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Game Reviews by Peter Boddy

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Ganeshan Chess. Introducing a new Elephant piece known as (the) Ganapati. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Peter Boddy wrote on 2008-10-02 UTCGood ★★★★
The Fool is a perfect name for someone wise and of great intellect. For the fool was anything but in ancient and medieval times. You had to jest in such a way as to not lose your head when insulting someone in court. Fools also had more freedom of speech than most anyone else, able to speak on controversial issues in such a way that lesser folk would be punished for... the fool, AKA joker or jester, had to walk a fine line indeed.

The fool could certainly be a facet of Ganesh.

So I don't understand the push from some people to change the name from Fool to Joker.

Ryu Shogi. Large modern shogi variant. (7x12, Cells: 84) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Peter Boddy wrote on 2004-11-10 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
This might seem like a silly question, but where do I find the moves for the dragons?

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