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George Duke wrote on 2009-10-07 UTC
Virtually all of these have more exhibitable symmetry than Carrera BN Centaur, because the latter's internal relations depend on the board size. Whereas bifurcators' internal relations depend mostly on piece density, which is going to change anyway during actual play. We need to start getting ballpark piece-type values for the bifurcators. Winther frequently uses phrases and clauses ''same as the Knight'' and ''DoubleCannon's value is four'' and ''Gladiatrix's value is six'' and ''Samnis' value is five, same as Rook'' and ''Pegniar's value is three.'' But are they really? Where is the deserved research? I was thinking of the bifurcators, the hurlers, the catapalters, the paralyzers, the CrossRooks and CrossBishops, for well-monitored piece values every step of the way. It can become as precise as bonus Quiz question of ChessboardMath11 #(11), 3.88, 412, 324, the rudiments of perfection in relative valuation, by if necessary simple compounding-enhancement with Wazir, Ferz, Knight. If there's a piece worth 5.50, there can be one 5.51.

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