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Goban 3.2.x

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Goban_v65_1.dmg_.zip (7.58 MB)
For Mac OS X
#2
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Goban_3_2_7.dmg_.zip (7.72 MB)
For Mac OS X
#3
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Goban_3_2_9.dmg_.zip (7.73 MB)
For Mac OS X
#4
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Goban_3_2_12.dmg_.zip (8.92 MB)
For Mac OS X
#5
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Stones.dmg_.zip (2.85 MB)
For Mac OS X
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Goban_Help.pdf
Emulation
Guides on emulating older games

This is a software for playing Go, an elegant board game played for many centuries in Far East countries, mainly China and Japan.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go_(game)

Goban is in fact a sophisticated GUI for go engines like GNU Go, for which version 3.6 is already embedded inside the application. Some of its characteristics: different inspectors, internet go client, SGF files editing, support for GMP and GTP protocols, Japanese rules, automatic scoring, simultaneous games, self-play, customizable board and stones, etc. Bilingual application (English, French). Freeware.

Top download: Goban 3.2.1 (2004)
2nd download: Goban 3.2.7 (2005)
3rd download: Goban 3.2.9 (2005)
4th download: Goban 3.2.12 (2006)
5th download: Stones for customization

The free edition webpage is still online but not maintained anymore:
http://www.sente.ch/software/goban3/

There is also a paid edition (v4.7 presently) for MacOSX 10.9 or later on Mac App Store:
https://itunes.apple.com/app/goban/id646372172?mt=12

Compatibility
Architecture: PPC x86 (Intel:Mac)

Minimum requirements:
Goban 3.2.1 → MacOSX 10.1.0 and later, PowerPC only
Goban 3.2.7 → MacOSX 10.1.5 and later, PowerPC only
Goban 3.2.9 → MacOSX 10.3.9 and later, PowerPC only
Goban 3.2.12 → MacOSX 10.4.0 and later, Universal binary

Version 3.2.12 is running fine on:
MacOSX 10.4.11 Tiger on iMac G4 early 2002
MacOSX 10.6.8 Snow Leopard on iMac Core2Duo late 2009

More information about stones from the publisher's website:
"Additional designs for the stones are available in the package below. In order to use them, create a folder named Goban in your Library folder, create a folder named Stones in the Goban folder you just created, and copy the content of this package in Stones."

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by Idéfix - 2019, January 16 - 4:32am

It is probably the same software. The "versioning" used by the developers was different at first: a single number was enough instead of the classic number-dot-number format we all know. For some reason (the need for more clarity?), they have decided to gradually abandon their old sequence for a new one, more conventional. The top download, for example, has two "names": version 3.2.1 and v65.

by mrdav - 2019, January 16 - 3:10am

There is Goban_v52.dmg.sit on http://macintoshgarden.org/apps/macworld-resource-dvd-may-2003
I don't know if it is related.