There are some variants of Tafl games that involve differently sized boards. Obviously there is more to a game than its size, but how do the different variations of the board size affect play?
I recently purchased a new game: Hnefatafl Now as far as I'm aware, this is the game that Thud is based on, which is the real game I want to play. For reference, here is my set: And here are my ...
What is the history of Hnefatafl in relation to Chess and/or Go? Which was developed first and what if anything influenced the development of Hnefatafl?
In Hnefatafl (with these rules) the aim of the white player is to move their king to one of the corner squares. How do I know when it's safe to move the king? Are there 'signs', for example, the other ...