Archive for July, 2007

Tactics: The Shades_Stone of 3 »

While the Stone of 2 is the most prevalent of the stones in casting a Shade, the Stone of 3 is next in line. Where the two differ significantly is that the former casts a shade when it resides on any angle, while the latter only casts a shade when it resides on some angles. […]

Tactics: The Shades_Stone of 2 »

There is a phenomenon within Zhadu that has become known as the Shades. A “shade” is a space or spaces that remains hidden from a particular stone while still residing within the range of that stone. This is caused by the very nature of a particular stone’s range of movement and at times due to […]

Rhythm in the Process »

Many years ago, a friend of mine inquired about how I was doing in terms of the designing process for Zhadu. I responded that I felt guilty for I hadn’t put any time and energy into it for at least a month. I told him that my concern was whether or not I had lost […]

Zhadu: Legend of the Sharing »

Welcome to my first original collection of classic strategy entitled “Zhadu : Legend of the Sharing.” Originally created in 1993, this latest edition includes an enriched narrative and storyline that will provide timeless moments of challenge and intrigue. Zhadu is the first chapter of a sacred journey told through the eyes of a fictional traveller […]

Enigma »

In 1993, I was given the task by a mentor of mine to create a special kind of game. That very night I had a dream that I was on sitting before an old man on a mountain somewhere in India. In the center of the rug that we were sitting on was a wooden […]