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 By Simon Edward Jepps. QheszThis item is a game information page
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 By Simon Edward Jepps.. Aesthetically similar to Omega Chess but dynamically very different, with an evolved "Wxyzaerd" piece.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Simon Jepps wrote on 2018-09-28 UTC

Corrected a typo in "The Wxyzaerd's Spell", which should have read "orthogonally" instead of "horizontally".

Simplified rules of the realm.

Also, one final revision and added a little extra clarity thereof.

Time to Press This ... Cheers!

Simon Jepps wrote on 2018-09-26 UTC

I realise what you're pointing out Fergus, that's why I made an effort to say it is at least my Chess evolution. It's more of a proposal than an official claim to fame, but I haven't really the intention or steam to rewrite it with any further modest emphasis than what is already given, in that respect.

And many thanks for your input. The Crescent moon and star is also something freely viewable in the night sky, so I guess Islam know where to go on that count.

Programming for different browsers is work enough... haha... that's why I got tired of it all and became an earthliner. However, I have now made the "Menu" hideable, allbeit dependent on tablet or smart phone rendering.

I will try to make it clear that Rook Castling is still a normal aspect of the game.


Fergus Duniho wrote on 2018-09-26 UTC

This is clearly a labor of love, and giving the game its own domain shows your confidence in it. That said, I will point out some things. A trial-and-error process like evolution is not the same thing as a quest for a holy grail. To call this game an evolution of chess could mean one of two things. It could mean it is a mutation of chess, but so are most chess variants, and being a mutation is not a significant milestone of any kind. It could also mean that it is a time-tested accumulatíon of small mutatíons that have become widely accepted by a large community of players as a new standard. In this sense, Chess is an evolutíon of Shatranj. But since Qhesz is the new creation of one person, and it has not had time to catch on anyway, it does not count as an evolution in this sense.

It's not clear from the description of the rules whether castling with rooks is still part of the game.

The crescent moon and star is the symbol of Islam. Some Muslims might not approve of its use for a wizard type piece.

I read this on my new Likebook Mars, which uses e-ink, and the white text on a black background was making the ghosting more visible than usual. Also, it did not seem mobile-friendly enough. The links on the right had little space left, and they were overlapping a bit with the main body.

Simon Jepps wrote on 2018-09-25 UTC

*Queue spooky music*

Silly me, lol... the number of times I have edited word, pdf or text documents and forgot to update the HTML is ridiculous. Always chasing around all these different files. This is why I got tired of web programming.

Anyway, have updated the HTML to show the correct rules and all is well.

I hate computers.

*Adjust piece*

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