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Circular chess is a chess variant played using the standard set of pieces on a circular board consisting of four rings, each of sixteen squares. This is topologically equivalent to playing on the surface of a cylinder. [ edit ] History Documents in the British Library and elsewhere suggest that circular chess was played in Persia as early as the 10th century AD, and further references are found in India , Persia , and, later, Europe . Historical rules are in sources that are little-known in the West, such as Muhammad ibn Mahmud Amuli 's 'Treasury of the Sciences', so when, in 1983, Lincoln historian David Reynolds came across a reference to the game being played in the Middle Ages and set about attempting to revive interest in it, he chose to draw up a new set of rules, based around those of orthodox chess .
Djambi (also described as " Machiavelli 's chessboard") is a board game and a chess variant for four players, invented by Jean Anesto in 1975. Board of Djambi, with the pieces in their start position. Each piece is identified by the first letter of its name as well as a symbol.
"Falling Sand Game", also "World of Sand", (2005) is a Java applet first found on the Dofi Blog via Fark thread, later enlarged and rehosted by Chirag Mehta. The game has been popular on community link sites like Digg and Delicious and involves four main falling particles: sand, water, salt, and oil. Each of these particles have special properties that can be manipulated; among these include burning, desiccating, growing, eroding, and more. Along with these four, main particles are auxiliary environmental manipulators: Wall, Fire, Plant, Spout, Cera (or wax), ???, and Eraser. By putting these together, one can thoroughly enjoy the modeling and construction of very complex structures and systems.
Falling Sand Game: Pyro Edition Introduction This is yet another version of the famed and highly addictive falling sand game which is believed to be of Japanese origin. The game appears on several websites throughout the net in multiple variations such as the Hell of Sand Game.
Description Version 1.0.7 [6/1/10] is the most current version, you may need to refresh or clear cache to update (see release notes below) Exit Path is a multiplayer and uniplayer guantlet-style racing game through perilous traps and platforms. Advance through 30 uniplayer levels or take on other challengers in multiplayer. Earn 60 different pieces of flair to dress up and show your competitors what you've accomplished. Uniplayer advances the player through a story about running towards freedom.