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Step and Circle TrigChess. Trigonal entry for the 45 or 46 cell 2007 design contest. (9x6, Cells: 46) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2010-10-06 UTC
Gilman Man & Beasts have no triangles yet either,, but squares, hexagons and tetradedral.

Daniil Frolov wrote on 2010-10-06 UTC
Good. So, rook and unicorn from my 64 triangles was invented before me.
Interesting interpretation of 'sideways' (compare to my Triangular xiang-qi).
Hey, there are already quite many triangular variants! Maybe, there should be some shortcut in making triangular GC presets (other than hexagonal board, where one of colors is not used)?

Abdul-Rahman Sibahi wrote on 2007-11-15 UTC
Ah .. right .. my mistake. I drew the Board with two extra rows in the middle!

Er, I think it's now up to the editors to upload the piece set and the two boards. I can start from there.

Graeme Neatham wrote on 2007-11-15 UTC

Abdul-Rahman, I have uploaded the now 2 empty boards to the graphics directory for this page.
The piece icons are also there.

The three Gyro's on a given side cover 35 trigs, the missing 11 trigs are those covered by the opponent's central Gyro.

George Duke wrote on 2007-11-15 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Superificial resemblance to excellent Weave & Dungeon

Abdul-Rahman Sibahi wrote on 2007-11-14 UTC
I like it! The pieces all make good use of the board and are, I must say, logical enough.

I would like to make a preset for it. If you would upload an empty picture of the board and icons for the pieces, I am sure one of the editors will upload to the site, and I can go from there.

(One little suggestion : If the Trigs were coloured according to the Gyro's move, it would make it easier to visualize.)

PS. I did try to draw all the zones for the Gyros. Apparently, there are 16 Trigs Gyros can never reach. Was this intentional ?

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