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Costs: free
Frequency: as often as the players want
URL: [ dead link ]
Type: fantasy tactics game BattleOrcs and board games
Last-Update: 2011Jan06
Keywords: free, open-ended, email, computer, fantasy, historical, german, wargame


mailgames24 is convenient way to play your favorite board and strategy games via e-mail against each other. The best part: when it's your turn you get an e-mail with your game in it, including all the graphics of board and tokens. You make your next move through a simple reply e-mail. No need to log in or register with a website!

A new game can be started at any time, but this free service is only played by e-mail! All you need is an e-mail client that can display HTML e-mail (i.e. is able to show pictures) like Outlook, Googlemail, Mail (on Mac, iPhone, iPad & iPod ), ...

Games included are chess, gomoku, 4-in-a-row, othello (reversi) and the new fantasy tactics game BattleOrcs: Arena. In this turn-based strategy-game your evil orc boss and his buddies try to slam the equally deranged orcs of your opponent to the ground. If you take a look at the rules at this might actually work...

Have fun!

[Games available in English and German.]


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Greg Lindahl