Author Topic: Chess Variant DIY projects - post them!  (Read 309 times)

HGMuller

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Re: Chess Variant DIY projects - post them!
« on: January 27, 2018, 02:59:32 pm »
I once made Staunton Cannons:



I also tried to develop pieces to make large Shogi variants more playable. The problem here is that there are so many piece types that using 'statue-type' pieces is hardly useful anymore, even if they are very different ad easily recognized (like all kind of different animals).You would still have a major job remembering how each animal moves. And another problem is that all these pieces promote. So I tried to made the move recognizable from the representation, and used flat pieces, so they canbe flipped to show the promoted image: