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Reversi Game

A simple strategy board game

Introduction

Reversi, also known as Othello, was invented in the 1880s by two Englishmen: Lewis Waterman and John W. Mollett. The object of the game is to fill the board with each player's pieces, and for the player to have the most pieces of their color on the board.

Gameplay

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How do I play? You play a piece by clicking the mouse on an unoccupied square. This puts one of your pieces into that square. The idea is to trap one or more opponents' pieces between two of your pieces. Those opponents' pieces then change color to become your pieces. (A note: Black always moves first.)

What if I get stuck and I can't move? If you can't move, your opponent gets to move again.

How do I win? When both you and your opponent cannot play another piece, or if every square on the board is filled, the game is over. You count up the number of black pieces and the number of white pieces and the winner is the one with the most pieces. (The computer counts for you automatically.)

Other Options

Game options are accessed through different means. On the Sansa c200, the user must hold down the [SELECT] button (which happens to be the method for selecting a place to play your piece). From the options menu, the user can start a new game, pass their move manually, adjust the AI level (labeled as their "strategy") (by default both sides are set up as human players, so you'll visit this menu a lot smile ), change the cursor mode (beginners can leave that alone) and quit.


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