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Re: [Icehouse] Martian Chess

  • FromCarlton Noles <carlton.noles@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateThu, 13 Oct 2005 09:03:37 -0400
2 player Java Version!?! Where?

On 10/13/05, Aaron Dalton <aaron@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Jacob Davenport wrote:
> On a different Martian Chess topic, I find the core idea behind the game
> to be interesting and compelling.  But I find the movement of the pawns
> and drones dull.  I've tried some variations, some more complicated than
> others, and I wonder if it would be a better game if you simply let the
> pawns move like kings and the drones move like knights.  Then I'd feel
> like every piece was more important.  Opinions?
> -Jacob

I was having the same thought, actually, as I played the 2-player Java
version of Martian Chess.  I am going to make an SDG variant that will
allow for this movement change.

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