Games Inspired by Chess, Part 3 - A couple more like Chess, a couple that aren'tThe chequered board comes to the fore this week as we discuss games that riff off ideas from Chess. Today, we look at a couple more games that are akin to Chess, and a couple that take the ideas a different way.
The chequered board comes to the fore this week as we discuss games that riff off ideas arising from mechanisms or aesthetics used in Chess. Today, Friday March 9th 2018, we look at a couple more games that are akin to Chess in some ways, and a couple that take ideas from Chess, but enact them in a very different game. CORRECTION: The game Tak was actually introduced in the second book in Patrick Rothfuss' series, "The Wise Man's Fear", and not in "The Name of the Wind".
Games discussed: Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation; Hive; Element; Tak