13:52:27 +0000 (06:52 -0700)]
Add a very simple LMNO logo

Aiming at creating a favicon, etc. from this.

2 years agoAdd simple JavaScript processing of game ID form submission
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 01:14:59 +0000 (18:14 -0700)]
Add simple JavaScript processing of game ID form submission

All we are currently doing so far is getting the 404 return status and
properly plumbing that through to a message area.

2 years agoRemove percentage units from grid column sizing
Carl Worth [Sun, 17 May 2020 01:13:21 +0000 (18:13 -0700)]
Remove percentage units from grid column sizing

Richard recommends against using percentages here as it can be
surprising which size the percentage is computed against. This usage
of fr and em units should likely do what we want. (Note: We're not
actually exercising this currently, so we'll need to revisit this once
we add any 2-column field inputs.)

2 years agoAdd a little universal padding to the page
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 22:40:53 +0000 (15:40 -0700)]
Add a little universal padding to the page

Regardless of how tiny the display is, we do want at least _some_

2 years agoRefine the Game ID input field
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 22:38:02 +0000 (15:38 -0700)]
Refine the Game ID input field

Here we restrict it to 4 characters, force the input to uppercase,
disable autocomplete (since we don't expect intentional reuse of game
ID codes), and provide some instruction in the placeholder.

2 years agoAdd some basic styling for form input fields
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 22:31:47 +0000 (15:31 -0700)]
Add some basic styling for form input fields

Compared to browser defaults this provides larger font sizes and a
more modern flat aesthetic with a simple color scheme.

2 years agoNever allow the background body color to be seen on a tiny screen
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 22:17:05 +0000 (15:17 -0700)]
Never allow the background body color to be seen on a tiny screen

This breaks the illusion of "full screen" which we want to maintain on
small devices.

2 years agoAdd some responsive layout for the page itself
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 22:06:50 +0000 (15:06 -0700)]
Add some responsive layout for the page itself

This is designed to use all the space available on a small device
(such as a phone) but then to smoothly allow some distinctly-colored
background to be visbile on a large device while maxing out the page
width at a reasoable maximum width.

This styling change does introduce a new containing "page" div around
the content.

2 years agoAdd a simple form for joining a game
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 21:00:11 +0000 (14:00 -0700)]
Add a simple form for joining a game

Note: This doesn't actually do anything yet.

2 years agoAdd styling for some mobile-friendly forms and form fields
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 20:54:52 +0000 (13:54 -0700)]
Add styling for some mobile-friendly forms and form fields

These fields will reponsively decide whether to layout in 1 or 2
columns depending on whether the fields are declared as "small",
"medium", or "large" and the width of the browser's screen.

2 years agoAdd the most basic of font styling
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 20:24:31 +0000 (13:24 -0700)]
Add the most basic of font styling

Simply choosing a sans-serif font for the body as well as some larger
(and bold) font sizes for h1 and h2 headers.

2 years agoAdd a reset CSS stylesheet
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 20:21:30 +0000 (13:21 -0700)]
Add a reset CSS stylesheet

This eliminates basically all browser default styling (which differs
from browser to browser anyway). So this does not give any _nice_
styling but it does give a consistent baseline to start with.

Thanks to Eric Meyer for this stylesheet which was obtained (public
domain) from his website at:


2 years agoAdd DOCTYPE and "meta charset" tag.
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 20:16:28 +0000 (13:16 -0700)]
Add DOCTYPE and "meta charset" tag.

I don't know what the DOCTYPE tag even does, but here it is.

And I really wish the world were already defaulted into utf-8 by now,
but apparently not without an explicit indication. Oh well.

2 years agoAdd a simple Makefile with a "make deploy" target
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 20:05:43 +0000 (13:05 -0700)]
Add a simple Makefile with a "make deploy" target

This doesn't do any deleting of pre-existing files, (to avoid deleting
any web content from sub directories that aren't being maintained in
this repository). We'll need to eventually sort out a better solution
for that.

2 years agoInitial commit
Carl Worth [Sat, 16 May 2020 19:55:50 +0000 (12:55 -0700)]
Initial commit

Start tracking static web site content for https://lmno.games