THE 1 GAME
Copyright (c) 1998 The
The game is played on a 8x8 triangular hexboard.
The setup (there are 42 gray, 8 blue and 1 red ball ) can be defined by the
players. Here is an example.
|TURN - On each turn,
each player can:
|Remove any number of gray balls on a
single horizontal line as long as they are next to each other.
|Taking a blue stone. Then the player
has the opportunity to take 3 entire rows running in 3 directions
or part of a row, as long as the stones are next to each other and
flow out from the blue ball.
|If the player uses a ball which
happens to remove another blue in it's path, it does not give
him additional rows to remove.
|Taking the red stone
|The red can only be taken on its
own. Any row containing the red can only be taken up to the
- Looses the player that removes the last ball.
The first player removed the blue stone
at e8. Here is the board after all required removals.
Notice that if the all blue and red stones are
removed from board, the set of gray stones
define a kind of 2D NIM
game (check Chomp