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Smess. British name of Smess, a Parker Brothers game in which arrows on squares determine the directions pieces may move. (7x8, Cells: 56) (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Peter Aronson wrote on 2002-09-22 UTC
There are two versions of this game available for the computer game Zillions of Games (see:, one by Fergus Duniho (called 'All the King's Men' or 'Ninnychess'), available from this site, and one by Stephen Tavener (called 'Take the Brain') available from the Zillions site. Zillions is currently selling for about $15 dollars when downloaded from their site.