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Bn Em wrote on 2021-02-03 UTC

Good point. I took a look and although I don't have Zillions, the code seems to define 24 leaps for the Waterbugs and Mantis and 48 for the Tarantula, which indeed corresponds to the area leaping rather than just radial moves.

Interestingly the header comment in the .zrf calls it Entomology Chess rather than Insect Chess. Perhaps he deemed it too obscure a word?


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