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I want to know what is the best setup


K:King=royal, on-cell
C:Lizard=on-cell, default piece for automation
G:Guard=prevents adjacent cells from automation
O:Wheel=off-cell, changes automation type of piece adjacent to type on opposite side (but not color)


Move one piece per turn, as a non-royal chess king. Then it changes according to Conway's Life. A lizard with less than two or more than three adjacent lizards+kings dies. An empty square with exactly three adjacent lizards+kings creates a new lizard, of the color of majority adjacent lizards+kings. Kings and queens aren't affected by this. Win my capturing opponent's king.


Game Courier:

Xaigo 1 (8x8), Xaigo 2 (9x9)
Note: These will create 30-second limit error, and might not be best setup

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By (zzo38) A. Black.
Web page created: 2005-07-09. Web page last updated: 2005-07-09