[ 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 Chestria. Each player has 11 randomly selected pieces in this game of placement and flipping. (5x5x3, Cells: 43) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Nicholas Kuschinski wrote on 2003-05-06 UTCOK, let me get this straight. This is a game where the pieces are placed randomly, each have one move, and are never removed from the board . . . OK . . . There are also 20 different sorts of pieces, and 22 pieces on the board at any given time (over half of the number of spaces) . . . There is exactly ONE empty space on the playing field at the end of the game . . . The armies are not only unequal, but unbalanced, as a player randomly gets pieces that are as weak as a silver general (only three possible spaces are under attack) or as powerful as a queen (nine of em) . . . -- . . . -- . . . -- AGGHHH!!!! What the . . . ??????? Help!! Help!! . . . AGGHHH!!!! <br> I have no idea what to say! this might be pushing it a little too far. I'm about as liberal as they come, and it doesn't look to me like this has much to do with chess at all. Also, it seems to me like blue has an advantage, getting to make all of his decisions after he sees what red has done, and also getting to place the last piece on the board (a big plus in this sort of game). The randomness of the setup probably will throw things off track enough so as to eliminate this factor, however, so I really don't know what to think.