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Pirates-Henge-Ho. Small variant with pirates theme. (5x7, Cells: 38) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Grandn't master wrote on Wed, Apr 19 05:11 PM UTC:

Have the rules changed over time? If so, I would like to know the current rules. And why the piece name is Mandarin? :)

Stephen C wrote on Mon, Mar 28, 2016 11:50 PM UTC:Excellent ★★★★★
Szling Ozec - No it does not matter who goes first.  We usually just flipped a coin to determine, or had the loser go first in the following game after playing. 

To the other poster - The Mandarin does not move one hex on the diagonal.  It only moves on the lateral to attack, and hops otherwise.

This game actually changed a bit over the years due a slight stalemate condition that was discovered, and not noticed at the time this entry was posted for the contest. Sorry but I have not been back to this site in almost twenty years, and just happened by it tonight and saw your comment.


Stephen C

Szling Ozec wrote on Fri, Mar 4, 2016 07:46 PM UTC:Good ★★★★
Which side moves first? I can see that it wont actually make a difference to game-play but some variants have a standard for it so I am curious to know weather this one does or not.

Anonymous wrote on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 03:55 PM UTC:
Can Mandarin move only 1 square diagonally?

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