Professionally moderated games played by sending paper turns back and forth via the postal service. With the advent of the Internet and other technologies, this form of gaming has grown to include sending turns back and forth via email, fax, and the web. Play-By-Mail Games.
- Wikipedia: Play-by-mail games, or play-by-post games, are games, of any type, played through postal mail or email.
- Adventurers Guild - Adventurers Guild was a game created by Hugh Bayer in 1989, and released commercially in 1990. Started as a play-by-mail game, the rise of the Internet gave way for the game's evolution to a play-by-e-mail system.
- Correspondence chess - Correspondence chess is chess or variant chess played by various forms of long-distance correspondence, often through a correspondence chess server, a public internet chess forum, email, or the postal system. Less common methods which have been employed include fax and homing pigeon.
- Diplomacy (game) ? first non-public-domain game known to be played by mail; first game to generate a broad hobby of postal gaming zines.
- Play-by-post role-playing game - A play-by-post role-playing game is an online text-based role-playing game in which players interact with each other and a predefined environment via text. It is a subset of the online role-playing community which caters to both gamers and creative writers.
- Flying Buffalo - Flying Buffalo Incorporated is a Scottsdale, Arizona game company that publishes role playing games, card games, gaming materials, and runs Play-by-mail games.
- The Glory of Kings - The Glory of Kings is an award-winning play-by-mail game recreation of the real world of the 18th century, run by Agema Publications.
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- Play-by-email video games
- Directory The Playbook for Everything Gameplan www
Directory of Gameplan related sites, Playbook for Everything Gameplan, the American football play-by-mail system in the UK. The Playbook for Everything Gameplan.
- Personal It's Not All Football www
Personal homepage detailing turn by turn accounts of the various play by mail teams that the site owner manages and runs. It's Not All Football.
- Provides Shadow Island Games www
Provides information on Olympia, Island Games, a large-scale strategic fantasy simulation. Features a brief introduction to the game, along with turn reports and web archives [United States]. Shadow Island Games.
- evelops Harlequin Games www
evelops and sponsors fantasy turn-based strategic games including Legends, Games, Serim Ral and Exile. Provides information on each game, testimonials, and a portfolio of each fantasy wargame published [United Kingdom]. Harlequin Games.
- Articles PBEM Players www
Articles and FAQs to help players and GMs. Players. Topics include character development, how to write good posts and how to run a PBEM game. PBEM Players.
- The 'Net Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour www
The Internet version of the game show, Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour, hosted by Ryan and Doug Morris (No Relation) 'Net Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour.
- Alexa: Play-By-Mail Games
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Play-By-Mail Games
- DMOZ: Play-By-Mail Games
dmoz.org Directory: Play-By-Mail Games