** Over 20 million playable variants ** different rules and variable Start settings, Dice variants, Gambling & Piece Ransoming variants, Rajah Capture options &c
** Single Player or 2, 3 to 4 Players
** Adjustable Learner to Expert to Analysis! Pretty much unbeatable at high levels.
** Make and break ALLIANCES with the other players - fantastic strategy action, and team play.
** Edit board for fantasy and puzzles (see above). Internet playable, or IntraNet.
Steve Nichols - software designer and game theorist - demonstrated Chaturanga on "What the Ancients Did for Us: INDIA" BBC2 16th March 2005 with Adam Hart-Davies.