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Joker. Moves like last piece moved by the opponent.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2009-03-16 UTCGood ★★★★
Right, I understand that a Joker imitates the last piece moved - but using its own player's sense of 'forward' where applicable. If the last piece moved was another imitating piece, the Joker imitates the piece that that piece was imitating - in the case of another Joker, the piece that moved before that. Now, what if the last move was a noncapturing move one step forward by an Orphan threatened by - or a Friend protected by - a Queen, Rook, and Pawn? Who decides which 'normal' piece is being imitated?

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