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Thinking & Problem Solving

Released: 2002-03-22

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Strategy Challenges Collection 2 (Jewel Case) by The Learning Company

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Brand: The Learning Compa..Media: CD-ROMHardware Platform: MacOperating System: Macintosh
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Outwityour opponents in wild strategy games!Product InformationPlay Jungle Chess Surakarta and Tablut - challenging games designed to honeyour offensive and defensive strategy skills!  Maneuver to beat 6 opponentswith different strategy styles.  Learn to anticipate obstacles alternativeoutes and points of view.  In Jungle Chess match wits with wildanimals.  Capture the King or set him free in Tablut and encircle yourelusive opponents in Surakarta.Safari videos show how animals use strategy to survive and thrive!  Product Features 6 distinctive opponents challenge you. Develop winning offensive and defensive moves. Levels of challenge advance as you play. Strategy coaches provide helpful tips. Videos show wild animals' strategies.Games IncludedJungle ChessYou must use strategy to keep your pieces from being captured or getting caughtin traps in the jungle. Each player begins with one each of the followingpieces: rat cat wolf dog panther tiger lion and elephant. These pieceshave values of 1 through 8 respectively.  You win the game by moving oneof your pieces into your opponent’s den or by capturing all of youropponent’s pieces.TablutTablutis part of the Tafl family of games played in Northern Europe from around 400AD until it was later replaced by modern versions of chess. Tablut is perhapsthe best documented version of these types of games. In 1732 Carolus Linnaeusrecorded the rules and a drawing of the board in his journal while travellingthrough the area. It is played on a 9x9 board.  The object:  Black'sgoal is to move the king to one of the 4 dark corner squares and white's goalis to capture the king.SurakartaThe strategy game includes circular paths which loop around the corners of theboard. In order to make a capture a piece must loop around one or more of thecircular paths before moving onto a space occupied by an enemy piece.Windows Requirements Windows 95 98 Me (Not X


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Publisher: The Learning Compa..Category: Thinking & Problem SolvingBinding: CD-ROM

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