New game: XiangQi (Chinese Chess) XiangQi

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New game: XiangQi (Chinese Chess)
  • ypercube at 2017-10-08

    Another game added to the site: XiangQi (also known as Chinese Chess)


  • Rbpompeu at 2017-10-08

    Great! I’ve learned it’s a very dynamic game. Not so deep as chess and shogi but exciting in it’s on way.

  • purgency at 2017-10-09

    Played this the last time a couple years ago with my dad. Enjoyed it alot more than chess.

  • Carroll at 2017-10-09

    Thanks Richard, two games in two weeks!

    I intend to add western pieces to Adrians’s BiggerGolem addon, not sure yet what pieces to use.

    I like the simple design of

    what do you think  (have to check if I can use this or redraw it) ?

  • Carroll at 2017-10-09

    Maybe easier is to use the Wikimedia Commons ones : 

  • Richard Malaschitz at 2017-10-09

    I right now add some new designs. But design from Caroll is better. 

  • milesd at 2017-10-09

    Thanks Richard you are the best

  • apetresc ★ at 2017-10-10

    Firstly, thank you Richard for all the new games recently :) Loving it!

    Question: before Carroll and I go to the trouble of manipulating the SVG for the Xiang’qi board to add the new piece set that he posted to BiggerGolem, is there a reason you avoided using his? Licensing issues, etc? Because if you plan to add his piece set as a supported one anyway, I will probably avoid the hassle of adding it to BiggerGolem, since it seems there is a very good variety otherwise.

    But if you are intentionally avoiding it for licensing reasons or somesuch, then I will go ahead and add it to BG :)

  • Richard Malaschitz at 2017-10-10

    Carroll’s design (2nd) is already implemented and will be online in next update of software.

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