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STB is a step up from the old pub favourite "Shut The Box", in which you try and allocate dice totals across a number of switchable tiles. It's ideal for the Psion or smartphone, with its graphics and digital sound effects.

Although I originally designed it for children, to improve their mental arithmetic while having a lot of fun, it's a good way for adults to while away a train journey as well!

STB for Communicator

Series 80 version (Nokia 9500, 9210, etc.)

Download this here as stbseries80.zip (50k).
(Thanks to Arjen Broeze for porting this version over)

When installing OPL programs onto the Nokia 9300 and Nokia 9500, you'll get the standard 'This application may not be compatible' warning. This is, of course, rubbish, and can safely be ignored.

If you haven't already done so, you'll also need to install the OPL Runtime patch, from Symbian, which gives your communicator the ability to run games and applications written in the OPL language. Get the OPL runtime for the Nokia 9200 series here, the version for the Nokia 9500 here. Please get feedback and reports of any bugs to me as soon as possible!

ScreenshotUIQ version (Sony Ericsson P800/P900, etc.)

Download v1.1 of the UIQ version here as stbuiq.zip (104k). Once unzipped, you'll need to install the stb.sis file in the usual way. If you haven't already added it to your smartphone, you'll also need to install the MediaServer Opx (OPL, eXtension, included in 'UiqAllOpx.sis'), which gives your smartphone extra sound-playing functions.

If you haven't already done so, you'll need to have already installed the free OPL 'runtime' on your smartphone. This is a small and safe patch that gives your device the ability to run OPL freeware and shareware programs and is highly recommended. You can even write your own, on your device, should you feel ambitious! The download page for the OPL runtime for UIQ smartphones is here.

[For would-be OPL/UIQ programmers: I've also put the source code up for download (stbuiqsourcekit.zip, 13k), for you to explore and get ideas from. The code is included in both plain text (.tpl) and Symbian/EPOC 'Program' format, for opening in an emulator or on a real Symbian device. Please note that I don't offer individual technical support for programming issues. Please use one of the established groups or forums for OPL instead! Start with AllAboutOpl.]

You can download STB 1.0 for the Psion Siena, Series 3a/3c/3mx directly from this web server as STB10.ZIP. You'll need 25k of disk space if you want to install it with sound effects. When unzipping the distribution ZIP file, please use the 'Include directories/folders' flag to make sure you get my nice directory tree exploded onto your disk!

STB for the Psion Series 5 is here as stb5v10.zip (18k)


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