|Adaptoid is a two-player abstract board game invented by Néstor Romeral Andrés in 2008.
Adaptoid is played on a hexagonal board with four cells per side using special pieces: adaptoids, legs and pincers. At the beginning of the game there are 12 white adaptoids, 12 white legs, 12 white pincers, 12 black adaptoids, 12 black legs and 12 black pincers.
White adaptoids, legs and pincers:
Black adaptoids, legs and pincers:
The goal of the game is to capture at least 5 enemy adaptoids. The first player who achieves this objective wins the game.
A player also wins the game if the opponent is left without a single adaptoid on the board.
The game begins with an empty board.
The first player puts one white adaptoid and one black adaptoid somewhere on the board. Then the second player decides whether he wants to play with the White or with the Black pieces.
After setting up the initial position and choosing sides, the player with the White pieces begins the game.
On each turn a player performs the following actions:
A new Black adaptoid can be placed on