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.
- 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, by 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.
- Harlequin Games - Harlequin Games is a business which designs and moderates PBM games by email of which their Legends engine is the most recognized. From their "About Us" page - "We fuse wild imagination with good game-play in everything we produce and do so with professionalism and love for the hobby.
- Correspondence chess
- Game terminology
- 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.
- Offers Flying Buffalo Inc www
Offers news on games provided, Buffalo Inc, rules, a winners list, and a FAQ section [United States]. Flying Buffalo Inc.
- Featured Reality Simulations, Inc www
Featured games include Duelmasters, Simulations, Inc, Hyborian War, and Forgotten Realms. Offers a brief introduction to the concept of play by mail games, company information, and rules [United States and Australia]. Reality Simulations, Inc.
- 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.
- PBeM Phoenyx PBeM Roleplaying www
PBeM community resource. Phoenyx PBeM Roleplaying.
- 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