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A Chess-like Variant Construction Set. Build your own army and territory.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Hafsteinn Kjartansson wrote on 2011-06-24 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I need a set of this!

Anonymous wrote on 2010-03-31 UTC
My suggestion for limitations: piece can't cross lines (and when creating
board, players also puts lines between squares) - it can make Xiang-qi-like
game. For advantages: piece can't be leaped.
By the way, i have question: does piece get leaping ability if it have

Gary Gifford wrote on 2006-03-23 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
This is an excellent, highly original concept that provides for a myriad of possibilities. I also like the page layout and piece images... very good all around. I'd certainly like to watch a few games of this in action. Are there any example games that we could play through? Very well done!

Jeremy Good wrote on 2006-03-22 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Brilliant work. Great idea.

Matt Arnold wrote on 2004-07-01 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
it's in Ann Arbor/Detroit, Michigan. We just started a Yahoo mail list
called SEMI Abstract Gamers. The SEMI is for South East Michigan, and we
occasionally play games that aren't entirely abstract. But we prefer
zero-sum deterministic strategy/tactics board games. I used to privately
call us the Zillions group because we all have that program, but it
didn't catch on since we never use Zillions in our monthly playtest

Matt Arnold wrote on 2004-06-30 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
A computer implementation would be ideal.

I might mold and cast this set in alumilite for the local abstract board
games group. The holes on the tile should go all the way through. 2.5'
long sounds like a good size for a tile. For visual clarity, the pegs
should have a head about .75' across.

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