Test Grand Conquest!

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Test Grand Conquest!

Post by Klaus »

Even if you don't know Grand Conquest you can nevertheless test and play this fantastic board game online for free. It's a strategic game like chess without dice or event cards. The multiplicity of variation possibilities characterizes this challenging board game.

At first read the rules of Grand Conquest here (in German there) so you are able to appraise whether it's a game for you or not.
If you are convinced secondly download the Grand Conquest tool. This tool provides you with the 2-player-board so you can make your draws. You need the freeware Gimp (download Gimp here) to open the psd tool file. Note: Within Gimp choose the option "tools", then "transform tools" and then "move" so you are able to move all the pieces. You find a short description of the tool here.
At last register on www.conquest-forum.de and then evince your interest in a match here. Note: On the registration page of www.conquest-forum.de you have to answer a question about "Grand Conquest" (first edition 2006) or the forerunner game "Conquest" (published 1975). Both games were invented by Donald Benge. If you read the rules of Grand Conquest you will be able to answer the question.

By means of the tool it's easy to play Grand Conquest online. You don't need the usual notation of the draws. You use the tool to make your moves, save the position as a jpg file and upload this file to the forum.

If you like the game it's recommendable to buy the physical board because of the better overview and the optical merits of the pieces. Grand Conquest is published by Numbskullgames http://www.numbskullgames.com.
Special Grand Conquest characters you could deeply need on www.conquest-forum.de :

π building
Δ catapult shot
Ω takeover of an enemy camel or ship
x capture/sinking of a ship
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