I found this game at my friend's parents. They said they custom made this from an old PC game (90's). But they forgot the name. Here is a picture of it. https://imgur.com/a/Cw40YXL The goal is to get your pieces across the board.

Its name has been lost for more than 2 decades. Thank you.

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    Now you have the name, I suggest neatly engraving or wood-pokering (?) that name onto the side or endpieces. So in another 20 years the next generation can find it. And the name/date of the maker too,
    – Criggie
    Jan 1, 2021 at 3:15
  • It looks great! Now I really want to try it. Jan 1, 2021 at 4:09
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    It reminds me of Quoridor, from 1997, but as already stated by others, Shuttles includes sliding rows, while the Quoridor board is static.
    – Dee S.
    Jan 1, 2021 at 19:12
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    @DavidS. Quoridor substituted movable walls for the shuttles, so I wouldn't say it's static. Jan 1, 2021 at 19:14
  • @Scott: Right. It's not true that the entire game is static, just the board. The game as a whole is still modular thanks to the aforementioned placeable walls.
    – Dee S.
    Jan 1, 2021 at 23:59

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This is a wooden version of Shuttles (named for the rows that can be moved sideways) aka Impasse, Labymaster, Labyrinth, or Traject. The PC game was an implementation of this older board game from 1973.

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The PC game was also called Shuttles.

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    Did you purposefully choose the image from the PC game meant to give me nightmares, or is that just happenstance?
    – n_b
    Jan 2, 2021 at 1:07

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