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It was last modified on: 2002-11-13
 By Luiz Carlos Campos. Ramayana Chess. Chess variant inspired by the Ramayana epic. (Cells: 84) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2003-06-15 UTC
This would be worthy of rating as good were it not for two errors.
	Firstly 'The Brahmin - a shaman' implies a somewhat more primitive and
localised religion than was the case. The Brahmins were a widespread and
unified priesthood much like that of an empire, as the vast geography
represented by the board suggests.
	Secondly, you include among the Devapala moves that of 'a Giraffe (1,3
jump)'. A Camel is 1:3, a Giraffe is 1:4. Which is correct as an element
of the Devapala move?