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It's hard to tell with the big green destination marker, but it looks like there is a yellow train station in Berlin, which would allow Yellow to use the track from Essen to complete the ticket.


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VASSAL was made for precisely this: it's a game engine/website where you can build games, and then play the games you built online. There are a wide variety of existing games already built for VASSAL, but Muggins is not one of them. This will not be simple: you're going to need to learn how to program the game using VASSAL's editor. It'll take time and ...


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If you have an account on BoardGameGeek, then you can record "plays" of a game against that account. You can include details about other players, whether the game was stopped before the end, how long the game took, where the game was played, and who won.


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There doesn't exist anything that fulfills all your requirements, but there are several good options that comes close. One of the reasons are licencing, if anything outside the SRD are to be legally included. What you are looking for is called a Virtual Tabletop (VTT) environment, there are the top three that comes closest: Roll20 Is a website Is free, ...


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As far as I can tell that should not have worked at all. It seems like the T2R online simulation has a route calculation bug. I suggest reporting this to them. Players can only use their own train stations. From Ticket to Ride Europe's rules (page 6): A Train Station allows its owner to use one, and only one, of the routes belonging to another player, ...


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Some Go servers allow computers to "log in" and play just like regular users. On KGS, for example, they are marked with a computer icon, and there is a setting in the "automatch" for finding games with bots. More details are available here: http://www.gokgs.com/help/faq/bots.html


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Check out Cosumi, it plays around 8kyu in my opinion. After the page loads just click on the HTML5 button, don't get scared by the Japanese symbols.. If you browse their page a bit you can even find different modes regarding sizes or rules (for example one color go).


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I'm playing on Board game arena (BGA) and I find it excellent for several reasons (IMHO): Great catalogue of games, esp. for euro + family games. Free to play along in all games Cheap premium membership where you can start all games yourself Functional, relatively lightweight interface - works a treat on PC and on tablets/phones Very active in these times (...


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You should definitely keep track of CardForest. It is designed specifically for card games and it will let your create your version of 'Muggins' by simply specifying the rules in an online code editor. (Disclaimer: I'm the founder) (working hard to launch by June, 2014)


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Here is what the US Government Copyright Office has to say about the matter: http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl108.html Quoting the first paragraph from the above: "Copyright does not protect the idea for a game, its name or title, or the method or methods for playing it. Nor does copyright protect any idea, system, method, device, or trademark material ...


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I'd say the first place that jumps to mind for me is boardgamegeek.com This forum seems like an appropriate place to post your rules and materials: http://boardgamegeek.com/forum/26/boardgamegeek/board-game-design You might consider setting up a tumblr or some other website you control and link the materials and information in the forum.


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You can play online on Yucata http://www.yucata.de/en/GameInfo/Reversi. Generally the games are played over days rather than "real time" though. Lots of other great games too


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Online-go.com has two bots to play and you don't need an account. The levels of the bots are 26 kyu and 13 kyu. Also the bots are always available to play To challenge a bot: Go to online-go.com click game lobby and chat on the sidebar. Click new game which is located by the bottom left of the chat box A popup will appear on your screen, click in the top ...


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You can use the iOS app BG Stats (Board Game Stats) for that use (and many others, this app is just awesome). Or you can use Nemestats, an online tool.


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Rankade, our multipurpose ranking system, is free to use and it's designed to manage rankings (and stats, including matchup stats, and more) for small or large groups of players. Its algorithm (called ree algorithm - here's a comparison) can manage - via webapp, iOS, Android - any kind of match: one-on-one, faction vs. faction (two teams, which may be ...


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Yes, all iOS versions of TTR may be involved in a multiplayer game, but only with expansions that are available on all devices.


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I really enjoy using : http://ygopro.org/ Its really well made and constantly updating


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I know this is a very old question, but if the goal is just to play the game with your family (who already know the rules) then the easy way to make it happen is to just get a copy of Tabletop Simulator (or comparable software), which is just a virtual physics environment built for board/card game playing. You can just load a deck of cards into it and drag ...


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Bridge Base Online allows you to play against AI, just create a table with all robots and then replace N with your partner. See for example this forum question.


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Brainden.com is another great place to play for those just starting out in the online mafia party game world. The games are in the Forum section. Mafiamaniac.net runs games that are a little more advanced, but the membership is very active and helpful, even providing mentors for those who haven't played before. Here is a link to a mafia introduction/guide to ...


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You can now also play online on Board Game Arena (BGA): https://boardgamearena.com/gamepanel?game=agricola Currently in beta but will probably be released soon.


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There's not a site I know of, but there is Java-based software: http://colossus.sourceforge.net/


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The game Tabletop Simulator has many games on the workshop, including 7 Wonders. Tabletop Simulator (TTS) is exactly what the name implies: it simulates a tabletop. You can play chess, checkers, poker, or any game really since the game has extensive support to import own games. Even more, there is a whole scripting environment to automate actions/mechanics ...


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I was a beta tester for a few of David Sirlin's card games. Most of the beta testing was done online, in a combination of LackeyCCG and a very rough alpha web client for Yomi. I actually put some footage up on YouTube. Someone brought up the objection that writing an online client is much harder than just designing the game. While it's true to an extent, ...


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It is possible to play with specific friends in real-time, though it may not be possible to play asynchronously. (Last time I tried, the game aborted if either my opponent or I left the TTR app, so it was real-time play only. That was a while ago though.) Here's how to set it up. For iPad: On the main TTR screen (with Gerry the Conductor holding the ticket ...


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DevPro is also really good. It's actually better since it emulates the rules for you. Can't link unfortunately, but it should be fairly easy to find.


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Server where many good players play is Kurnik. If you're asking about communities this is a website of federation that organise international tournaments.


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You can try Turn The Tides (I'm its developer) which has 24 different boards based on the idea of reversi. You also get to use powers and there are another 24 boards with hexagonal tiles as well. You can play offline(against the iphone) or online with real players via GameCenter.


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According to the game maker's website, yes: Online Play (WiFi or 3G) against other iPad, Android, Mac and PC gamers with Days of Wonder Online support I would take that to mean that both device need to be online to contact their server to set things up, but cross-platform isn't an issue.


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Got the answer directly from the Rankade team: You can add a new player during the faction step. Just type their email, and then choose if you want them to be a 'member' or a 'guest'. Guest user cannot access group data and is not listed in the rankings. You can 'upgrade' a guest by reinserting them in another match and calling him 'member'. ...


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