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The 2001 iteration of the Hoyle Board Games comes with the following games:
  • Backgammon
  • Battling Ships
  • Checkers
  • Chess
  • Chinese Checkers
  • Dominoes
  • Line 'Em Up (similar to Connect Four)
  • Mahjong and two sub-games using the same tileset: Concentration and Gravity Tiles (a tile matching game)
  • Mancala
  • Master Match (Mastermind)
  • Parchisi (Parcheesi)
  • Placer Racer (similar to Puzzle Bobble)
  • Reversi (like Othello)
  • Rummy Squares (Rummikub)
  • Snakes & Ladders (their version of Chutes & Ladders)
  • Yacht (Yahtzee)
The players' avatars can be customized, speak and are fully animated. Some of the games allow the player to choose between solo play and multiplayer with another people or computer controlled characters.


Hoyle Board Games 2001 Windows Mahjongg layouts editor
Hoyle Board Games 2001 Windows Battling Ships
Hoyle Board Games 2001 Windows Concentration
Hoyle Board Games 2001 Windows Battling ships pieces setup

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Alternate Titles

  • "Hoyle Board Games 5" -- Install title

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Tech with Kids (Computing with Kids) Windows Dec 15, 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GameSpot Windows Dec 14, 2000 7 out of 10 70


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