Battle games all use a number of different types of pieces, each with different styles of movement. Typically the goal is to capture a key piece belonging to your opponent. Many of the battle games played today are descended from Chaturanga, a very ancient game from India. Battle Games Abstract Board Games Games.
- Icehouse www
Official site includes games and variant information, Icehouse, testimonials, FAQs, and purchasing.
- Detailed Chess Variants - Amazons www
Detailed history of the game, Variants - Amazons, description of rules, and an old (1995) copy of Michael Keller's Windows implementation. Chess Variants - Amazons.
- Play Play-by-eMail Amazons www
Play with 2 players from the standard starting position, Amazons, or with 3-4 players with other starting positions. Play-by-eMail Amazons.
- Contains GambitDeclined.com www
Contains the basics of chess with graphics to explain positions. GambitDeclined.com.
- Includes Chess training www
Includes tactics, training, lectures, combinations, history, and games of all World Championships. Chess training.
- Elemental RPGnet Review of Elemental www
Elemental is an abstract-strategy board game, Review of Elemental, like Chess or Go. RPGnet Review of Elemental.
- Pictures Gallery of Icehouse Pieces www
Pictures of hand-painted xyloid pieces by Andrew "Zarf" Plotkin. Icehouse Pieces. Plus valuable tips on painting them. Gallery of Icehouse Pieces.
- Includes Queens' Courtiers www
Includes an explanation, Courtiers, and rules of the game. Queens' Courtiers.
- Contains Hans Geuns' Basic Shogi vocabulary www
Contains English translations of many Japanese shogi terms. Geuns' Basic Shogi vocabulary. An invaluable tool when reading Japanese publications on shogi. Hans Geuns' Basic Shogi vocabulary.
- Rules Shogi - The Next Generation www
Rules for a variant of Shogi playable in three dimensions instead of just two. Shogi - The Next Generation.
- Similar Irensei www
Similar to connect five, Irensei, but you can remove enclosed stones like Go. Include rules, examples, and download. Irensei.
- Offers The World of Abstract Games www
Offers variations of Go, World of Abstract Games, Soldiers, Kings and Soldiers, and Tower. The World of Abstract Games.
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