Join or Sign In

Sign in to add and modify your software

Continue with email

By joining, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Freak Othello

By Andy Jurko Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review Staff Feb 27, 2009
This simple Othello game lacks polish, but it is challenging and completely free. One caveat: during installation, be sure to opt out if you don't want a toolbar from the developer installed on your machine. Freak Othello is played just like the classic board game from which it takes its name. In terms of graphics, the application isn't likely to thrill even casual gamers, and its complete lack of sound effects seems like an oversight. Available features include the ability to play with either color pieces, take back faulty moves, and compete against four AI opponents. In our tests, we easily vanquished the first computer opponent, but playing on the Grand Master setting was extremely tough. Freak Othello won't knock anyone out in terms of appearance, but since it costs nothing, fans of the game should certainly give it a whirl.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 5.6


Release November 8, 2008
Date Added October 19, 2005
Version 5.6

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows XP, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP


Total Downloads 76,434
Downloads Last Week 0
Report Software

Related Software

Sid Meier's Civilization V

Sid Meier's Civilization V

Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World

Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World

Age of Empires II Update

Age of Empires II Update

StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War

StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War

Best VPN Services for 2021

Best for privacy

3 months free with 1-year plan

Best for customer support

$39.99 for the first 12 months

Best for zero logs

$4.87.99/months for a 1-year plan

Best money-back guarantee

$2.99/months for a 3-year plan

User Reviews

9 User Votes
5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star

Developer's Description

Freak is an Othello program with a strong AI and clean graphics. It features difficulty levels from amateur to grand master, plus some functions for analyzing positions. No messy installation is required.