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Andy Thomas wrote on 2005-11-19 UTC
'T=Tank: Moves one space like a king. It can capture as a queen, but
without moving (rifle capture). Can't capture a piece right next to it.
It can push pieces of either colors in a row, column, diagonal. Pieces
pushed off the board are put onto your bench.'

ok... i understand how it captures, but how does the 'push' work

'Pieces on your bench cannot be dropped like shogi, they can only be
placed by moving a pawn past the end of the board. '

so i move a pawn off of the back of the board... where is a piece from the
bench then placed?... at the last sqaure that the now-exited pawn had

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