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It was last modified on: 2004-04-15
 By Larry L. Smith. Sankaku Shogi. Small Shogi variant played on a board of 44 triangles with no drops and a teleporting Emperor. (7x8, Cells: 44) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Mark Thompson wrote on 2004-04-16 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I haven't played it yet, but the game looks good to me also. There's one thing I think should be added to the rules to clarify the Chariot's power of 'running down' soldiers: it wasn't clear to me whether they could run down any number of soldiers in a line, or only one. From the ZRF it seems to be only one.

Andrew Blechinger wrote on 2004-04-05 UTCPoor ★
The triangular cells on this chessboard make it very difficult to work out
lines of strategy by yourself, let alone play an OTB game.  This means
you
have to construct the pieces and the board yourself, which in my opinion
is more trouble than the game might be worth.

And by the way, not everyone understands Shogi.  I also found the
Cavalry's movement, though meant to be the equivalent of the Knight in
FIDE chess, was particularly difficult to visualize.

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