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Game #3520
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Black Box    View all Top Dogs in this genreCollection: 3U Games
Puzzle   Brainteaser

Rating: 3.45 (48 votes)

Black Box box cover

Black Box screenshot
Black Box is a great PC version of a 1978 Parker Brothers board game of the same name that emphasizes logical deduction. Sort of a 3D version of Mastermind, your goal in this game is to find hidden balls in a “black box” by shooting light rays into it. Since the crystal balls reflect shots, you need to observe where your shots leave the box (or whether they don’t) to deduce the balls’ locations. The challenge is to correctly deduce the locations with the least number of light rays.

This freeware PC version by Michael Haugrud offers dozens of levels of fun with an intuitive player interface. If you enjoy logical puzzles that require no reflexes to solve, Black Box will entertain you for hours on end, even if the gameplay is a little repetitive. Thumbs up!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Eric Solomon & Michael Haugrud
Developer: Freeware
Publisher: Freeware
Year: 1993
Software Copyright: Michael Haugrud
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
Related Links: History and on-line version
If you like this game, try: Chromatron 2, Laser Light, Logical Games and Puzzles

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