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Chessmaster 10th Edition

Chessmaster 10th Edition
3

Ten entire iterations focused on what is essentially the same board game is one hell of an achievement. This version of Chessmaster has its own particular focus, with special emphasis placed on user accessibility, the 3D engine and a more approachable online component. Like any modern chess program, the tenth edition of Chessmaster gives you […]

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Power: The Game

Power: The Game
2.5

Power is a board game for Windows based on a cardboard counterpart. The visual representation is sketchy. The pieces are visually flat and lifeless, and lack the main ingredient that makes board games fun — human interaction. Power suffers from both problems. In Power you win by moving game pieces. Four players compete at once […]

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Shanghai: Great Moments

Shanghai: Great Moments
4

Shanghai: Great Moments is basic matching tiles mahjongg that comes on CD-ROM. There’s a good amount of digitized video in this package and other multimedia. It includes nine different sets of tiles to offer the player some visual variety. The standard mahjongg tile set is included, along with sets with the themes of space exploration, […]

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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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Combat Chess

Combat Chess
3

Developer: Minds Eye
Genre: Board Games
Release: 1997

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Hodj ‘n’ Podj

Hodj ‘n’ Podj
4

Developer: Boffo Games
Genre: Board Games
Release: 1995

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Hoyle Majestic Chess

Hoyle Majestic Chess
4

Developer: Fluent Entertainment
Genre: Board Games
Release: 2003

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Battle Chess 2

Battle Chess 2
3

Developer: Interplay
Genre: Board Games
Release: 1990

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