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by Hagbard
Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
Replies: 68
Views: 12810

Re: Hnefatafl Internet Championship

Evaluation of the Championship Tournament 2016 Round 1. Players in the small forum are discussing the 2016 Round 1. Here's a copy of the discussion: 2016-09-21 17:28:53 HELFRICH: 2016-09-21 17:25:28 HELFRICH: Regarding future tournament planning: May I suggest that some requirement be placed before...
by Hagbard
Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 5761

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

HotFudge wrote:the king can be captured by the corners as well. Unless if you think all this is too much weakness for the king?
No, a capture-from-two-sides king is what we call a "weak king", which is the historical type king, and he is captured next to a corner by one enemy.
by Hagbard
Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 5761

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

So Tablut T diamond 11x11, but with corner escape, and shieldwall capture added. Plus force maneuver and minus surrounding. ?
by Hagbard
Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 5761

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

So this would be Tablut T diamond 11x11, but with corner escape, and shieldwall capture added?
by Hagbard
Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:38 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival
Replies: 11
Views: 3951

Re: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival

the teacher; Father Stephen Hayes. ... his rule set for Brandubh was a little different than what we play here in that it was lacking a few details and had a strong king. He played a throne that was not hostile and was blocked to all except the King including the ability to move through. The corner...
by Hagbard
Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Brandubh 7x7
Replies: 11
Views: 4567

Re: Brandubh 7x7

More Brandubh balances. The Brandubh 7x7 game balance is at the moment measured to +1.34 (setup Brandubh cross 7x7). To ensure that there aren't other setups with a finer balance, two alternative setups were tested: Brandubh cross no throne and Brandubh circle no throne, both without a throne. Game...
by Hagbard
Tue Aug 09, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival
Replies: 11
Views: 3951

Re: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival

Tuireann wrote:the Dutch word 'Gezellig'. 'Hyggeligt' I think.
Quite right.
by Hagbard
Mon Aug 08, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival
Replies: 11
Views: 3951

Re: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival

Ik heb twee Nederlandse vrienden and zij me leerde een beetje Nederlands een jaar geleden dus ik spreek genoeg voor meest simpel dingetjes. :P I understood that. Netherlands is a strange place to a Dane, because the language is like some kind of Danish written and spoken in a very strange way. Afte...
by Hagbard
Sat Aug 06, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival
Replies: 11
Views: 3951

Re: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival

Tuireann wrote:[About as close as I can get leveraging my Dutch gutterals :P
Very good! I'm sure not many Americans could've said this. The family name is correct, and the Dutch pronounciation perfect; I know Dutch from an exchange student job in Delft once, and you must have Dutch roots.
by Hagbard
Sat Aug 06, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival
Replies: 11
Views: 3951

Re: Brandubh at Dublin(Ohio) Irish Festival

Tuireann wrote:Also, how the hell is your name pronounced, Aage :P???
The name does not exist in any other language. Pronounced as three vowels and no consonants.
Tuireann wrote:their stones(fish aquarium ornaments)
Good idea! Those look like fine board pieces.