News Archive (2008)

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19-dec-2008 "TAIJI" (invented by Néstor Romeral Andrés) is added to the list of available games.
30-nov-2008 "Teeko" (invented by John Scarne) is added to the list of available games.
29-nov-2008 The states of all checkboxes (e.g. "Show moves in chat", "Enable Sounds" etc) are stored per member accounts now.
27-nov-2008 "Camelot" (invented by George Swinnerton Parker) is added to the list of available games.
12-nov-2008 "Unlur" (invented by Jorge Gómez Arrausi) is added to the list of available games.
11-nov-2008 "Shatranj" is added to the list of available games.
5-nov-2008 "Havannah" (invented by Christian Freeling) is added to the list of available games.
3-nov-2008 "Pex" (invented by David Bush aka twixter) is added to the list of available games. Many thanks to him for drawing the board & piece images and providing some math related data that helped to implement the game
28-oct-2008 "Three Musketeers" (invented by Haar Hoolim) is added to the list of available games.
25-oct-2008 "Rekushu" (invented by John Herr) is added to the list of available games.
12-oct-2008 "Bohnenspiel" (German Mancala game) is added to the list of available games.
10-oct-2008 "Pente" (invented by Gary Gabrel) is added to the list of available games.
09-oct-2008 An optional handicap was added to the "TwixT" game. Many thanks to twixter for drawing the board images for games with different handicaps.
29-sep-2008 Spanish translation of the site engine and many games is available now (other games will also be translated in the nearest future). Many thanks to pedropajarito for such a great work.
29-sep-2008 "Anti-Reversi" is added to the list of available games.
28-sep-2008 Games are divided into categories in the game selection window (opened by clicking "Start Game" when "All new games" is selected in the gadget's combobox)
25-sep-2008 "TwixT" (invented by Alex Randolph) is added to the list of available games.
18-sep-2008 After weighing all the pros and cons I decided to start accepting donations. If you wish to make a donation click the "My Profile" button to open your profile and then click the "Donations" button (Donators will get a Donator logo in their profiles).

I really appreciate your support to the site.
16-sep-2008 "Speed" (invented by Davide Casinelli) is added to the list of available games.
29-aug-2008 "Arimaa" (invented by Omar Syed) is added to the list of available games.
20-aug-2008 Chinese (Traditional) translation of the site engine and many games is available now (other games will also be translated in the nearest future). Many thanks to sharonhu and Youchen Lee for such a great work.
12-aug-2008 "Jeson Mor" ("Nine Horses") is added to the list of available games.
28-jul-2008 A new pattern is added to "MindNinja" game: "Equilibrium" (invented by Dániel Gerbner)
24-jul-2008 "Alternator" (invented by Gregory Keith Van Patten) is added to the list of available games.
30-jun-2008 A new pattern is added to "MindNinja" game: "Octopus" (invented by Nicholas Bentley)
23-jun-2008 "Master Y" is added to the list of available games.
15-jun-2008 New games are opened in the same window now.
15-jun-2008 The design of member profile pages is updated.
12-jun-2008 "Kalah" is updated: the "Pie Rule" is added to ballance the game.
10-jun-2008 "Hex" is updated: new board sizes are added (8x8, 9x9, 10x10, 12x12).
05-jun-2008 A newer version of the game gadget is available now:
  - New button is added that opens the page with game statistics.
  - TOP lists are removed from the gadget (use the mentioned above button instead).
04-jun-2008 A more advanced version of the game statistics is available now.
2-jun-2008 The 50th game is added dated for the upcoming 1st anniversary of the site: "Yavalath" (invented by Cameron Browne).
28-may-2008 "Quax" (invented by Bill Taylor) is added to the list of available games.
20-may-2008 "Neutreeko" (invented by Jan Kristian Haugland) is added to the list of available games.
14-may-2008 "Phutball" (invented by John Horton Conway) is added to the list of available games.
7-may-2008 Bashni (Stacking Draughts) is added to the list of available games.
1-may-2008 "Transposition" (invented by Gregory Keith Van Patten) is added to the list of available games.
28-apr-2008 The "Doubling cube" is added to the Backgammon game
27-apr-2008 A new pattern is added to "MindNinja" game: "Balls and Chains" (invented by Harald Korneliussen)
17-apr-2008 "Kauri" (invented by Ralf Gering) is added to the list of available games.
9-apr-2008 A new pattern is added to "MindNinja" game: "Lilliputians" (invented by Nicholas Bentley)
7-apr-2008 "Clobber" (invented by Michael H. Albert, J.P. Grossman and Richard Nowakowski) is added to the list of available games.
2-apr-2008 "Traffic Lights" (invented by Alan Parr) is added to the list of available games.
1-apr-2008 "Ataxx" (invented by Dave Crummack and Craig Galley) is added to the list of available games.
31-mar-2008 "Cephalopod" (invented by Mark Steere) is added to the list of available games.
26-mar-2008 "Gonnect" (invented by João Pedro Neto) is added to the list of available games.
23-mar-2008 "Breakthrough" (invented by Dan Troyka) is added to the list of available games.
23-mar-2008 A new pattern is added to "MindNinja" game: "Short Circuit" (invented by Harald Korneliussen)
16-mar-2008 "Tanbo" (invented by Mark Steere) is added to the list of available games.
09-mar-2008 "Oware" is added to the list of available games.
04-mar-2008 An "undo" feature is added to the games.

For requesting the "undo" a player have to choose a desired position in the "Move History" and then click the button. His opponent(s) can either accept the "undo" request, reject it or forbid all further "undo" requests during the same game.
01-mar-2008 "Rush" (invented by Mark Steere) is added to the list of available games.
24-feb-2008 "Quartetto" (invented by Arty Sandler) is added to the list of available games.
17-feb-2008 Game selection window (opened by clicking "Start Game" when "All new games" is selected in the gadget's combobox) is divided into four sections:
  • Favorite games - a list of games chosen by a visitor.
  • All games - a list of all available games.
  • New games - a list of last added games.
  • Popular games - a list of most popular games according to the following statistics.
13-feb-2008 "Forms" (invented by Steven W. Meyers) is added to the list of available games.
12-feb-2008 "Dipole" (invented by Mark Steere) is added to the list of available games.
31-jan-2008 "Atoll" (invented by Mark Steere) is added to the list of available games.
30-jan-2008 "CrossWay" (invented by Mark Steere) is added to the list of available games.
27-jan-2008 "Dots and Boxes" is added to the list of available games.
23-jan-2008 "SnailTrail" (invented by Bill Taylor) is added to the list of available games.
21-jan-2008 "Rules" section is added to igGameCenter.

(missing pages will be added in the nearest future)
15-jan-2008 "Hnefatafl" is added to the list of available games.
12-jan-2008 "SlimeTrail" (invented by Bill Taylor) is added to the list of available games.
9-jan-2008 "TriGo" (invented by Steve Metzger) is added to the list of available games.
8-jan-2008 "Amazons" (invented by Walter Zamkauskas) is added to the list of available games.

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