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The Martian Chess of Edgar Rice Burroughs

203 Seiten, kartoniert, McFarland, 1. Auflage 2022

54,50 €
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Throughout its hundred-year history, the game Jetan has influenced many writers and game designers. Invented by author Edgar Rice Burroughs for his 1922 novel The Chessmen of Mars, Jetan has been played by enthusiastic fans and serious gamers alike.
This first-ever book on Jetan explores the game’s rules in depth and provides new interpretations based on up-to-date research. It chronicles the game’s history, explores tactics and variants and provides a complete standard for notating games. Also included are three annotated Jetan playthroughs and several practice exercises. Over 80 diagrams and photographs are used as illustrations, and an essay about Edgar Rice Burroughs’ lifelong interest in sports and games further contextualizes the game.
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Gewicht 710 g
Hersteller McFarland
Breite 18 cm
Höhe 25,5 cm
Medium Buch
Erscheinungsjahr 2022
Sprache Englisch
Auflage 1
ISBN-13 978-1-4766-8793-3
Seiten 203
Einband kartoniert
001 Preface
005 1. The Rules
010 2. The History of Jetan
043 3. Games and Sports and Burroughs
060 4. Jetan in The Chessmen of Mars
078 5. Jetan in Popular Culture
098 6. A Proposed Notation Standard
105 7. Tactics of Jetan
128 8. Sample Games
142 9. Jetan Problems and Exercises
152 10. Variants of Jetan
179 11. Conclusion
181 Acknowledgments
183 Image Credits
185 Appendix I: The Original Rules of Jetan
188 Appendix II: The Rules of Thuria Jetan
192 Appendix III: The Rules of
197 Bibliography
199 Index
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