Many wargames can be quite complicated, with lots of rules, tables, and charts. This is a section for computer programs that automate much of that, programs that are not independent video games in themselves, but do help play board game wargames. Computer Aides Board Games Games.
- A Assist www
A play by email gaming aid, Assist, for MS Windows. A Game editor; a map editor; a unit editor. Shareware, $30 registration. Assist.
- Board CyberBoard www
Board gaming system for playing board games by electronic mail. CyberBoard. Graphically design the various parts of a board game on your computer, the players make their moves and exchange recorded versions of the moves with their opponents. Free download. For Windows. CyberBoard.
- Download Colossus www
Download a Java version of Avalon Hill's Titan boardgame. Colossus. Currently "hotseat" play only. Colossus.
- 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.
- Player Lebensraum Campaign Headquarters www
Player support for PBEM play of free ADC2 Module "Lebensraum, Campaign Headquarters, the War in Europe 1939 to 1950", designed by Terry Shrum. Lebensraum Campaign Headquarters.
- "Universal Aide de Camp 2.0 www
"Universal Boardgame Conversion and Assistance Utility" Converts board wargames into a computer version for Play-by-email (PBEM). Camp 2.0. Built in routines for common game functions, such as movement and combat. Contains no rules; you must own a copy of the board game. Commercial. Aide de Camp 2.0.
- A PYBEM: Python Play By Email www
A project whose goal is to provide easy to use tools for creating and running play by e-mail games. PYBEM: Python Play By Email.
- Information PBM Developers Site www
Information on designing and writing computer PBM games. PBM Developers Site.
- Game BellaOnline www
Game reviews, BellaOnline, walk throughs, contests, weekly articles and links. From Lisa Shea. BellaOnline.
- Offers StrategyPlanet www
Offers FAQs, StrategyPlanet, game information and guides, maps, files, and links. StrategyPlanet.
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