Bulldog Chess with Hunter (HorribleTomato - vickalan)

evert823

That way of putting it is confusing.

First of all you don't capture squares.

 

HorribleTomato

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evert823

I somehow got the impression that the Hunter would capture by moving as a King and simultaneously killing pieces located on those squares. That kind of pieces do exist, like the Tenjiku Shogi Fire Demon. The description should have been "captures like a Knight or two squares orthogonally" and then it would have been clear.

 

HorribleTomato

Hey, Vickalin made the description.

HorribleTomato

Time warning... for the second time, Vickalin.

vickalan

Sorry for slow play. I'm still travelling and have about 8 hours of driving now. I'll be back home and be able to play normally one-day from now. Very sorry - I'm in a big rush now to finish my drive.frustrated.png

vickalan
evert823 wrote:

I somehow got the impression that the Hunter would capture by moving as a King and simultaneously killing pieces located on those squares. That kind of pieces do exist, like the Tenjiku Shogi Fire Demon. The description should have been "captures like a Knight or two squares orthogonally" and then it would have been clear.

I think you're right. Tomato and I are playing based on the assumption that the hunter captures by jumping to one of twelve squares in the diagram.

Adding "captures like a knight or two squares orthogonally" would probably be a better description, because it makes it absolutelly clear, even without a diagram. I might change the opening rules this way. Tomato and I are already playing that way, but it would be better, just in case the hunter is used in other games.

And btw - it's a great piece. This has been a fun game, except that Tomato keeps complaining because I'm too slow.frustrated.png

vickalan

I'm back home, so I hope I can play at normal speed now (usually one move per day).
49...Qxb2

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HorribleTomato

Check e7, Qj8+

vickalan

I fixed the uncolored space on e7. Thanks.
50...Kb7

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