[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment[Subject Thread] [Add Response] Roberto Lavieri wrote on Sun, Jun 12, 2005 12:03 PM UTC:After many headaches, I have finally completed the first Maxima/Ultima/Baroque HEXAGONAL variant, and the ZRF is almost ready, it will be posted in one or two weeks. The initial idea has had to be changed a lot: it is not easy to construct a good game of this kind in a hexagonal board, and my first attempts have shown to me some of the problems: the new directions are an obstacle for a good game of this kind, more than a good new element, and some pieces, like Coordinators, Chameleons and Mages are horrible in hexagonal boards. Following the wave of names for this kind of games, the new game name is TOCCATA. It has elements from Maxima (the main idea), from Hexagonal Chess (of course), from Fugue, Ultima and other variants, but also new elements, proper for the game. I have a good opinion about the final resulting game. If you are patient, in a couple of weeks you can make your own opinion!.