[Ansteorra] Hnefatafl tournament/competition
mikea at mikea.ath.cx
Fri Aug 21 14:02:37 PDT 2009
On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 01:42:32PM -0700, Pat Mullins wrote:
> Tafl games usually have an odd number of spaces per side (I've seen 7 - 15), otherwise you don't have a center square.
> --- On Fri, 8/21/09, mikea <mikea at mikea.ath.cx> wrote:
> > From: mikea <mikea at mikea.ath.cx>
> > Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Hnefatafl tournament/competition
> > To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>
> > Date: Friday, August 21, 2009, 3:27 PM
> > On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 03:18:35PM
> > -0500, Elizabeth Crouchet wrote:
> > > So this game could be played with a regular checker
> > board?
> > I suppose it could, though it's easier on a board with the
> > markings
> > peculiar to the game. Here's one such, for the 11x11 game,
> > at
> > <http://mikea.ath.cx/hnefatafl/hnefatafl-small.jpg>.
You'd have to use the lines separating the squares, rather than the
squares, to get a 9x9 game I tried it, and decided it was easier to make
my own boards. There are some _very_ nice board designs on the web,
which can be printed in color on card stock at full size.
Mike Andrews / Michael Fenwick Barony of Namron, Ansteorra
mikea at mikea.ath.cx / Amateur Extra radio operator W5EGO
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