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Bishop zebra compound[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-25 UTC

Thanks Greg!...


Greg Strong wrote on 2020-09-25 UTC

I also added a GIF version it to the regular Alfaerie directory. Just use "zebrabishop" as the filename.


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-25 UTC

@HG I cannot use the image saved by Greg as it is only in the allfaeriePNG. It seems that the interactive diagrams don't work with files here, as I have tried to change the directory. BTW Have you understood the earlier situation where the shuffling of pieces in now also non-symmetrical?


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-25 UTC

No matter. I had found it!


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-25 UTC

Where in the site is the picture in question?


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-25 UTC

Cheers!


Greg Strong wrote on 2020-09-25 UTC

Done


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-25 UTC

I wanted to add it to the apothecary chess standard piece set. The zebra is not used in any currently playing games but it is used in a preset. I have deleted the used Z,z temporarilly.


Greg Strong wrote on 2020-09-24 UTC

I have uploaded and added it to the Alfaerie: Many set as ".BZ" and ".bz"

Regarding your request to add it instead of the plain zebra picture at Z, which piece set? I cannot edit a piece set that is already using the Z in other games or their zebras would turn into bishop-zebras.


H. G. Muller wrote on 2020-09-24 UTC

Use the scalable-graphics editor:


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-24 UTC

If someone with editing picture skills sees this, please make an zebra-bishop picture and add it instead of the plane zebra picture at z.


The Osprey[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2020-09-23 UTC

CC would do. (C0, LL or L0 should also work)


KelvinFox wrote on 2020-09-23 UTC

what would be betza notation for Knight then Camelrider?


H. G. Muller wrote on 2020-09-23 UTC

That would be DmpafyafsW . That is, you have to extend the two-leg part of the Griffon (yafsW) by prefixing an extra step that can both move and hop (mp) so that it effectively jumps. (mpafW would just be a cumbersome notation for D, glueing two colinear W steps together, but here you are forced to base the move on W/F because in the final leg you want to make single steps.)


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-23 UTC

What would the Xbetza notation be for the Osprey?


Bishop zebra compound[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-22 UTC

Interesting analysis, thanks Fergus!


Fergus Duniho wrote on 2020-09-22 UTC

I was thinking about calling it Shaman because of the mostly African nature of zebra and the religious nature of the bishop.

While the name Shaman has the advantage of being easily recognizable and understood, it is a generic term and not at all exclusive to Africa. Witch doctor is not as general and may be used for African shamans. I learned from the Wikipedia article on Witch doctor that the term Sangoma is used in southern Africa. I also checked where zebras are in Africa, and it is mostly in southern Africa.


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-22 UTC

Also I see no picture for bishop-zebra in allfairy many. Can someone make one and add it to the apothecary piece set instead of the lone zebra (letters Z&z)?


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-22 UTC

I was thinking about calling it Shaman because of the mostly African nature of zebra and the religious nature of the bishop.


The Osprey[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-21 UTC

Thanks!...


Bishop zebra compound[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-21 UTC

Is there a consecrated name for such a piece?


The Osprey[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-09-21 UTC

What was the name of the game containing the osprey (dababah then bishop)? I'd like access to the preset using the code for this piece and I do not remember the name of the game. Thanks!


A new error in apothecary chess- classic[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Kevin Pacey wrote on 2020-09-16 UTC

MS Edge seems to be the browser that came with my Windows 10 laptop.

Using that particular laptop (which is strangely a bit sluggish when using its built-in mouse, even when I'm not on the internet), I was able to finally reply to Aurelian, in the game log in question. Thanks Greg & Fergus.


Fergus Duniho wrote on 2020-09-15 UTC

Edge is now Chromium-based and can run all the same extensions as Chrome, as well as its own Microsoft extensions. I got uBlock Origin from the Microsoft store, and I got NoScript from the Chrome store.


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