[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Latest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Comments by Frank MacCroryLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Horseman's Chess. Game where pieces mount and dismount.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Frank MacCrory wrote on 2021-01-08 UTCThat's an interesting idea. I suppose if the capturing piece is mounted then it would remove the target's mount. My goal in this game was to decompose the standard chess pieces (kind of like a Fusion Chess in reverse) and remix the bits. Arbitrary combinations turned out to be too powerful, but the mount idea seems to be a good level of modularity. Frank MacCrory wrote on 2021-01-07 UTCThank you. The hard part was coming up with an incentive to actually change mounts mid-game. An early playtester had the brilliant idea to start off the mounts under the pawns. That creates the necessary incentive, and it helps the pawns fulfill their traditional role of being in the way :) 2 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.