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Javelin Chess

This is a rules file for Zillions of Games, a Windows program that will let you play any puzzle or strategy board game you can feed it the rules to. With Zillions-of-Games installed, this rules file will let you play this game against your computer.

Description

Played like standard Chess, except: * Extra row of spear-throwing pieces called Javelins. * Javelins are 'thrown' forward (or diagonally from the corners) any number of empty spaces to capture an enemy, and they disappear after capturing. * Pawns only capture one square forward, not diagonally. * In addition to checkmate, capturing the last remaining enemy piece (not including Javelins or the King) also wins.

Download instructions

Instructions on downloading this Zillions file:

  • Download the .zip file
  • Extract the contents of the .zip file to your Zillions of Games folder
  • Be sure you have the "Use folder names" checkbox checked when you extract the files.

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By Adrian Alvarez de la Campa.
Web page created: 2006-01-24. Web page last updated: 2006-01-24