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Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2018 3:06 a.m. PST

The German one with unicorns is played on a 5x5x5 area. I thought That I had pointed it out during the pre poll discussion.

x42

Parzival14 Sep 2018 4:25 a.m. PST

I recall that you did, too. Ah, well, anyone who has played it will know, and anyone who hasn't probably won't care, so it doesn't really matter for the poll.

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2018 5:04 a.m. PST

I suspect that I will be the only one who has played it so as you say it will not mater.

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Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2018 8:05 a.m. PST

Unicorn 3-D chess exists?!!?

Well, I haven't played it yet……

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2018 8:39 a.m. PST

MiniMo
An extra type of piece with a move similar to the knights was needed to fit the extra dimension Einhorn just seemed a suitable horse like piece for that roll.

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rmaker14 Sep 2018 10:47 a.m. PST

Missing option – Tried it, didn't like it.

14Bore15 Sep 2018 1:49 p.m. PST

NO, not sure I even seen a 3d chess board in person.
But 40 years ago a few of us invented a new 4 player chess game using a complete chess board witha half board extendingfrom each side making a cross +. It could be played two on two or every player agaist each other.
If you look on wiki there are many variations of chess.

Parzival17 Sep 2018 8:29 a.m. PST

For those who wonder what this is about, I built my own set (and wrote my own rules) earlier this year: link

I've played it quite a bit, and it makes for an interesting and uniquely challenging chess experience…especially when the little boards are moved!

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