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Galapagos: Mendel’s Escape

Galapagos: Mendel’s Escape
3

Galapagos is an unusual game with an odd approach to AI. Rather than creating rules-based AI, the AI in Galapagos is one that learns along the way. Through trial and error in Galapagos, virtual creatures learn from mistakes. The main character in Galapagos is called Mendel, a four-legged spider-like creature created by an alien race […]

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Battleship: Surface Thunder

Battleship: Surface Thunder
3

Battleship: Surface Thunder is actually two games in one. The first game is the classic Battleship (the board game) and the other a new “arcade” version that is very similar to Overboard. The classic game pits you against one to three computer or human opponents. You can play against humans by the “hot-seat” method or […]

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Baku Baku Animal

Baku Baku Animal
2.5

Baku Baku Animal is a variation on the very often copied Tetris type of game. The game has three different play modes: practice, normal and hard. It also can be played by two players against each other (except for the Master System version). The objective is to pair animal heads with their respective food. If […]

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Chessmaster 6000

Chessmaster 6000
3.5

The Chessmaster series is aimed at the novice to intermediate chess player, casual players who value an intuitive interface and a friendly approach to the game. As such, Chessmaster 6000 is filled with the types of features that are focused on teaching the game and making it fun. As usual for this series, a wide […]

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Isle of Four Winds: Rune War

Isle of Four Winds: Rune War
3.5

The most common form of Mahjong on the home computer is the Solitiare version. A simplified game where you have to match tiles, usually as part of a large set that forms a shape of something like a pyramid, bridge or other such structures. The more complex version of Mahjong, which was popularized and had […]

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Knight Moves

Knight Moves
3

In Spectrum HoloByte‚Äôs board / puzzle game, Knight Moves, the age-old challenge of chess has been taken into new territory with the addition of a healthy dose of action. Knight Moves challenges you to control an animated knight who leaps around a chessboard stocked with enemies, hazards, and power-ups. Your knight can only move in […]

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Renju

Renju
2.5

It sounds simple enough. Just place five consecutive stones in a vertical, horizontal or diagonal line. Sort of like Tic-Tac-Toe, right? Renju, a variant of the popular board game Pente, is one of those deceptively simple strategy games that turn out to be diabolically complex. First off, there are 225 spaces on the game board; […]

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Boggle

Boggle
3.5

What is Boggle? Based on a real world board game, it presents you with a set of dice with letters on their faces instead of pips; you place the dice into a tray-container combination, shake it up, and then, when the dice have settled into slots on the 4×4 grid in the tray, whip off […]

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Hoyle Casino 2006

Hoyle Casino 2006
3

Developer: Sierra
Genre: Casino
Release: 2006

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Stratego

Stratego
3.5

Developer: Minds Eye
Genre: Board Games
Release: 1998

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