The Vintage Gamer #18: Pente (BG)

   Posted by: Jim   in Board games, Podcasts

This week, I cover Pente, the game of capturing and five in a row, as well as a number of other traditional five in a row games. I also talk a bit about Dragon*Con and review some listener feedback.

Show Notes:

  • Intro
  • News – Dragon*Con gaming panels
  • News – Lancelot Biggs: Spaceman at Dragon*Con
  • News – Abstract Gamer podcast
  • News – Dunwich Horror expansion
  • Pente description
  • Pente history and strategy
  • Feedback
  • Closing


Final Thoughts:

Challenge Cthulhim at Pente.net!

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2 comments so far


Adding the on-line versions was the wisest of choices… Gives us poor gnomes a chance to understand what pente’s all about… Cheers!

September 1st, 2006 at 8:00 am

Heh, I remember writing quite a few Gomoku programs in college.

September 5th, 2006 at 6:24 pm

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