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Game #1188
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  TrianGO    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Strategy   Board - Eastern

Rating: 7.57 (21 votes)

TrianGO box cover

TrianGO screenshot
TrianGO is a solid computer version of a relatively unknown variation of Go, a popular Japanese boardgame. This excellent multiplayer game is played on a Chinese Checkers -style board. Each player has fourteen "stones" and takes turns placing them down one at a time. The object is to surround your opponent's stones with a triangle of three of yours, in which case you can then choose to capture them on your next turn (if your stones are still on the board that is). When you do a capture, your three stones that did the capture are also removed from the board, but they can be reused. To win, you must capture all other stones or be the last person that can make a move. This might sound easy, but with three-four players (I've only played a three-player game) it's hell... but a lot of fun. You can also play solo against the computer: it has five settings from Novice to Grand Master. One thing I really like is that it shades areas that you control (in a triangle) in your color. You can also turn other peoples' shades off to see the board more clearly. TrianGO is definitely a must-have for all puzzle fans, especially those looking for a good multiplayer game or anyone interested in Oriental boardgames. Highly recommended!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: Logical Design Works
Publisher: California Dreams
Year: 1988
Software Copyright: California Dreams
Theme: Oriental
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Origamo, Go Simulator

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