[ 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 Diagonal 3D Chess. Missing description (8x(8x8), Cells: 512) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating] Charles Gilman wrote on Wed, May 31, 2006 06:40 AM UTC:Something close to the presentation of 2d Chess in Tony Quintanilla's comment can be found at the following address: http://www.chessvariants.org/index/msdisplay.php?itemid=MSeeeeeeeeeeeeee Tony Quintanilla wrote on Tue, May 30, 2006 05:22 PM UTC:I am not rating this page now, because I want to try the 3D board first. This may deserve an 'excellent.' One significant problem with 3D variants (some very interesting) is that they are difficult or near impossible to properly visualize on a 2D platform, such as Game Courier or ZOG. One needs a physical 3D board (sometimes not possible), or a computer-generated 3D model that can be manipulated to present various views, to appreciate 3D games. 2D platforms require players to imagine the 3D connections between 2D slices of the board. An analogy would be trying to visualize a 2D board cut into 1D slices, say each rank presented side by side, instead of top to bottom as usual. Try playing on that board! Anyway, the offered computer generated board may work. Let's see! 2 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.