[ 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 Transporter Chess (84). Large variant with transporters and several new pieces. (10x10, Cells: 84) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Andrew Newton wrote on 2002-12-05 UTCIn answer to your first question, a piece may promote only once, so a Fighter that promotes to a Super Fighter can never become a First Mate. In answer to the second question, you can capture a piece that is on a Transporter space with a piece's normal movement, and then that piece can use the Transporter movement. However, if a piece (either your own or an enemy piece) is on a Transporter space, that space is blocked and cannot be transported to until the piece is either moved off the square or captured. Let me give you some examples to clarify: If your Commander is located at B3 and an enemy piece is on the Transporter at A3, the Commander can move to A3 and capture the enemy piece, then he is able to make his transporter move. If the Transporter space at A8 is occupied by any piece (friend or foe) he could only transport to J3. If both A8 and J3 are occupied, he cannot Transport. Also, if a piece moves onto a Transporter space, that piece must transport if there is an open Transporter space that it can transport to. This only applies on that same turn. For example: The Commander moves onto A3 and both A8 and J3 are blocked, the opponent then takes his next turn, which opens up the Transporter space at A8. In this case, the Commander does NOT transport to A8! This also means that a piece which has moved onto a Transporter space, but was unable to transport that turn would have to move off the Transporter space and back onto it again to use the Transporter move.