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by Hagbard
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Ukraine
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: Tafl in Ukraine

November 12th 2017 the ancient games club 'Gral'nyj Majdan' in Kiev, Ukraine, had their first meeting. Photo series from the evening: https://www.facebook.com/events/135395350451158/permalink/136384050352288/ Vogneslav Zmijovich and Valentin Kolontay kindly informed me about which rules were used: T...
by Hagbard
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Help
Topic: archive
Replies: 6
Views: 159

Re: archive

nath wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:57 am
the search in the Games archive doesn't seem to work for games from 2014 and earlier. Is there a way to search for them explicitly?
You can use this link:
http://aagenielsen.dk/visallespil_soeg_nath.php
by Hagbard
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Nath-project
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Nath-project

Nath has started a project to investigate deeper into the mysteries of tafl games. For use by the project is introduced the option "No Timing + No Rating". Project discussion has been going on in the small forum for a while, here's a copy of the discussion: 10-20/15:40 nath: Here's the last part: On...
by Hagbard
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Tawlbwrdd 11x11
Replies: 21
Views: 6494

Re: Tawlbwrdd 11x11

Yesterday I brought with me the Hnefatafl game to a family birthday party. All the guests were very unaquainted with Hnefatafl, only four or five even ever heard about it. http://aagenielsen.dk/tawlbwrdd4_r.png I invited three of the guests for a game of Hnefatafl and decided to use the Tawlbwrdd 1...
by Hagbard
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 31
Views: 6036

Re: Gaming activity

Distribution of tafl move times. 100000 tafl moves drawn from games since 2015 were analyzed for move times. The diagram shows that this site has fast players! http://aagenielsen.dk/traektider.png 8000 tafl games since 2015 were analyzed for game times (time length of the games): http://aagenielsen...
by Hagbard
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 31
Views: 6036

Re: Gaming activity

Will there be an updated activity diagram for this website? http://aagenielsen.dk/taflaktivitet_2017.png This diagram shows the tafl gaming activity of the latest seven years of this site, measured as number of tafl moves done per week. Throughout 2012 the gaming activity growth was exponential, bu...
by Hagbard
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Alea Evangelii 19x19
Replies: 42
Views: 12235

Re: Alea Evangelii 19x19

Damian Walker has a translation of the Alea Evangelii text:
http://tafl.cyningstan.com/page/167/alea-evangelii-text
by Hagbard
Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Unst versions
Replies: 1
Views: 419

Re: Unst versions

Variants like the hammer-only, capture from 3 sides and one-step-per-
move are shelved for now.

Theory:
Those variants are probably earlier attempts by people who had
problems with rules which wouldn't work.
by Hagbard
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 66
Views: 10141

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

http://www.hum.au.dk/moesgaard/images/1/large/maskesten.jpg The mask runestone from Århus, Denmark. Rune inscription: GunnulfR ok Ǿgotr/Ǿðgotr ok ĀslākR ok RōlfR rēsþu stēn þannsi æftiR Fūl, fēlaga sinn, eR varð ... dǿðr, þā kunungaR barðusk. (Danish: Gunulv og Øgot og Aslak og Rolf rejste denne st...
by Hagbard
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: boardgamegeek
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Re: boardgamegeek

http://hem.bredband.net/b512479/ - and this quote from Sten Helmfrid: The most informative references to hnefatafl in the Icelandic sources are two riddles in Hervarar Saga between king Heiðrekr and the god Óðinn in disguise. Three different manuscripts, which phrase the conversation in a slightly ...