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Board » HIARCS1 Chess Demo

HIARCS1 Chess Demo 
 
Demo version of the HIARCS 1.0 Mac chess program. HIARCS on DOS has won several world championships. Demo still plays chess and reads games/positions (120 games included) but strength is severely reduced and many features (save, etc.) disabled.

Board » Halma 1.2

Halma 1.2 is a solitare board game in which you must move nine tiles from one corner of the board to the other in the minimum number of moves. 21 unique boards in all. This version fixes several technical bugs and revamps the help section interface. C source code also available; check ftp sites or e-mail f8dy@netaxs.com. Finger f8dy@netaxs.com for complete program list. 

420K memory, 112K disk, B/W or color monitors, system 4.1 or later. Sounds require system 6.0.7 or later.
 
Copyright (C) 1994, Mark Pilgrim. Please read enclosed file "GNU General Public License" for licensing details.

Board » Kalaha - v 1.0

Kalaha v1.0 is a board game based on a 7000 years old game from Egypt.
It's easy to learn and very addictive. This game is shareware.

Requirements: This game requires a Macintosh with about 800 free Kbytes of RAM and System 7 or better. This game is a FAT binary so it should work on both PowerMacs and on some older Macs. This binary may be included on the commercially available CD-ROM of the
archives.

Board » Kaz's Checkers - v 1.0

Kaz's Checkers

"Kaz's Checkers" allows you to play a game of checkers against a friend or a computer player. Features include the ability to save and load games, view game histories and a hall of fame storing the ten best players.

Board » MacCheckers

MacCheckers - a Freeware game.

A game of checkers, including a board editor, playing against the
computer, scoring, descriptions of the computer's play analysis, and the
ability to save games. Freeware.
 
David Sinclair - Dejal Userware

Board » PMChess-Clock FAT (freeware)

This program does what it is called: a chess clock ! It is a fat application tested on both 68K and PPC. Documentation and application in attachment.

Francois DeBlois
deblois@medphys.mgh.mcgill.ca

Board » Otello - v 2.0

Otello 2.0

Otello is a strategy board game named after an opera. It is not named after a certain commercial strategy board game, although there is a vague resemblance between the two. :-) Otello can play at three skill levels, or it can be used by two people as an electronic game board. If you like, it can suggest what it thinks is the best move available at any time. Please send me a postcard if you enjoy this game.

Copyright (C) 1990-1992 by Ron Hayter.
All rights reserved.

Board » Stones 1.1

Stones 1.1 is an ancient African or Mesopotamian game. I have heard it referred to as Awele, Ouare, Kalah, and Mancala. I couldn't choose, so I went for something simple. It is played by moving stones around a board. The AI isn't bad, and it's a fun little game to kill a few minutes here and there. Stones is freeware. Version 1.1 now saves user preferences automatically, and has new sounds, this time not so blatently ripped off.

Nathaniel Tagg ntagg@uoguelph.ca University of Guelph

Board » RChess - v 2.2.2

RChess 2.2.2 - Fills a market gap, by being easily beaten at its lower levels. Unkind people have suggested that this feature applies at the higher levels too. Usually beats its programmer on level 4, often on level 3, and occasionally on level 2. Is given away free, gratis, without charge, and for nothing. Nor are you required to pay for it. Examines up to 1500 moves per second on LCIII; up to 3600 per second on Quadra 650. The natural awe with which naive people regard these numbers should be tempered by the fact that most of the moves examined are stupid ones that no human player would contemplate at all.

Author contact info:
robert.purves@stonebow.otago.ac.nz

Board » Chris' Puzzle 1.0 fat

Chris' Puzzle transforms PICT and JPEG image files into electronic jigsaw puzzles. The puzzles are based on a unique grid pattern, rather than the traditional puzzle structure of square pieces embellished with hook & eye joints. The unusual pieces to which that grid pattern gives rise make the geometry of the puzzles richer, while adding to their overall complexity and challenge.
 
But since challenge is one thing and aggravation is another, a few features of real puzzles have been omitted - pieces are never rotated, flipped upside down, or still stuck together in little clumps when they are dumped out on this virtual table. So all you have to do is find the matching pieces and put 'em together.

Board » Critical Mass

Critical Mass

An interesting strategy game with 3 levels of play against your computer. Take turns placing bombs on a grid, the corner squares holding safely 1 bomb, the edge squares 2, and the inner squares 3. Exceed the "safe" limit and the square reaches critical mass, exploding and capturing all adjacent squares. Color support.
 
Freeware. Part of the April 1993 Home & School Mac collection. 

Board » OTChess1.5.2

OTChess1.5.2

OTChess is a two player peer to peer Internet chess game for use on OpenTransport-based Macintosh (essentially, any Mac running System 7.5.3 or greater).

- Requires Open Transport 1.1 or greater. Also requires System 7.1.2 or greater. System 7.5.3 or greater recommended. OTChess has been tested under System 7.5.3 on an LC 475, a PowerMac 7500/100, and a Powerbook 520C. It also has been tested on a PowerComputing PowerBase 240, running System 8.

Board » Master Mind - v 2.6.1 - A Game of Strategy and Logic

Master Mind 2.6.1 - A Game of Strategy and Logic

This is a HyperCard stack that simulates the classic board game Master Mind. The graphics are superb and the gameplay is addictive. The interface is straightforward and elegant. It comes complete with balloon help, online help and documentation.

Master Mind is a simple game of logic. The object is to guess a secret code consisting of a series of 4 colored pegs. With each guess, you gain more information about the secret code. Illustrated instructions are included. Unlike the board game, this game is designed as a one-player game.

Requirements: * HyperCard Player 2.0 or better * 2.3 MB free RAM * 256 colors (8-bit) or better display
Tech Note: This game uses an XCMD for color, and thus does not require HyperCard 2.2 or 2.3.
(This file must be converted with BinHex 4.0)

Board » Connect 4 v.1.1.5 FAT

Connect 4 game for the Macintosh or Power Macintosh. Requires System 7, 256 color monitor recommended, but it is playable with any monitor. Features: Nice Graphics, smooth animations, a challenging computer opponent for all ages, multiple board sizes and other options to change the classic connect 4 game.

Improvements in Version 1.1.5:
-- A faster computer opponent, almost twice as fast
-- More difficulty Levels
-- More Board Sizes
-- The Ability to undo moves
-- Uses less RAM
-- Lots of little bug fixes

Best of all, it's free...all I ask is an email message letting me know how you like the program.
Miles MIchelson -- milesm@csua.berkeley.edu

Board » TicTacToe 2.5

TicTacToe 2.5

TicTacToe - A fun game for 1 or 2 players. Has animated graphics. Program written by Quade Publishing (Jeff Quade).