[ 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 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. 4 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.