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 1   Arimaa / General Discussion / Re: Discord  Oct 10th, 2019, 11:29pm 
Started by aaaa | Last post by Eilishi312309
What's the state of Arimaa these days? My friend on APKNite said that it seems the game and community lost a lot of momentum after the challenge was won. Sad if so - hope I'm wrong in my interpretation!
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 2   Arimaa / Off Topic Discussion / Re: Christian Freeling on inventing games (part 2)  Sep 23rd, 2019, 5:20am 
Started by christianF | Last post by christianF
 
Meet Dameo
I'm very happy to announce that Aleh Tapalnitski has finished his labour of love and the result is a great introduction in the game, with a lot of basic tactics and problems as well as example games with ample in-depth commentaries and clear diagrams. I love it! Smiley
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 3   Arimaa / General Discussion / Re: Rescuing Arimaa sets  Sep 2nd, 2019, 8:38pm 
Started by omar | Last post by omar
on Sep 1st, 2019, 12:22am, eykca wrote:
Omar, I contacted you via the link you provided, concerning purchasing some sets. Let me know about cost/shipping/availability. abressette3141@yahoo.com

 
I've sent you an email.
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 4   Arimaa / General Discussion / Re: Database of unique wins in 2  Jul 21st, 2019, 5:38pm 
Started by aaaa | Last post by aaaa
There is now also a dedicated list of zugzwangs.
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 5   Arimaa / Site Discussion / Re: 4steps - standalone Arimaa client  Jun 25th, 2019, 8:17am 
Started by aaaa | Last post by aaaa
4steps will now optionally animate moves by playing out the steps its made of (although these are themselves still shown instantly). Replaying the previous move manually is always possible by pressing middle-click. It's also possible to configure the delay between steps by editing 4steps.ini. Re- and undoing steps can now be done with the mouse wheel.
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 6   Arimaa / Site Discussion / Re: Corrupted game file?  Jun 14th, 2019, 3:42pm 
Started by Hippo | Last post by Hippo
I have decided to resign ... losing some GMR, and unfortunatey WHR as well.
 
The reson for resigning was to get rid of the open game ... and what a surprise, I have lost and the game stayed open Sad.
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 7   Arimaa / Off Topic Discussion / Bitcoin Pizza Day  May 30th, 2019, 9:23am 
Started by omar | Last post by omar
May 22 is now known as Bitcoin Pizza day.
 
There's been a lot in the news recently about Bitcoin Pizza day. The TV show 60 minutes even did an episode about it.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-story-behind-bitcoin-pizza-day-2019-05- 22/
 
Here is the original thread where he offers 10,000 BTC for 2 large pizzas.
It took 4 days before someone took him up on the offer. He even started wondering if maybe he wasn't offering enough Bitcoins Smiley
 
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=137.0
 
Around May 2011 is when I stumbled on Bitcoin and posted about it here in the Arimaa forum. It started up a very interesting discussion and some even posted they bought bitcoin:
 
http://arimaa.com/arimaa/forum/cgi/YaBB.cgi?board=other;action=display;n um=1305495730
 
Coincidentally, May 30, 2011 was the day that someone bought Arimaa sets with bitcoin. Today marks the 8th anniversary.  
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 8   Arimaa / General Discussion / Re: Bug in Arimaa Game Client?  Feb 22nd, 2019, 2:44pm 
Started by dpalmer | Last post by Max2
More moves which do not work in this position:
 
1. rd6s Ee6w Rf6x Ed6w         Ec6x rd5n  (from first post)
2. rd6s Ee6w Rf6x Ed6w         Ec6x dd7s  
3.          Ee6s Rf6x Ee5n Ee6e Ef6x rd6e  
4.          Ee6n Rf6x Ee5s Ee6e Ef6x rd6e  
 
All this moves have in common:
- the gold rabbit is captured passiv with first step
- the gold elephant captures itself with third step
- the 4th step pull by captured elephant is not allowed
(- all 4 steps are used  
not neccessary; reproduced bug with 3 steps in other position)
 
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 9   Arimaa / General Discussion / Re: Interested in Wooden Arimaa Board and Pieces K  Feb 12th, 2019, 8:44pm 
Started by apophis | Last post by apophis
Thanks @eykca. Yeah the traps actually slide open to drop pieces into the storage drawer below.
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 10   Arimaa / Events / Re: State of the Challenge 2009  Feb 4th, 2019, 8:58pm 
Started by Fritzlein | Last post by Belteshazzar
on Mar 6th, 2009, 6:10am, Oystein wrote:
I predict a breakthrough will occur and the challenge will fall around 2015.

 
Right on.
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