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Handicap system for beginners ?
« on: May 17th, 2016, 8:09am »
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Did anyone think to a handicap system suited for arimaa such as in shogi or go ?
 
For example
 
1. Ply handicap
Before his first move, the beginner could add, one two, three or more moves according to the level gap.
 
2. Piece handicap
The better player should begin with removed pieces : cat handicap ; dog handicap ; horse handicap ; camel handicap; camel + cat handicap etc...
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Re: Handicap system for beginners ?
« Reply #1 on: May 17th, 2016, 10:33am »
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I don't think there is such a system if you play against bots.
If you play against humans you can just let the stronger player suicide as many pieces as the handicap should be (or make waiting moves for move handicap).
For that you should probably ask in the chat if anyone wants to play handicap games.
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Re: Handicap system for beginners ?
« Reply #2 on: Feb 28th, 2018, 12:58am »
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Re: Handicap system for beginners ?
« Reply #3 on: Mar 2nd, 2018, 7:12am »
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You can play a handicap game against a bot if you sacrifice your own pieces. It's been done already. If you need to handicap the bot in order to have a level playing field then just play against a weaker bot. There are so many to choose from (from extremely weak to unbelievably strong).
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Re: Handicap system for beginners ?
« Reply #4 on: Jun 22nd, 2018, 8:26am »
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Arimaa Fast Rules said about handicap the following:
When one player is more experienced or older than another the games can become one sided. To make the game more
balanced the stronger player can play with a handicap by using one less rabbit or other piece. The stronger the piece you
remove the more the handicap. In some cases the stronger player may need to take out more than one piece.
 
About supporting handicap games i.e. arimaa here is article from github
 
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