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It was last modified on: 2004-11-13
 By Roberto  Lavieri. Maxima. Maxima is an interesting and exiting variant of Ultima, with new elements that make Maxima more clear and dynamic. (Cells: 76) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Roberto Lavieri wrote on 2003-06-11 UTC
That´s correct. Camelot is an older game than Bombalot or Thronschach, but
Camelot is a game more close to Draughts, and not to Chess. Bombalot was
invented around the 60´s, perhaps a bit before the aparition of Ultima,
and it was played in some places of Europe, but aparently not so much.
(nevertheless, it still is played in certain circles). Camelot is a more
popular game, and as you have pointed out, there is a Federation of
players, and it was one of the favorite games of the Grand Master
Capablanca (of course, other was CHESS!). In Maxima, the rules for
occupancy of the Goals is a little different, as you can see in the
description. Finally, Thronschach is a more recient game...
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