Monkey Queen is a two player abstract board game, played on a 12 x 12 checkers board. The board is initially set up with two queens - one stack of 20 pawns for each player, set on the 'F' and 'G' files on opposite sides of the board.
A monkey queen captures exactly like a Chess queen. Slide in any direction along a straight line of
unoccupied squares ending with the capture of an enemy piece.
When not capturing, a queen moves any distance in any direction, again like a Chess queen, except it leaves
its bottom disc (baby monkey birth) behind on the originating square, reducing its stack height by one.
A monkey baby, like a monkey queen, captures exactly like a Chess queen.
Babies also have a non-capture move. You win if you capture the enemy queen, or deprive your opponent of
Final Production 07/03/2015
Game Designer: Mark Steere
Printing - Manufacturing: Print & Play Productions A.Tullsen
Executive Producer: Nello Cozzolino
Box Cover Art:
Refreshed Clip Art by Brascogames (source openclipart)
Mounted folding playing board 12 x 12.
20 x 1″ plastic chips, 2 with a Queen sticker on them.
The Abstract that I was always waiting for; simple rules, but on the big board (12 x 12) there is room to develop strategic attacks and defences. A board game worth some repeated play to explore the possibilities. (brascogames)