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Reversi (a.k.a. Othello) is a game based on a grid with eight rows and eight columns, played between you and the computer, by adding pieces with two sides: black and white.

At the beginning of the game there are 4 pieces in the grid, the player with the black pieces is the first one to place his piece on the board.

Each player must place a piece in a position that there exists at least one straight (horizontal, vertical, or diagonal) line between the new piece and another piece of the same color, with one or more contiguous opposite pieces between them.

Software download

The program requires JRE 6 or later

Click here to download source and executable: source and compiled code

Screenshot of the game

Here is a screenshot from release 0.1:


How to run the game
You can start the game using one of the following methods: The game can be launched also as an applet: Reversi Applet

Game source

Click here to browse source code