Amazons Board Game in QB64 - Printable Version
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Amazons Board Game in QB64 - Donald Foster - 04-09-2015 11:15 PM
Amazons Board Game is a 2 player game. The goal is to block your opponent in so they have no more moves left.
The game is played on a 10 X 10 board with each player having 4 pieces already arranged on the board when first setup. Each player takes turns moving one of their pieces and then placing a marker on the board. I call it a marker, the rules refer to it as a arrow. The first player plays the White pieces and the second player plays the Black pieces. The Red Marker acts as a block and can not be moved.
On a Players turn, each player chooses a piece on the board and moves it in one of eight directions, similar to how a queen moves, but without capturing. Players can not jump over any pieces. After placing their piece in the new location, in one of the eight directions from the new position.
I have added colored squares on the board to indicate legal moves.
The game is played using ARROW KEYS to move the Cursor and ENTER to select a piece or location. You can use BACKSPACE to select another another piece.
I have included Rules and a Strategy Guide.
Hope you enjoy playing.
RE: Amazons Board Game in QB64 - Anthony.R.Brown - 04-11-2015 04:57 AM
Another Great Game Donald
I Seem to remember the Name of this One from somewhere which is a bit of a Relief as I felt I had Never Seen any of your Games in My life before and I am a Games Person!
RE: Amazons Board Game in QB64 - Donald Foster - 04-11-2015 08:58 AM
Thank you for the reply. Amazons is a recent game that I hadn't previously written before. That was a quick game to write. I started on it Wednesday night, worked on it some Thursday at work and finished it Thursday night. I didn't come across and coding problems, as I usually do. That's why I have so many games started, but not finished. I run into a problem and it gets put a side for a while.
Anyway, I'm glad you like it and thanks again.