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It was last modified on: 2009-01-05
 By John  Smith. Grand Jang Gi. A large variant of Jang Gi. (13x12, Cells: 156) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Young-Hyun Joo wrote on 2009-01-12 UTCPoor ★
This game does't look like a Janggi variant, rather a Eurasian Chess variant. As a Korean having played Janggi since 7, I have general idea how pieces of Janggi should move: most pieces move along the linked 'road', except Ma(horse) and Sang(elephant). Even those pieces (Ma & Sang) are only allowed to 'jump' off the road (diagonally) after one-cell dash along the road. A variant of Janggi should place some emphasis on the role of terrain. This game can be good, but IMHO have a poor name and ranked as such. Sorry.

Charles Gilman wrote on 2009-01-07 UTCGood ★★★★
Most of the pieces moving '...as the Jang Gi...' piece are fairly obvious from either the image - although it would be nice to reiterate each image just before the piece name - or analogue pieces in other directions. My first reaction, on seeing that pieces couldn't hop their own kind, was '...but Arrows can still capture first move.' They can indeed, but will they be able to escape the enemy camp before something captures them?

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