[ 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 ]Rated Comments for a Single ItemLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Enochian Chess. Four-player team variant of the Golden Dawn. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Anonymous wrote on 2012-04-03 UTCPoor ★'My board merely gives the king the elbow room that a personage of his rank is due.' Not only is this extra corner square confusing, but in the Golden Dawn game Osiris starts the game standing off the board completely which indicates his status representing Spirit rather than a terrestrial element, so the extra square is completely unnecessary. He is transferred onto the corner square when moving, or when the piece in the corner square vacates, or when checked (both pieces on the square come under attack incidentally). Once either the King or sharing piece moves off the corner square they can never again share the same space. Regarding any 'non-divination' non-magickal rules, these actually exist historically in the Alpha Omega GD instructions and are called the 'Lesser Battle Formulae' so I can see little point inventing a new version of them? http://www.lulu.com/shop/steve-nichols/enochian-chess-book-three-alpha-et-omega/ebook/product-18597021.html Steve-Nichols.com Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2012-04-02 UTCExcellent ★★★★★The 'Queen' in this game moves like an 'Alibaba'. It does say there is a special rule about queen capturing another queen and to look in 'rules' section, but i can't seem to see anything. Edit: oh capture might be 'concourse of queens' rule. Anyway, would this be the first appearance of an 'Alibaba' in a game? Anyone know of an earlier game with the 'Alibaba', or, any old game it plays in? Anonymous wrote on 2007-10-14 UTCGood ★★★★From someone that has studied enochian, I perferred his articles approach. 'This is how one plays the 'game.' I've been a member of the yahoo group for enochian chess for about 6 mos. this article is much more frank in how the board and pieces are used. Thank you! Steve Nichols wrote on 2006-05-17 UTCPoor ★Completely misses the point (and most of the information). http://enochianchess.com http://enochia.net http://enochian.net Enochian Chess is a Divination game, the important factor being the Ptah placement (not even mentioned). Look up my information on Enochian Chess in David Pritchard's Variant Encyclopedia Ian wrote on 2004-06-20 UTCGood ★★★★I had a question regarding the board used. You state in the rules that the corner squares of the board are twice the size of any other square, but the 'air board' depicted doesn't seem to have this trait. Is this a mistake? Or did the Golden Dawn also use coins at the corners of the board to represent the larger squares? 5 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.