adj. Having a large number of variables for consideration and an essentially mechanical, slightly abstract, often repetitive structure [this is an almost direct quote from Sumo issue 8]. This quality is often found in German games. (See also German games)
The now discredited theory of the Teutonic origins of democracy held that the roots of democracy were to be found in the customs of the ancient Germanic tribes of northern Europe (Teutons). It provided ammunition for those who favored restricting the "new" immigration and for those who argued that blacks were inferior beings.