Video and computer games simulating popular board games, games that were originally played without a computer, on a surface with counters. These are typically turn based thinking games, sometimes with the computer simulating one or more artificial intelligence opponents. Board Games Recreation Video 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
- Board games
- GNU Backgammon www
Free program that analyses your play, Backgammon, makes suggestions, estimates FIBS rating, and luck rating.
- Nemesis Checkers www
Nemesis plays English/American checkers. Checkers. It is the current computer checkers world champion.
- Built 3DFiBs www
Built on the GNUBG engine and allows for online play at First Internet Backgammon Server. 3DFiBs. Contains downloads, screenshots, support, and common terms. Available for Windows. 3DFiBs.
- Free, ContraPloy www
Free, ContraPloy, turn-based, two-player strategy board game with hidden piece values that change with terrain. Includes annual tournament and message board. ContraPloy.
- Slide CrossCheck www
Slide pieces down the intersecting slots to be the first player to get four in a row in this online strategy board game. CrossCheck. Played against the computer. CrossCheck.
- English/American World Championship Checkers www
English/American checkers program for windows. World Championship Checkers.
- Ghost Ghost www
Ghost by Philipp Claßen. Ghost. Ghost is an amateur chess program written in C++. Runs on Windows and Linux. Ghost.
- Multiplayer ChessWorks www
Multiplayer chess game that is playable over the internet or a LAN. ChessWorks. [Macintosh/Windows] ChessWorks.
- Review GameSpot www
Review by Tahsin Shamma, GameSpot, [7.6/10]. "if you love the board game, you're going to want this version. And if you haven't played the board game, buy this instead." GameSpot.
- Videos, IGN www
Videos, IGN, screenshots, previews, news, and a message board. IGN.
- Videos, GameStats www
Videos, GameStats, screenshots, average scores, article links, and a message board. GameStats.
- Alexa: Board Games Recreation
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Board Games Recreation
- DMOZ: Board Games Recreation
dmoz.org Directory: Board Games Recreation