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It was last modified on: 2006-12-22
 By Graeme C Neatham. Sunflower HexChess. Hexagonal Chess in-the-round. (Cells: 120) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Sam Trenholme wrote on 2006-12-26 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I like the new tessellation that this variant uses; there are so many
possible tessellations out there, yet most Chess variants use a plain
square tessellation.  Only sometimes do we use a plain hexagonal
tessellation; far rarer is something radical such as a board using
triangles, parachess [1], or this board.  

I applaud you for trying out a new tessellation!

- Sam

[1] http://www.chessvariants.com/shape.dir/parachess.html

Graeme Neatham wrote on 2006-12-24 UTC
This game looks interesting, and the relative piece values make for several unequal yet fair trades. How did you calculate them?

I usually use 3 different methods of assessing piece values and then take an average. Here though I must admit to merely rounding the values calculated by Zillions of Games.


Moisés Solé wrote on 2006-12-23 UTC

This game looks interesting, and the relative piece values make for several unequal yet fair trades. How did you calculate them?

Do you people think The trade potential would go up if there was a pawn with value 1.5? hehe, don't mind me much, I just like numbers a bit too much, hehe. Seems a good game. :)


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