[ 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/Ratings for a Single Item Later ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Herichess. A variant on a board in the shape of the English Heritage logo. (14x14, Cells: 112) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Charles Gilman wrote on 2005-12-22 UTCThe version of the board suggested by Daniel Roth may well be a good one, but it would sever the variant from its theme. One option that I am considering is reducing the size of the armies to the standard 16 - including 1 Rook, 1 Prince, and 2 Bishops - so that Red would change from to PP -- PP PP PPNRBB -PPPNB PPRNQI -PPPQI BK NK BI BR It occurred to me that having only two Bishops on the same colour square wouldn't matter after all because of Fusion. Fusion is in any case necessary to give Knights access to all the board. Another alternative would be to increase the Knights and not have Pawns or promotion at all, for example: -- -N --NRBB -NRNQI BK BI I would be interested to receive feedback on which approach other members think better. Daniel Roth wrote on 2005-12-20 UTCGood ★★★★Nice interesting game. But I would change the board a little bit. Take the empty super squares on the outer side of the lanes and put them inside of them. Then add a blue super square to fill the cap between the 4 moved super squares. The result is a cross inside of a big sharp (#) sign. The super square rule prevents directly diagonal moves through the center cross. For lettering: Why not just use standard chess lettering (A-N and 1-14)? 2 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.