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Chess Game Review

Reviewing the game of Chess, as if it were a new board game.

Unfortunately, that gameplay is severely lacking. For one thing, there are only six units in the game. Of those six, two are practically worthless while one is an overpowered "god" unit, the Queen. She's your typical Lara Croft-esque 1990s "me, too" attempt to attract the fabled gaming girl audience[...]

dead link: http://home.uchicago.edu/~djm2/archives/sent.1999.04/chess

Zarf's Game Money

PDF printable money, an alternative to Monopoly money. Nice design for a science fiction game, but might seem weird with a pirate game.

dead link: http://www.eblong.com/zarf/game-money.html