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Board Games at Odum: Othello

A guide to help you navigate Odum Library's board game collection and the world of gaming.



Trap other pieces between your own to capture them, but be aware that the opponent may do the same. Pieces will change sides (colors) dozens of times. The winner is the one with the most pieces when no more pieces can be played on the board. 

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2 players


30 minutes


Abstract strategy


Enclosure, tile placement

How to play