So I'm designing a board game that uses a number of adjacent hexagonal boards. These boards need to be divided up into spaces (tiles) that players move through. I've been playing with using Hexagons ...
Why do all Go board sizes have an odd number of lines? Why is a 19x19 board so much better than a 20x20 board?
Here are the number of games played on every different board sizes on DGS (Dragon Go Server): | Size | CNT | +------+--------+ | 5 | 2464 | | 6 | 466 | | 7 | 11015 | | 8 | 434 ...
Let me clarify. First off: I have a sheet of paper, 8 1/2" by 8 1/2". What are the optimal dimensions (<# of squares> by <# of squares>) of a checkerboard-patterned board that I could print on ...
I've been looking around on the internet and it seems 'quad fold' is the most common type of board. Is this true? What are the standard dimensions? Is there a comprehensive list of sizes somewhere? ...
I once invented a simple 2-player game called 'Pathways'. Rules There is a n x n grid. (Generally n>=8) Players alternate turns placing one marker per turn, on any empty slot of the board. The ...
My Go board has two playing surfaces, one big and the other small. As a Go beginner, I have been playing on the reduced size board. I assume this is recommended because it makes games shorter, and ...
I was teaching myself how to play a hex board game by reading some books. I learned how to do $2$ x $2$ and $3$ x $3$ hex games by starting at the principal diagonal. I wanted to know what the winning ...
In many games I have played, initial editions (eg the 1960s version of Midway) use squares for their boards. Often, later editions (eg the 1990s edition of Midway) change to a hex pattern. Hexes get ...
Many games - such as Othello, Checkers, Chess1, and Go - are played on highly-regular, square boards. How would the game mechanic change if you played an Othello-like game on, say, a Chinese Checkers ...