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Sunflower HexChess Zillions zip

This is a rules file for Zillions of Games, a Windows program that will let you play any puzzle or strategy board game you can feed it the rules to. With Zillions-of-Games installed, this rules file will let you play this game against your computer.

This Zillions zip file gives the players 3 boards from which to choose: 2 versions using hexes and 1 using squares.
yellow hex board
blue hex board
square board
The 11x11 square-cell board with the central square removed is topologically equivalent to the hex-cell board with the cells radiating from a central octagon.

The diagonals and orthogonals are not, however, simply defined by the positions of the squares, but also depend upon the colour of the squares.

The image below on the left shows some of the diagonals, while that on the right shows some of the orthogonals.

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Instructions on downloading this Zillions file:

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By Graeme C Neatham.
Web page created: 2006-12-24. Web page last updated: 2006-12-24