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10 Intelligent Strategy Games

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1993

A collection of ten classical board games. Each of them runs from a common menu. These games are Draughts, Go, Renju, 4-in-a-line, Othello, Gomoku, Backgammon, Chinese Chess, Chess, and Bridge

10 Pro Board Games

10 Pro Board Games

Windows - Released - October 25, 2002

Test your gaming skills with Backgammon, Bridge, Chess, and Checkers Then up the competition with Go, Chinese Chess, Gomoku, Reversi, Shogi and 4-In-Line Play against the machine or against another person through an Internet or network connection All games features help options and adjustable difficulty levels

1500 DS Spirits Vol. 2: Shougi

1500 DS Spirits Vol. 2: Shougi

Nintendo DS - Released - 2007

1500DS Spirits Vol. 2: Shogi is a Miscellaneous game, developed and published by Tasuke, which was released in Japan in 2007. It is a software that is very suitable for beginners in chess. The "learning mode" provided in the game allows you to easily master the common skills and knowledge of chess. In addition, the "Chess Strength Rating" function can be used to identify the player's current level of chess. The game also supports multiplayer battles with one card.

19: Neunzehn

19: Neunzehn

Nintendo Famicom Disk System - Released - March 4, 1988

The heir to the throne is shared by four brave people: Darius, Simon, Thales, and Sonia. The 19 gods of Olympus left behind an omnipotent stone to the great emperor Achilles, who has ordered a search to be conducted for the stone. You take the role of one of these four in an effort to find the stone on the island before the rest, waging war with opponent armies to prevent them from finding it first. 19 is somewhat unique among turn based strategy games, in that turns are taken in real time, following rules that are reminiscent of the Japanese chess-like game known as Shogi. The game takes...

3D Scacchi Simulator

3D Scacchi Simulator

Commodore 64 - Released - 1991

The game is another computer simulation of the board game chess. This installment allows the player to use two screens to control the items on the board: one screen is for typing the moves in and another is for examining the board to see the current disposition. Different options allow player to rotate the board, adjust the colors, change the level of opponent, suggest the next move, replay the moves, or simply play the game automatically.

3DO Maniac Pack

3DO Maniac Pack

3DO Interactive Multiplayer - Released - 1995

This is a four-game compilation pack that contains the following 3DO games: Alone In The Dark Battle Chess Out Of This World Way Of The Warrior

4-in-1 Fun Pak

4-in-1 Fun Pak

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - September 1, 1992

Now you can have four of the most popular board games of all time on your GAME BOY... all together in one fun-filled package! Sargon Chess... Checkers... Backgammon... Reversi... any time, any place. Interplay's 4-in-1 Fun Pak is the perfect opponent, at home or on the road. All four games can be played solo, face-to-face, or via GAME BOY's GAME LINK. So, whenever you're looking for tough competition, just turn on your GAME BOY and take your best shot.

5 In One Fun Pak

5 In One Fun Pak

Sega Game Gear - Released - 1994

5 in One Fun Pak features four board games and one dice game. The featured games are Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Reversi and Yacht (using Yahtzee's rules). You can select to play one player against the computer or two players. You can select you skill levels for most games from 1 (easiest) to 3 (hardest), although the Chess game has skills of 1 to 6 and Yacht has no skill selection.

5 Intelligent Strategy Games

5 Intelligent Strategy Games

Atari ST - Released

Includes: Backgammon Royale, Bridge Player 2000, Chess Player 2150, Draughts, Go Player.

5 Intelligent Strategy Games

5 Intelligent Strategy Games

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

With 5 Intelligent Strategy Games Oxford Softworks gives you the following 5 board/card games: Backgammon Chess Bridge Go Draughts

50 Classic Games

50 Classic Games

Nintendo DS - Released - July 14, 2009

Whether you want to play a quick, challenging game or a white-knuckle adventure, hours of fun and entertainment await you. There’s something for everyone in this collection of classic games including Chess, Mahjongg, Sudoku, Backgammon, Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, Solitaire and more. - 50 Classic Games: Endless hours of puzzle, card and board game fun with classics including Mahjongg, Blackjack, Chess, Sudoku, Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, Klondike Solitaire, Free Cell, Chinese Checkers and many more. - Varying Degrees of Difficulty: Challenging AI opponents to match your age or skill level....

50 Classic Games 3D

50 Classic Games 3D

Nintendo 3DS - Released - March 2, 2012

It’s all right here, in 50 Classic Games for Nintendo 3DS! With new eye-popping graphics and interactive features, you’ll get lost for hours in the wildly entertaining games that range from backgammon to brainteasers! Try your hand at Texas Hold’Em, Blackjack, and Roulette. Rediscover classic board and dice games like Farkle, Chess, and Mahjongg. Go fishing, play air hockey, take out enemy battleships, and throw darts! Solve tricky brainteasers, picture puzzles, and more! Features • Try your hand at Texas Hold’Em and Roulette• Play games like Farkle, Chess, and Mahjongg• Go fishing, play...

50 Great Games

50 Great Games

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

50 Great Games is a compilation of 50 games which are mostly either closely based on arcade games or board/card game translations. Games Include: • 3D Toc Toc Toc • Alien Fight • Battle • Black Box • Black Jack • Block Attack • Blop Blox • Breakout 3D • Chess • Chinese Challenge • Colour Game • East Corner • Faster Brain • Find Your Way • Five in a Row • Four in a Row • Frantic Freddy • Frog Man • Fun Factory • Get It • Go • H-Ball • Letter Game • Mazeman • Mazetrap • Maze Walker • Mosaic • Mousewalk •...

50 More Classic Games

50 More Classic Games

Nintendo DS - Released - May 12, 2011

50 Classic Games: Endless hours of puzzle, card and board game fun with classics including Mahjongg, Blackjack, Chess, Sudoku, Texas Hold 'Em Poker, Klondike Solitaire, Free Cell, Chinese Checkers and many more. Varying Degrees of Difficulty: Challenging AI opponents to match your age or skill level

8 Enemy Queens

8 Enemy Queens

Commodore 64 - Homebrew - 2003

Despite the chessboard, 8 Enemy Queens is not a chess game, rather it's a brain-teaser/logical puzzle game in which you have to uncover 8 queens without running into any conflicts. Not as easy as it seems. This game was developed by Ismail Sahin and released into the public domain in 2003. However, it was also released in the following: • GO64! 2005/04 • GO64! 2005/05

Abalone

Windows - Released - April 23, 2014

Discover our new version with brand new graphics inspired by the latest edition of the famous strategy game. Abalone has been one of the best games around for nearly 30 years, known for its hexagonal board and black and white marbles. The goal of this abstract board game is simple: push your opponent’s marbles off the board! But beware, it’s not easy to master, so keep your wits about you and rise to the challenge! HAVE A PLAN OF ATTACK... Create a plan of attack to push your opponent’s marbles off the board. On every turn, you can move one space in any direction with 1, 2, or 3 lined-up...

ÆRENA: Clash of Champions

Windows - Released - February 10, 2015

ÆRENA is a tactical, turn-based combat game with an unique Ætherpunk setting. Command formidable Champions, employ powerful Æther Shells and challenge your brain - not your fingers - in strategic, fast paced combat. It's like speed chess meets DotA in an Ætherpunk world!

Aggression

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Aggression is a board game that combines elements of checkers and chess. The goal of the game is to move all your tiles to the opposite side of the game board while your computer opponent or your friend awaiting his/her turn does the same with their tiles. You can use your tiles to surround and entrap the opponents tiles forcing them to restart at the beginning with that tile and naturally they can do the same to you.

AI Shogi 3

AI Shogi 3

Nintendo 64 - Released - December 18, 1998

Al Shogi 3 is a Nintendo 64 video game released exclusively in Japan in 1998. Shogi, also known as Japanese chess, is a two-player strategy board game in the same family as Western chess. Shogi means general’s board game.

AI Shougi

AI Shougi

Sony Playstation - Released - November 22, 1995

Ai Shogi is a shogi (Japanese Chess) game that features 3 different difficulty levels, 2 different kind of pieces, 4 different kind of boards, borders, etc. Manufacturer's description: Transplanted the orthodox Japanese chess game that combines the on the "strong" "fast," "smart" in the popular PC game. In strength and early points of thinking routine feature, you can enjoy the opposite station as is almost pointing to the human in a natural tactical move. Character frame mode, other possible selection of two-letter piece mode, is packed comfortably Play can be such a contrivance than...

Akanbe Dragon

Akanbe Dragon

Microsoft MSX2 - Released - 1988

Akanbe Dragon can be seen as a forerunner to the company's long-running Super Robot Taisen franchise. On a one-screen playfield, you have a group of dinosaurs opposing a computer-controlled group of beasts. As in chess, you move your creatures around the board, each creature having different movement patterns and range; some move only diagonally, others move only short distances in the cardinal directions. When two creatures end up on the same square, a fight commences. Unlike the Super Robot games, these fights are totally interactive action sequences seen from a side view. You must move your...

Alice in Videoland

Alice in Videoland

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Follow the adventures of Alice as she enters Videoland. There are four games to be completed to get Alice back home. Before your game starts you watch Alice follow the white rabbit through the country side and into the rabbit burrow. The next screen shows Alice falling. Game One: Alice is in a strange room and must collect potions, slices of cake, keys and a basket to carry her goodies. Alice can go left and right and enter various rooms with the keys she collects. Be careful though of a nasty alarm clock floating around. One touch ends the game. Game Two: Alice is in a big colourful garden...

Alice: Madness Returns: The Complete Collection

Alice: Madness Returns: The Complete Collection

Windows - Released - June 14, 2011

Once upon a time there was a little girl named Alice who very much believed in fairytales. Her vivid imagination created a place called Wonderland, a world full of magic, white rabbits, and tea parties. Then a man named American McGee entered the picture, and everything changed. He tossed the storybook out the window and gave us a seriously sinister version of this well-known tale. Now he's back with Alice: Madness Returns – download the Complete Collection to your PC and return to his twisted vision of Wonderland. After losing everything in a house fire, going insane, living in a mental...

Archon

Archon

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 1, 1989

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the...

Archon Classic

Archon Classic

Windows - Released - May 10, 2010

Archon Classic is a remake of the original Archon game from 1983. The game concept is still the same. On a chess style battle board figures of light and darkness are moved. If a figure of light and a figure of darkness are placed upon the same tile, an action battle screen appears where the player moves his figure and releases his attacks. The victorious figure receives experience points and may gain a new level. While graphic, sound and AI are very old school style, there are several improvements to the game. During the single battles up to four player can fight together. There are also...

Archon II: Adept

Archon II: Adept

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

The sequel to Archon, Archon II: Adept features a more complex board and enhanced gameplay. Each side plays as an Adept - a powerful wizard with the ability to cast spells against other Adepts and his summonings - and must defeat the other side, either Chaos or Order, by attacking him/her with summoned Elementals or Demons. Each side can summon 4 unique elementals at a time or choose from 4 demons, common to both. Gameplay is similar to the original, reminiscent of a chess-like board game, requiring strategy, but with arcade elements, especially when two adepts confront each other...

Archon II: Adept

Archon II: Adept

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1986

The sequel to Archon, Archon II: Adept features a more complex board and enhanced gameplay. Each side plays as an Adept - a powerful wizard with the ability to cast spells against other Adepts and his summonings - and must defeat the other side, either Chaos or Order, by attacking him/her with summoned Elementals or Demons. Each side can summon 4 unique elementals at a time or choose from 4 demons, common to both. Gameplay is similar to the original, reminiscent of a chess-like board game, requiring strategy, but with arcade elements, especially when two adepts confront each other...

Archon II: Adept

Archon II: Adept

Apple II - Released - 1985

The sequel to Archon, Archon II: Adept features a more complex board and enhanced gameplay. Each side plays as an Adept - a powerful wizard with the ability to cast spells against other Adepts and his summonings - and must defeat the other side, either Chaos or Order, by attacking him/her with summoned Elementals or Demons. Each side can summon 4 unique elementals at a time or choose from 4 demons, common to both. Gameplay is similar to the original, reminiscent of a chess-like board game, requiring strategy, but with arcade elements, especially when two adepts confront each other...

Archon II: Adept

Archon II: Adept

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1989

The sequel to Archon, Archon II: Adept features a more complex board and enhanced gameplay. Each side plays as an Adept - a powerful wizard with the ability to cast spells against other Adepts and his summonings - and must defeat the other side, either Chaos or Order, by attacking him/her with summoned Elementals or Demons. Each side can summon 4 unique elementals at a time or choose from 4 demons, common to both. Gameplay is similar to the original, reminiscent of a chess-like board game, requiring strategy, but with arcade elements, especially when two adepts confront each other...

Archon II: Adept

Archon II: Adept

Atari 800 - 1984

Archon II: Adept is a 1984 action-strategy video game developed by Free Fall Associates' Jon Freeman, Paul Reiche III and Anne Westfall, and published by Electronic Arts for various platforms. Adept is a hybrid of a tactical board game and action. Although it doesn't have the chess motif of the original Archon: The Light and the Dark, good vs. evil, one on one combat, magic, and power points remain central concepts.

Archon II: Adept

Archon II: Adept

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

The sequel to Archon, Archon II: Adept features a more complex board and enhanced gameplay. Each side plays as an Adept - a powerful wizard with the ability to cast spells against other Adepts and his summonings - and must defeat the other side, either Chaos or Order, by attacking him/her with summoned Elementals or Demons. Each side can summon 4 unique elementals at a time or choose from 4 demons, common to both. Gameplay is similar to the original, reminiscent of a chess-like board game, requiring strategy, but with arcade elements, especially when two adepts confront each other...

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Atari 5200 - Homebrew - 1983

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. The Atari 5200 is a homebrew port from the 8-bit computer series and was never officially released on the Atari 5200 platform.

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Fujitsu FM-7 - Released - 1988

Archon is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the real-time combat takes place on...

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side.. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the...

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1985

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the...

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Atari XEGS - Released - January 1, 1983

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the...

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

MS-DOS - Released - 1984

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the...

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1985

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the...

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1988

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the...

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

NEC PC-8801 - Released - 1986

Archon is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the real-time combat takes place on...

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Apple II - Released - 1984

Archon: The Light and the Dark is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess. Two sides, a light one and a dark one, consisting of 18 pieces each compete on a board divided into (9 by 9) squares. You win the game by having one of your units on each of the five powerpoint squares, by removing all opposing pieces from the board or by imprisoning the last remaining creature of the opposing side. However, you can't just remove a piece from the board by landing on it. When two pieces clash, the outcome is decided in the battle arena during one-on-one real-time combat. If the...

Arkeon

Arkeon

Android - Released - November 29, 2011

Arkeon is a fast-paced strategy game influenced by traditionnal asbtract games like Chess or Go. The goals is to destroy your opponent to prove your supremacy. You possess Basic units and advanced units, all players start the game with the same weapons. To win, one of your offensive units needs to attack the enemy base. But beware of hasty offensive because if you cut your enemy base you will lose all your units isolated. Upgrade your basic units to sow confusion in the enemy strategy and get you out of a tight spot. Then downgrade these units and redeploy them to a new strategic...

Astro Cube

Texas Instruments TI 99/4A - Homebrew - 2018

Astro Cube is a free fixed screen shooter for the Texas Instruments TI-99/4A. It was developed by Nanochess in 2018. Shoot the alien shapes falling from the sky.

Atari Anthology

Atari Anthology

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - November 22, 2004

Atari Anthology contains Atari 2600 games from the 1970's and 1980's. Over 85 games are reproduced, including arcade titles: Asteroids, Asteroids Deluxe, Battlezone, Black Widow, Centipede, Crystal Castles, Liberator, Lunar Lander, Gravitar, Major Havoc, Millipede, Missile Command, Pong, Red Baron, Space Duel, Super Breakout, Tempest, and Warlords. Also included are Atari 2600 titles: 3D Tic Tac Toe, Adventure, Air-Sea Battle, Asteroids, Atari Video Cube, Backgammon, Battlezone, Blackjack, Bowling, Breakout, Canyon Bomber, Casino, Centipede, Circus Atari, Combat, Crystal Castles, Demons to...

Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 2

Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 2

Microsoft Xbox One - Released - November 2, 2016

Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 2 is the second collection in the series, which like the first, released in late 2016 to early 2017 for the Xbox One & PlayStation 4. Also like the first, this collection contains 9 arcade titles, along with 41 Atari 2600 releases. Much like the first entry, this game supports Online Multiplayer for the arcade games, as well as the manuals for every game on the Atari 2600 included, including the 2600 owner's guide. List of Games in Vol. 2 The following is a list of the games included in the second volume. Arcade Games: Asteroids (1979) Asteroids...

Atari Masterpieces Vol. I

Atari Masterpieces Vol. I

Nokia N-Gage - Released - October 13, 2005

Atari Masterpieces Vol. I is a collection of twelve emulated Atari games. The games are emulated and thus faithful renditions of the original versions. In the extras section part one of an interview with Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, can be found. It is split up into four videos. For the arcade games the best scores can be posted and compared worldwide using N-Gage Arena. The eight arcade games are: -- Asteroids -- Battlezone -- Black Widow -- Lunar Lander -- Millipede -- Missile Command -- Red Baron -- Super Breakout In addition four Atari 2600 games can be...

Atari Smash Hits: Volume 7

Atari Smash Hits: Volume 7

Atari 800 - Released - 1987

A compilation of previously released titles: Alley Cat, Colossus Chess 3.0, Elektra Glide, and Blue Max.

Atari: 80 Classic Games in One!

Atari: 80 Classic Games in One!

Windows - November 11, 2003

Atari: 80 Classic Games in One! contains Atari 2600 games from the 1970's and 1980's. Over 85 games are reproduced, including arcade titles: Asteroids, Asteroids Deluxe, Battlezone, Black Widow, Centipede, Crystal Castles, Liberator, Lunar Lander, Gravitar, Major Havoc, Millipede, Missile Command, Pong, Red Baron, Space Duel, Super Breakout, Tempest, and Warlords. Also included are Atari 2600 titles: 3D Tic Tac Toe, Adventure, Air-Sea Battle, Asteroids, Atari Video Cube, Backgammon, Battlezone, Blackjack, Bowling, Breakout, Canyon Bomber, Casino, Centipede, Circus Atari, Combat, Crystal...

Battle 1917

Battle 1917

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1983

Battle 1917 is a turn-based strategy game for one or two players. The game background is World War I with its new technology and the first use of tanks. Players command 29 units of five types: infantry, cavalry, tanks, artillery and a king. The object of the game, like in chess, is to kill the enemy king who is the weakest and slowest piece on the board. Each unit has different stats. The map is 21x32 squares large and is randomly generated for every new game. Objects on the map include wires, forests, rivers and units.

Battle 1917

Battle 1917

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1983

Battle 1917 is a turn-based strategy game for one or two players. The game background is World War I with its new technology and the first use of tanks. Players command 29 units of five types: infantry, cavalry, tanks, artillery and a king. The object of the game, like in chess, is to kill the enemy king who is the weakest and slowest piece on the board. Each unit has different stats. The map is 21x32 squares large and is randomly generated for every new game. Objects on the map include wires, forests, rivers and units. The game was programmed by Mark Lucas for the Sinclair Spectrum...

Battle Bugs

Battle Bugs

Sony Playstation - Released - April 22, 1999

Battle Bugs is a unique real-time tactics video game developed for the DOS and Windows by Epyx and released by Sierra On-Line in 1994. There was also a lesser known PlayStation version of the game that was released in Japan in 1997. The game details a war of one group of insects battling against another. The battlefields are common household places such as the kitchen floor or the backyard. The player must navigate his (or her) bugs, each with special skills, and engage the enemies’ bugs. The main objective of each battle is to either eradicate all of the enemy bugs or 'capture' every...

Beast War

Beast War

Apple II - 1984

Beast War is a strategy/board game, resembling the Star Wars chess scene on the Millenium Falcon. In each round of a battle, you direct the movement of six different semi-intelligent beasts on a circular, 43 space field, trying to destroy opposing beasts and capturing their squares. Each beast has its own movement pattern, energy level, strength, and unique advantage over the others. Combats are shown in a small action sequence where each beast may advance, strike, or retreat.

Best of Board Games

Best of Board Games

Nintendo 3DS - Released

Chess, Mah-Jong, Solitaire: rediscover three timeless classics in this scintillating compilation! Whether you're a beginner or a professional, you'll enjoy these classics, not only with their traditional rules but also with brand new game modes. Check the game rules at any time, and test your abilities in Adventure Mode with lots of challenges to take up!

Best of Board Games DS

Best of Board Games DS

Nintendo DS - Released - December 1, 2006

Best of Board Games DS is a compilation of 4 famous board games : Chess, Checkers, Mahjong and Yams. Against the computer or your friends, face the challenge of famous board games ! You can play with up to 4 players with only one Nintendo DS game card ! Enjoy a challenging AI (especially for Chess) and the multiple game modes of this ultimate classic compilation

Bientôt l'été

Bientôt l'été

Windows

Bientôt l'été is an experimental game based on the atmosphere of the film and the novels of Marguerite Duras, most notably the novella Moderato Cantabile. Players choose a male or female avatar inside a capsule and can then walk around on a beach rendered as a virtual reality simulation, shown from a third-person perspective or optionally also first-person. While walking along the shore, phrases appear with the waves rolling in. In the environment up to 16 apparitions can be found. When standing in front of one, the eyes can be closed to view the apparition in a futuristic, hologram-like...

BIG2

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

The game of BIG2 originated in Hong Kong, where gambling is a way of life. BIG2 is now played by almost 99% of the oriental population and ranks as second to Mahjong in social entertainment. Although simple to learn, when played in the hands of a master, Big2 has the avant-garde of chess and the finesse of bridge. The object of this game is to be the first player to play all the cards in their hand while attempting to maximize the number of cards remaining in the other players hands.

Board Battlefield

Windows - Released - August 10, 2018

Board Battlefield is a turn based strategy game that plays like a simplified version of Chess, with dice. Get the satisfaction of the strategic play of Chess but at a much lower investment of time and effort. A single game lasts around 10 minutes. Good for a quick strategy fix! Plus, the ability to play multiplayer with friends adds lots of replay value. The game is played between two players(one can be A.I.) on a 9x9 square grid. The objective is to capture the 'Flag Square' of the opponent while preventing the opponent from capturing yours. You have infantry, tanks and rocket artillery to...

Board Game Classics

Board Game Classics

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - November 3, 2005

DSI Games has gathered together some of the greatest board games of all times in its BOARD GAME CLASSICS compilation game for the Game Boy Advance. The compilation includes CHESS, CHECKERS, and BACKGAMMON. Each game has several different options for players. In CHESS, for example, gamers can watch fantasy and sci-fi pieces battle it out each time a piece is taken. CHECKERS, too, has several different themed boards, including space and Atlantis, that can change the look and feel of the game. All three games have different difficulty settings for players. Variants on the traditional rules are...

Board Games Gallery (10 Games)

Board Games Gallery (10 Games)

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - March 25, 2005

Board Games Gallery (10 Games) is a Miscellaneous game, developed and published by Phoenix Games, which was released in Europe in 2005. Board Games Gallery is a collection of 10 classic board games: • Reversi! • SnakesAlive! • Dyce! • Sea Battle • BackgammonPro • Chess Player • MegaCheckers • CatchUp! • SuperDoms • MasterMatch

Book Opening

Book Opening

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

A simple text character based chess game coded in BASIC by John White and published by Sunshine Books as a type-in game in their book Writing Strategy Games on Your Commodore 64.

Boss

Boss

Commodore VIC-20 - Released - 1983

Boss is a two-player chess game, played on a 8x8 checkerboard. The aim of the game is to capture all your opponent's pieces before it does the same, and moves are made by inputting two sets of grid references. There are ten levels of play, giving response times from one second to nine hours. Boss's unique feature is the ability to predict its own moves. It is also capable of castling, queening, and ‘en passant' and operates on standard chess nomenclature.

Brain Challenge: The Arena of Death

Brain Challenge: The Arena of Death

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1993

Brain Challenge: The Arena of Death is a strategy game with strong similarities to the board game Stratego. The background story is about an evil lord who has to driven out of his castle. Each player has 24 playing stones with different ranks which are divided over the own half of a chess board. In each round the player can move one stone with the goal to conquer the stationary palace (represented by a flag). However, the main catch is that the ranks of each enemy's stone is hidden until it gets attacked. During an attack, the higher rank always wins. If both have the same rank, both lose....

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

Sega Master System - Released - 1991

The evil Witch Mizrabel is jealous and has kidnapped Minnie. It is up to you to help Mickey rescue her. To unlock Mizrabel's wicked grip, Mickey must run, climb and leap his way through all the Rooms of Illusion, and by defeating the many protectors of each Master you can fight for the ownership of the gems. Your goal: Gather seven magical gems and win Minnie's freedom! Be on your guard! Behind every door lurks on enchanted land of beauty and danger. You must defeat angry chess knights, overcome the evil haunted trees, and do bottle with ghoulish ghosts and a deadly dragon. No place...

Castle Quest

Castle Quest

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - May 18, 1990

Castle Quest is board strategy game (not to be confused with Castlequest from ASCII, a platform game) mixed with magic battle confrontations. The game is like a chess clone with fantasy creatures that fight with playing cards. The player's goal is to topple the opponents king. A player controls a small army (with units like orcman, karate man, warrior etc) on a small chess board. If two pieces meet on the same square, they fight on special screen with a playing-card roulette. Depending on the cards that each unit gets they will do damage to an opponent. Different units have different health...

Castle Quest

Castle Quest

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - 1993

Castle Quest is board strategy game mixed with magic battle confrontations. The game is like a chess clone with fantasy creatures that fight with playing cards. The player's goal is to topple the opponents king. A player controls a small army (with units like orcman, karate man, warrior etc) on a small chess board. If two pieces meet on the same square, they fight on special screen with a playing-card roulette. Depending on the cards that each unit gets they will do damage to an opponent. Different units have different health points and also different cards, for example, some units have more...

Chaos Reborn

Windows - Released - October 26, 2015

Turn-based wizard combat with the tactical positioning of chess and the bluff of poker. Features wizard customization, 100s of gear items, single player realm adventures, online leagues and co-op play. From Julian Gollop, the designer of the original, award-winning XCOM game comes Chaos Reborn - a turn-based wizard combat game with single player Realm Quests and many online options. Between 2 and 6 players can challenge each other to magical duels in a variety of arenas using a spell deck of interesting spells and creatures - including the Gooey Blob, Shadow Wood, and more. There is a...

Check vs Mate

Check vs Mate

Windows - Released - May 17, 2011

Battle vs Chess is a chess game inspired by Battle Chess. It uses the Fritz AI and offers various variations of the chess theme. The playing mode most similar to Battle Chess are the Battlegrounds where the success of a move is determined through a mini game (when the attacker loses, the piece is set back to its previous position). The two variants are slasher (the player controls a chess piece directly which can attack, dodge and block, the goal is to break through the enemy army and kill the target) and duel (the fight between two pieces is shown from the side and the player needs to...

Checkmate

Checkmate

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

Checkmate (or Chess Champion 2175) is the successor of Chess Player 2150. Most basic options and displaying are the same like in the predecessor. Improvements are done in the strength of the chess engine (the authors claim over 2000 ELO for the program), the usage of extra RAM for additional deep searching, a bigger opening library, the possibility to extend the opening library by the user and some improvements to the user interface. Otherwise this is a traditional full-featured chess game with all of the standard chess features. Difficulty is chosen by selecting one of four levels and then...

Checkmate

Checkmate

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - December 31, 1998

Checkmate is a chess game developed and published by Altron Corporation for the Game Boy Color. At the start of the game either Japanese or English can be chosen as the language. Checkmate is a chess game in which there are two main game modes. The first is a tournament mode in which the player plays through a series of opponents one by one, with the ultimate match at the end against a super computer. The other play mode is called open competition. Open competition mode is essentially an exhibition match. The player can choose any of the 16 opponents to play against, including the super...

Clandestiny

Clandestiny

Windows - Released - 1996

Clandestiny is the third puzzle game made by Trilobyte, and provides an interesting mix of first-person gameplay and third-person cartoon. Like that of The 7th Guest and The 11th Hour, the game is played by wandering a castle, solving logic puzzles and watching animated videos that further the story. The main protagonist, Andrew MacPhiles, grows as a character and learns the secrets of his family's past along with the help of an array of characters who further the story giving clues and hints along the way. A fairly simple plot is played out by animated characters through animated clips as...

Classic Board Games

Classic Board Games

Commodore CDTV - Released - 1991

Classic Board Games is a collection of three classic board games, chess, checkers and backgammon, to be played against a remote opponent via modem. It can also be played taking turns at the same computer.

Classic Games: Premium Selection

Classic Games: Premium Selection

Nintendo DS - Released - May 7, 2010

You will never get bored with this collection. Whether you want to play a quick, challenging game or a white-knuckling adventure for an entire evening, there is something for everyone. Simply start, select, and begin playing: 50 brain-exercising games such as Sudoku, and popular board games such as Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, puzzle games and well-known card games like Texas Hold’em Poker. The intuitive control with the Nintendo DS stylus and the step-by-step demonstrations makes getting used to this fantastic game-world a breeze.

Coin

Coin

NEC PC-9801 - Released - August 30, 1996

The hero of this game (default name Ryouta) is a typical hentai protagonist: a male teenager who is interested only in sex. One day, Ryouta finds a cute black bunny and brings it home; the next morning, the bunny turns into a sexy black-haired girl! Needless to say the activities the two perform during the course of the game do not include playing chess or discussing philosophy. But Ryouta is not satisfied with the "bunny girl" alone, what with all those cute female schoolmates around him... Coin is a visual novel with an emphasis on decision-making. Choices that the player has to make...

A Collection of Classic Games from the Intellivision

A Collection of Classic Games from the Intellivision

Sony Playstation - Released - September 30, 1999

Turn your PlayStation into one of the top videogame systems of the early 1980s with Intellivision Classics. Compiling 30 of the Mattel Electronics machine's most popular games, each is emulated to play exactly as it did nearly two decades before. You also have the ability to save at any time during a game, and the compilation includes interviews with original developers of Intellivision titles. According to All-Game Guide writers, the best games within the collection include fly-catching exploits in Frog Bog, helicopter dogfights in Hover Force and such self-explanatorily titled selections...

Compilation B

Compilation B

Atari 800 - Released - 1987

Atari Corp UK released this compilation cassette in 1987. This cassette contains re-releases of the Atari Corp. games Realsport Tennis, Basketball, RealSport Football, Computer Chess and Chop Suey from the English Software Company. Each Atari Corp. game features a loading screen by Atari Corp UK which states the copyright date of 1987. Side A: Tennis, Chop Suey. Side B: Realsport Basketball, Football, Chess.

Crazy Cows

MS-DOS - Released - September 1, 1998

Crazy Cows is a strategy game much similar to the turn-based combat modes introduced by games like Jagged Alliance or X-Com, although less complex. The game itself consists of one big battleground where two teams - the Grey Cows and the Brown Cows - fight each other. Each team must battle each other for victory until the last cow wins. Each team has a number of cows that will fight for the cause. The teams have no advantages or disadvantages and only differ in color, like in chess. The battleground map, other than the two herds, also consist of scattered weapons: a katana sword or a shotgun...

Cyrus

MS-DOS - Released - 1985

One of the world's first chess games designed for experts, Cyrus is also unfortunately one of the least known due to limited distribution. The IBM version can be played from a isometric 3-D perspective, or a traditional boring 2-D overhead view. There is a clock, which can be turned on or off. You can view analysis mode, examine game, or watch the computer play itself. The game has 16 difficulty levels!

Cyrus II

Cyrus II

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Cyrus II Chess is a chess program, it is the sequel to the acclaimed Cyrus which was released in 1982. This game has most of the features of the earlier game. The board can be viewed in top-down mode or in a 3D isometric mode with the player being able to switch between the two by pressing the ESC key. There are twelve skill levels, level 1 - 9 affect the time the player has to make their move from just 2 seconds per move at level 1 through to a maximum of 3 minutes at level 8. The other three skill levels are Adaptive where Cyrus plays at the same rate as its opponent, Infinite where Cyrus...

Cyrus II

Cyrus II

Microsoft MSX - Released - March 2, 1986

Cyrus II Chess is a chess program, it is the sequel to the acclaimed Cyrus which was released in 1982. This game has most of the features of the earlier game. The board can be viewed in top-down mode or in a 3D isometric mode with the player being able to switch between the two by pressing the ESC key. There are twelve skill levels, level 1 - 9 affect the time the player has to make their move from just 2 seconds per move at level 1 through to a maximum of 3 minutes at level 8. The other three skill levels are Adaptive where Cyrus plays at the same rate as its opponent, Infinite where Cyrus...

Cyrus II

Cyrus II

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1986

Cyrus II Chess is a chess program, it is the sequel to the acclaimed Cyrus which was released in 1982. This game has most of the features of the earlier game. The board can be viewed in top-down mode or in a 3D isometric mode with the player being able to switch between the two by pressing the ESC key. There are twelve skill levels, level 1 - 9 affect the time the player has to make their move from just 2 seconds per move at level 1 through to a maximum of 3 minutes at level 8. The other three skill levels are Adaptive where Cyrus plays at the same rate as its opponent, Infinite where Cyrus...

Dammen 64

Dammen 64

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Checkers is a board game . The board consists of 100 squares, called fields, in 10 rows of 10, the fields alternating between white and black. They play with checkers. These are round discs (usually made of wood ). 20 white and 20 black checkers are used for the game. The origin of dams is the board game Alquerque . The oldest archaeologists have found - that looks like dams - is a mud board divided into 5,000-year-old windows. The game was played with cone-shaped stones. There is disagreement as to whether this game may be called the first drafts game. One theory is that the queen of...

Dark Legions

Dark Legions

MS-DOS - Released - April 15, 1994

Dark Legions is an action based strategy game. The player may play against the computer or another human on a strategic game board. In the beginning of the game, the player buys their forces with a predefined number of credits, and may purchase any of the 16 characters along with various kinds of traps and even rings of power to upgrade their creatures. One is chosen to be the "Orb Keeper". The Orb Keeper is like the King in chess: the game is over if he dies. Then players set up on a chosen map and start to move turn wise. When one player moves a piece into the same square as an opponent, the...

Destroyer

Apple II - Released

Destroyer is a naval combat simulation computer game released by Epyx in 1986. It was published for the Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, and IBM PC. Computer Gaming World in 1987 called Destroyer "an excellent naval simulation [that] doesn't require a vast background in war games ... anyone who has ever played computer games and won at chess should have a ball".

Dino Wars

Dino Wars

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Dino Wars is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess, with combat decided by action scenes. If you ever played Archon you know the idea behind this game. On a chess-like board (9x10 pieces in this game) you move different sorts of dinosaurs. If you hit an square on which an opponent dinosaur stands, the game changes to action mode. This is played as a beat-'em-up, in which you must beat the opponent dinosaur to win the square. Each dinosaur has it's own strategies, movement restrictions and different combat skills - which are roughly based on the historical properties of the...

Dino Wars

Dino Wars

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

Dino Wars is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess, with combat decided by action scenes. If you ever played Archon you know the idea behind this game. On a chess-like board (9x10 pieces in this game) you move different sorts of dinosaurs. If you hit an square on which an opponent dinosaur stands, the game changes to action mode. This is played as a beat-'em-up, in which you must beat the opponent dinosaur to win the square. Each dinosaur has it's own strategies, movement restrictions and different combat skills - which are roughly based on the historical properties of the...

Dino Wars

Dino Wars

Commodore 64 - Released - 1991

Dino Wars is a strategic board game with some similarities to chess, with combat decided by action scenes. If you ever played Archon you know the idea behind this game. On a chess-like board (9x10 pieces in this game) you move different sorts of dinosaurs. If you hit an square on which an opponent dinosaur stands, the game changes to action mode. This is played as a beat-'em-up, in which you must beat the opponent dinosaur to win the square. Each dinosaur has it's own strategies, movement restrictions and different combat skills - which are roughly based on the historical properties of the...

Dungeons & Dragons: Computer Labyrinth Game

Arcade - 1980

The Dungeons & Dragons Computer Labyrinth Game is an electronic board game. The board appears as a plastic castle with a chess board sized grid in the middle. Underneath the superstructure is a drawer, in which can be found two metal warrior figures, a dragon, a treasure chest, plus a number of plastic pieces to be used as walls, and a couple of secret room markers. The castle is also a computer of sorts, and the gridded playing surface is a touch sensitive key board. Each time the game is turned on the computer randomly creates an invisible labyrinth wherein lies the imaginary treasure,...

Dynasty Tactics 2

Dynasty Tactics 2

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - September 23, 2003

The sequel to Dynasty Tactics gives the player more tactics to choose from, and introduces some new characters and features. Like in the first game, the player assumes the role of 3 important leaders in ancient China: Cao Cao, Liu Bei and Sun Ce. A new choice is the warrior Lu Bu. The characters have their own, unique story paths, which are affected by choices and outcomes occurring during the chapters the game is divided into. The player organizes and moves his officers and armies over the map while engaging others, trying to fulfill certain objectives during a turn limit. For battles,...

Dynasty!

Dynasty!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Released - January 1, 1979

DYNASTY! The origins of Dynasty predates chess by more than a thousand years. This venerable ancestor is the ancient Chinese strategy game of Go, which was first played by the nobility. Dynasty is a computerized descendant of this legendary war game which was actually a required course in the Japanese military academy as late as 1600. Dynasty is deceptively easy to learn, but its infinite variations make it profoundly addictive. Play against the computer or another player. A digital timing handicapping system gives a newcomer a good chance to upset an experienced player.

Empire: Wargame of the Century

Empire: Wargame of the Century

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

The object of the game is simple - gain control of the entire world by using your armies to crush your opponents. You'll start off with a city, which must then produce armies, that are used to conquer more cities. The array of unit types is limited to eight, including various ships, fighter planes, ground units and a submarine. This is more than made up for by the significantly different abilities each of the units possess, and the game will mostly likely appeal to the Chess and Risk player's of the world.

Empire: Wargame of the Century

Empire: Wargame of the Century

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

The object of the game is simple - gain control of the entire world by using your armies to crush your opponents. You'll start off with a city, which must then produce armies, that are used to conquer more cities. The array of unit types is limited to eight, including various ships, fighter planes, ground units and a submarine. This is more than made up for by the significantly different abilities each of the units possess, and the game will mostly likely appeal to the Chess and Risk player's of the world.

Encyclopedia of War: Ancient Battles

Encyclopedia of War: Ancient Battles

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

This game is actually a lot like chess! It’s a games designed to simulate pitched battles in the Ancient world. There is a set of armies available from the earliest times until the fall of the Western Roman Empire, in 475 A.D. You can design the terrain and/or units, set-up each side’s troops and then it's just on to the battle. You are doing nothing but fighting the battle you created. There are also some pre-designed scenarios and maps for your enjoyment.

Zhong Guo Xiang Qi Chinese Chess

Sega Genesis - Unlicensed

Zhong Guo Xiang Qi Chinese Chess (中国象棋 CHINESE CHESS), known more commonly just as Chinese Chess, is an unlicensed Sega Mega Drive game released in Taiwan. It should not be confused with Zhong Guo Xiang Qi by Realtec.

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