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Six Fortresses Short Range

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Protect 3 Fortresses while attacking your opponent's.  You are reworded with pieces when you capture a fortress.  These can be dropped as in Shogi.  Note that your opponent, however, receives a little compensation.


This game was created upon request of Joe Joyce, a game-inventor who is highly committed to the further development of short-range pieces and games which utilize them.

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By Gary K. Gifford.
Web page created: 2006-10-30. Web page last updated: 2006-10-30