The Chess Variant Pages

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Freederick wrote on 2004-08-30 UTC
The equal-armies version seems very interesting, thanks. I'll try to implement it. You are incorrect, however, about the shamans; they move *either* one or two squares (F2W2 as opposed to AD) and consequently can very well attack each other. They cannot be made colorbound without seriously impairing their ability to attack the Elephant. I'm beginning to think the t[NN] variant of the shaman is more interesting anyway, and I'll be posting that variant as soon as I work out all the bugs.

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