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Hybrid board / computer games

Group Description

Games which require real (physical) items, such as boards (maps) with counters/tokens/figures or cards, to conduct gameplay. These are usually included with game package.

Many early strategy games were of this dual nature, as the simple computers couldn't display complex graphical maps on the screen. Players moved their armies on the board, the computer program served as result calculator (sometimes also as AI opponent).

Limitations:
  • Not to be confused with Board game translations group.
  • Not to be confused with Board / Party Game genre.
  • Many other games included extra printed material important for gameplay as an addition to standard manual. Some special editions are packed with collectors' items, such as figures. These games do not qualify.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
The Eye of Judgment2007PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc....
Mario Party-e2003Game Boy AdvanceNintendo of America Inc....
Tank Attack1988Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, ZX SpectrumCDS Software Ltd...
Brian Clough's Football Fortunes1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, MSX, ZX SpectrumCDS Software Ltd3.62
Suspended1983Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, CP/M, DOS, Macintosh, PC Booter, Tatung Einstein, TI-99/4A, TRS-80Commodore Electronics Ltd.3.78
Dnieper River Line1982Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Commodore PET/CBM, DOS, FM-7, PC-88, TRS-80Avalon Hill Game Company, The4.13
Close Assault1982Apple II, Atari 8-bit, TRS-80Avalon Hill Game Company, The3.95
The Great Wall Street Fortune Hunt1982Odyssey 2North American Philips Consumer Electronics Corp....
The Quest for the Rings1981Odyssey 2Magnavox...
Conquest of the World1981Odyssey 2North American Philips Consumer Electronics Corp....
Tanktics1976Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore PET/CBM, FM-7, KIM-1, Mainframe, TRS-80Avalon Hill Game Company, The...
W.I.N.1973OdysseyMagnavox...
Interplanetary Voyage1973OdysseyMagnavox...
Basketball1973OdysseyMagnavox...
Brain Wave1973OdysseyMagnavox...
Ski, Simon Says1972OdysseyMagnavox1.77
Roulette, States1972OdysseyMagnavox1.54
Cat and Mouse, Football, Haunted House1972OdysseyMagnavox1.89
Tennis, Analogic, Hockey, Football1972OdysseyMagnavox2.25
Soccer1972OdysseyMagnavox...
Fun Zoo1972OdysseyMagnavox...
Percepts1972OdysseyMagnavox...
Baseball1972OdysseyMagnavox...
Invasion1972OdysseyMagnavox...
Wipeout1972OdysseyMagnavox...

Selected Covers

Close Assault Apple II Front Cover
Front cover for Close Assault
Suspended DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Suspended
Tanktics Apple II Front Cover
Front cover for Tanktics
Dnieper River Line Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Dnieper River Line

Selected Screenshots

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Screenshot from Close Assault
opening screen
Screenshot from Suspended
Game setup
Screenshot from Tanktics
Logo/Loading part 1
Screenshot from Dnieper River Line
Game group created by Unicorn Lynx (181445), additional games added to group by Rola (8277), Alaka (86640) and NĂ©lio (2087)
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