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Re: [Fluxx] Re: rant on Inflation, Disc&Draw & EvGets1

  • FromDoug Orleans <dougo@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 5 Dec 2005 18:04:00 -0500
Alan Anderson writes:
 > You can't do anything until it's your turn, except wait for a Goal
 > that makes you the winner.

There are a few decisions you have to make when it's not your turn.
The most obvious is what to discard when someone plays a Hand Limit;
others include I Need A Goal and Taxation.

 > If I'm playing a game, I want to be *playing* it, not  
 > wasting time just watching it.

Ironically, this is the exact opposite of Andy Looney's Game Design
Principle Rule #8:

"I don't like having to pay attention to the game during other
players' turns."



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