[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment Fusion Chess. Variant in which pieces may merge together or split apart. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Charles Gilman wrote on 2003-05-31 UTCIt might be interesting to apply the fusion idea to Xiang Qi, in which most pieces are weak individually. The General could become its own rider by fusing with the Rook, a standard King with the Ferz, or a ruling Waffle with the Elephant. The combinations General+Horse, Ferz+Elephant, Ferz+Horse, and Horse+Elephant would play like shorter-range versions of Gazelle, Bishop, Gnu, and Bison. Ferz+Rook would of course be a Shogi (capturable) Dragonking. Elephant+Rook might be called a Dragonwaffle. Regarding where combined pieces can go I would suggest King as its components, Elephant combinations their own side of the river, and the rest throughout the board. Separation could not result in a General or Ferz outside the palace. By the way, I notice that you have still not corrected 'Eques Rexi' to 'Equites Reges'