[ 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 Trapdoor Chess. Pieces fall through the board if they stand still too long. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]gnohmon wrote on 2002-10-20 UTCBut why do you think it is excellent? I think it is a highly interesting attempt to implement on the chessboard something that happens elsewhere; but to actually play the game, especially without computer help, is a little bit awful because of the difficulty of keeping track of the timings of the trapdoors. The companion game is 'Koopa Chess', also based on Mario. It was written post-NOST and pre-HansB, so it isn't available anywhere. A copy of the rules of Koopa Chess is included in the box which has been packed for a year and all I need to do is carry it yo the post office and put some darned postage on it.