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From Wikipedia on Openings, Bee - Spider - Spider (in a V formation with the bee at the point): This is an aggressive quick-strike opening that allows the player the fastest possible opportunity to move (on the third turn if necessary); the Spiders can thus quickly block the opponent's opening pieces. In addition, if the opponent answers with the same or ...


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It varies by edition. There are at least 4 versions of the game. Version 1 was stickered wooden pieces; I do not know the size, but I suspect them to be rather close to the Bakelite. At least two different sticker sets were used by Gen42 games. Version 2 was bakelite pieces, hexagons 37mm face to face, and 12mm thick. Version 3, "Hive Pocket" is also ...


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No, the one hive rule is continuous, even during a move. At least in the version of the rules that I have, the second example under the One Hive rule states Moving the black Queen Bee to a position where it re-links the Hive is also an illegal move as the Hive is left unlinked while the piece is in transit. This would apply to your beetle move as ...


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I am pretty sure that all piece movements are considered to be of a sliding nature around the outside of the hive as the baseline movement. The clarification on Spider isn't specific to Spider, that is just where they mention it. A basic move (as the Bee or Beetle not going up or down does) is defined as moving around the outside of the hive, making that ...



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