Othello
Atari 2600 game CX-2639

General Information

Developer - Ed Logg

Publisher - Atari Corporation

Release - 1980

Platform - Atari 2600

Number of players - 1P

Genre - Strategy

Othello case

In Othello You'll need strategy, foresight and cunning to be a success at this game. The field is made up of a grid containing 64 squares.

Othello atari games

Each player is designated by a color (white or black) and takes turns trying to capture as many squares as possible. When you capture a square, it becomes your square and changes to your color. Your corresponding score is displayed at the top of the screen. To capture a square, you must OUTFLANK your opponent.

To do this, you must position your squares on the grid so that one or more of your opponent's squares is in a row which is bordered on each end by one of your squares. If neither player can make a move the game is over. This can occur when one player has no pieces left on the board. It is also possible to end a game when there are blank squares on the board and both players have pieces left but there are no legal moves.

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