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It was last modified on: 2006-05-30
 By Dan  Beyer. Diagonal 3D Chess. Missing description (8x8x8, Cells: 512) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2006-05-31 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 2006-05-30 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!

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