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Clue: Master Detective

Clue: Master Detective

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Licenced from Waddington Games Ltd. and Parker Brothers this game is a computer remake of the logic board cards game. Mr. Boddy was murdered in his manor by one of his guests. You have to solve the mystery of murder: find killer, weapon and place of murder. Computer shuffles 30 cards, holds the murder cards and deals other cards to the players. Objective of game is to move around the manor, enter possible murder places, gather information of other player's cards, make suggestions and deduce the murder cards by a process of elimination. Number of moves is defined by thrown dice. When you are...

Clue: Master Detective

Clue: Master Detective

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

Licenced from Waddington Games Ltd. and Parker Brothers this game is a computer remake of the logic board cards game. Mr. Boddy was murdered in his manor by one of his guests. You have to solve the mystery of murder: find killer, weapon and place of murder. Computer shuffles 30 cards, holds the murder cards and deals other cards to the players. Objective of game is to move around the manor, enter possible murder places, gather information of other player's cards, make suggestions and deduce the murder cards by a process of elimination. Number of moves is defined by thrown dice. When you are...

Clue: Master Detective

Clue: Master Detective

Commodore 64 - 1990

Licenced from Waddington Games Ltd. and Parker Brothers this game is a computer remake of the logic board cards game. Mr. Boddy was murdered in his manor by one of his guests. You have to solve the mystery of murder: find killer, weapon and place of murder. Computer shuffles 30 cards, holds the murder cards and deals other cards to the players. Objective of game is to move around the manor, enter possible murder places, gather information of other player's cards, make suggestions and deduce the murder cards by a process of elimination. Number of moves is defined by thrown dice. When you are...

Cluedo

Cluedo

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Cluedo is a version of the popular Waddington's board game known as Clue in the U.S.A. The game is a detective / puzzle game for one to six players, though the computer will play five of these for a single player game. The objective is to determine who killed Dr Black, where they killed him, and what the murder weapon was. This is achieved by a process of elimination. Each player has three clue cards. When all of these have been accounted for, what remains unaccounted for is the solution. Players can learn what other cards other players have by making suggestions. The game rules require...

Cluedo

Cluedo

Microsoft MSX

Cluedo is a version of the popular Waddington's board game known as Clue in the U.S.A. The game is a detective / puzzle game for one to six players, though the computer will play five of these for a single player game. The objective is to determine who killed Dr Black, where they killed him, and what the murder weapon was. This is achieved by a process of elimination. Each player has three clue cards. When all of these have been accounted for, what remains unaccounted for is the solution. Players can learn what other cards other players have by making suggestions. The game rules require...

Computer Diplomacy

Computer Diplomacy

Commodore 64 - Released - 1991

Leisure Genius Presents Computer Diplomacy is a version of the classic board game for up to six players. The game is set in Europe at the start of the 20th century and the players take the role of one of the major powers in Europe at that time. The object of the game is to dominate the continent by strategic positioning of army and naval forces and by making deals. The game is campaign based. Each campaign consists of three phases, Diplomacy, Writing orders and the Execution of those orders. The first campaign begins in the spring of 1901, the second in the autumn of 1901, the third in the...

The Computer Edition of RISK: The World Conquest Game

The Computer Edition of RISK: The World Conquest Game

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

The Computer Edition of RISK: The World Conquest Game is an official conversion of the classic Parker Brothers board game. Two to six human and/or computer players attempt to conquer the world with their armies. Computer players have three different skill levels. There are actually four major versions of the game available: UK full game, US full game, UK short game, and US short game. The short games have an added rule to make the game go faster. In the UK short game, players can try to complete an assigned mission to win. In the US short game, players try to occupy enemy HQs. In addition...

The Computer Edition of Risk: The World Conquest Game

The Computer Edition of Risk: The World Conquest Game

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

The Computer Edition of Risk: The World Conquest Game is an official conversion of the classic Parker Brothers board game. Two to six human and/or computer players attempt to conquer the world with their armies. Computer players have three different skill levels. There are actually four major versions of the game available: UK full game, US full game, UK short game, and US short game. The short games have an added rule to make the game go faster. In the UK short game, players can try to complete an assigned mission to win. In the US short game, players try to occupy enemy HQs. In addition to...

The Computer Edition of Risk: The World Conquest Game

The Computer Edition of Risk: The World Conquest Game

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

The Computer Edition of Risk: The World Conquest Game is an official conversion of the classic Parker Brothers board game. Two to six human and/or computer players attempt to conquer the world with their armies. Computer players have three different skill levels. There are actually four major versions of the game available: UK full game, US full game, UK short game, and US short game. The short games have an added rule to make the game go faster. In the UK short game, players can try to complete an assigned mission to win. In the US short game, players try to occupy enemy HQs. In addition...

The Computer Edition of Scrabble Brand Crossword Game

The Computer Edition of Scrabble Brand Crossword Game

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Perhaps the earliest "official" version of Scrabble for the PC. This adaptation of the classic word puzzle game allows up to four players with the option of using computer opponents that can compete at 8 different skill levels. The 20,000 word dictionary can be amended by the player to include words not initially recognized by the computer. Other features include a time clock and an option to save and load games.

The Computer Edition of Scrabble Brand Crossword Game

The Computer Edition of Scrabble Brand Crossword Game

Apple II - Released - 1989

Perhaps the earliest "official" version of Scrabble for the PC. This adaptation of the classic word puzzle game allows up to four players with the option of using computer opponents that can compete at 8 different skill levels. The 20,000 word dictionary can be amended by the player to include words not initially recognized by the computer. Other features include a time clock and an option to save and load games.

The Computer Edition of Scrabble Brand Crossword Game

The Computer Edition of Scrabble Brand Crossword Game

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Perhaps the earliest "official" version of Scrabble for the PC. This adaptation of the classic word puzzle game allows up to four players with the option of using computer opponents that can compete at 8 different skill levels. The 20,000 word dictionary can be amended by the player to include words not initially recognized by the computer. Other features include a time clock and an option to save and load games.

Computer Kensington

Computer Kensington

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Computer Kensington is a version of the board game Kensington for one or two players where the board is made up of rhombitrihexagonal tiling which has seven hexagons with four filled with two red and two blue. To win the game, a player must have the two hexagons of their colour, have their own coloured counters on all of the six points before their opponent. Each player has 15 counters and at the start of the game the players take it in turns to place the counters anywhere on the board. Once all the counters are placed each player then slides a counter along a line to the next point. If a...

Computer Mastermind

Computer Mastermind

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Millions of adults and children have enjoyed playing the board game and now the ultimate Mastermind can be played on your own computer. Test your logic and skill against the Computer MASTERMIND Program. Break the hidden code of shapes, colours or numbers in the world famous game. Enjoy hours of high-quality entertainment in full colour and sound playing the virtually endless variations available.

Computer Scrabble

Computer Scrabble

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Computer Scrabble is the earliest official computer version of the popular word game. The game has a 8500-20000 word dictionary depending on the computer, containing the most frequently-used words in Scrabble. As a result, some very obscure words (mostly of 2 and 3 letters - keen Scrabble players will know that these are often the most profitable scoring method) are included, but common words such as 'bigot' and 'sheen' are queried by the game - simply tell it that your move is a word and it will move on trustingly. Inputting words is done by moving the cursor across or down to the starting...

Computer Scrabble

Computer Scrabble

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

Computer Scrabble is the earliest official computer version of the popular word game. The game has a 8500-20000 word dictionary depending on the computer, containing the most frequently-used words in Scrabble. As a result, some very obscure words (mostly of 2 and 3 letters - keen Scrabble players will know that these are often the most profitable scoring method) are included, but common words such as 'bigot' and 'sheen' are queried by the game - simply tell it that your move is a word and it will move on trustingly.

Computer Scrabble Deluxe

Computer Scrabble Deluxe

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Scrabble De Luxe is the computer version of the classic word game Scrabble. It follows the official board game rules. It can be played at 8 different difficulty levels. The main difference with Computer Scrabble is that the De Luxe version has enhanced graphics, a larger dictionary and a clock timer.

Deluxe Monopoly

Deluxe Monopoly

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Waddingtons Deluxe Monopoly is an updated version of the game Monopoly and based on the classic board game. The game faithfully recreates the rules of the board game and allows six players (human or computer) to compete against each other to make as much money as possible dealing with houses and hotels on famous streets of London. The winner emerges when all their competitors lose all their money and become bankrupt. The whole board is shown at the top of the screen at an elevated angle with a close up of the squares the current player is on below. The options to allow you to play the game...

Leisure Genius presents Monopoly

Leisure Genius presents Monopoly

MS-DOS - Released - 1985

This version of the classic board game supports several graphic formats and offers some different options. From 2 to 8 players can play the game, and they can all be computer players if you wish. This allows you to just sit back and watch as the computer takes over. You can choose to play a short game with a specified time limit, or a standard game, and there is a save game feature. All actions are handled entirely by keyboard. Questions appear in the center area of the board (for buying property, for instance). Pressing the first letter of a word from the top bar takes that action (Q for...

Mastermind

Commodore 64 - 1984

Mind-Stretchers

Mind-Stretchers

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Monopoly

Monopoly

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

This version of the classic board game supports several graphic formats and offers some different options. From 2 to 8 players can play the game, and they can all be computer players if you wish. This allows you to just sit back and watch as the computer takes over. You can choose to play a short game with a specified time limit, or a standard game, and there is a save game feature. All actions are handled entirely by keyboard. Questions appear in the center area of the board (for buying property, for instance). Pressing the first letter of a word from the top bar takes that action (Q for...

Monopoly

Monopoly

Microsoft MSX

This version of the classic board game supports several graphic formats and offers some different options. From 2 to 8 players can play the game, and they can all be computer players if you wish. This allows you to just sit back and watch as the computer takes over. You can choose to play a short game with a specified time limit, or a standard game, and there is a save game feature. All actions are handled entirely by keyboard. Questions appear in the center area of the board (for buying property, for instance). Pressing the first letter of a word from the top bar takes that action (Q for Quit...

Monopoly

Monopoly

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1985

This version of the classic board game supports several graphic formats and offers some different options. From 2 to 6 (or8 on some platforms) players can play the game, and they can all be computer players if you wish. This allows you to just sit back and watch as the computer takes over. You can choose to play a short game with a specified time limit, or a standard game, and there is a save game feature. All actions are handled entirely by keyboard. Questions appear in the center area of the board (for buying property, for instance). Pressing the first letter of a word from the top bar...

Monopoly

Monopoly

Commodore CDTV - 1989

Monopoly is a 1985 video game based on the board game Monopoly, released on the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, Tatung Einstein, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, and ZX Spectrum. Published by Leisure Genius, this title was one of many inspired by the property.

Monty Plays Scrabble

Monty Plays Scrabble

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

This a Scrabble game hosted by the eponymous Monty, who provides an additional computer opponent to the players' game. The game simulates the Scrabble board, and players taking turns drawing letter tiles and playing them from the 7 tiles available to them to create words. Players can also skip their turn if they are unable to spell a word with the letters available to them. Scoring is similar to the physical version of Scrabble, with bonus tiles and different scores per letter, and players must agree that each word played is valid. Follows original Scrabble rules.

A Question of Scruples

A Question of Scruples

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1987

This computer game is based on the popular adult board game. Three to ten people can play, any of which can be computer controlled. Before the game starts the human players determine their personality by giving scores to certain attributes. The computer's personalities are pre-determined. You can choose a picture of a face. Each player has three to five dilemma cards and a single answer card. The responses are limited to yes or no. The objective of the game is to get rid of all your dilemma cards. You select an opponent to answer a card. If the players answer and your answer card match then...

A Question of Scruples

A Question of Scruples

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1987

This computer game is based on the popular adult board game. Three to ten people can play, any of which can be computer controlled. Before the game starts the human players determine their personality by giving scores to certain attributes. The computer's personalities are pre-determined. You can choose a picture of a face. Each player has three to five dilemma cards and a single answer card. The responses are limited to yes or no. The objective of the game is to get rid of all your dilemma cards. You select an opponent to answer a card. If the players answer and your answer card match then...

A Question of Scruples: The Computer Edition

A Question of Scruples: The Computer Edition

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

This computer game is based on the popular adult board game. Three to ten people can play, any of which can be computer controlled. Before the game starts the human players determine their personality by giving scores to certain attributes. The computer's personalities are pre-determined. You can choose a picture of a face. Each player has three to five dilemma cards and a single answer card. The responses are limited to yes or no. The objective of the game is to get rid of all your dilemma cards. You select an opponent to answer a card. If the players answer and your answer card match then...

Risk

Risk

Atari ST - Released - 1989

Risk is a turn-based strategy game based on the board game of the same name. The players participate in a virtual world conquest: each player chooses a country to control, with the goal of engaging in war against the other countries, eventually dominating the whole world. The players are able to draft troops, build armies, move them on the map, and fortify their positions. Dice rolls are absent from the game; the victory depends on the player's actions more than on luck.

Risk

Risk

Apple II - July 30, 1989

The Computer Edition of Risk: The World Conquest Game is an official conversion of the classic Parker Brothers board game. Two to six human and/or computer players attempt to conquer the world with their armies. Computer players have three different skill levels. There are actually four major versions of the game available: UK full game, US full game, UK short game, and US short game. The short games have an added rule to make the game go faster. In the UK short game, players can try to complete an assigned mission to win. In the US short game, players try to occupy enemy HQs. In addition...

Slot Car Racer

Slot Car Racer

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Scalextric is a brand of slot cars and Hornby slot care racing system sets which first appeared in the late 1950s. This game brought that to life in first person for the fans of the brand, though this was good enough that it was also released as Gran Prix later in Europe. European version / Radio Elettronica & Computer 1987/12 (Anno XVI Numero 10) / a.k.a. "Grand Prix". Released in North America as Slot Car Racer. The game is a simple two car, split screen racing game. Cars cannot come off the track but they do lose speed when driving along the track edge or when skidding in the...

Spot

Spot

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

A puzzle game loosely featuring licensing from the 7Up soft drink. The gameplay involves up to 4 players, which can be either human or computer, each taking on spots of a particular colour. Starting from opposite corners, they take it in turns to move, either by 'reproducing' one of their spots to form another one in an adjacent square, or by making a jump, losing the square you did have but taking one two spaces away. When a piece lands next to one of another colour, that piece changes colour into that of their opponent. The winner of each round is either the last player with any pieces...

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