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Regenbogen

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

A while ago, I was asking questions about the interpretation of the rules of Regenbogen to make a Zillions implementation. I now have implemented the rules as they are on the updated web page (self-distuction only with no health Pawns, no restriction on summoning and no jumping) Some comments suggest other rules. If you want to use those rules, simply hack the zrf.

Click on a piece's health bar to damage it. If it has no health Pawns left, click on the piece to damage it. Self-distruct spirits by moving it to its empty health bar. Click on the health bar of a friendly piece to heal, click on the Cleric to regenerate a spell Drone. Click on an empty hex to summon a spirit.

The added sample game is a game I played against a weak Zillions AI. It should suggest that Zillions could have forced an easy draw until the end of the game.


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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Author: Joost Aan de Brugh. Inventor: Jared B. McComb.
Web page created: 2006-02-17. Web page last updated: 2006-02-17