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by Hagbard
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Tawlbwrdd 11x11
Replies: 21
Views: 6042

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: 5740

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: http://aagenielsen.dk/spiltider.png
by Hagbard
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 31
Views: 5740

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: 11600

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: 354

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: 9772

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: 141

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 ...
by Hagbard
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Sweden destroys archaeological finds
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Sweden destroys archaeological finds

News from Sweden somewhat disturbing: http://imgur.com/gallery/vxv1m http://www.eutimes.net/2017/08/sweden-caught-destroying-all-new-found-viking-archeological-artifacts/ http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/forums/OtherGround/Sweden-Destroying-All-Newly-Found-Viking-Artifacts:2673531 https://www.svd.se/...
by Hagbard
Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Tafl in Ukraine
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Tafl in Ukraine

I received this message from Vogneslav Zmijovich, Kiev, Ukraine:
After September our club will be at the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.
Ancient games club 'Gral'nyj Majdan'.

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by Hagbard
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 31
Views: 5740

Re: Gaming activity

Which board sizes and which game types have been more popular during the latest two years? Update. Board size 7x7. Brandubh 514 games Ard Ri 105 Total 619 Board size 9x9. Saami 463 Sea battle 22 Total 485 Board size 11x11. Copenhagen 2404 Fetlar 118 Berserk 243 Tawlbwrdd 663 Sea battle 101 Total 35...