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by Hagbard
Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 43
Views: 14015

Re: Poll: to decide on the name for our group.

I like the simplified globe.
by Hagbard
Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 43
Views: 14015

Re: World Tafl Federation

crust wrote:Also Forum is a Latin word
- Tafl is Latin... (tabula)
by Hagbard
Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:58 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Best Set of Basic Rules?
Replies: 4
Views: 2150

Best Set of Basic Rules?

Mike_and_Ike wrote: What would be a balanced rule set for 11x11? Having a set of handicap rules is nice, but I would like to be able to play a more balanced game when my opponent gets up to speed. I'm not too experienced of a player (maybe ~100-150 games under my belt) so it shouldn't take long for...
by Hagbard
Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:43 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Best Set of Basic Rules?
Replies: 4
Views: 2150

Re: Best Set of Basic Rules?

Mike_and_Ike wrote: Hello, everyone. I've played Hnefatafl for a while, and recently constructed my own board. My only problem is I'm not sure which set of rules to tell people when I teach them the game! I constructed my board so that it can alternate between 11x11 and 9x9, because I've found that...
by Hagbard
Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 43
Views: 14015

Re: World Tafl Forum - call for members

barba wrote:

Hi fellow (Hnefa)tafl enthusiasts, I'd love to be an active member for WTF. I also like it being international, since the vikings were pretty international for their time. At the moment there aren't that many Tafl playing vikings left on the entire globe. ;-)
by Hagbard
Fri Aug 17, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 43
Views: 14015

Re: World Tafl Forum - call for members

Mjølnir wrote: Hello! I agree with crust, let's make it official! Just watching the rating list for the last weeks showed a growing interest in the game and this site, but to keep new players involved, we have to build an official association! Count me in, although I have my problems with the initi...
by Hagbard
Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:34 am
Forum: Help
Topic: Advices?
Replies: 6
Views: 3114

Advices?

Chuck Ward wrote:

Crust has some great advice http://www.tim-millar.co.uk/section509308.html
by Hagbard
Fri Jul 20, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Tromsø Tafl Laug
Replies: 2
Views: 2076

Re: proposal for an international hnefatafl society

Mjølnir wrote:

Hello everybody! I am completely new to the game, but enjoy it very much, and would like to help you in starting up a "norwegian branch" of your new association... how long you've come in the process so far?

Hope to hear from all of you soon! ;)
by Hagbard
Sat Jul 14, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Foteviken tablut
Replies: 6
Views: 3596

Re: Foteviken tablut

Foucault's Pendulum, true. I've a feeling we were there before, but each swing from a new direction, and by each swing we learnt more.
by Hagbard
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:10 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Foteviken tablut
Replies: 6
Views: 3596

Re: Foteviken tablut

the Foteviken description is to be found nowhere else on the internet than with Foteviken. Well, as the Lappish Tablut was found in Sweden by a Swede it seemed natural to search the Swedish internet in Swedish, and this gives as mentioned one result, Foteviken. Broadening the search, however, to Sw...