Othello AR is an Augmented Reality game that enables to play the game by placing the 3D board in a real world with the multiplayer option.
Tap on horizontal plane detected by device’s camera to place board. After the game board is placed you can put disc by tapping on a square on your turn.
Scores: Top left is Black score and Top right is White score. The green border around score reflects current turn of player.
Reset in bottom right corner restarts the game or shows user to select previous options again.
- Single Device: Play Game in the same device
- Multiplayer: Play Game by connecting nearby devices. Only Two devices can be connected at a time where host device will play for Black and peer device will be joined to play for White
Host will look for nearby devices ready to join. A peer device can only join to hosted sessions. After successful connection user can place the board on by Tapping on horizontal plane detected to start the game playing for Black
Join will show hosted sessions available to join. After successful connection user can place the board on by Tapping on horizontal plane detected to start the game playing for White
Black: This option will make a user play for black.
White: This option will make a user play for white
Othello is a strategy board game played between 2 players. One player plays black and the other white.
At the beginning of the game, two black discs and two white discs are placed in centre of the board
Black always moves first.
A player can put disc near any placed disc. This makes a valid move
A disc may outflank any number of discs in one or more rows in any direction (horizontal, vertical, diagonal).
The Goal: The winner is the player who has more discs of his colour than his opponent at the end of the game. This will happen when neither of the two players has a legal move. Generally, at this stage, all 64 squares are occupied.
End of the Game: The game is over when neither of the two players has a legal move. This happens when all 64 squares are occupied
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.