Board games with implementations that can be played within a web browser.

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What's the legal stance for online versions of games?

I've played Dominion on isotropic, and I saw the existing question about online versions of board games, but not all of the games listed there appear to be official. The FAQ for isotropic says "I ...
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Othello (Reversi) Online community

Are there any online big communities similar to FICS or Chess.com for Othello (Reversi) where you can play against many players and so on?
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Is there an online site to play Titan Boardgame

I know of ACTS and it works quite well. But in times of Web 2.0 I wonder -- is there an alternative to play Titan against friends (and mybe foes)?
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Where can I practice MTG draft online and actually play against my opponents for free?

I've been having fun practicing drafts on draft simulators like this one, but sometimes I'd like to actually be able to play with the deck I built. Since all of the other players on these simulators ...
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Where can I play Phase 10 online?

Is there an online site to play the card game Phase 10 on? A clone is fine, but I'd really like to avoid a download.
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Is there a free site to play Yu-Gi-Oh?

Anything fairly priced will also work. Any suggestions?
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How do I get the “5 routes” achievement? [closed]

What is meant in the poker player of using all "5" routes - is it all routes that use 5 carriages or tickets that score 5 points? I did the former but didn't get the achievement.
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Making a family card game playable online

My family has a version of "Muggins" that has been handed down from generation to generation (at least 3 generations, maybe more). The rules that we play by are different than other versions that ...
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Has online play testing been an important part of any boardgame designs?

I am wondering if any game designers have used an online implementation of a game to balance and tweak it before commercial release.
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Boardgaming Online

This is a community maintained list of online resources to play boardgames with. Does anyone know of more resources for online play? Answers that address the following points would be much ...
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Is there a way to play the mafia party game online ?

Is there a way to play the mafia party game online ?
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Where online can I post my (free) rules and materials for games I've created?

I'm looking for websites that specialize in providing rules and digital resources for card/board games online. Recently I've been creating lots of simple games for my design classes and I would like ...
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Agricola Online

Does anyone know of any online (or iPhone, iPad, PC, Xbox, PS2, or PS3 for that matter!) versions of Agricola - or know if any are in the works?
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Online resources for learning/practicing bridge [duplicate]

Are there any good online resources to learn the game. By learn, I mean learn attain the knowledge that one would by buying/reading a good book. For example, are there any "puzzles" that are well ...
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Abstract “move holding” service for simultaneous-move board games

Background I am looking to play a variant of Diplomacy over email or other messaging system. The specifics of Diplomacy and of the variant are not important, suffice it to say that the root trouble ...
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Why did I win “Asia Passport” achievement early?

I'm playing iPad edition. Fifth Legendary Asia achievement says: Asia Passport: Win all achievements for the Legendary Asia map. I thought it means that I have to win first four achievements. For ...
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What's the best strategy for winning while using all 3 stations in Ticket to Ride Europe?

Ticket to Ride Europe pocket edition has an achievement that I just can't get! It's winning using all 3 stations during the game. Can anyone suggest any strategies on any of the following: Should I ...
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Looking for an Online Card Shuffler and Drawer

For some play-by-forum games I'm looking into creating specific card based games that allow people to moderate on their own. Specifically I'm looking into 7 Wonders. The only thing a mod needs to do ...
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Card game vocabulary

I am building an online version of the game of Set, and I want to get my vocabulary straight. So far, the words I have are "card", "deck", "(card) feature", "set", "player" and "dealer". I am missing ...
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Is it possible to get old Vanguard cards?

If you start Magic Online today, is there a way to acquire Vanguard cards that do not come with the client but have been released in the past? Can they be bought or traded?
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7 Wonders scoring question (Olympia B, copying a guild) on BSW

On BrettspielWelt, I played Olympia (B) and built the 3rd wonder stage (copy a guild). The end score confused me, and I think BSW might have implemented the scoring wrong. We were 3 players. Everyone ...
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Why didn't my station complete the route?

I needed to get from Riga to Bucaresti. I had trains connecting Riga to Kyiv, but the route from Kyiv to Bucaresti was taken by another player. I played a station on Kyiv, but the route did not ...
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What are the requirements for the achievements in Ticket to Ride: Europe?

In the electronic 'pocket' version of Ticket to Ride: Europe, I would like to acquire all the achievements, but I must have misunderstood some of them. Even when I think I've accomplished them, I do ...
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Are there any English servers where I can play Mahjong online?

I recently stumbled upon the Asian game Mahjong and came to like it. I already play Go and Chess online, but had difficulties finding a good, English-language Mahjong server. Are there any English ...
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Where can I play Hearts online? [closed]

I would like to play against other people. Can't seem to find any sites.
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Where to play Go online? [closed]

I used to play regularly on KGS but have been inactive for several years. I am frustrated by the Catch-22 of the KGS system: in order to play rated games, you must have a solid rating. Solid ratings ...
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How much bandwidth does Vassal consume?

A friend of mine is designing a game, and I'd like to playtest it with him. We have no possibility of meeting face to face; also, finding ±90 minutes to play through Vassal when I'm at home is quite ...
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Using Vassal on a small screen

Related to this question, I'm wondering also whether using Vassal on a netbook (=small screen) is a good idea. Are there any tricks helping in such a case, like zooming in/out etc.?
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Is The Online Version of La Guerre des Moutons Identical To the “Real” Game?

I've been playing La Guerre des Moutons (aka Wooly Bully?) at boiteajeux.net and I have to say I'm all at sea. It's a tile placement game very reminiscent of Carcassonne, but in boiteajeux's ...
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Is it common practice to publish/sell online versions of board games?

I bought the Ticket to Ride: Europe game by Days of Wonder, and it included an online registration code. Visiting the website, I noticed that some of the games had a free online preview available. I ...
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Where can I play Carcassonne or Colonists of Catan online? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Boardgaming Online I want to play Carcassonne or Colonists (Settlers) of Catan online, either against other people, or against a computer opponent. I want to improve my ...
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What's the current state of Magic: The Gathering online play?

I'd like to get back into this game, but the real appeal for me is the collecting aspect, especially trading cards and not knowing what to expect from a foil pack. It seems there are a lot of ...
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Why does Online Dominion allow you to reveal reaction cards multiple times?

In the FAQ for Isotropic's online Dominion game, the creator states: No, you really can reveal a reaction card like Moat or Secret Chamber multiple times. They are designed to be idempotent so ...
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Multi-Game Deck Building Tool

I play Magic: The Gathering, one of my son's plays Pokemon, and the other plays Yu-Gi-Oh! I got a deck building tool for my iPad to build Magic decks, but I am curious if there is an app for building ...
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Does card-counting work in online Blackjack?

I realize that card counting is strongly discouraged. Are there systems in-place to prevent card-counting in online blackjack?
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What is the best way to play with someone in another location?

I'd like to play board games with friends who live in other states. I thought I could use Skype to communicate and a webcam to send out a picture of the board. Does anyone have suggestions on how to ...
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What board games have good quality versions available for play online for free?

What are some worthy online versions of board games? They should be: Complete working versions On a site that is easily accessible (so no spam, lots of pop-ups or requires handing over excessive ...
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Chess client for e-(g)mail

I'm looking for something that would let me store the board setup and move the pieces manually so that I can play with a friend via email/msn. It doesn't have to handle mailing or anything for me as ...