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It was last modified on: 2006-06-06
 By Christine  Bagley-Jones. Flying Armies ZIP file. Missing description[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2012-09-24 UTC
oh, in the last update when i added the 'Ark', i also corrected the graphics for the knight/dabbaba and knight/alfil pieces 

(they had the old style knight/rook and knight/bishop graphics).

Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2012-09-21 UTC
Oops sorry, i forgot to put the 'Ark' in a variant, updated again to do that.

Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2012-09-18 UTC
I have updated this game, to add 8 extra pieces.
Flying Armies plays on a 8x8 board with 'shogi-like' drops.

There are many variants with now a total of 48 different pieces showcased.

The new pieces added are as follows...

Ark .................. rook + alfil  (first mentioned 13th century)

Alibaba-Slider ...... moves like alibaba but must slide, first square must be vacant.

Alibaba-Wazir-Slider ... moves as wazir plus alibaba slider

Alibaba-Fers-Slider  ... moves as fers plus alibaba slider

Lion .................. the 'must jump to move' lion
(not shogi lion or murray lion, see Piececlopedia, 'Lion2)

Lion is not placed in variant, it is just in the zrf.

Dragon .................. knight + pawn

Knight-Alfil-Wazir 

Knight-Dabbaba-Fers

Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2006-06-07 UTC
i have updated adding a couple of variants and other stuff, see at end of page for update info

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