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  1. 21 Jun '05 01:24
    Hello,

    I have not moved my king yet, I am not in check, my rook has not moved yet, no squares are being threatened. But, I can't castle!

    I am new to this system. Is there a command that I don't know about? I try to move my king 2 squares toward my rook. When I click on my rook, it resets my king. What am I doing wrong?

    I could not find a link or email address to support.

    Thanks for any input.
  2. 21 Jun '05 01:27
    OK, I figured it out. I just hit the 'Move' button after I move my king 2 squares. I did not think that was obvious.

    Back to the game...
  3. Standard member skeeter
    515 + 30 days
    21 Jun '05 04:54
    Russ has been promising to fix this since Adam was a cowboy. I guess it's in the "too hard basket"?

    skeeter
  4. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    21 Jun '05 15:28
    Originally posted by skeeter
    Russ has been promising to fix this since Adam was a cowboy. I guess it's in the "too hard basket"?

    skeeter
    Is that a fresh tin of sarcasm you've opened, Skeet?
  5. 21 Jun '05 17:13
    Originally posted by skeeter
    Russ has been promising to fix this since Adam was a cowboy. I guess it's in the "too hard basket"?

    skeeter
    I submitted a suggestion to the feedback link. They replied with this:

    ...in an upcoming release (within the next 2 months) this problem has been solved.

  6. 21 Jun '05 19:18
    I like it the way it is - move king and one click and you're done.
  7. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    21 Jun '05 23:45
    Originally posted by pmc1944
    I like it the way it is - move king and one click and you're done.
    Well said.

    What are these losers so worried about? It's ridiculous!
  8. 22 Jun '05 03:44
    Originally posted by pmc1944
    I like it the way it is - move king and one click and you're done.
    It is confusing for newbies. The FAQ says this:

    To castle just move the king. The rook will move automatically if the castle is valid.

    They need to change the FAQ or the software to reflect the statement.
  9. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    22 Jun '05 03:57
    It's correct while a little confusing.

    Move the king two spaces, hit move. You will castle if you can in that position.
  10. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    22 Jun '05 11:53
    What's confusing about it?

    WHAT, I ask!
  11. Standard member MIODude
    me, not you
    22 Jun '05 12:40
    on another site I'm on , when you move the king, it puts the rook on the other side of the king automatically.. then you click on the button to move/confirm your play. Its handy.. helps when looking at the play to see if its a stupid move , or if you are forgetting something.
  12. 22 Jun '05 17:00
    Originally posted by Bowmann
    What's confusing about it?

    WHAT, I ask!
    The rook does not move until you hit the 'Move' button. That is not automatic.

    And I agree that it helps to be able to evaluate the position, with the pieces where they should be, before you click the 'Move' button.
  13. Standard member ark13
    Enola Straight
    22 Jun '05 17:08 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by MIODude
    on another site I'm on , when you move the king, it puts the rook on the other side of the king automatically.. then you click on the button to move/confirm your play. Its handy.. helps when looking at the play to see if its a stupid move , or if you are forgetting something.
    I think that's what the new release is going to do.
  14. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    22 Jun '05 20:41
    Originally posted by Invader
    The rook does not move until you hit the 'Move' button. That is not automatic.

    And I agree that it helps to be able to evaluate the position, with the pieces where they should be, before you click the 'Move' button.
    1) It doesn't need to.

    2) That's what Analyse Board is for.


    What a plonker!