# What is adjacent in board games?

“Adjacent to” literally means “lying next to”. Only four squares lie next to a specific square. So using “adjacent” also for those four squares that touch it at a corner is to use the word a bit loosely.

## What is adjacent in board games?

“Adjacent to” literally means “lying next to”. Only four squares lie next to a specific square. So using “adjacent” also for those four squares that touch it at a corner is to use the word a bit loosely.

In the case of Figure 8, two tiles are adjacent means that they have one vertex in common. We may call such -tilings as point adjacency -tilings. Similarly, we can also define adjacency that two tiles have one edge in common and call such -tilings as edge adjacency -tilings.

### What are parts of a game called?

Collectively all the pieces in a board game are called components, or less commonly, equipment. Common pieces include chits, tiles, counters, chips, dice, cards, pawns, standees and miniatures. Individual pieces usually have names specific to each game. Games usually have a theme.

Is adjacent and diagonal the same thing?

As adjectives the difference between adjacent and diagonal is that adjacent is lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on while diagonal is (geometry) joining two nonadjacent vertices (of a polygon or polyhedron).

If Character A takes up 5′ (one grid square) and Character B takes up 5′ (one grid Square) and they are adjacent to each other, the distance between the two is 5′.

“Adjacent” means “directly next to” and doesn’t include diagonals. “Surrounding” means “everything directly next to”, and does include diagonals.

As nouns the difference between adjacent and diagonal is that adjacent is something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite while diagonal is something arranged diagonally or obliquely.

What are invasion games?

Invasion games are games in which the aim is to invade an opponent’s territory and score a goal or point. These are typically fast-paced games that need teamwork in order to control the ball, keep possession, move into a scoring position, and prevent the opposition from scoring.

### What are Ludo pieces called?

Tock: Players race their four tokens (or marbles) around the game board from start to finish, with the objective being to be the first to take all of one’s tokens “home”.

What does diagonally next mean?