[ 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 Influence Chess. Pieces on the top or bottom layer influence which chess pieces may move on the middle layer. (4x7x3, Cells: 84) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]George Duke wrote on 2005-02-24 UTC'GHI,LargeCV': Good central idea bogs down in actualization. A square that a main Middle board piece sits on has corresponding square in Above and Below boards. These locations (departure square) 'influence' whether a move can be considered or not. To make the move, it also must be legal within the Middle board. Sometimes the Above or Below two piece-types move their one- or two-square way, and other times they duplicate a Middle board movement. Rules may very well be interpretable (including moving opponent's piece) in all cases. However, constant re-figuring of rules thwarts development of strategy. How about a simple 'influence' within just one board instead? For ex., Rook/Bishop/Knight based on black/white departure square, or else Berolina/Standard Pawn based on piece adjacent or not. Or an Eight-Stone Chess moving-blockade sort of influence?