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Parahouse. (Updated!) Shogi + Strong pieces. (9x9, Cells: 81) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2022-05-20 UTC

I don't think that would help enough to prevent the impasse. The defending pieces also don't go mostly forward. When you build a fortress of Tokins in the opponent's camp in Shogi, the Tokins are looking away from the direction that the attack is coming from.

But you have a point; it should be established by play testing whether impasse in this variant would be a problem that begs for a rule to solve it.