Long before videogames, computers and electricity the physical game provided entertainment in times of boredom. With well-known and defined rules, it was only natural that many of these traditional games should find a virtual home on the computer.

Computerising a game like chess brings benefits including computer opponents and historical game databases. Other games, such as Battleships, have been converted but seem pointless on a computer screen. Of course, one type of game that has always been popular is that of the Strip Poker ilk. Some games in this genre are Battle Chess, Shanghai and Chess Champion 2175.

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