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It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Pocket knight. Each player has a knight that he can drop during the game. (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Michael Farris wrote on 2004-10-25 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
This is like an initiate's version of shogi ideas. The Drop, as opposed to The Move, is an interesting option--the concept is a 'how' approach to a solution versus and 'if' attitude. 'I wonder how I can win from here' --as opposed to --'I wonder if I can win from here'. It is a creative solution to use with plateaued players, perhaps. Or it can just stir things up a bit!