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Game #1412
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Many Faces of Go, The    View all Top Dogs in this genreCollection: Indie Underdogs
Strategy   Board - Eastern

Rating: 7.4 (25 votes)

Many Faces of Go, The box cover

Many Faces of Go, The screenshot
Probably the best Go game for beginners on the market, The Many Faces of Go is a great computer version of the popular Japanese board game that is simple to learn, yet hard to master.

The game is ideal for the beginning Go player since it provides an opponent who is always patient and willing to explain its moves, and a comprehensive tutorial. With its many playing levels, handicapping facility, and Joseki tutor, the program can also provide a challenge to the expert player, although not as much as Ishi's earlier Go Simulator. Go problems and professional games are also included. Definitely a must have for Go beginners, although intermediate- and expert-level players should skip this version and play Ishi Press' Go Simulator instead.

Note: Anyone interested in the latest version of the program should definitely head to Ishi Press' software page to order version 10, which features much better AI, many more historical games (over 1000!), and countless new features-- all in Windows 95 environment, no less.

Reviewed by: Underdogs

Designer: David Fotland
Developer: Ishi Press International
Publisher: Ishi Press International
Year: 1992
Software Copyright: Ishi Press International
Theme: Oriental
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:   Smart-Games
Related Links: Go rules
Links:    
If you like this game, try: Go Simulator, TrianGO, Intelligent Strategy Games 10

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