[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Latest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Comments/Ratings for a Single Item Later ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Half Chess. Pieces have approximately half their usual movement possibilities. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Rich Hutnik wrote on 2008-08-22 UTCThe purpose of Dipole (and Forwards) Chess isn't to introduce new pieces, but add restrictions regarding normal movement of all pieces, to force the game to progress and reach a conclusion. The pieces have half the moves, they don't move half the distance. I write this as a serious reply assuming that George didn't write his reply as an attempt at dry humor. George Duke wrote on 2008-08-22 UTCHalflings move half as far as their normal counterparts rounded up. Do Forwards and Dipole pieces of Rich Hutnik have about half their normal movements, like Betza's Halflings? [Later: ''Do they not...?'' is what is meant rhetorically, because obviously they are all about half.] 2 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.