Boing Boing featured two unusual Chess sets today; they must really want links from us.


The Democratic Chess Set: Democratic Chess is Chess game where each figure is made of an IP-WLan-network camera each capable of looking arround, listening and talking to the other figures as well as the 2 real person players. With this technology there are many different ways how to play the Game, the next move can be decided in a democratic way among the Figures or they are allowed to discuss with the players and each other the next moves, but at the End the 2 player make the moves.


The Boym Chess Set: A Chess set with 32 hand carved wooden pieces representing historical items from the last century. Comes in a 4 foot by 4 foot board/box, and is of a limited edition of 8.