Variants like the hammer-only, capture from 3 sides and one-step-per-
move are shelved for now.
Those variants are probably earlier attempts by people who had
problems with rules which wouldn't work.
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- Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:39 am
- Forum: Other
- Topic: Hnefatafl Internet Championship
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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...
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 ...
- Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:48 pm
- Forum: Other
- Topic: Sweden destroys archaeological finds
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News from Sweden somewhat disturbing: https://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...
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'.
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...
- Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:38 pm
- Forum: Announcements
- Topic: Tournament on Fetlar 2017
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Comment from Damian Walker's site: Hi We are planning a memerioal Tournament for the late Peter Kelly who was the architect in developing the Fetlar Rules. Provsionally set for 21st October at Fetlar hall. There will be both Junior and Senior catgories as well as a Junior v senior champoin match. Fi...
Status on the Historical Hnefatafl. http://aagenielsen.dk/board_tablut9.png http://aagenielsen.dk/board_tablutbell11.png The Historical Hnefatafl (king captured from 2 sides, except from 4 sides around the throne, wins on edge) is tested on several boards and works excellently, especially on the bo...
https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/564455/new-translation New Translation Tim Koppang, USA / Posted Sep 14, 2010 I received a link to the an article published this month in "The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe". The article is by John C. Ashton, and contains a new translat...
https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/103802/variant-rules-brandub Brandub Damian Walker, UK / Posted Mar 18, 2006 Here's another variant which I've built myself out of building blocks from other hnefatafl games, and a bit of historical evidence. Some people might know of a different game with the same ...