Overboard

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Released 10 December, 2017
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Publisher ZXRetrosoft
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Version 0.1.0

About Overboard

Developed by ZXRetrosoft, Overboard is the video game version of the 1970s classic board game, available for the Windows, Mac OS X, Android, and iOS operating systems. The premise of the original 2-player board game is simple. Players use either red or blue markers and attempt to push their opponents' pieces off the board by moving one marker a turn. Players move in any horizontal or vertical direction. The player who has all their pieces shoved off the board loses.


This virtual version expands on this simple play as well as offers some visual updates and customization. Players take on the computer or other live players. The game is available in four languages, meaning that the online play is international. This makes every opponent completely unpredictable. Experience lots of different moves by taking on tons of people from all over the world! Hone strategic skills against the computer and discover new tricks for winning.

 

Overboard Features


This video game version of the board game classic has lots of visual updates. Go for a clean look with the stainless steel board and playing surface. Alternatively, keep things rustic by having a wooden background and game board. Mix and match many options for a truly custom game screen. The pieces also have unique skins available. Add a lightning bolt to the blue or red. On the other hand, there's also a cool wave pattern for the pieces. Between the board, playing surface, and other skins, users truly customize their gameplay for what they like.


Another great feature is the computer challenger. Not only is there the traditional play style available where each player starts with three rows of pieces and plays, but there's also a puzzle button available. Control how many pieces of each color are on the board and generate completely random scenarios. Work solving them against the computer. Additionally, play online with other users from around the world. The game is available in four languages and provides a simple internet connection for access. Take on other players while testing the different strategies learned in puzzle mode.

 

In Conclusion


This fresh, video game version of a classic board game definitely has a new spin. Players enjoy customization in a variety of ways while honing their strategic skills. Focus on learning lots of types of moves in the random puzzle maker. Practice with many pieces or just a few. Endgame moves are the key to success, and additionally, give players a leg up on the competition. Play online with others from all over the world and get a taste of how others play the classic Overboard. An online connection, as well as the puzzle mode, add great replayability to the experience!

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Overboard is based on the Czechoslovak board game from the 1970's. The goal is simply get rid of your opponent’s marbles by strategically moving yours or have the most marbles on the board by the time the game is over.
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Developer ZXRetrosoft
Price Free
Released 10 December, 2017
Website View site
Publisher ZXRetrosoft
Players
Version 0.1.0

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