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Apocalypse Mini-Chess

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Keys "s"=save "l"=load "b"=back once

Object is to capture all five opposing pawns. Moves are simultaneous. If both players choose to move to the same square, horseman takes pawn, otherwise both perish.

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Written by Ed Friedlander

WWW Page Added: Sunday, June 27, 2001 

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Author: Ed Friedlander. Inventor: C. S. Elliott.


Apocalypse Mini-Chess. Miniature version with four horsemen.
Conor Thompson wrote on Sun, Sep 2, 2012 11:33 AM EDT:
That's promotion.

David W wrote on Tue, Dec 9, 2008 03:09 AM EST:Excellent ★★★★★
Fun!  My only issue is that the program seems to have a glitch where if a
player moves a knight to take a pawn and the pawn moves out of the square,
it automatically converts to a knight (not that big a deal, but it does
tend to make it a bit to easy to eliminate the last pawn).  

That said, I love the game concept itself, so ^_^.

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