[ 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 Cannibal Chess and Absorption Chess. Pieces gain the powers of a piece they take. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating] Charles Daniel wrote on Thu, Nov 1, 2007 09:10 PM UTC:Good ★★★★The concept of this game struck me one day while I was playing chess online before ever setting foot on this site. I thought it was quite an interesting idea too and was quite fascinated with it. Now, I do see many problems with this game: It is difficult for one side to recover from a material deficit. Even capture of a pawn by a piece gives one side a small advantage so it is hard to exchange. Random Move Number Chess and Power Absorption were the first two variants I ever created. I found this site later and realized I could submit them. To my dismay Power Absorption had already been invented so I decided against submitting it. Incredibly enough, even the name of my game is almost identical to this! I did, however, go on to create many more variants..) I certainly proved that all you need is a little bit of idle time and imagination to create variants!