Straightforward tactics for the casual observer 5-8
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This is a very common tactic in International Draughts, based on the precedence of majority capture - here black 3 - and working very much the same way in Dameo.

Sorry, you need a Java enabled browser to view the Dameo Player! If in a trapdoor the trap square is opened by a backward capture that goes around to cover the man that makes the next capture, it is called a 'heel kick'.

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Sorry, you need a Java enabled browser to view the Dameo Player! A not very common pattern named after a french Draughts champion who introduced it in the so called 'classic game', reflecting early strategic formations in Draughts, at the end of the 19th century.