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Kriegspiel - Cincinnati Style. A description of Kriegspiel as played in Cincinnati in the 1970's, with a discussion of why those particular rules were used.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
gnohmon wrote on 2002-06-15 UTC
It occurs to me that one might attempt to play Kriegspiel with Different
Armies. Of course, you don't know in advance what army the other player

If the armies must be chosen from a short list of predefined armies, the
player who makes the first capture of a non-Pawn gets a big advantage of
knowledge (in addition to any material advantage). Perhaps this makes it a
bad game.