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Chessmen-At-Arms. A wargame with chess pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
(zzo38) A. Black wrote on Fri, Jan 31, 2014 03:04 AM UTC:
It is using a chess set, at least, so maybe it is like a "chess variant" in that way, at least.

Andy Thomas wrote on Sat, Apr 8, 2006 11:54 PM UTC:
chessmen-at-arms struck me because it is another attempt to integrate
wargames with conventional chess... 

aside from the 'chinese army chess' (super stratego) and the 'risk
chess,' are there any other chess/wargame variants?

interestingly, i had worked up a board for a game called, 'russo-german
chess'... to recreate the 'eastfront' of ww2 in a chess format.

in theory, the pieces are going to be 'empty containers' and the two
players would be able to secretly apply 'points' to their respective
containers from a pool of points, before battles were resolved.

i hadn't gotten to the movement mechanics... whether it should be a lot
of german moves, then a russian response, or an i-go-you-go like most
chess variants... in any event there are prototype map and some vague
piece theory...

Gary Gifford wrote on Sat, Apr 8, 2006 09:15 PM UTC:
In regard to the previous comment about this game: The rules page includes
this information:

. . . Use your chess set, playing cards, and dice with our illustrated
rules pamphlet . . . 

The cost and purchasing address is provided on the rules page.

amxre(kexin) wrote on Sat, Apr 8, 2006 03:27 PM UTC:Good ★★★★
I really hope you will provide a link to the website containing thr rules and where to buy a game set!!!plz respond a.s.a.p.

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