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Wairoa.Net's Collection of Board Games
Fiver
Fiver Games
A simple and surprisingly addictive puzzle. The Author named it after a character in the novel, Watership Down.
Click on the Fiver Icon to the left to play the game. Instructions are included.


Peg Solitaire
Peg Solitaire Games
This game dates back hundreds of years and was orignally played on a wooden board with wooden markers.
Click on the Peg Icon to the left to play the game. Instructions are included.


Sliders
Sliders Games
A couple of famous sliding block puzzles, a not-so-famous one, and an infamous one. The latter being a challege.
Click on the Sliders Icon to the left to play the game. Instructions are included.


TacTix
Tactix Games
Created by the brilliant Danish inventor Piet Hein, TacTix is a variation of Nim, one of the oldest of mathematical games
Click on the TacTix Icon on the left to play the game. Instructions are included.


Daily Chess Challenge
Chess Games
A new Challenge every day: each day the chess board will be set ready for you to solve. You may also try the 6 days prior.
Click on the Chess Board Icon to the left to play the game.


Triplets
Triplets Games
A simple three-in-a-row game first proposed by the Polish-American mathematician Stanislaw Ulam.
Click on the Triplets Icon to the left to play the game. Instructions are included.


English 16
English Games
A delightful puzzle created in the 19th century by Sam Loyd, described by Martin Gardner as "America's greatest puzzlist."
Click on the English 16 Icon to the left to play the game. Instructions are included.


Hex-7
Hex7 Games
An elegant game of strategy invented in the 1940's. Hex is no longer available commercially but is still popular.
Click on the Hex-7 Icon to the left to play the game. Instructions are included.


Tower of Hanoi
English Games
This classic puzzle was a favorite of programmers and Buddhist Monks. A bit easier if you dont like to think :)
Click on the Tower of Hanoi Icon to the left to play the game. Instructions are included.


Hare and Hounds
Hounds Games
A 19th-century board game invented in France, also called The Military Game. It was popular with the French Army Officers.
Click on the Hare & Hound Icon above to play the game.