hist-games: Halatafl - digression on hnefatafl

Jane & Mark Waks waks at comcast.net
Sat Nov 12 21:29:48 PST 2005

Huette von Ahrens wrote:
> I have found that playing the smaller version is just
> as you say. They are very unfair.

*If* you play by the common ruleset. But the point is, there are other 
reconstructions that may be just as valid, which are rather better 
balanced. There are several levers one can throw to change the details 
of the game -- how to capture the King, where the King has to escape to, 
and so on...

				-- Justin

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