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by Hagbard
Sat Oct 27, 2012 9:44 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Saami Tablut
Replies: 51
Views: 25665

Re: Saami Tablut

We know from experience that ... king captured from 2 sides is of course easier for white than an unarmed king, and captured from 4 sides is even easier. Could you elaborate on the first part of this statement? I lack experience, but my initial feeling was that 2 sided king capture was harder for t...
by Hagbard
Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: archaeology
Replies: 12
Views: 5550

Re: archaeology

13x13 Tafl. Wilhelm_Meis wrote: Beadle » 24 Feb 2012, 19:29 I know of at least one other 13x13 board that has been found, in the Faroes. It's the one that seems originally to have been a serving platter, but was carved into a board game. I can find very little information about this board, and I'd ...
by Hagbard
Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: General rules
Replies: 36
Views: 18987

making a tafl set

skallatorc wrote: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B38L8niITTw3M0NvNURvQlVVR0U Over the the week I have had my heathen brother out from Nebraska and having the opportunity to get some in person Tafl in was something I was NOT going to pass on. Earlier I hit the dollar store and picked up three doll...
by Hagbard
Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 39
Views: 14713

Game length and activity

Game length. The Fetlar Hnefatafl Championship tournament 2012 is completed! 156 games were done by 13 participants from 8 countries on 3 continents. Congratulations to Tim Millar for the win! There were 82 white wins, 66 black wins and 8 draws; a fine balance with a slight overweight to white. The...
by Hagbard
Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: World Tafl Federation
Replies: 71
Views: 18743

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

barba wrote:

World Tafl Federation sounds cool.
by Hagbard
Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl poem
Replies: 8
Views: 3276

Re: Hnefatafl poem

The rules in verse. Brilliant!
by Hagbard
Thu Sep 20, 2012 5:59 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Hnefatafl poem
Replies: 8
Views: 3276

Hnefatafl poem

Chuck ward wrote: HNEFATAFL ------------------ Attackers surround the Defenders of King's Throne They circle him, his army and all he does own The King must flee to one of the corners four Once he leave the Throne it is the King's no more Any may pass his vacant seat but the throne is the King's ev...
by Hagbard
Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Copenhagen Hnefatafl
Replies: 151
Views: 46428

Re: Copenhagen Hnefatafl

Forbidden squares now participate in shieldwall capture.
by Hagbard
Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Copenhagen Hnefatafl
Replies: 151
Views: 46428

Re: Images for boards

skallatorc wrote:Here is the .rar files, let my know if they work or need resized.
Thanks a lot - the pieces are now used in the Copenhagen variant.
by Hagbard
Sat Sep 08, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: Copenhagen Hnefatafl
Replies: 151
Views: 46428

Re: Copenhagen Hnefatafl

The German page with the shieldwall rule explicitely says "if several taflstones with the same colour stand side by side on the edge of the taflboard and one opposing taflman is placed in front of each of them, it is possible to capture the complete row at once by flanking the opposing taflstones. I...