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"The basic idea behind open source is very simple. When programmers on the Internet can read, redistribute, and modify the source for a piece of software, it evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software development, seems astonishing...
...The Open Source pages exist to make this case to the commercial world."    - Introduction to Open Source -

* BoardGameGeek

market download This app searches the board game data from BoardGameGeek (aka, BGG, Board Game Geek, or just the 'Geek) at It's not a game itself - it's a reference tool that provides information about board games. This is not an official app; it is supported by adoring fans.
Features include:
&bull; View, sort, and filter your collection.
&bull; Manage games in your collection.
&bull; Log and view your plays.
&bull; View your GeekBuddies and their collections.
&bull; Search for games.
&bull; View the current hotness.
&bull; View GeekLists.
&bull; View forums. Note that images are not loaded by default and are intentionally replaced by ugly placeholders. Clicking the ">" will open an individual post with all of the images displayed as you would expect.
Not supported (at least not yet):
&bull; Can't post to forums.
&bull; No subscription viewing.
&bull; No GeekMail.

Author: BGG4Android
Version: 6.4.2
Market link: com.boardgamegeek
Web site:

Source code:
Code license:
Market downloads: 50,000-250,000
Market rating: 4.1 / 5.0
Category: Top:/Applications/Books & Reference

Added: 2012-03-05
Updated: 2017-03-25
Hits: 1816

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