Good vs. Evil Chess
On a misty battlefield, the sun struggles weakly to ascend in the cloudy sky. The king and his men approach from the shining white castles beyond the mountains, while the empress and her demon army arise from the ground. At first, the peasant warriors and the few untrained demons stare at each other. Then, the cry arises to ATTACK!!!
Same as chess, but you must differentiate between the two bishops and rooks.
King- King- King- Royal: must be captured to win Queen- Prince- Q2- Hereditary: promotes to royal when royal captured or if it kills a royal Light-square Bishop- Bishop- Bishop- Clerical: Converts instead of capture, cannot be adj. to magical Dark-square Bishop- Wizard- Ferz or Camel- Magical: Does not move to capture, cannot be adj. to clerical Knight- Knight- Knight- Chivalric: Cannot capture superstitious, royal, or hereditary, but superstitious must follow, i.e. superstitious pieces adjacent to it at the start of its turn are still in the same relative position at the end Left Rook- Engineer- R4- Crafty: Builds walls and towers in any orthogonally adjacent space. Right Rook- Archer- Non-leaping knight- Armed: Shoots as a rook to capture, or as a nightrider when in a tower Pawn- Peasant Warrior- Chinese Pawn- Superstitious: Cannot capture chivalric, clerical, or magical, but chivalric must capture attackers if possible, even of its own side. Black- Evil King- Empress- Queen that can't move through check- Royal Queen- Mad Monk- King- Hereditary Light-square Bishop- Cultmaster- Dabbaba or Alfil- Clerical Dark-square Bishop- Sorcerer- Crooked Bishop- Magical Knight- Demon Rider- Jumps 1 orthogonally and 2 diagonally outward- Chivalric Left Rook- Alchemist- Dabbaba, Alfil, Knight, or King- Crafty Right Rook- Shadow Archer- Bishop- Armed Pawn- Demon- Berolina Pawn- Superstitious
Checkmate exists. No initial two-step or en passant. Promote to any piece on your side. Castling doesn't exist. Walls are blockers that can be captured and cannot be leapt over except by leaping pieces. Walls may be stacked three high only. Towers can top walls. No walls may be built on towers, and archers are the only pieces that can be in towers. If a tower is captured, the archer inside (if any) and one wall beneath (if any) are captured as well!
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By Daniel Robert MacDuff.
Web page created: 2013-08-20. Web page last updated: 2013-09-12