What It Teaches Us About Games
“You can prematurely optimize maintainability, flexibility, security, and robustness just like you can performance.”
“Why play Chess using pieces of just one color? Because it’s weird, that’s why! […] on-lookers understand enough about what’s going on to know that something is very wrong. And that’s exactly the point of Monochrome Chess - […] to distort their sense of reality.
The other half of the fun comes from the fact that Monochrome Chess requires unconventional thinking on the part of the players. To play Monochrome Chess, you need to unlearn many of the strategies and techniques you know from Normal Chess. To be good at Monochrome Chess, you need to learn to think in new ways.”