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Kathleen Moore wrote on 2015-08-11 UTC
On spread of play, and variation: 
Bombalot showed up at the Edmonton SF fan club about 1983-84, probably
brought from TRIUMF by a physics student, and was all the rage for a few
Variances implemented as of that outbreak: 
twekes only jump once in their turn; 
co-ordinators move strictly as per knights (easy to accidentally destroy
your own pieces at their first move!);
"dirty win" -- be the first to make it impossible for your opponent to
achieve a "clean" win, by eliminating at least 15 of their pieces

A couple of the local players worked out a sequence of moves that would end
in 30 of the 32 pieces being eliminated all at once.  

-- Kathleen Moore ([email protected])

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