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by HotFudge
Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 5444

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

This has been tested in few games with myself and my wife only on an 11x11 board. With the following rule set. White diamond formation. Black T formation. King is armed. King captured 4 sides on throne. 3 sides beside throne. 2 sides everywhere else. Shield wall capture allowed. Corner escape. Corne...
by HotFudge
Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 5444

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

Finally we see white taking the easy way out by attempting what is known as an exit fort. Unfortunately black slams whites unit into the wall creating capture with another white unit. Whites exit fort has collapsed and shield wall capture is now very possible. The King is no longer safe and is now i...
by HotFudge
Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 5444

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

Here we see a game in play where black has major influence on the board controlling the corners. But there is a weak spot white wants to exploit. You can see in the sequence of events white forcing a section of blacks blockade back putting two of black units in a capture situation. White takes his c...
by HotFudge
Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:35 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 5444

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

Now proceeding with the string of following photos I present another outcome of the force maneuver. In Fig.1 we see black has successfully blocked off a way of escape if playing corner escape. White forces a weak spot in blacks blockade back 1 space pinning him against the corner resulting in captur...
by HotFudge
Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 5444

Re: New proposal variant for hnefatafl

image.jpeg Here is an example where the numbers are available to perform the forced offensive maneuver but one of their own men is in the way making the desired move not able to be performed.in the photo above Fig.1 black cannot force white back because he has one man in the way but white could for...
by HotFudge
Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: Rules
Topic: New proposal variant for hnefatafl
Replies: 19
Views: 5444

New proposal variant for hnefatafl

Intro: In an attempt to tackle balance issues, stalemates and alternative methods of victory that venture away from the intended sole objective of King captured or King escaped. Depending which side you choose to play. The process began and went on for months consisting mix and matching various rule...