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Hadean Chess. Expanded chess with short-range linear jumpers, augmented knights and zebras and more dynamic pawns. (12x12, Cells: 144) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2008-07-03 UTC
The reminder should be from David Pritchard's 'ECV' section ''Designing a Variant'' to the effect that complexifying Rules unnecessarily usually worsens. The benefit should come from ramifications of the Rules (of movement) not more Rules for their own sake. There is another unwarranted tri-compound mover here Flying Elephant, nickname ''Dumbo'' one supposes.