Dots (DOS)

Dots DOS The start of a game.
The game loads to this screen. When the number of players is selected they are prompted for their name(s)

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Description

Dots is a shareware strategy game similar to Reversi.

Players start with counters on the corners of a 7x7 grid. The players have counters of different colours. Each player can move any piece of their colour to any other unoccupied cell in one of two ways. Moving a piece to any adjacent square causes the piece will be duplicated, resulting in the player owning two pieces, whereas moving two squares away just causes the piece to be moved.

Players can capture another player's piece by moving one of their pieces to one of the eight squares surrounding the other player's piece. The player with the most pieces on the board at the end of the game is the winner. The game is mouse controlled.

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Dots DOS The game comes with an editor that allows the player to customise the board
Dots DOS Blue has the most pieces but green has the advantage
Dots DOS Green wins. 
The game reached a point where all cells were occupied. Green held the most territory and all blue cells were cleared out
Dots DOS Playing the game.
A player can gain an early piece advantage by moving just one square at a time and not jumping to cover ground

Alternate Titles

  • "Dots Strategy Game" -- In-game title

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piltdown_man (88024) added Dots (DOS) on Jul 17, 2014