This section covers rules, strategies, and information related to board games. Board Games Games.
There are many varieties of board games. Their representation of real-life situations can range from having no inherent theme, like checkers, to having a specific theme and narrative, like Cluedo . (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules. Some games are based on pure strategy, but many contain an element of chance; and some are purely chance, with no element of skill.
- BoardGameGeek ?a board game community and website database.
- Going Cardboard ?a documentary, including interviews with game designers and game publishers.
- History of games - The history of games dates to the ancient human past. Games are an integral part of all cultures and are one of the oldest forms of human social interaction. Games are formalized expressions of play which allow people to go beyond immediate imagination and direct physical activity.
- Interactive movie ?DVD games.
- Mind sport - A mind sport is a game of skill where the competition is based on a particular type of the intellectual ability as opposed to physical exercise.
- Snakes and Lattes ?a board game caf .
- History of board games
- Egyptian inventions
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- Information Setup Group Inc. www
Information on classic games. Group Inc.. Includes a list of games, variants, rules, and history. Setup Group Inc..
- Similar Irensei www
Similar to connect five, Irensei, but you can remove enclosed stones like Go. Include rules, examples, and download. Irensei.
- The Trev's boardgames www
The authentic birdwatching game. Trev's boardgames.
- Bibliography Dinosaur and Evolution Games www
Bibliography of games about dinosaurs including descriptions and links to publishers. Dinosaur and Evolution Games.
- A GUB: the Generic Universal Boardgame www
A Java 2 application that allows players to play almost any type of board game on their computer, the Generic Universal Boardgame, using a simple text file with game piece descriptions, a GIF or JPG copy of a game board, and an optional set of graphics for the game pieces. Several game piece sets are distributed here, and others may be created by other people and distributed from elsewhere. GUB: the Generic Universal Boardgame.
- Download Colossus www
Download a Java version of Avalon Hill's Titan boardgame. Colossus. Currently "hotseat" play only. Colossus.
- Produces Jolly Games www
Produces board and card games designed by Tom Jolly, Games, co-designer of DiskWars, creator of Wiz-War, Drakon, Knots, GOOTMU, and Programmer's Nightmare. Jolly Games.
- A Get Together Games www
A selection of games from Hasbro. Get Together Games.
- Features Pitch a Story www
Features a description of the game and information about its use in an educational setting. Story. Also includes ordering information. Pitch a Story.
- Offers BuddhaWheel www
Offers an animated tour of the game, BuddhaWheel, a description of gameplay, and details about the painting used for the gameboard. BuddhaWheel.
- Providing DFC Intelligence: Game Industry Research www
Providing strategic market research and statistics on the video game, Intelligence: Game Industry Research, interactive entertainment and interactive broadcasting industries. DFC Intelligence: Game Industry Research.
- Offers The Canadian Video Game and Computer Industry www
Offers information and analysis about the video and computer game industry in Canada. Canadian Video Game and Computer Industry. Produced by a group of researchers in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario. The Canadian Video Game and Computer Industry.
- Alexa: Board Games Games
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Board Games Games
- DMOZ: Board Games Games
dmoz.org Directory: Board Games Games