[ 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 Panal: a hexagonal chess. A double-royal piece variant on a 61-hex board. (Cells: 61) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating] George Duke wrote on 2008-05-09 UTCGood ★★★★61 spaces is closer to 56 (7x8) than 50 is. eric glenn overby wrote on 2008-03-25 UTCExcellent ★★★★★hello father Charles Gilman wrote on 2008-01-26 UTCGood ★★★★The combined root-3 and root-4 leaper makes a very sensible Knight analogue, as the components' independent bindings render the compound itself unbound. Before noticing this variant I used the stepping version as a Mao analogue in my hex XQ variant Trebuqi. 💡📝Glenn Overby II wrote on 2003-07-29 UTCThanks for the comments about the Gunne. The manner in which I try to keep it in balance is twofold... 1) The Gunne is not very mobile, unless it uses the Pao-style capture (instead of shooting) and leaps out into possible danger. 2) The grid in Panal doesn't run straight from player to player, as it does in most hex-games. Shot lines are affected. Antoine Fourrière wrote on 2003-07-29 UTCI suspect the Gunne's shooting variation renders the game unplayable. (Rifle capture is like red pepper, it tastes good, but there should be very little of it. It sent my first game, Bilateral Chess, way off balance.) I would suggest to allow rifle capture by the Gunne only when it is adjacent to its own King, for instance. Roberto Lavieri wrote on 2003-05-19 UTCGood ★★★★It seems to be a very interesting game. I have not played PANAL yet, but I´m going to realize some tests of playability, although my first impression is hightly positive! 6 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.