|Advanced variant of Draughts|
|Players:||2 - 4|
|Trios per color:||3|
|Number of colors:||1 per player|
|Monochr. stashes:||1 per player|
|- - - - - - Other equipment - - - - - -|
|Chessboard or Chess Wedges|
|Setup time:||30 to 60 secounds|
|Status: Playtesting (v1.0), Year released: 2009|
Ice Draughts is a two to four player Draughts variant using Icehouse pieces on an Chessboard. The game requires 3 same colour nests of pyramids per player.
2 Player Game: Half of the Chessboard 3 Player Game: 3 Chess Wedges are used 4 Player Game: Full Chessboard
Place a single Queen in the left corner nearest to you. Place 1 Drone above the Queen in the next space and one drone to the right of the Queen. Place 3 Pawns diagonaly infront of the Drones.
Goal: Be the last standing player or score the most points.
Players take turns moving the Icehouse pieces on the board in the following manner:
Each piece may move Diagonaly, Horazontaly or Verticaly
A Pawn can move 1 space per turn on one direction. A Drone can move upto 2 spaces per turn on one direction. A Queen can move upto 3 spaces per turn on one direction.
Capturing moves have the following conditions: Capturing moves can only be done diagonaly Capturing of a piece must capture a openents piece from first move of a players turn. Player ends turn after the last capture has taken place. Multiple consecitive captures with Pawns and Drones are permited.
This game is very early version 0.1a rules. I welcome comments via email leeallen1000(at)yahoo(dot)com