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  1. Chess

    This article includes some demos of chess-ranked piecepacks as well as the starting diagrams of several chess variants playable with a piecepack.

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  2. Everest

    Everest is a piecepack game by Mark A. Biggar featuring programmed movement. It is a "King of the Hill" game that features a visually striking board with the tiles physically arranged as a hill. Here is the starting diagram for it using an "icy" piecepack tile color scheme to match …

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  3. Backgammon

    Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games. Like other classic board games like checkers and chess it is also possible to play with a single piecepack. Below is a starting diagram for playing a game of backgammon with a piecepack.

    library("grid")
    library("piecepackr")
    library("ppgames", warn.conflicts …
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  4. Tablut

    Tablut is a historical (hnefa)tafl game played by the Sámi people until at least the 1700s whose rules were written down by the Swedish naturalist Linnaeus in 1732. Below is a starting diagram for playing a game of Tablut with a piecepack.

    library("piecepackr")
    library("ppgames", warn.conflicts=FALSE …
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  5. Cribbage

    Cribbage is a popular two-person card game that usually requires a special cribbage board to keep score. Below is a diagram of using a piecepack to make an effective cribbage board.

    library("grid")
    library("piecepackr")
    library("ppgames", warn.conflicts=FALSE)
    cfg <- pp_cfg(list(suit_color="darkred,black,darkgreen,darkblue,black",
                       border_color …
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