Need help with
Click the “chat” button below for chat support from the developer who created it, or find similar developers for support.

About the developer

239 Stars 139 Forks BSD 3-Clause "New" or "Revised" License 710 Commits 48 Opened issues


A alternative - Play at

Services available


Need anything else?

Contributors list is an alternative to the web-based drawing game My main problems with were the ads and the fact that a disconnect would cause you to lose your points. On top of that, the automatic word choice was quite annoying and caused some frustration.

The site will not display any ads or share any data with third parties.

News and discussion

We have a new blog over at Over there, you can read about some highlights and discuss them in the comment section. The comment section is powered by, which means it'll use the blogs repository for comments and you can simply use your GitHub account for commenting.

Play now

Feel free to play on this instance

  • > Might not respond right-away, just wait some seconds / minutes, as it > shuts down automatically when unused.

Hosting your own instance for free

By using Heroku, you can deploy a temporary container that runs The container will not have any cost and automatically suspend as soon as it stops receiving traffic for a while.

Simply create an account at and then click this link:

Building / Running

Run the following to build the application:

git clone

For -nix systems: ```shell

to see all available commands

make build ```

For Windows:

go build -o scribblers .

This will produce a portable binary called

. The binary doesn't have any dependencies and should run on every system as long as it has the same architecture and OS family as the system it was compiled on.

The default port will be

. The parameter
allows changing the port though.

It should run on any system that go supports as a compilation target.

This application go version

or higher.


Alternatively there's a docker container:

docker pull biosmarcel/

The docker container is built from the master branch on every push, so it should always be up-to-date.

Changing default port

The default port is

. To override it, run:
docker run -p : biosmarcel/ --portHTTP=


Since uses WebSockets, when running it behind an nginx reverse proxy, you have to configure nginx to support that. You will find an example configuration on the related Wiki page.

Other reverse proxies may require similar configuration. If you are using a well known reverse proxy, you are free to contribute a configuration to the wiki.


There are many ways you can contribute:

  • Update / Add documentation in the wiki of the GitHub repository
  • Extend this README
  • Create feature requests and bug reports
  • Solve issues by creating Pull Requests
  • Tell your friends about the project


If you can't or don't want to contribute in any of the ways listed above, you can always donate something to the project.

  • PayPal:
  • Liberapay:
  • Etherum: 0x49939106563a9de8a777Cf5394149423b1dFd970

If there's a steady income stream I'd spend it on infrastructure and a domain ;)


These resources are by people unrelated to the project, whilst not every of these resources requires attribution as per license, we'll do it either way ;)

If you happen to find a mistake here, please make a PR. If you are one of the authors and feel like we've wronged you, please reach out.

Some of these were slightly altered if the license allowed it. Treat each of the files in this repository with the same license terms as the original file.

We use cookies. If you continue to browse the site, you agree to the use of cookies. For more information on our use of cookies please see our Privacy Policy.