Graham's Games

These are some games we have played as a family on our computers. They can now be played on smart phones and tablets.
  • Black Box (translated from a BASIC program written in 1988).
    For a full explanation of the rules visit Wikipedia.
  • Countdown (translated from a Pascal program written in 2002).
    For a full explanation of the rules visit Wikipedia.
    This game was updated during January 2021 to enable many people to play online against each other in a single session.
  • Othello (translated from a BASIC program written in 1985).
    For a full explanation of the rules visit Wikipedia where it is called Reversi.
  • Mahjong The Chinese game with tiles but played to Western rules. From one to four players may play at a time.
    The game was developed during the lockdown period of the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020.
  • Gridlock A game of speed and agility. You place shapes into a grid. It may remind you of Tetris.
    It can be played online together with your friends or you could use email and play at a more leisurely pace.
    The game was developed during the second lockdown period of the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020.
  • Lingo A word game similar to the Mastermind board game but with words instead of coloured pegs. You try and match a word against one chosen at random.
    It can be played online together with your friends or you could use email and play at a more leisurely pace.
    The game was developed during the third lockdown period of the Coronavirus pandemic at the beginning of 2021.
  • Qwirkle A game of tiles whereby you place a tile on a board to create a line of tiles of the same colour or the same shape. Your score a point for each tile in the lines you create.
    It can be played online together with your friends and robots.
    The game was developed during the third lockdown period of the Coronavirus pandemic in the Spring of 2021.